To the extreme west of Ukraine is a section of the Carpathian Mountains, which run along central and eastern Europe. Rolling remote mountains stretch out beyond the horizon, thick blankets of fresh snow carpeting the peaks and slopes. Time-forgotten villages scattered across the slopes and excellent ski facilities.
Best time to visit
Visit during the winter months of November to March for ideal backcountry skiing conditions
What’s the weather like?
The country receives a largely temperate climate, with cold and snowy winters and mild summers
Located in Eastern Europe, Ukraine is bordered by Belarus to the north; Hungary, Slovakia and Poland to the west, Romania and Moldova to the south, as well as the Black Sea; and Russia to the east. Geographically it is the largest country fully within Europe, with its largest city and capital, Kiev, located along the Dnieper River in north central Ukraine. The Carpathian Mountains run along the western side of the country
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