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Acroos the Galicia province and Carpathian passes
Skhidnytsya-Tustan-Kamyanka waterfall - Stryi
first stop is in old Galician town Drohobych, where we view the monument
to Georg Drohobych, who was the first Doctor of medicine in the Central
Europe. Also we will see the Saint Bartholomew Cathedral (1392), ancient
churches (XV-XVI cc.) with unique wall paintings. If you wish, we can
see the salt-works – the oldest acting enterprise in Ukraine (the first
record of it dates back to 1250). Next we can visit the native village
of Ivan Franko and the museum of this famous Ukrainian writer, poet and
philosopher. Also we suggest you to have a walk through the streets of
the most famous spa in Ukraine – Truskavets.
our way lies through “Galician Pennsylvania” – the towns of Boryslav
and Skhidnytsya to the ancient Tustan – the unique monument of Ruthenian
fortification. The fortress which is located in a huge rock was built
as a frontier and watch post on the trading route. The well-equipped touristic
pathway passes by the rocks and runs into the beautiful verdure of mountain
forest. In Tustan depending on the weather we can have a dinner in the
restaurant with the true national cuisine in the very center of the village
or have a picnic near the rocks or even on top of them. Here you can taste
various Galician dishes, smoked leaf lard with potatoes and shish kebab.
also visit Kamyanka waterfall - one of the most picturesque Carpathian
waterfalls. In summer you can bath in its water, as long as the cold mountain
water has healing properties. It is supposed to rejuvenate human organism.
Not far from the waterfall there is one more interesting natural monument
– the dead mountain lake Zhuravlyne. According to legends, its water was
used for preparing various potions. On our way to the waterfall we are
going to see several interesting bridges over mountain rivers. We also
visit an ancient town of Stryi and its oldest building – the Virgin Mary
Cathedral (XIV c.). After that, if we have time, we can visit the Rakovets
with its wide known spring with healing water. The water is icy cold but
its healing effect you will feel at once.
The duration of the excursion depends on your desire (12-13 hours).
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