If you are lookng to experience amazing wonders of nature and learn about Ukrainianaffluent history – visit Kherson Region!
Here you can encounter a new Venice - without visiting Italy - while boating on the unique flood plains of the Dnieper. Here, you can get into the chill of the largest forest plantations in the world, and feel heat akin to the Sahara in the only desert of Europe,while hiking at the Oleshkovsky Sands.
Taking a bath at the lake Sivash or many other curative lakes with healing mud, you can feel all the power of the Dead Sea. In winter you can dive into the thermal geysers of the region!
In Kherson Region you can visit ancient pyramids «Scythian barrows», the heroic settlements of the Cossac “Oleshkovsky Sichy”, the only monument in the world to celebrate a woman warrior.
You can enjoy the views of the golden sands of the Black Sea coast, hundreds of kilometers long. You can walk in the Askania-Nova reserve at the steppe which has never been touched by a plough. You can get into the biggest desert island in Europe - Dzharylhach. And there is incredible hunting and fishing in the beautiful and spacious “land of wood and water”.
You may be surprised to know that one of the first-ever radiotelegraphic stations for civil communication was created in Kherson. It is here that the engineer Balashov dreamed of creating the rocket design for the Soyuz Viktan. The new literary trend of the avant-garde began in the 20th century in this part of Ukraine. You can learn more by visitng a house-museum that details this tradition here in Kherson Region. In this place prominent avant-gardists of the last century (Vladimir Mayakovsky, Viniamin Khlebnikov, the brothers Burlyuk) gathered.
Experience the unforgettable Kherson lands!
European “Sahara” - the Oleshkovsky Sand
Nature of Ukraine
The Flood Plains of the Dnieper