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Flower on the stone. Kamyanets-Podilsky and other masterpieces of Podolia

As a perfect sculpture towers on a rocky pedestal, Kamenetz-Podolsky is a fortress city, which represents the unity of the landscape and architecture, the craftsmanship of architects who completed the ingenious creation of nature.  

Unforgettable impressions and feelings await you:

- the largest in Ukraine and Eastern Europe natural park "Podolsky Tovtry";

- castles from the list of UNESCO's cultural heritage;

- Ancient city and fortress, which there are no equal;

- the highest bridge in Ukraine by B.Paton;

- Ukrainian Ireland - Bakota;

- cosmic landscapes of the Dniester canyon!

We invite you to the city of castles and colorful balloons! Kamenets is especially popular in spring and autumn during numerous festivals and celebrations. Life then just boils here!

In the program of the tour: railway travel, transport and excursion services, accommodation in Kamenetz-Podolsky or Khmelnitsky in a comfortable hotel, tour of Kamenets-Podolsky, Kamenetz-Podolsky fortress, Khotinsky castle, castles of Podolia, Bakota, tours of Podolia and Khmelnytsky.

Route

Khmelnitsky - Kamenetz-Podolsky - Khotin - Sutkivtsi - Malievtsy - Sataniv - Medzhibozh - Starokonstantinov - Samchiki - Bakota

Duration of the tour

2-3 days

Transport

Bus

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

Departure by train number 138 from Kharkov to 21-14

1 day  Arrival in Khmelnitsky at 11-19. Meeting the group at the station. 

Moving to Sutkovtsy. A visit to the one-of-a-kind fortress church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, the closest resemblance of which, the donjon tower, is located in the French city of Etampes, and the ruins of the Sutkovets castle, built in the XNUMXth century by Polish nobles, which survived both Tatar raids and Cossack uprisings.

Lunch. Moving to Kamenets-Podolsky. 
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Excursion in Kamenets-Podolsky with a visit to the fortress.

Old fortress
and the New Castle, the State Historical Museum, the oldest on the territory of Ukraine.

Unique fortification of the XII-XVIII centuries. and the city created by nature and man, the nominee of the contest "Seven Wonders of Ukraine": a review of the towers New Eastern, Papal, Kushnirskaya, Rozhanka, Kovpak, Laska, Day, New Western, Commandant.

Museum expositions "Sturm Kamenets by the Turks", "History of Kamenechchina".

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Novoplanovsky bridge of the XVIII century. Alexander Nevsky's temple - the triumph of Orthodoxy over Catholicism, the building of the First University, founded by Ivan Ohienko. Gubernsky Park over the Smotrytsky Canyon.

The castle (Turkish) bridge - is included in the book "Records of Ukraine" as the oldest bridge in Ukraine in the II century. BC The bridge is depicted on the Troyan column in Rome.


Old town: medieval buildings. Dragon - the original symbol of the city center - the trough of the 16th century.


Museum of Antiquities. A unique collection of Slavic idols of the Paleolithic and Bronze Age.


Smotritsky canyon is an open book of nature.


Armenian quarter, bell tower of the Armenian Cathedral.


Nikolaevsky temple of the XIV century. - the oldest in Podillia.


Square Market, Town Hall.


Roman Catholic Church of Sts. Peter and Paul (a monument under the auspices of UNESCO).


The Trinitarians, Dominican, St. Nicholas.


The Wind Gate or the Gate of Stefan Batory.


The Dniester Canyon.
"Running deer" - the highest bridge of Ukraine (70 m, engineer B. Paton).

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Check-in at the hotel in Khmelnitsky or Kamenets-Podolsky. Free time.
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2 day  Breakfast. Free day.

Optional excursions around Podil are offered:

- Satan *. The pearl of the Podolsk Territory is the Sataniv resort, in the past it was a border settlement, fortifications, the ramparts and walls of which more than once withstood the siege of enemies. Satan's castle was once the most significant fortress in Prizbruchye. You will see a beautiful panorama of the Zbruch River, visit the new Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, erected on the site of the destroyed, preserved ancient Catholic cemetery. You will see the city gates and the XNUMXth century Moorish-style synagogue, the old Jewish cemetery, one of the oldest monuments - "Mournful Jesus" dedicated to the Cossack uprising led by Khmelnitsky, as well as the XNUMXth century Holy Trinity Monastery in Satanovskaya Slobodka.

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Malians. It a place boldly can to name the most picturesque corner Podolia. But the palace Oryol, с which by beauty, perfectiongrace, harmony can not compete not one Podolsk residence, в Malievtsi preserved old park with two ponds, fountains, stylized under castle the tower water pressure a tower. But Home attraction Malievtsev - 18-meter rock with waterfall и caveman grotto.

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Cave "Crystal" in Krivcha *. Cave "Crystal" in the village. Kryčče - at the moment it is one of the few open caves for tourists. The cave is a branched plaster system of passages washed with underground waters 20 million years ago, with a total length of 23 km., Of which the excursion route is about 2500 meters.

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The walls of the cave galleries are covered with snow-white or plaster crystals of various colors, which in turn served as the name of the cave - “Crystal”. The average annual temperature in the cave is 12 degrees with a humidity of 95%, the peculiarity of the cave is that in it there is increased ionization of the air and almost complete absence of bacteria.

Medzhibozh *. Fortress "Medzhybizh" in the village of the same name - one of the most beautiful in Ukraine. On the bank of the Southern Bug there is a fortress of the 1146th century with intricate stone battlements. Medzhybizh is one of the most ancient cities of the Podolsk region. In XNUMX there was the first mention of Medzhybizh in the Russian Chronicle: "Izyaslav, leading Vsevolodovich Svyatoslav to the cross, gave him Bozhsky and Medzhybizh." This land for Izyaslav, the grandson of Vladimir Monomakh, was of great importance, since there was a border between the Kiev and Volyn lands.
In 1148, the ruler of Medzhibozh was Rostislav, the son of Yuri Dolgoruky. He strengthened and developed the fortress. At different times the fortress was attacked by Tatars, Turks, Lithuanians, Poles. Repeatedly destroyed the city, and repeatedly restored it.

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Excursion around the fortress: The largest and most fortified tower of the fortress is the South, the Watchtower, the church of the 16th century, the open-air museum of technology.

Starokonstantinov *. The picturesque castle of Ostrozhsky, which stands on the "Black Way", on which the Tatars raided. This castle has never been able to take the attack. You will see the palace of princes, the house church, the semicircular donjon tower, the gate tower and some fragments of the remaining defensive walls.

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Males *. The palace and park ensemble "Samchiki", which is called the Ukrainian Versailles. Now this perfectly preserved estate and the only French-style park in the country have the status of a state historical and cultural reserve. The zest of the palace is a suite of rooms decorated with parquets, stucco molding, and paintings, which are sometimes attributed to the authorship of Vrubel. You will see the Roman Hall, the Japanese Cabinet - the only surviving room with such an interior in the country, an Austrian piano from 1880. 

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Walk through the "garden within the walls", a park to create which was invited by the famous landscape architect Dionysius McClair, Irish by origin, a Chinese house, a glacier and a pimp. 

Samchiki known not only because of the estate. here you can also get acquainted with the symbolic Samchikovskoy painting, no less beautiful than the famous Petrikovskaya.

Dinner.

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3 day Breakfast. Eviction from rooms.

You can choose one of the excursion routes:

Khotin - the city of Cossack glory and one of the most ancient cities of Bukovina. The most powerful castle of Eastern Europe, an excursion with a visit to the historical sites of the ancient castle.

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 - Walk - a boat trip along the Dniester Canyon.

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- Excursion to Bakota. Bakota -  Ukrainian Ireland. Who was in Podillia and did not see Bakota, that can be compared with the person who was in Rome and did not see the Colosseum. On the Dniester, in 55 km from Kamenets, in the territory of the Podilsky Tovtra National Natural Park, there is a piece of paradise - Bakota. Bakota is a place that is not on the map. Where Bakota used to be, the Dniester flows now, the Dniester reservoir is located. The oldest in Podillia Bakotsky St. Michael's Rock and Cave Monastery, beautiful views from the White Mountain to the Podolsk Tovtry.
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Lunch.

Transfer to Khmelnitsky the station. Departure from Khmelnitsky by train number 138 in 17-23

            Arrival in Kharkov to the railway station in 7-52

The cost per person in UAH.

2 day tour (no day off):

hotel / group 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 24 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4 45 + 4
hostel (6-8 local numbers,
convenience for several rooms
3400 3000 2900 2800 2700 2600 2400 2300
Hotel 2 *, 2-3-bed accommodation 3500 3100 3000 2900 2800 2700 2500 2400
Hotel 3 *, 2-3-bed accommodation 3650 3250 3150 3050 2950 2850 2650 2550

3 day tour:

hotel / group. 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 24 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4 50 + 4
hostel (6-8 local numbers,
convenience for several rooms
3800 3400 3300 3200 3100 3000 2800 2700
Hotel 2 *, 2-3-bed accommodation 4000 3600 3500 3400 3300 3200 3000 2900
Hotel 3 *, 2-3-bed accommodation 4300 3900 3800 3700 3600 3500 3300 3200

Included

railway travel (reserved seat), food according to the program, accommodation in Kamenets-Podolsky or Khmelnitsky in a hotel or hostel, transportation services according to the program, excursion services according to the program, insurance, group supervision by a representative of the tour operator.

Notes

  • The price is valid for organized groups of 10 people.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, equipment rental, lifts, master classes, attractions, optional excursions and other additional services are paid additionally.
  • The program can be adjusted at the request of the customer. The tour can be miscalculated for any number of days.
  • The price of the tour can vary depending on the program, the length of the transport service, the level of the hotel, the schedule and cost of the railway passage, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
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