Украина (Transcarpathian Region, Mezhgorsky Region, vill. Soymy)
A poetic and scenic Mezhgorie is situated between the mountains Borzhava and Krasnaya. Mountains occupy the largest part of the region with the highest altitude of 1719 m, mountain Strimba. Beauty of the mountain forests, fur and beech woods with conifer and herb aroma, variety of healing mineral waters are natural recourses which made this place attractive for tourists in any season. The most viewed attractions of Mezhgorie is a “Sea Eye of the Carpathians ” – lake Sinevir; one of the most attractive in Carpathians waterfall Shipot. And also Tereble-Ritskaya hydropower station which united waters of two rivers in one tunnel of 4-km long.
The best Ukrainian ski resort Bukovel is located in village Polyanitsa, Zakarpattia (Transcarpathian region). Polyanitsa is nested on the height of 900 meters, distance to Yaremche is 30 km, distance to Ivono-Frankivsk is 100 km. It is here, in Polynitsa, primordial beauty, harmony and riches of this land had been kept. The name is derived from the name of mountain Bukovel of 1129 m height. Ski resort Bukovel is located at the foot of the same-name mountain.
Splendid geographical location and unique climatic conditions influenced on the perfect snow covering in Polyanitsa. Effective snowing and lightening allow skiing in the nights from middle of May to November. Ski runs have special artificial grass covering.
Yaremche is a popular tourist center of Ivano-Frankivsk region, it is located on the bank of the river Prut in forestry Carpathians. Yaremche is a traditional Carpathian village with picturesque architecture. All the buildings have national motif elements in architecture, built on a perfect background of natural scenic landscapes. Waterfall Guk and 20- meter long bridge are natural attractions of Yaremche. Next to Yaremche there is a souvenir market where tourists can buy numerous handicrafts made by local masters.
In winter Yaremche location is convenient for choosing skiing and sledging spot. There is a 200–meter long rope-tow lift in Yaremche and ski lifts to the nearest ski resorts: Bukovel (distance from Yaremche to Bukovel is 32 km ), Vorokhta (distance to Vorokhta is 35 km). Yablunitsa (distance is 35 km), Dragobrat (distance is 50 km).
A modern spa resort Truskavets has highly-developed medical and entertaining infrastructure, distance from Truskavets to Lvov is 100 km. Truskavets is best known for variety of its mineral waters with the most well-known water Naftusya. Combination of mineral water medicinal drinking, ozocerit (mineral wax) treatment, physiotherapy and use of other natural treatment factors is very effective for treatment of kidney, liver and biliary, metabolic, diabetes mellitus and other diseases.