Savvy travelers often use Polyana as a starting point for further explorations. This popular region has an abundance of terrific cities, attractions and landscapes. Slavske, lays 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest, while Uzhhorod lies 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.
Travelers longing for spots to learn more about local spiritual beliefs, will love visiting the area's monasteries.
Cool off upon the water and enjoy popular watersports such as canoeing or rafting.
Regardless of whether you're taking the most popular route or heading off the beaten path, speaking a few useful Ukrainian phrases will help your journey. Coming to grips with some basic words, such as "Chočeš zi mnoiu potanciuvaty?", meaning "Would you like to dance with me?", could make your vacation all the more memorable. "Zvidky vy?" means "Where are you from?"
Don't forget, if you are planning to be in the region around the 24th of August, Independence Day will be celebrated at that time and some attractions may have changed opening hours.
At the end of your stay in Western Ukraine, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Do pobačennja" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be heading home with photos and memories that are yours to keep forever.