Where to go for the winter holidays in Ukraine2018-12-28 | views: 188
St. Nicholas Day, New Year, Christmas and winter holidays are just around the corner. How to decide on the ideal meeting place for the long-awaited holidays? Our selection of the most interesting and magical places in Ukraine to help you.
“About Dikanka, I think you have heard enough. And then to say that there is a house there that is cleaner than some pasichnikov kurenya. And there’s nothing to say about the garden: in your St. Petersburg, you will not find such a thing ”(N.V. Gogol). And what if you give up on the Christmas village? Dykanka is located in the Poltava region and is one of the most famous villages in Ukraine. Here you are the real 18th century Nicholas Church, in which, according to legend, a mural from Vija was funeral, and the Trinity Church, on the walls of which the blacksmith Vakula portrayed "a devil in hell, but so disgusting that everyone spat when they passed by" and The Triumphal Arch, built in honor of Alexander I.'s arrival here. The places here are extraordinary, saturated with Ukrainian beliefs, love and hospitality of local residents. You can adequately accommodate in one of the good hotels of Poltava, where you also have something to see and, yes! - eat the famous Poltava dumplings!
How did the glory of Lviv begin as a Christmas venue that cannot be changed? No one will remember. But Christmas in Lviv is already a tradition. And yet, in addition to tradition, this time there will be pleasant surprises.
X Pampukha City Holiday (January 7-11, Shevchenkovsky Ai)
Christmas in Lviv is unthinkable without carols and donuts, this year they will be cooked not only according to traditional Ukrainian recipes, but also according to recipes from other countries of the world. Pampushki can be put on as many times as you like and, of course, children will be terribly happy about it. There will be plenty of contests too: Hostess Contest, Devils and Angels Contest and –– attention! - Pampo-Eater Contest! At the Pampukha Holiday, Lviv Christmas Mail will again work, which will allow you to send an exclusive art card to any corner of the world and share the spirit of Lviv Christmas.
Festival "Spalah Responsible Stars" (January 7-8)
Traditional nativity play will begin on January 7 at the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life from the program “To the Motherland Party”: carols, performances of nativity scenes, a parade of Christmas stars, winter games, contests, and for lovers of winter games - skating on a sledding and ice rink, folk fun and contests. The next day, the action will be transferred to the square in front of the opera, where the stars and koladnik will again appear.
It is hard to imagine a better place to celebrate the New Year than the snow-covered Carpathians, a truly fabulous and hospitable land. The mystical Hutsul region, original folklore and delicious banosh will be enjoyed by adults, what can we say about children.
Charming melodies, mysterious castles, bathing in vats, infusions of Hungarian flavor, the National Carpathian Reserve and the natural national park Sinevir, as well as the highest peak of our country Hoverla - all this is Transcarpathia. On winter holidays there you can not only go skiing and sledding, but also take part in folk rituals for the holidays of St. Basil, Epiphany, and, of course, Christmas. Well, Uzhgorod is a beautiful and romantic city, where a rich program awaits you: from wine tastings to the Nikolaev parade and folk festivals and fairs.
Ancient castles and fortresses, flying in balloons and the sparkling spirit of Kozatsk and knightly fun is the program of the New Year holidays of the glorious Kamyanets-Podilsky. A program of fabulous night awaits you in the medieval fortress “The Tale of the Old Fortress. Heroes of Scandinavia. From Kamyanets, by the way, and quite to lend a hand to another ancient fortress in Khotyn.