This year, as in the past, Ukrainians will have to forget about beach holidays on the shores of the Black and Azov Seas.
The State Tourism Development Agency has published an update on permits and restrictions in place during martial law in 15 regions of the country.
DART recommends that travelers check for shelters and take into account the current curfew in a particular region.
The agency notes that rafting, hiking, walking and excursions along routes near critical infrastructure, military and strategic facilities in all regions of Ukraine are prohibited. Tourist points close to the borders with Belarus and Russia remain inaccessible, as well as restrictions on visiting some mountain routes, reservoirs, forests in different areas.
“This year, like last year, Ukrainians will have to forget about beach holidays on the shores of the Black and Azov Seas. The coast of the latter is completely occupied by Russians, and the Black Sea is inaccessible due to mine danger and threats of rocket attacks. The central and western regions are relatively safe Ukraine. However, even in these territories there are some restrictions that may differ in different areas,” the publication says.
In Kyiv and Kyiv region it is forbidden to visit forests and green areas outside residential areas, rafting is prohibited. The Chernobyl zone is also still closed to visitors. In the Kyiv region there are accommodation establishments, museums, estates that have managed to recover.
In the Cherkasy region you can rest near water bodies, but only near those that have been determined by the Regional State Administration. Officially, Cherkassy maintains five beaches: three communal and two private. Visiting forests is strictly prohibited.
In the Poltava region it is forbidden to visit the forests. Swimming is allowed, but no watercraft, unless it is within the scope of permitted sports. The Regional State Administration asks to coordinate the training schedule on water bodies, taking into account the approach to the bridges at a distance of 100 m.
All tourist sites of Vinnytsia working as usual and according to the schedules. Some museums are closed. Tourist activities are allowed on water bodies, except for places where there are critical infrastructure facilities, as well as in the border zone. It is forbidden to visit forests.
On the territory of the Zhytomyr region gathering of berries, mushrooms and medicinal plants is allowed in forests, except for territories located 20 km from the state border line with Belarus and temporarily occupied areas. It is forbidden to visit nature reserves. Reservoirs located near critical infrastructure facilities are closed, the rest are accessible. Among cultural institutions, only those that have shelters work.
In the Dnipropetrovsk region navigation on water bodies of small, motor, sailing, pleasure, sports boats, jet skis and water entertainment facilities is prohibited. It is forbidden to visit the forests. Museums and theaters of the region are open. There are virtual electronic tours.
In the Kirovograd region it is forbidden to visit forests and use boats on water bodies.
in Volyn there are no restrictions on visiting exhibitions, cinemas, museums and other tourist places. There are certain bans on rafting on ponds under bridges and visiting forests near the Belarusian border. It is allowed to swim in rivers and lakes located in places of mass recreation, in particular, on about. Svityaz.
In the Lviv region you can walk into the forest, but it is forbidden to enter it by transport, except when a transit route or cycle route runs through the forest. Excursions, hikes, rafting along routes near critical infrastructure, military and strategic facilities are prohibited. Tourist facilities are open, swimming and sunbathing are allowed only on beaches approved and recommended by the State Emergency Service.
In Transcarpathia you can walk in the forests, but some routes are closed for visiting. In particular, we are talking about parts of the Uzhansky National Park and the Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, bordering on the borders of other states, Mount Pip Ivan and the Yalinsky waterfall. Flying in single-engine aircraft is prohibited.
In Ivano-Frankivsk region allowed to visit the mountains and forests. On the territory of Bukovel it is forbidden to ride jeeps, ATVs, buggies and motorcycles in the forests. Additional temporary regime restrictions have been approved in the Verkhovinsky district and in villages in the border zone within the Zelensky and Belobersky village councils.
In the Ternopil region allowed to visit the forests. All tourist sites operate as usual. Tourist information centers of Ternopil, Terebovlya, Chortkov and Zalishchyky popularize local tourism products and create local tourist routes.
In the Rivne region the military administration recently allowed walking into the forests and picking berries, but not throughout the territory. It is forbidden to visit the northern parts of six territorial communities: Loknitskaya, Zarechnenskaya, Vysotskaya, Milyatskaya, Staroselskaya, Berezovskaya.
In Khmelnytsky region All tourist sites operate as usual and in accordance with the approved schedules. Visiting the forests is not prohibited, however, there are some restrictions: it is forbidden to make fires, as well as to enter the forests of all types of vehicles, except for bicycles.
In the Chernivtsi region all tourist sites operate as usual, according to the approved schedules, their visits are carried out in accordance with the requirements of the law “On the legal regime of martial law.” There is no decision to ban visiting forests. Tourist locations located 5 km from the border strip can only be visited with the permission of the border guards.
Recall that in December last year, revenues from the tourism industry to the state budget over the past three quarters decreased by almost 34% compared to the same period last year.
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