If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how priceless a good video can be for those thinking about a journey to Ukraine. With that in mind, the team at TRAVELtoUKRAINE.org has compiled a sampling of videos devoted to various destinations in Ukraine. One of our favorites is “10 Reasons to Visit Kyiv” by Honest Guide:
Although Kyiv is Ukraine’s political, economic and cultural powerhouse, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv — known for its Central European charm and cafe coffee culture — is a leading tourist destination in the country. This video feature by Financial Times reporter Natalie Whittle highlights the Viennese-cafe traditions of the Ukrainian “City of Lions”:
The city of Ivano-Frankivsk is a popular launch point for excursions to the magical and mystical Carpathian Mountains. But it’s also a fantastic destination in and of itself. Perhaps one of the best times to visit “Franek” (as locals affectionately refer to their city) is during the annual Blacksmith Festival. In 2019 the festival will be held May 3-5:
Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kamianetsk-Podilskyi, the Carpathian Mountains and the warm and hospitable Ukrainian people! Put them all together in one country and you get AMAZING UKRAINE! That’s the title of this official video from the Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade:
There are countless reasons to Experience Ukraine! Did you know that Ukraine is the largest country within Europe, has seven UNESCO world heritage sites, is no more than a three-hour flight from almost any major capital city in Europe, has 30,000 churches and parishes, and is one of the most affordable tourist destinations in Europe, For additional travel motivation (as if you really need any) take a look at this video:
If you’ve been to Ukraine we hope these videos have helped to remind you why you need to go back soon. And if you’ve never been there you can see why you really should Travel to Ukraine this year!