Yaremche is a ski resort nestled in a picturesque valley near the Prut River, surrounded by the stunning Horhany mountains. A gateway to the Carpathians, Yaremche boasts waterfalls, scenic hiking trails and bustling souvenir markets.
Things to do in Yaremche
In winter, Yaremche is a hotspot for skiing and snowboarding, with runs catering to all skill levels. Hop on the slopes at popular resorts, such as Bukovel, Vorokhta and Yablunytsia, or go on a guided hiking adventure to the summit of Mount Hoverla.
Mingle with locals at Yaremche’s bustling souvenir market. Browse stalls selling colorful handicrafts and learn about the unique traditions of the Guzul culture at this traditional Ukranian market. Cross the River Prut via a footbridge behind the market to capture sprawling city views.
Follow the road from the market to Dovbush Rocks, where an impressive mound of boulders rises 80 meters high. Originating 70 million years ago on the bottom of the sea, the mound is said to resemble a fictional marine creature. Rock climbers and hikers can explore the area and see the mysterious cave behind the boulder.
Love getting outdoors? Cycle through the Ukrainian Carpathians and make your way to Probiy waterfall to see the stunning eight-meter-tall waterfall, considered the most powerful in the Carpathians.
Getting around Yaremche
You can access Yaremche by flying into Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport, located 50 kilometers away. From Ivano-Frankivsk, you can catch a fixed-route taxi or bus to Yaremche. You can walk around the center of town but will need a vehicle to venture further.