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Christmas in Bukovyna


In the whirlwind of life we often forget how important Christmas holiday is and how much it should be valued.
If you would like to remember or discover for yourself the traditions of Christmas celebration, then go to the Carpathians where the best service will be provided for you.



Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Departure: 03.01 - 08.01


Program
1
day
Arrival in Chernivtsi.
Meeting with the company representative.
Free time.
9:00 Sighseeing tour along Chernivtsi: visiting Olha Kobylyanska Music and Drama Theatre (1904-1905, architects - Felner and Gelner), the Cathedral of the Holly Spirit (1844, architect Roel), the former Armenian Catholic church of St. Peter and Paul, erected in 1875 according to Hlavka's project (nowadays it serves as Ogan Music Hall), National University - the former Residence of the Metropolitans of Bukovyna and Dalmatia (the architectural monument of the XIX cent., built according to Hlavka's project).
12:00 Transfer to the hotel, accommodation. Free time.
15:00 Dinner in the inn "Koleso" (natianal cuisine).
16:00 Free time. A walk along Kobylyanska Street (former Panska Street), purchasing souvenirs.
19:00 Supper in the hotel.
2
day
9:00 Breakfast in the hotel.
11:00 Entertaining programme near the New Year Tree on Soborna Square.
14:00 Dinner in "Wiener Cafe".
15:00 Free time. A walk along the city.
19:00 Supper in the studio-theatre "Holos" (acquaintance with national rites and beliefs).
3
day
8:00 Breakfast.
10:00 Hotel checkout. transfer to the village of Berehomet, Vyzhnytsya district.
11:30 Arrival at Berehomet. Visiting the museum, the expositons "Four Seasons" and "The Room of Time". They tell about natural resources of the National Reserve.
13:00 Dinner in the restaurant "Stizhok".
14:30 Accommodation in private cottages. Free time.
19:00 Supper in the restaurant "Stizhok".
4
day
8:00 Breakfast.
10:00 A walk along the village, sledging (with harnessed horses).
13:00 Dinner in the restaurant "Stizhok".
14:00 Preparation for holiday celebration.
19:00 Holiday supper according to local traditions.
21:00 Carol singing in Hutsulian houses. Christmas entertainment.

5
day
10:00 Late breakfast.
11:00 Climbing Mt.Stizhok.
14:00 Dinner (barbecue).
15:00 Skiing, sledging.
19:00 Supper in the restaurant "Stizhok".
6
day
7:00 Breakfast.
8:00 Leaving for Vyzhnytsya - the main "gate" of the Bukovinian Carpathians where the river Cheremosh is split into three rivers. The town was founded by the settlers of the lower areas of the region, so the name of the town is derived from the word "vyzhnya", i.e. "high".
11:00 Visiting the Museun of Applied Art where the best samples of local Hutsulian craft are exhibited.
11:30 Leaving for the village of Vashkivtsi. Visiting the museum of the ornamentalist H. Haras and climbing Anna's Mountain where the convent of St. Anna is situated.
14:30 Leaving for Chernivtsi.
15:30 Dinner in the inn "Under the Limes" in the village of Shypyntsi (beautiful sceneries, a lake with fish).
17:30 Arrival in Chernivtsi to the place of departure.


Price: from $100




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