The resort city Truskavets is located not far from Lviv. It started to attract travelers in the 19th century. In the territory of the city, there are healing mineral springs. There are upscale wellness centers around them. Every month, over 10 thousand tourists visit the resort. Most of them are guests from distant lands. The enchanting resort is famous not only for its top-rated wellness centers, but also with its unique nature. The environmental indicators of the city meet the highest standards. The resort is surrounded by vast woods on all sides.
Due to the amazing climate, the resort is perfectly suitable for family recreation. It is interesting to visit Truskavets not only in summer, but also in the cold season. Winters here are very gentle and snowy. Besides 14 springs of mineral water, there are deposits of healing minerals in Truskavets. Mineral wax, as well as salt “Barbara” that tourists often buy in specialized shops and bring to their homeland for recovery procedures, is produced here.
Truskavets is ready to offer travelers quite an interesting excursion program. In the city, there are several interesting culture objects. It should be also noted that the resort is not expensive, so you can travel in a big company. Despite the fact that the peak of the tourist season is summer months, many travelers prefer to visit Truskavets on the New Year’s Eve. The snow-covered city looks incredibly beautiful. At this time of the year, the main tourists’ entertainment is skiing. In any season, the guests of Truskavets are welcomed and can expect their vacation to be interesting.
The guests of Truskavets can easily combine here traditional resort entertainments and interesting sightseeing tours. Fans of history will be impressed by St. Nicholas Church that was built in the second half of the 19th century. The first temple at its site was built at the beginning of the 16th century but then was destroyed completely. It was reconstructed for the first time almost 100 years ago. Its interior was renovated in the 90s of the last century. Today, the interior of the historical church is decorated with subtle paintings.
The city guests’ favorite place is the Resort Park. It is located in the city center. The park started to be established in 1895. At the beginning of the 20th century, the hiking routes in the park had a length of 20 km. Now, it is even much bigger. Today, in the park, you can admire magnificent age-old trees, decorative plants, and several historic constructions preserved on its territory. This wonderful park is very interesting at any time of the year.
There is the Museum of Truskavets Resort in one of the central city streets. It occupies the spectacular villa of the beginning of the 20th century. In seven rooms of the villa, you can see hundreds of unique exhibits, most of which date back to the Middle Ages. The most valuable exhibits are architectural artifacts found when the surroundings of the resort were explored. In several rooms of the museum, temporary themed exhibitions are regularly held.
Art connoisseurs should certainly visit the M. Bilas Art Museum that was opened not so long ago, in 1992. The museum occupies one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the city that was constructed in the late 19th century. One of the main features of the museum is that it was found when the eminent artist was still alive. Besides Michael Bilas’ paintings, you can see here his personal items and themed exhibits dedicated to his art.
The Pump-Room № 1 is also very popular with visitors of the resort. It was founded in the pre-war period and is located in the city center. The pump-room is distinguished by a spectacular exterior and interior. Here, you can taste different types of mineral water from wells located in the territory of Truskavets. The pump-room is surrounded by the beautiful park with recreation areas.