The brightest sign of spring in Transcarpathia is the flowering of the Valley of Narcissi

6 February 2016 15:00  310115335 0116485
The brightest sign of spring in Transcarpathia is the flowering of the Valley of Narcissi

The nearer the spring, the more often we think about the upcoming holidays… While thinking about where to travel in Transcarpathia to get aesthetic pleasure, one should consider about visiting the famous Valley of Narcissi, the treasure of the Khust district.

The mass flowering of the narcissi is usually observed in the beginning of May. Weather is warm and sunny at this time and the flowers are protected from freezing. However, nothing is more unpredictable in nature than the weather. Thus, one should observe the changing of the weather, if they want to visit the valley.

Thus, the opportunity to visit the unique Transcarpathian natural wonder is not that far. For this period, not only landscape lovers but the Valley of Narcissi prepare as well.

Curious tourists can find out about the history of creating the reserve by the nature itself. They may also learn about the uniqueness of the narcissus flower and listen to legends about this wonderful place. All you need to do is to refer to the "Museum of narcissi" visit-centre at the "Valley of Narcissi" at the department of the Carpathian biosphere reserve. Here specialists will discover you the whole beauty and uniqueness of this wonderful place.

Tourist info: the Valley of Narcissi is located in Transcarpathia, Khust district, Kiresh natural boundary (4 km from the city of Khust).

You can reach it by train from Kyiv, Lviv, Uzhhorod or any other city of Ukraine. You have to get off at the Mukachevo train station. Then you need to get to Khust by automobile, bus or route taxi. The Valley of Narcissi is situated in 4 km from the city.

Special warning: it is forbidden to pick the flowers. You will have to pay a fine for this or any other wrongdoings.

By the way, the Transcarpathian Tourinform reminds that there are many other interesting places in the region. For example, you can visit the only active cheese factory in the village of Nyzhnye Selyshche located in the same district. You can also taste and buy eco-friendly meat products or goat cheese in the "Zelenyi hay" Eco-farm. There is an original deer breeding farm between the villages of Iza and Lypcha.

The lovers of old churches are recommended to visit the villages of Shandrovo, Sokyrnytsia (church of St. Nicolas, 17 century), Danylovo (church of St. Nicolas, 1779) and Krainykovo (church of St. Arch. Mykhail, 1668).

Of course, no tourist would go home without Transcarpathian souvenirs. The true masters of different crafts will offer their works in the area.


The brightest sign of spring in Transcarpathia is the flowering of the Valley of Narcissi

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