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Bukovyna's beautiful natural resources, its historical and cultural heritage as well as favourable geographic location in the center of Europe have been a strong ground to build a system of sanatorium and resort treatment, tourism and leisure focused on both internal consumers and international tourists.
Bukovyna region offers plenty of recreation opportunities to Chernivtsi residents, whole Ukraine and international guests. Healing properties of its mineral waters are known far beyond its borders. The air is fresh, the forests are green, the water is clean - what else would one need to have a good time and enjoy the life?
Below we give a short list of places where you can recreate or just have a good time. Naturally, Bukovyna's recreation resources aren't limited to these sites, we only tried to include the most common of them to provide you with the general picture of the local tourism infrastructure.
The Center is located at the top point of the Nimchych mountain pass. This is a tourist and amusement complex with the panorama of the Cheremosh valley. In the winter it's a mountain ski base with a fairly steep slope, and in this summer it serves as a springboard for hiking in the Carpathians, in particular to the Protyate Kaminnya ("Penetrated Stones") rocks and to the Oleksa Dovbush rock. The resort has a hotel, Hutsul-style restaurant, several cottages and everything else needed for the green tourism.
The center is located in Myhove (Migovo) village, Vyzhnytsia District. The complex has a slope with several ski runs, a hotel, sanatorium, restaurant, and the ski center. In addition to skiing, this offers a vast range of entertainment and recreation services during all seasons.
Gorbovo, located in Gorbova village, Hertsa District, is a modern recreation center focusing on those who live in Chernivtsi and nearby. The resort is equipped with snow cannons. Although it is not intended for overnights, there are all reasons to have a good rest during one day.
The Center focuses on the treatment of breathing apparatus, digestive organs and endocrine system using natural factors together with the traditional treatment. It offers herbal medicine, remedial gymnastics, physiotherapy and massage, pine and salt baths, sauna. Also mineral waters of the Carpathian region are used for healing.
Cheremosh is located at N. Yaremchuk St 4, Vyzhnytsia, Chernivtsi Oblast. This is an environmentally clean area, in the forest with unique natural recreation opportunities, pure mountain air, mountain rivers, mineral sources, vivid views. The yard territory is landscaped with a fruit garden, shrubs, flower beds, grass plots.
Located at an environmentally clean picturesque place of the Bukovynian Carpatians at "Vyzhnytskiy” national park. In the summer guests may select bungalows for 2-4 persons or the main building in the winter.
This Center is located about 15 km from Chernivtsi, near a lake behind Kamyana village. Its main target market are city residents and their guests, however, it would also be a good springboard for those who would like to explore the Carpathians, for example, the Vyzhnytsia National Nature Park. This is a great place not only to celebrate a birthday or some other event but also to conduct a conference or workshop in a not-too-formal atmosphere combining it with the official entertainment.
Sonyachna Dolyna (Eng. Sunny Valley) recreation center is located near Boiany village, Novoselytsia District. In the summer tourists enjoy various activities, from horse (or even camel) riding and sports to excursions to the Carpathians. Water entertainments, both fishing and boat trips, are significant opportunities too. And in the winter the Center offers mountain skiing and snow tubing. This is also a very good place for both formal conferences and informal events like corporate parties and weddings.