Poltava snacks. Wide Shrovetide in Poltava

The traditions and customs of Ukraine on Shrovetide have come to us from the depths of centuries. Our ancestors celebrated this holiday in the springtime, when nature woke up from a winter dream. The meeting of spring was accompanied by fun festivities, baking of golden pancakes. 

Many traditions and customs of Ukraine on Maslenitsa combine farewell rituals with winter, the expectation of spring warmth. Such rites, for example, include the burning of a scarecrow of Winter at the stake. For the Slavs, this ritual symbolized farewell to the cold and the meeting of warm spring.

We decided that the traditional program can be diversified a bit, therefore we also offer acquaintance with the unique, unique in Ukraine, museum of moonshine and beer, because Maslenitsa is a joyful and cheerful holiday, satisfying and tasty!

5 reasons to choose this particular tour:

- the generous and hospitable Poltava region will appear before us as multifaceted and multifaceted, the keeper of folk rituals, traditions, crafts, will reveal the continuous connection of generations;

- we will visit the ethnographic wedding museum in the village of Bolshie Budishcha, get acquainted with the old Ukrainian wedding ceremony and the folklore group "Bereginya", we will become participants in this exciting action;

- we will get acquainted with a unique museum in Abazovka, created by a man who volunteered to revive the landowner Mikhail Abaza’s business, who managed an old distillery;

- we will be able to make sure that there is nothing tastier in the world than Poltava dumplings, pancakes and borscht.

In the program of the tour: departure by bus from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, sightseeing tour of Poltava, visit to the wedding museum in the village of Bolshie Budishcha, theatrical performance "Maslenitsa", Maslenitsa treats, acquaintance with the museum of beer and moonshine in the village of Abazovka.

And remember that previously it was not recommended to spend the holiday week at home, ignoring the general festivities !!!

Tour dates

For individual tourists, a group is recruited for this tour, only 13.03

for organized groups there is the possibility of departure any day from 08.03 to 14.03

link to the group tour program here.


Poltava - Abazovka - Bolshie Budischa - Maslenitsa holiday



Duration of the tour

13 hours

Type of tour



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Excursion program

8:00 Departure from Kharkov (gathering tourists from 7-45: Sportivnaya metro station, "Metalist - Arena", opposite the Fitness Center).

11 pm (CET) Bolshie Budischa is a village where in 2009 a wonderful Ukrainian Wedding Museum, where you will find a real show with the groom, the bride, matchmakers, guests, bumps and other attributes of the national rite.
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13:00 Poltava. The beginning of the sightseeing tour of Poltava: Round square with buildings of public places,  древний центр города - Соборная площадь на Ивановой горе, Спасская церковь, Успенский собор, Белая альтанка - символ города, памятник украинской галушк
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Moving to Abazovka. 

16-00 Abazovka. Visit to the only museum of beer and moonshine in Ukraine. Among the beer exhibits there are several hundred mugs, dozens of barrels, bottles, and also a rare mini-laboratory. Visitors are offered to guess the use of one of the devices. There are three dozen different moonshine stills in the museum: both ordinary rural ones and those that were used in places of imprisonment or military operations. You will also have the opportunity to taste and buy craft beer (for an additional fee). Festive Maslenitsa lunch in a cafe.
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21-00 Return to Kharkov.


The cost per person in UAH.

Adults - 750 грн.
Children up to 14 years - 700 грн.

Attention! 2021 promotions for group bus excursions:

1. When booking two group tours at once, a 50% discount is provided for the second round * (the discount is valid for a tour that costs less);

2. For groups of more than 4 people - every 5th tourist gets 20% discount; for groups of more than 10 people - every 11th - free;

3. For tourists whose birthday falls on the date of the tour within a radius of 3 days, a 30% discount on the cost of the tour is provided.


  • transport services for comfortable buses;
  • excursion service;
  • guide accompanying;
  • entertainment;
  • entrance fees to museums;
  • dinner;
  • insurance.


  • The formation of groups for prefabricated tours occurs as soon as applications are received
  • Please reserve seats and pay for the tour in advance
  • We pay attention that the tour can not take place if the group is short-cut
  • For group customers, a tour can be ordered any day. The price depends on the number of people in the group.


If you compare travel agencies of Kharkiv and Kharkov tour operators, we can offer you such an own product:

- 1 and 2-day excursions in Eastern Ukraine
- corporate holidays, weekend tours to the sea
- bus tours in the Kharkov region
- group tours by bus in Ukraine
- ancient manors of Kharkiv region and Ukraine
- castles and fortresses, palaces and parks of Ukraine
- group tours by train across Ukraine

Choosing an individual tour or vacation, a tour in the group, you can also see:

- our prefabricated tours in Ukraine, weekend tours
- weekly regular guaranteed tours in Ukraine from 2 people
- tours to Europe for individual tourists and groups
- popular rest in Odessa and Zatoka
- holidays at the resorts and beaches of the world
- sightseeing tours around the world
- always popular tours for the New Year and Christmas

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