The village of Verkhovyna is located in the Ivano-Frankivsk region at an altitude of more than 600 meters above sea level, and is the administrative center of the Verkhovyna district. The first written mention of the village dates back to 1424. Until 1962, the village was called Jabie. The population of Verkhovyna is almost 6,000 people. Many people prefer to come here on vacation because they can enjoy the clean air and the beauty of nature.

In winter in Carpathians you can relax on skis or sleds, there are saunas and baths. Mountain hikes are organized for those who wish. If desired, you can find accommodation for any budget, there are rooms in private houses or rooms in modern hotels.


In the winter months, recreation can be active and calm, Verkhovyna has everything for that. Beginner skiers can ride on the track, those who are confident on skis can visit Bukovel.

In Verkhovyna there is an opportunity to visit the Regional History and Local History Museum of the Hutsul Region, the private Museum of Hutsul Life, ethnography and musical instruments Roman Kumlyk, the Museum of Hutsul Magic, the house-museum of the film “Annichka”, the house-museum of the film “Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors”, the Verkhovyna Museum of Folk Culture “U Trembitarya”, the Museum of Vyshyvanka, the Museum – cheese factory “Hat-Staya” and the Museum of Peter Shekeryk- Donykovo All of them provide an opportunity to better get to know the unique, distinctive history, culture and lifestyle of local residents.

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1994, which is one of the largest wooden churches in Ukraine, operates in Verkhovyna.

In the summer, you can ride horses, pick berries and mushrooms, go fishing, go on bicycle tours. Specially developed tourist routes for cyclists. Adrenaline lovers can ride a raft, thanks to the mountain streams it will be possible to tickle the nerves.

The temperature in Verkhovyna now:

-2.3o C   |   28.0o F

Map of sights of Verkhovyna

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