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2 Days Culinary Tour in Transcarpathia, Ukraine

Cooking, Wine & Honey Tasting Ukraine

Sharpen your culinary skills as you enjoy the best of what Ukraine has to offer. Visit breweries and taste various types of locally produced beers. Taste wine in one of the best wine producers in Transcarpathia, take a bite of cheesy goodness in a cheese tasting activity, and learn new recipes in a fun cooking class filled with games and creative activities.

Highlights

  • Cooking class
  • Wine cellar tour
  • Cheese tour and tasting
  • Brewery tour and beer tasting
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • Railway station transfers
  • 1 night accommodation

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2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Ukrainian, English
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Accommodation

Grun Hof

You will be staying in either double or triple rooms with private facilities in a military manor. Located in the north of Transcarpathia in the heart of the village Borzhavskogo spine Guklyvy. 12 kilometers from the house passed the old Hungarian-Polish kordon. During the 2nd World War to defend against possible attacks of the Red Army, Hungarians built a defense system Arpad. Its length was 660 kilometers and depth of 70 kilometers.

Systema included four defensive line are the modern to contemporary Polish Romanian border. Manor built on the remains of defensive bunkers' lines Arpad ", whose task was to blow up the railway bridge driving of Mukachevo, aqueduct-Lavochne breakthrough when Soviet troops pass through the Beskid. Fortunately, the soldiers did not fulfill its mission and the bridge remained intact, it is part of the main railway line south-west directions. Bunker we partially restored and equipped it a lobby bar, a library and cigar room.

Each of the 10 rooms of the estate tells the story of one of the 6 Transcarpathian and 4 European defensive lines, and the walls reveal the top Czech and Hungarian period in the history of Transcarpathia. Manor specializes as a separate segment of "Military tourism" and the outdoor activities in general. If the guest wants to play role paintball, paragliding, go on a catamaran on a mountain river to ski or board, ride through the mountains ATV or Hutsulyk (Carpathian breed of horses), and then get acquainted with 6 Transcarpathia cuisines, then it is up to you. In the estate is restaurant with Czech and Hungarian cuisine and military bath. Manor specializes as a separate segment of "Military tourism" and the outdoor activities in general.

Program

Day 1

  • Arrival at the railway station
  • Military estate tour
  • Breakfast
  • Beer tour and tasting
  • Basket weaving
  • Ukrainian, Austrian, and French cheese tour
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting

Day 2

  • Breakfast
  • B. Hrabivnytsya - Food stocks bunker "Arpad line"
  • Cooking Class
  • Team cooking game
  • Train station drop-off

Included excursions

During this culinary tour, you will be visiting a military estate, a brewery, a wine cellar, and a village where you will be introduced to the cheese production process.

Intermountain

Intermountain brewery works on equipment and ZIP Austrian company produces four varieties of beer limited quantities. It is produced without adding preservatives or pasteurization, which leads to a small shelf life, but the quality of the product. Unfortunately, the country where few can try this wonderful product. For quality and taste Intermountain brewery beer brand recognized in 2010 in Transcarpathia.

Cheese in N.Selyschi

Open a few years ago, Ukrainian, Austrian and French with the help of the European Union. Currently, their products become a real business card Transcarpathia in Ukraine and abroad. The company produced by the Swiss technology only three kinds of cheese, due to the small room for their endurance, but each of them is a real pleasure for gourmets.

Coast

Old cellar Winemakers have their own vineyards and more than 400-year tuff cellars for aging wine, which positively affects the quality of wines. Celebration of many Ukrainian and international wine festival, and even smiles a huge number of satisfied guests.

B. Byyhan

Family Restaurant is considered the best restaurant in the Hungarian home cooking in Transcarpathia. All the key Hungarian dishes and delicacies, huge portions, ridiculous prices, excellent cook and usually vilmoshka (Hungarian Palenque pear with honey) will treat guests.

Mukachevo

Honey tasting open house known throughout Transcarpathia honey producers - family permutation. His apiary, family traditions and spiritual relationship to honey bees and beekeepers doing their best land. At the tasting you will learn about all therapeutic effect medoproduktiv that mead is actually the product of fermentation and distillation not, and simply delicious taste.

B. Hrabivnytsya

The bunker was built in V.Hrabivnytsi from 1939 to 1942 two battalions prisoners Romanians mode nadsuvoroyi secrecy. After the construction of the Romanians shot. It is believed that the bunker was used as the command rate 1st Hungarian Army, but can not say for certain, because the whole Hungarian military archive was burned during the Red Army in Budapest in 1944. After his release (occupation who believes) Transcarpathia in 1946 NKVD conducted demolition and construction work in a bunker at what area of ​​2.5 kilometers around was surrounded and no one vpuskaly and nevypuskaly. As a result, it obtained its current form, about 2 kilometers long, 50 meter deep, has three tiers and 4 exits to the surface, surrounded by a system of trenches and bunkers blown.

Location

This culinary tour will take place in Transcarpathia, Ukraine. Transcarpathia prides itself with an excellent regional cuisine. Transcarpathia features a combination of Hungarian, Slovak, Czech, Roman, Jewish, Polish, Romanian, German, and Ukrainian culture. A huge number of festivals, places of compact residence of minorities who kept their tradition, unique recipes, a century of experience cooking, and drinks from local ingredients contributes to the development of gastronomic tourism in the province.

Food

The price of this culinary tour includes daily breakfast and lunch.

Lunch

First courses:

  • Bob goulash (fasolya, pigs, veal, smoked bacon, and vegetables), smoked bacon, and vegetables

Main courses:

  • Torhan (fried dough)
  • Hungarian smoked sausages
  • Cabbage salad

Sweets:

  • Lequarré (povydko sugar plum varieties: venherka, dunno, corsham)

Alcohol:

  • Dry wine
  • Hoch fruit

Breakfast

  • Mouth-watering typical Verhovinsky mushroom dish with several prepared species of fungi, fruit set, and sour cream
  • Riplyani (potato) boule with sauce with mushrooms, served in horshykah

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 night accommodation
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • Beer tasting
  • Brewery tour
  • Cheese tasting
  • Cheese tour
  • Entertaining culinary theme
  • Keepsake
  • Classes on cooking Huklyvska mushroom, Kettle Goulash
  • Strahivka (TAS Insurance Group)
  • Transport service
  • Wine cellar tour

What's not included

  • Brewery entrance fee
  • Dinner on day 1
  • Honey tasting (60 USD per person)
  • Intermountain brewery (5 UAH per person)
  • Lower village entrance fee (25 UAH per person)
  • Tasting five types of mountain liquors (50 UAH per person)
  • Train tickets
  • Wine tasting in the old basement (50 UAH per person)

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Boryspil International Airport (KBP). Fore more information, please send Okraina an inquiry.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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