Due to efforts of primary trade union of Zaporizhzhya National University carried out the dream of the staff and students of our university who wish to visit the beautiful places of the homeland, spend their holidays or vacation and relax. It is certainly a great opportunity to gain new experiences that add strength and inspiration to work and study.
At the beginning of 2015 primary trade union organization of ZNU for union members organized a sightseeing around cities in Western Ukraine, which lasted from 2 to 9 January. It should be noted that the trade union of the University provided 15% payment of the total cost of permits. Participation in the tour were 44 people - 34 teachers and staff and 10 students.
During the trip, representatives of ZNU had the opportunity to architecture, culture and traditions of Christmas in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia and Ternopil regions, and enjoy the winter wonderland of Ukrainian Carpathians.
Interesting historical monuments of Zakarpattya that are most memorable to visitors, were the earl Schonborn county and castle Palanok. In Ternopil tour participants visited the famous Pochayiv Lavra and visited the fountain of St. Anne. Unforgettable impressions and emotions also presented reviews of other cities and towns in Western Ukraine. On the way to Rakhov, excursionists bus stop in the village of Dilove, which is the geographical center of Europe. During the tour also visited the unique and the only one in Ukraine deer farm. A lot of positive impressions got all tourists, who were able to manually feed the deer and to "communicate" with small deers, and had a private tasting of cheese in the cheese factory "Baranovo" (village Iza). However, the most fascinating aspect of travel, according to participants, was a visit to the ski resort "Bukovel" and climb to the mountain of the same name. Big impression on tourists had a Christmas celebration for the old Ukrainian traditions. At the end of the tour Western Ukraine tour group was able to see the largest in Ukraine shopka - Bethlehem shed layout in which Jesus Christ was born.
All participants of the trip also noted that throughout the day sightseeing tour accompanied by beautiful winter weather that allowed to see the beauty of the Carpathians and added a festive mood.