Volyn is famous for its extraordinary nature. There are more than 180 nature reserves, including 5 reserves. This is a magical land of dense forests and untamed animals. It is home to spotted deer and wild boar, moose and bison, foxes, weasels. Nesting swans, storks, types of cranes, which are listed in the Red book. Among more than 800 names of flora, 29 – on the verge of extinction and are protected in national parks.
Beautiful blue-eyed Volyn consists of 224 lakes and 130 rivers, which is recognized as the purest in Europe. In the field of the most famous lakes are located in Shatsky national nature reserve: Svityaz, Sand, Pulemetske, Krymne, Ostrovenskoe, Peremout.
In Volhynia honored folk traditions and rituals. The region has enriched the world Treasury of historical sights of the famous ancient castles, fortresses, palaces, monasteries and temples. Among them the most famous are the castles of the princes Radzivill family and the Duke of Westminster. Mystical Klevan and Ostrog castle, the romantic ruins of the castle Rubcovskaja.
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