The capital of Ukrainian ceramics. Oposhnya - Budishcha - Kotelva

Oposhnya is one of the most glorious and mighty centers of cultural identity of the Ukrainians, all recognized as the capital of Ukrainian pottery. We invite you to the National Museum-Reserve of Pottery in Opishna, as well as other equally interesting places.

The most incredible moments of this excursion:

- you can create your own pottery masterpiece with your own hands

- you will be an honored guest at the Ukrainian wedding

- find out what a real Poltava borsch

- visit the ancient Greek city of Gelone

- meet with Gogol in the village of Prony

In the program of the tour: departure by bus from Kharkov, transport and excursion services according to the program, route excursion, excursions around Oposhnya, Great Budischi, Kotelva, Dikanka, Poltava, theatrical performance, master classes, a museum-reserve of pottery, gardens of masters, Belskoe settlement.

In Opishnya - the world-famous Ukrainian brand - go on excursions from all corners of the world, fly by airplanes, sail by steamers. And we are with you to Oposhni - a stone's throw! So what to think!


Oposhnya - Velikie Budishcha - Kotelva - Dikanka - Poltava

Duration of the tour

13-15 hours


We offer for an additional fee:

- lunch at the cafe (from 100 UAH per person);

- dry ration (from 60 UAH per person);

- lunchboxes (from 90 UAH per person).



Type of tour


Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to Oposhnya.

Oposhnya. Oposhnya (ancient name - Opishne) is included in the list of historical settlements of Ukraine. On its territory are unique monuments of archeology. Since ancient times pottery has been intensively developing on this earth. At the end of the XIX century, there were already around 1000 masters, whose products were exported to all continents of the world.

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National Museum - reserve of pottery in Opishna - this is a museum, and the history of the craft, and the process itself, and the products of the artists from the Opshnya, which are kept in the best museums in the world. The complex includes: a museum of pottery, a collegium of arts, a gallery of monumental ceramics in the open air, memorial museums-estates of outstanding Ukrainian potters Selyuchenko and Poshivaylo, etc. Visitors have the opportunity to admire the work of masters of their craft and purchase unique souvenirs.

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Combine the tour in Opishnia with one of the most popular sightseeing objects in Poltava:

- ethno-sport of Eden Shcherban. Master class for cooking + tasting traditional Poltava borsch with pears! The borscht is cooked in the oven, on the hearth - you lick your fingers!

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- The Great Castle - village, where in 2009 a wonderful Ukrainian Wedding Museumwhere you will find a real show with the bridegroom, bride, matchmakers, guests, cones and other attributes of a national wedding.

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- Kotelva. Historical and cultural reserve "Belsk": archaeological finds from the Belsky hillfort of the Scythian times, the unique "Blazhkov treasure". According to one version, it is this Scythian settlement that was described by the "father of history" by Herodotus in the "History of the Greco-Persian Wars" (5th century BC) as the most northern Greek city of Gelon, founded in the Scythian lands by the Hellenes who moved from the Black Sea coast. Excursions along the ramparts, the Scythian necropolis Skorobor, to the Barvinka mountain, to the Oak Pans.

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By the way !!! More recently, Kharkov archaeologists have found in the Scythian mound reserve "Belsk" 30 gold items of the Scythian period, which will now be stored in the museum of archeology of the Kharkov National University. The Karazin.

You can also combine the Oposhnya with a tour in Dikankaa sightseeing tour of Poltava, rest and performance on the Farm of Proni, visiting Holy Cross Monastery.

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Return to Kharkov.

The cost per person in UAH.

 Number of paid places + free of charge 50 + 4 44 + 4
44 + 10
40 + 8
40 + 14
36 + 12
36 + 18
30 + 4,
30 + 8

25 + 4,
25 + 10
15 + 2, 16 + 2,
17 + 3, 20 + 4
13 hours 280 318 350 388 450 540 650
14 hours 320 363 400 445 520 625 730
15 hours 360 410 450 500 580 695 800


transport service by luxury buses (Meresdes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), escorting the group by guide, excursion service, medical insurance and accident.


  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, master classes, theatrical performances, food, arbor rentals, etc. extra charge.
  • Museum-reserve of pottery in Oposhnya - UAH 160/100, Prony farm - entrance 10 UAH / person, meeting with artists - UAH 600 / group, an excerpt from the play "Evenings on a Farm" - UAH 1100 / group, wedding museum - 10/7 UAH, wedding ceremony - 600 UAH / group, wedding cone - 10 UAH.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.


On our site you can also pick up other group tours and tours around Ukraine:

- excursions to Poltava and Poltava
- one-day and many-day tours in Zaporozhye and the island of Khortytsya
- tours to the Dnieper, Galushkovka, Petrikovka
- theatrical excursions, various master classes, tastings
- all tours in Eastern Ukraine и excursions in the Kharkov region
- group tours by bus in Ukraine
- interactive tours of the new generation
- excursions to pastry shops
- excursions and tours of patriotic and historical content
- calendar and ritual excursions and entertainment
- group tours by train across Ukraine
- health camps on the sea and in the Carpathians

Individual tourists may be interested in:

- Schedule group tours around Ukraine, weekend tours
- weekly regular guaranteed tours in Ukraine from 2 people
- tours to Europe for individual tourists and groups
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- sightseeing tours around the world
- popular tours for the New Year and Christmas

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