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Russian Federation, Altai, Ukraine, Ternopil

Basic information   ID: 1666

Rooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Sleeps
3
Separate WC's
1

Additional Information

Floor area
50 m2
Property type
apartment
Location
urban
Country: Russian Federation
Province: Altai
City: Ukraine, Ternopil

Hi there!
We invite you to our comfortable apartment of 55m² and with everything you might need: gas, light, hot water. You can also use free internet. Not far from the building there is a food market, where it’s possible to buy some natural products from the villages around. The pharmacy, supermarket, café, post-office, bank, park and bus stop are also very close. The trip to the center of the city will take you approximately 25-30 minutes.
The population of Ternopil is about 300 thousand people, but the city itself is very compact and cosy. It is near 460 years old. In its center there is an artificial lake with a picturesque view, several parks around, children playground and the island of love.
http://www.times.te.ua/pages/foto_tit.html
Except the usual agreeable places, where you can eat, you may also try our national cuisine in authentic Ukrainian restaurants and listen the music alive. You can also find everything you need to spend your free time in our entertaining centers: bowling, billiards, aquapark, skating rink, shopping, bars, restaurants, discos. If you want you may watch the movies in the cinema, visit the theatre or enjoy the concert in the philharmonic society.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ternopil
Our family owns the car, off-roader, and we’ll be glad you to use it.
There are a lot of interesting places in Ternopil region. After the Austro-Hungarian Empire divided most of preserved castles, palaces and religion buildings are situated in this area. The most famous:
Zbarazh castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zbarazh
Pidhirtsi Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pidhirtsi_Castle
Chervonohorod Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czerwonogr%C3%B3d
Kudryntsi Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kudryntsi_Castle
Sydoriv Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydoriv_Castle
St Stanislav Church in Chortkiv
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chortkiv
Pochayiv Lavra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pochayiv_Lavra
And others:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Berezhany_7.jpg
http://www.galiziengermandescendants.org/Photos/Berezhany/castle_revisibasilica.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/2975196151_85f6fd3027.jpg?v=0
http://ukraineplaces.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/buchach_town_hall.jpg
http://ua.vlasenko.net/buchach/buchach.jpg
http://www.turystycni-marky.com.ua/pics/turisticka_znamkova_mista/photos/72a.jpg
http://www.po-sil.com.ua/images/show/news/20/29.jpeg
http://s46.radikal.ru/i111/0812/41/1020ff60ccf0.jpg
http://travelko.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/skalat-0011.jpg
http://ua.vlasenko.net/terebovlia/p6250629.jpg
http://travelua.com.ua/images/foto/ternopilska/toki/03.jpg
http://pics.livejournal.com/rbrechko/pic/000gxz0p/s640x480
http://www.terinvest.com.ua/user/default/images/gallery/big/b66.jpg
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The other castles outside Ternopil region are still very close.
Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamianets-Podilskyi_Castle
Medzhybizh Fortress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medzhybizh_Castle
Olesko Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olesko_Castle
Ostroh Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostroh_Castle
Svirzh Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svirzh_Castle
Zolochiv Castle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zolochiv_Castle
Khotyn Fortress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khotyn_Fortress
The nature of our countryside is very beautiful and diverse. In town Kryvche and its neighbourhoods there is an entrance to the longest caves of Europe, one of the miracles of Ukraine. The biggest among them, cave Optymistychna, is 230 km!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optymistychna_Cave
http://y.delfi.ua/norm/928/23128_2PC02h.jpeg
In the same direction you can enjoy seeing the highest plane waterfall of our country.
http://pics.livejournal.com/rbrechko/pic/000d8kyf/s640x480
Except rivers and forests, on the North of the region you may find Kremenets mountains.
http://i.kremenets.com/photo/katiy/katiy_076.jpg
And in 4 hours drive to the west – Carpathian mountains, well-known due to the modern skiing resort Bukovel.
http://photoua.net/photos/big/24/3274vtr1108_06.JPG
http://sport-co.com.ua/news/img/313b9ec4dd401a7dbbbf3f2fe389b889.jpg
The natives do amazing handmade souvenirs from wood, metal, fur. If you’re keen on fishing and hunting, Ternopil may offer you a few private companies which can organize that easily. During the summer the rafting on Dnister river can be planned for a several days. Unforgettable experience is guaranteed!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dniester_Canyon
In winter in Ukraine you should take part in many traditional celebrations, that you can’t find elsewhere: Christmas orthodox, Old New Year.
http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/a/l/alex_scholar/rizdvo_2005.jpg
Another excursion can be made to the neighbouring Lviv, 750 years old. The city is known by its comfortable coffee-shops, narrow streets with paving stone and one of the most beautiful theatres of Europe.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lviv
And also city of Lytsk, where the wonderful Lubart castle is situated.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutsk
8 hours by train will get you to our capital – great Kiev.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiev
It is very easy to reach Ternopil: you can take the plane to Kiev or Lviv, then you take either the bus or train. For additional price you could hire someone to meet you at the airport and get you to Ternopil by car.
VELLCOMMEN!

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We are small ukrainian family consisting of 3 people, Alex, Alla & Ilona. We do like to travel, discover new cultures, make friends everywhere… So do you, we think;). We are in CS project, and you could see some of our pictures there:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/mapsurf.html?SEARCH[skip]=0&view=detail&sid=8443c51371420fef6c45eaf3d7a57282

inside:

  • central heating
  • fridge
  • microwave
  • oven
  • TV / cable

outside:

  • child's swing

local activities:

  • clubbing
  • fine restaurants
  • fishing
  • galleries/museums
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