Dniester banks in Kelmentsi District
Kelmentsi District is located in the forest and steppe zone between the Prut and the Dniester Rivers. The District borders on Kamianets-Podilsk District of Khmelnytskiy Oblast in the North (along the right bank of the Dniester), Sokyriany District in the East, Khotyn District in the West, Novoselytsia District in the South-West and on Bricheni District of the Republic of Moldova in the South.
Kelmentsi left, Khmelnytsky right
The District territory includes three rivers with the Dniester being the largest one. Its length on the District's territory is 95 km. Major oak forests are located in the South-Eastern part of the District. Kelmentsi District has several reserves and parks of local importance.
Typical landscape of the District
The District offers various value-efficient recreation opportunities, especially on the Dniester. One can go fishing, hiking or camping here.
Beachcasting on the Dniester
Fishing on the Dniester from the boat
Yacht tours are also possible here.
Mayak yacht club on the Dniester
View from a hill nearby
The administrative center is Kelmentsi urban village stretching along the green banks of the small Potik river. The geographic position of the village is good for traveling.
Entrance to Kelmentsi
Central Square in Kelmentsi
Street art in Kelmentsi
Tribute to WWII soldiers who died
Baptist church in Kelmentsi
A regular tour to this Eastern part of Chernivtsi oblast starts from visiting the Chervona Mogila tract in Kelmentsi. Then it continues to the village of Dnistrivka where tourists see various folk arts. From Dnistrivka village, there is a waterway along the Dniester river to the foot of a rock with remains of Bakotski rocky monastery from Galitsko-Volinsky Principality of XII -XIII centuries. The tour can be continued up the Dniester river to the town of Khotyn.
The Dniester in the winter
The Dniester at night
A railway crossing near Kelmentsi
A train to Chernivtsi
Kelmentsi on Google Maps