The city of Yaremcha or also known as Yaremche is located in the Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, is known for its rich culture and tradition. Yaremcha was first founded in the 18th century and has proved to be one of Ukraine's prized possessions. Yaremcha is a popular resort destination with just over 10,000 inhabitants, a number which doubles during the school breaks and the holiday seasons.
The city of Yaremcha is truly a sight to behold and is often called by the local inhabitants the "Pearl of the Carpathians". Yaremcha's nickname is appropriate for a city with picturesque views from every direction and a backdrop of a beautiful wooded Ukrainian mountain range.
Yaremcha provides visitors with an array of activities throughout the year. You can be assured to find some type of sport or activity to keep you busy when you come here. In summer you can take advantage of the beautiful hikes and mountain climbing, which ranges from basic to advanced. If this sounds too intense then take a stroll through the sweet-smelling meadows where you can pick ripe berries and mushrooms for breakfast. In winter, sports like skiing and tobogganing are popular and are fun ways to brave the winters in Yaremcha. There are ski lifts available for those attempting to ski down mountains standing between 700 and 1150 meters high. Bukovel Ski Resort is 30 kms away.
Yaremcha became part of Ukraine after 1991, but before that the city belonged to Poland. After the interwar, which finished in 1939, Yaremche became part of Soviet Union until Ukraine gained its independence. The Soviet Union period of rule has definitely left its mark on the city of Yaremche, especially when you look at the city's simple architecture.
A holiday in the city of Yaremcha will be a real treat for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. As mentioned before there are plenty of activities to keep you busy and there are clubs, stores and cafes available to cater for your every need.