Ukraine - The Carpathians (PDF Chapter)
This is the Carpathians chapter from Lonely Planet's Ukraine guidebook.
Clipping the country’s southwest corner, the Carpathian arc has endowed Ukraine with a crinkled region of forested hills and fast-flowing rivers that feel a continent away from the flatness of the steppe.
- set up base camp in Kolomyya to visit its museums and arrange hikes into the hills
- soak up the easy-going atmosphere of cosmopolitan Uzhhorod, a border town with attitude on the frontier with Slovakia.
- wander the pastel-coloured heart of Ivano-Frankivsk, a pleasant gateway to the mountains
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ivano-Frankivsk, Carpathian National Nature Park & Around, Yaremche, Bukovel, Vorokhta, Kolomyya, Kosmach, Kosiv, Sheshory, Verkhovyna, Rakhiv, Bukovyna, Chernivtsi, Khotyn, Transcarpathia. Uzhhorod, Mukacheve.
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