Little-known places in Ukraine for families with children
Recreation (lat. Recreatio - recovery) - a complex of recreational activities carried out with the aim of restoring normal well-being and working capacity of a healthy, but tired person.
The concept covers all types of recreation - spa treatment, tourism, amateur sports, recreational fishing, etc. Restoration of emotional and psychological strength, health and disability through recreation outside the home: in the lap of nature, on a tourist trip, etc. Specialized enterprises for recreation are sanatoriums, dispensaries, boarding houses and others. The concept began to be used in the 1960s in the physiological, medical, socio-economic literature, on the problems of restoring the strength and health of workers.
In the post-Soviet countries formed large recreation areas, which can be divided into several groups. Areas based on natural conditions and resources: Caucasian Mineral Waters, Marcial Waters, the Black Sea coast of Russia, Abkhazia and Georgia, mountain resorts of the Caucasus, resorts of Issyk-Kul, National Parks of Bashkortostan, the South Coast of Crimea, etc.
In addition to the Carpathians or Crimea, which is temporarily unavailable, there are still many beautiful places in Ukraine where you can go on holiday with children.
Blue Lakes (Chernihiv region)
Many people know about Shatsk lakes of Volyn. Blue lakes of Chernihiv region is not yet a well-known tourist site. However, the resort bases grow around them like mushrooms after rain. It is better to go there with the children not for the weekend: noise, discos and the din of guests to get in the way. On weekdays, the terrain is usually calmer. The name of the lake received for the unusual blue color of sand at the bottom. Water in them is considered healing.
How to get there: Or by car to the village of Oleshnya in Chernihiv olasti. In addition, the Gribova Rudnya station is very close to the lakes. Three times a day from Chernigov, in just an hour, you can get there by train.
Sholokhovsky (Tokovsky) cascade waterfall (Dnipropetrovsk region, Apostolovsky district)
Another waterfall that must be visited by travelers. The waterfall itself is small, only 14 meters. And the surrounding landscapes make it really impressive. Even adults may think that they have fallen into some unknown, fantastic world. A stone plateau overgrown with moss, red stones, granite baths and various “red book” flowers will not leave the kids indifferent. There are many safe places for camping and swimming.
Getting there: the most convenient way to get from Krivoy Rog. If not by car, then you need to take the electric train Krivoy Rog-Nikopol. Your exit is Tok Station. Three kilometers steppe edge and you are in place!
Bush (Vinnytsia region)
Not only Ternopil region can boast picturesque landscapes and monuments of architecture. In the south of Vinnitsa region, around the village of Bush you will find many more interesting things. Do you want rest to bring not only pleasure, but also benefits for the development of a child? Welcome to Bush. The Museum of Tripoli Culture, the Museum of Sculptures under the open sky, the famous Bushan fortress and the rock stele, unique for Ukraine. Her origins (Slavic or Celtic) are still under discussion. Gontov stone, Gaydamaka Yar, hermit rock caves - here everything is steeped in history. Your baby will have something to tell in the history lesson after the holidays.
How to get there: either by car to the village of Bush or from Vinnytsia by a daily bus flight Vinnitsa-Bush.
Gomolshanskie Forests (Kharkiv region)
Not only Right Bank Ukraine is rich in tourist charms. Gomolshansk forests in the forest-steppe zone of the Kharkiv region is an ideal place for outdoor recreation with children. The banks of the Seversky Donets River among the forests of Slobozhanshchina attract tourists even from abroad. Clean air, majestic nature and a developed infrastructure of recreational facilities - for those who prefer a comfortable rest. Although, of course, older children, especially boys, will be happy to rest “savages” in a tent.
Getting there: The official site of the park “Homilshanski Lesa” offers several options - by car or public transport. The distance from Kharkov to Zmiev is 40 km. From Zmiev you have to go along the Zmiev-Balakleya road (T-2105) to p. Zadonetskoye about 5 km. Turn right in the village, along Kurortnaya Street and drive 2 km. Further, this road goes in with. Karpov Khutor (Koropovo), where Koropivske forestry is located and all the ecological paths begin. A bus service from Kharkov exists in s. Zadonetskoe (buses Kharkov-Balakley, Kharkov-Komsomolsky, Kharkov-Skripaya). Departures from the bus station number 1 at Gagarin Ave., 22, or from the bus station near the metro station. named after academician Barabashov.
Dzhurinsky waterfall (Ternopil region, Zalashchytsky district)
The highest flat waterfall in Ukraine is striking in its beauty. According to one of the legends, it was created by human hands several years ago. Friendly residents of the village of Pochki, located nearby, will tell you this story: Turkish troops during the siege of the city of Chervonograd allegedly changed the river bed to deprive the defenders of the castle water source.
The waterfall itself is 16 meters high and 20 meters long. Through the clear, clean, falling water of the River Duty, one can see red rock. Nearby - the perfect place for camping. Becoming a waterfall, you can get a kind of shower Charcot. In the river you can swim, but carefully - sometimes there are sharp stones. After half an hour of the course - the majestic towers of the dilapidated castle-fortress of the beginning of the XVI century.
Getting there: There is a regular bus service from Ternopil to Zalishchyna. However, from the district center in Nyrkov only twice a day (05.20 and 12.05). Count the time! From the village itself you will have to walk a few kilometers on foot, it’s better to ask the locals about the way.
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