We offer you a one-day winter tour of the exhilarating mountain ski resort "Sun Valley", a visit to a modern monastery complex in Bancheny village and experience the orthodox Christian traditions of “Russian Old Believers” in the Bila Krynycia village.
9.00 - Departure from Chernivtsi to Bila Krynycia village.
Bila Krynycia – settled in the first half of the 19th century. - The center of the Russian Orthodox Metropolis church of Old Believers in Eastern Europe. Tour the Uspensky Cathedral convent (Built 1908), Cosmas and Damian Churches.
We’ll then move to the following significant places of worship in Bancheny village: Orthodox Holy Ascension Monastery, Cathedral of the Annunciation chapel of St. Kukshi, Holy Transfiguration Monastery with 65 metre bell tower, Holy Trinity Cathedral and the monastery cemetery.
After your religious experience you’ll have plenty of time to explore the mountain ski resort "Sun Valley" from 14.00 - 17.30 giving you plenty of time for skiing or relaxing.
18.00 - return to Chernivtsi.
Tour cost: 200 UAH. / Pers.
The price includes: transfers, sightseeing maintenance and insurance.
The price does not include: food.
Information about the mountain-skiing complex "Sun Valley" and rates on the website: http://sdolina.com.ua
Detailed description of tour:
In the Chernivtsi region have over 10 Orthodox monasteries. Some of them were founded in the late 15th century and revived in the years of post Soviet religious freedom, while others - were founded recently. We offer you sightseeing of two unique Bukovynian monasteries - Banchenskyy and White-Krynytskyi monasteries.
Banchenskyy Holy Ascension Monastery
Despite its recent foundation - in 1996, this monastery is considered one of the largest and most beautiful monasteries in Ukraine. The monastery is located in Gertsaevsky village, Chernivtsi region. 95% of the region's population are ethnic Romanians. Distance from the monastery to the regional center - Chernivtsi – is about 25 km. Here you will experience a real Romanian village! We’ll tour the Ascension Cathedral, Church of the Intercession with a bell tower height of 65 m. Trinity Cathedral - the largest and most luxurious of the Orthodox church built in the new times Ukraine.
This village is connected with the history of the Russian Old Believer Church. Fleeing religious persecution and Russian military conscription in 1770, followers fled to the south and with the permission of the Austrian authorities settled in the Bukovina region. In 1830 the monastery was founded here, and Bila Krynycia became the centre and seat of the Old Believers Metropolitan. In the years 1901-1908 the magnificent Church of the Assumption Cathedral was erected. Designed by Viennese architect clicks and expense in the Psevdorussian (Onion) style and funded by Moscow merchant G. Ovsyannikov with more than half a million gold rubles.
This is a tourist ski resort in Boyany village (Chernivtsi region). The resort proposes You many options for recreation:
Total number of lines - 8. The length of the routes - 5 km. The max. elevation - 95 m. All trails are illuminated and have snowmaking system.
According to international classification, tracks of this ski resort are divided into the following: "green" - trails for beginners; "blue" - track of low degree of difficulty; "red" - the track of average level of complexity.
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