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Velikiy Berezny

Velikiy Berezny does not have the opportunity to show off a large number of architectural monuments, but it can give an idea of a typical Transcarpathian city of district significance.

In addition, the village is a local educational center. There are two secondary schools, a music school and a vocational school.

As of 2020, the population of the urban-type village of Velikiy Berezny was only 7,632 people. Its area is only 4.1 km2. The village is located at an altitude of 210 meters above sea level.

Великий Березний

The compact size of Veliky Berezny creates a cozy atmosphere surrounded by the beauty of the mighty Carpathians. Private houses in the village have a cozy appearance, are well-kept, and in the spring they are simply drowned in colorful flowers.

The temperature in Veliky Berezny now:

21.9o C   |   71.5o F

Map of sights of Veliky Berezny

History of Veliky Berezny

The first mention of the urban-type village of Velikiy Berezny in written sources dates back to 1409. Among the state tax lists as of 1427, it was said that Berezne was a rural settlement at that time, had 33 peasant yards and was in the possession of the Uzhhorod Dominion of the Drugets Counts. At the end of the 18th century, Slovak immigrants settled in Berezno, who were engaged in crafts here. In 1894, a railway was built here, which was a very important event for the economic development of the village. In the 1920s and 30s of the 20th century, Velikiy Berezny was the district administrative center. Since 1947, Velikiy Berezny has become an urban-type settlement and district center. In Soviet times, Velikiy Berezny became an important local industrial center. In the 1980s, a bread factory, a regional food processing plant, a juice plant, an industrial plant and other enterprises operated here. Today, Velikiy Berezny is an urban-type village within the consolidated Uzhhorod district.

What to see in Veliky Berezny

Залізничний вокзал у Великому Березному

Railway station

Getting to know Veliky Berezny for most tourists begins at the railway station. Its majestic building fits vividly into the Carpathian nature. The station is considered a real architectural decoration of the village. The building is relatively new, having been completed only in 1998.

Музеї Великого Березного

Museums of the settlement

Immediately after arriving in Velikiy Berezny, you should start getting to know this wonderful region by visiting the museum. All tourists should visit the local historical and local history museum, which began its activities in 1998. He is at the school at the address: Velikiy Berezny, st. Zagorodnya (former Soviet Union), 70. In the museum, you can get acquainted with the landscapes of the genius Yosif Bokshay, folk costumes and ancient tools. The museum is open from 08:30 to 16:30 on weekdays. A pleasant surprise is that the entrance to it is absolutely free.

Парк-арборетум (Великий Березний)

Arboretum park

After getting acquainted with the sights of Veliky Berezny, it is worth taking a walk through the cozy park-arboretum with an area of 3 hectares. More than 250 species of trees grow here, including rare species. And this park was founded as far back as 1866. In 1990, the first monument to Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko in the Zakarpattia region was erected here

Winter vacation in Veliky Berezny

In winter, the Velikobereznian Region attracts a large number of tourists due to the presence of excellent ski slopes. First of all, most fans of skiing and snowboarding choose the well-known skiing base “Krasiya”, which is located in the village of Vyshka at a distance of 65 kilometers from Uzhhorod and 27 kilometers from Veliky Berezny. You can read more about this wonderful vacation spot in the article “Krasiya Ski Resort”.

In addition to Krasia, there are excellent opportunities for skiing holidays in the village of Uzhok, where the ski base of the same name is located. There are two tracks with two lifts. The length of these routes is 500 meters with a height difference of 80 meters. This place will be interesting only for beginners. More advanced skiers usually choose “Krasia”.

What else to have fun with?

In addition to sightseeing and walking in the park in the village. All the necessary infrastructure for recreation and entertainment has been created for tourists in Velikiy Berezny and its surroundings, which is based on extraordinary recreational resources that are only found in the Carpathians.

You can actively spend your time here in the following ways: steam in the sauna or bathhouse; play billiards or table tennis; master horse riding; walk through the surrounding forests; order an excursion; go fishing; go skiing or snow tubing, go quad biking, etc.

Hiking tours and hikes in the mountains

The wonderful Carpathian mountain nature, where the village is located. Velikiy Berezny is perfect for an active bachelor or a quiet family vacation.

Forest quests and picturesque panoramas open to those who dare to storm the steep peaks will turn your leisure time into an exciting adventure.

The most interesting tours and excursions

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The most interesting locations of Transcarpathia are nearby

If someone is a little tired of skiing or sofa-barbecue rest in hotels and private estates, we advise you to familiarize yourself with local architectural monuments and unique treasures of local nature. After all, the most interesting objects of history, culture and environment are located nearby.

In the village of Vyshka, in addition to the “Krasiya” ski complex, you must visit the St. Michael’s Church of 1700. You can read more about it in the article “Mihajlivska Church in the village of Vishka”.

In the village of Uzhok there is another amazing ancient wooden St. Michael’s Cathedral of 1745. It is so valuable to humanity that it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. You can read more about this shrine in the article “Mihajlivska Cerkva in the village of Uzhok”.

Another temple that is worth visiting in the Veliko Berezhnyan region is the “Church of St. Nicholas in the village of Gusny”. This is the only wooden church in Uzhanshchyna, which is characterized by the Boyki symmetry of the tops. You can learn more about it in the article “Church of St. Nicholas in the village of Gusnij” .

At the end of the pilgrimage to the temples of the Velikobereznyan region, it is worth visiting Church of John the Baptist in the village of Sukhyi with valuable works of easel tempera painting of the XVI-XVIII centuries, St. Basil’s Church in the village of Sil and church of St. Anna in the village of Bukivtsovo.

A visit to Uzhanskyi Natural Park with an area of almost 40,000 hectares will also turn into an exciting trip. Part of the primeval forests of this park is included in the UNESCO List. In addition to unique primeval forests, the park is interesting for a large number of caves. Tourists do not visit these caves often, which allowed to preserve their ecological purity.

To say goodbye to the Veliko Berezhny region, you should visit the picturesque Uzhotsky Pass. A photo session on the pass will give you fantastic photos that will capture the memories of a wonderful trip to the Carpathians.

Where to stay in Veliky Berezny

Tourists have a wide choice of options where to stay in Veliko Berezhnya Oblast.

For hiking lovers, a good option will be the Yavirnyk mountain shelter, located near Veliky Berezny and the village of Rusky Mochar, at a distance of 2 kilometers from the Yavirnyk mountain (1017 meters). Such a type of housing as a tourist shelter in Ukraine has just begun its revival these days. It is hard to imagine that a hundred years ago there were more than 40 of them, but most of them were destroyed during the Second World War and during the Soviet era. Yavirnyk is the only completely preserved and recently completely rebuilt and modernized shelter in the Ukrainian Carpathians. In fact, it is a kind of hostel at a height. This is convenient for hiking with the whole family with children, as it allows you to take less hiking equipment with you. It can accommodate 23 tourists at the same time, there are 6 hostel-type rooms: 2 double, 1 triple, 1 six-bed and 1 ten-bed. The shelter is equipped with showers and toilets for public use, which are located in a separate room. Near the shelter there is enough space for tents, there is a large gazebo, tables and barbecues.

Fans of skiing prefer the guest house “Teremok” in the village of Vyshka, only 100 meters from the ski slope. There is a wonderful sauna here. And in summer, guests can relax in the beautiful garden or swim in the outdoor pool on the territory of the guest house.

The wonderful hotel “Edelweiss” is located in the village of Sil. This large hotel complex is equipped with a gym, table tennis, billiards, a Finnish sauna, an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, hydromassage, an infrared cabin, a volleyball and mini-football court, and a massage room. 50 meters from “Edelweiss” there is a beach on the bank of the Uzh River. In winter, the hotel complex has an ice rink and there is a shuttle service to the ski lifts in the village of Vyshka.

Prices in the hotels of Veliko Berezhnnshchyna are moderate. In the mountain shelter “Yavirnyk” rest is offered at a cost of 300 hryvnias per day for the first person. The tariff for staying in tents on the territory of the shelter is UAH 120.

Guest house “Teremok” is a little more expensive. Here, rooms are rented at a price of 900 hryvnias per day for the simplest double room.

Prices for accommodation at the Edelweiss hotel start from UAH 1,000 per day for a double room. The price includes breakfast for two people.

The best housing options

Туристична база «Едельвейс»
Sil village, 1
+380 ....

from 1300₴/day
Садиба «Лісовий затишок» (Великий Березний)
Termachuv tract, Velykyi Bereznyi
+380 ....
by agreement
Приватна садиба «Теремок»
with. Vyshka, 3A, Zakarpattia region.
+380 ....
from 1000₴/day

Where to eat deliciously

Transcarpathia is famous not only for its sights, luxurious nature and healing thermal waters, but also for its exquisite local cuisine with a variety of national dishes.

The best options for eating in Veliky Berezny are the restaurants “Neonila” and “Karpaty”. They offer exquisite and delicious dishes, a cozy atmosphere and service by friendly staff.

Prices in restaurants in Veliky Berezny are moderate. The average check in restaurants is from UAH 300. up to 700 hryvnias

Ресторан «Карпати» Великий Березний
St. Shevchenko, 20, Velikiy Berezny
+380 ....
Ресторан «Неоніла»
St. Shevchenko, 61, Velikiy Berezny
+380 ....

Where is it located and how to get to Velikiy Berezny

Located in the village Velikiy Berezny in the northwestern part of Transcarpathia on the right bank of the Uzh River. Highway H13 Lviv-Uzhhorod passes through the village. It is only 42 kilometers from Veliky Berezny to Uzhgorod, and 2 kilometers to the Ukrainian-Slovak border from here. There is a regular railway connection between Lviv and Velikiy Berezny using the Lviv-Solotvyno train. Also, electric trains that go to Uzhgorod, Mukachevo and Syanki stop in the village. The village is small, so you won’t find city buses here. However, there are two taxi services in Veliky Berezny.