4 days / 3 nights
Tasting tour: Transcarpathia to taste will open you a unique and unique Transcarpathian cuisine, whose dishes combine different tastes and preferences. The vast majority of her recipes have come down to us from time immemorial and are not found in the menus of other nations. At the same time, each national minority prepares its own, different from others, dishes and culinary products. Therefore, in Transcarpathia, many restaurants offer dishes of different national cuisines. We offer you to try what happened as a result of combining different culinary cultures, as well as to taste delicious Hungarian and Czech cuisine.
In addition to tastings of Hungarian, Czech and Transcarpathian cuisine, interesting excursions, swimming in tubs and thermal pools, in the Tasting Tour “Transcarpathia to taste” , You will find wine and cheese tastings. Try Transcarpathia to taste, and we guarantee you – you will never forget this taste!
Arrival in Uzhgorod by morning train.
10:30 – meeting of tourists at Uzhgorod railway station with a representative of the tour operator “About the Carpathians”. Departure for an excursion.
– Transfer to the resort of Vojvodina. The most interesting tour of the aristocratic park. A walk around Lake Tour.
– Swimming in tubs. Unforgettable impressions!
– Moving to Perechyn. Trouble-tasting of delicious Transcarpathian cuisine in the best ethno-gastronomic restaurant of Transcarpathia (included in the price!). If desired, you can order frog legs (frogs are collected in this area of Transcarpathia)
Return to Uzhgorod. Check-in at the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
Walking tour of Uzhgorod:
– the ancient center of the city;
– Excursion to Uzhgorod Castle;
– Excursion to the Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.
– O bad-tasting of Czech cuisine (included in the price!) In the restaurant.
– lime alley;
– Excursion to the “Czech Quarter” of the city;
– Wine-tasting game (included in the price!) – You will definitely like it!
Tasting of Transcarpathian eco -cheese
– Breakfast at the hotel restaurant .
– The most interesting tour with cheese tasting in the refectory of the monastery.
– Deer farm.
– Iza – the center of wickerwork.
– Moving to Nyzhne Selyshche: a tour of the Ukrainian, Austrian and French cheese factory: an overview of the technological process and tasting of three varieties of Transcarpathian cheese in Swiss style with wine (included in the price!)
Lunch. – Velyatin. Bathing in useful and pleasant thermal springs.
Return to Uzhgorod.
– Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Departure from the rooms.
– Moving to Kosino: swimming in thermal pools + a complex of “royal saunas”.
– Lunch-tasting in a Hungarian restaurant (included in the price!)
– Excursion to Beregovo.
– 17:00 – transfer to Mukachevo railway station
-18:00 – transfer to the railway station of Uzhgorod.
We offer to taste the national Hungarian dishes in the Hungarian restaurant “Nodkert” (Hungarian Nagykert – “big garden”). Hungarian cuisine has a great variety and imagination in cooking, their satiety and the use of many different spices. Nodkert Restaurant offers a lot of Hungarian delicacies and fresh charcoal bread! And do not think to give up the soup “a la Yokai”, which became very popular in Hungary after it fell in love with the famous Hungarian writer and politician Mor Yokai. The famous Hungarian novelist was known not only in literature and politics, he was well versed in cooking, though more as a taster. You will be convinced of this by “condemning” the bread plate of this miracle soup! For dessert, we strongly recommend Gundel’s famous pancakes: delicious, you’ll lick your fingers!
Very skilled cooks and Czechs. Why? It is known from history that Celtic tribes lived in what is now the Czech Republic. Legend has it that they had an excellent appetite and a very good taste. And, of course, it is no coincidence that today’s Czechs, as well as their distant ancestors – the ancient Celts, are not indifferent to delicious food and today have brought the national cuisine to such perfection that their dishes in Prague were composed of poems. We invite you to taste Czech cuisine in the restaurant, where meat and other very tasty dishes are prepared according to centuries-old recipes. For example, instead of modern ketchup made of starch, dyes and chemicals, grilled eggplants, peppers and tomatoes will be served with meat, beautifully decorated and generously complemented with greens, lemon, olives and onions.
Uzhhorod is an exceptionally attractive intertwining and center of various European cultures. Here the brightest aromas and tastes, national traditions and religious denominations coexist. Here you can discover the unique charm of ancient architecture and touching mini-monuments. Then, thanks to the diversity of culture and proximity to other countries, before going on a trip you can visit the cozy cafes and restaurants, where it is recommended to enjoy delicious food and delicious coffee.
Transcarpathia has always been famous for its healing mineral springs. From time immemorial, it was enough to find a convenient place in a mountain hollow or pit, smear it with clay and heat the water with hot stone. Thus arose the first spa resorts. And the village of Lumshory in the Perechyn region became their central point. Locals pour mineral-enriched liquid into cast iron vats. The oldest of the tanks used today dates back to 1600. Such bathing, especially contrasting, has a unique health effect for the functioning of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
The town of Perechyn becomes a stopping point after visiting the Lumshory thermal springs. Here is the ethno-restaurant "Horseshoe", where travelers are offered a huge selection of Transcarpathian cuisine, the most spicy point of which is the unique frog legs. If desired, each tourist will choose a lunch option from the menu or take part in the tasting of the most popular Transcarpathian dishes. It is better to drink them with local compote and a unique pear stick.
In the village, located between Uzhgorod and Mukachevo, is the oldest in Transcarpathia Middle Castle - the eastern outpost of the Knights Templar. Scientists suggest that the famous Grail is hidden here. In the 16th century. the local feudal lord was the captain of the garrison of the Hungarian fortress EI Dobo. In 1552 he and a small garrison withstood the siege of more than a hundred thousand Turkish army. Later, the officer built an impregnable fortress here. Captive Turks were ordered to carve underground storage in the rocks, which became famous as the Middle Wine Cellars.
Khust is one of the oldest cities in Transcarpathia. Already in the 9th century. here appeared the first ancient Slavic settlements, which became part of Kievan Rus. Among the unique natural treasures of a magnificent pearl looks like a wonderful ski resort. After sports, tourists are invited to visit the Church of the Annunciation and St. Nicholas, the Gothic Elizabethan Church of the 13th century, the Synagogue of the early last century and preserved old houses with red tiled roofs.
Mukachevo - not too big, European city in the style of Krakow or Prague, built in 896 on the river Latorytsia. His patron saint is St. Martin. Therefore, the national color of the Transcarpathian region is emphasized by Western influences. Here are special historical monuments and amazing architectural structures. The city impresses with its extraordinary planning, stunning cuisine, cozy restaurants and the bright beauty of the streets. In summer, Mukachevo also attracts fans of rafting and rafting on catamarans on the Tisza and Latorica.
Kosino is the westernmost location in Ukraine. The village is located in a bowl of mountains just 0.5 km from the Hungarian border. At the end of the 20th century. unique thermal springs were discovered here. Their mineral composition does not coincide with any of the world's deposits. It helps heal patients suffering from diseases of the nerves, heart, blood vessels and joints. Have water and tonic effect. Therefore, tourists are invited to try the effects of a variety of baths, saunas, hammams, Roman, salt and grass burrows.
Beregovo is one of the best thermal resorts in the world. There is a very strong influence of Hungarian culture. Travelers will be greeted by unique historical and architectural monuments, among which it is recommended to get acquainted with the palace of the county court, the Reformed Church, the Roman Catholic Church of the 12th century. or the ancient bridge over the river Verke. And then you should visit the restaurant, which offers a very tasty menu with local wine.
After the trip it is best to inhale the aroma of linden and sakura, relax on the embankment of Uzhgorod, walk towards the forest of UzhNU. Ungvar, who celebrated his millennium, gives everyone a sense of uniqueness. Therefore, after visiting the city, the traveler gives him his whole soul forever. And the memories of a unique tour will remain in your memory for a lifetime.