Located in the south-eastern part of Central Europe, the Ukraine offers a culture unlike any other. It is traditionally an agricultural area, growing wheat, maize, buckwheat and other corn, vegetables, and fruit, but tourism is beginning to develop, which makes it an excellent value for Canadian travelle
- When to Tour Ukraine
Springtime—late April to early June—is the best time for a tour of Ukraine, as is the early fall. Summers in Ukraine can be extremely hot, and the winters can be bitterly cold. If you’re bundled up properly, however, winter is a great time to take advantage of skiing in the Carpathian Mountains.
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- Ukraine Cities of Interest
Odessa, situated on the coast of the Black Sea, was founded in the 18th century as a Russian naval fortress. Today it boasts a labyrinth of underground tunnels known as catacombs, a beautiful opera house and many wonderful beaches.
The awe-inspiring Carpation and Crimean Mountains are very popular attractions. Here you’ll experience crisp, clean air and healing mineral waters.
Founded 1,500 years ago, Ukraine’s largest city, Kiev, is the country’s historic capital. Hop aboard the Kiev Metro to see the city sites, including the famous St. Sophia Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll also discover spectacular golden domed cathedrals scattered throughout the city.
Looking for a different type of Ukraine tour? Explore the renowned cities of Odessa, Yalta and Kiev along the Dnieper River with a luxurious river cruise.