In the exciting author’s excursion program to Vynohrady “Vynohrady – the royal city of Transcarpathia”, we offer to discover a new bright and stunning side of our region. Many highlights of ancient Sevlyush await you, which was an important outpost on the Salt Route: it was through Vynohrady that salt from the village of Solotvyne was delivered to Europe. The route of the recreational and educational excursion will pass through the mountains, the Carpathian foothills and the plain in the valley of the Tisza River, and will give you new discoveries and a lot of positives.
You will be enchanted by the abundance of exotic trees in the Berezinka Arboretum, you will be amazed by the real “twins source”, you will be surprised by the history of the legendary Kankiv Castle, which in former times was not inferior in beauty and grandeur to the Mukachevo “Palank”, you will be captivated by the architecture of Vynogradov, who even received royal privileges. In addition, you will see the tallest and oldest wooden bell tower in Transcarpathia, as well as the active defensive Reformed church in the village of Beni. A pleasant bonus of the excursion will be the tasting of products made from the milk of black buffaloes!
Excursion program to Vynogradov:
Departure from Uzhhorod.
A walk through the alleys of the unique “Berezinka” Arboretum, where you will be pleasantly surprised by the visual diversity of the flora of rare and exotic trees.
Stop in the “twin capital”, the village of Velika Kopanya, where we quench our thirst from a unique source of clean water.
Tour of the ruins of the medieval castle of Kankiv (XI-VII centuries), located on the escarpment of Black Mountain, excursion to Vynogradov.
Excursion to the city of Vynogradiv, the ancient center of the Ugochan Committee in northern Transylvania, and later – the Austrian Empire.
An interesting excursion to a buffalo farm. Tasting of milk, sour cream, oil and real fresh mozzarella cheese from the milk of black buffaloes.
Inspection of the active church (XIV century) and the highest wooden bell tower in the Zakarpattia region (XVIII century) in the village of Chetfalva.
A stop in the village of Beni and an inspection of the active defensive Reformed church (XIV century).
A visit to the tasting cellar of the legendary Transcarpathian winemaker Ivan Ursta, whose wines always win prizes at festivals.
Return to Uzhhorod.
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