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Culinary lessons Excursion

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Places of Carpathian Culinary Heritage Network UKRAINE

Ivano-Frankivsk Region

ACCOMODATION/ FOOD/COOKING CLASSES Tavern ‘Vysokyi Pereval’ Horyshkiv, Yablunytsia Village, Yaremche City Council Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78592 +380 67 5551005 vorohta-tour@ukr.net GPS: N: 48.31117 E: 24.44325 Vintage hotel and restaurant ‘U Vuyka Vasylya’ Shevchenko St., Sheparivtsi Village, Kolomiyia District Ivano-Frankivsk region Ukraine, 78249 +38 03433 46027 +38 03433 25507 +38 050 9780512 +38 067 67299 smartmagas@gmail.com moska_magas@mail.ru www.koluba.com Restaurant ‘Kray-Ray’ Kobylianska St., Pidvysoke Village, Sniatyn District Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78321 +380 67 4492599 Poca@Ukr.net CafĂŠ ‘Pidzamche’ 56, Shevchenka Str. Sniatyn Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78301 +38 0988117979 +3803476 22207 svitlana.shumko@gmail.com

Guesthouse ‘At Lesya’s’ 24, Kovpaka St., Yaremche City Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78500 +380 3434 21304 +38067 9076432 (Lesia) +38067 2592901 (Taras) lgaiduk@meta.ua Guesthouse ‘Anastasia’ 10, Nezalezhnosti St. Tatariv Village, Yaremche City Council, Ivano-Frankivsk Region, Ukraine, 78596 +38 097 7715022 anastasiya@tatariv.info www.tatariv.info Guesthouse ‘Prutets’ 346-Đ?, Nezalezhnosti St., Tatariv Village, Yaremche City Council, Ivano-Frankivsk Region, Ukraine, 78596 +38 097 7715022 lileja@gmail.com Eco-camping ground ‘Starytsia’ 56, Shevchenka St., Sniatyn Town Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78301 +38 0988117979 +3803476 22207 svitlana.shumko@gmail.com

ACCOMODATION/ FOOD Svåjci Lak Pansion Nyíregyhåza, 4400 Sóstógyógyfßrdő Sóstói St., 75 +36 42 414 444 svajcilak@gmail.com www.svajcilak.hu

Baråth Guesthouse Tåkos, 4845 Bajcsy-Zsilinszky St., 27 +36 70 330 4209 barath84@freemail.hu www.barathvendeghaz.atw.hu Szatmår Inn Szatmårcseke, Petőfi út 7 +36 70 387 2593 +36 20 468 7882 vincsi@freemail.hu szatmarfogado@freemail.hu www.szatmarfogado.hu

Fenyves Restaurant and Business Hotel BaktalĂłrĂĄnthĂĄza, 4561 +36 42 55 00 11 hotelfenyves@t-online.hu www.businesshotelfenyves. com Winkler House Pansion VĂĄsĂĄrosnamĂŠny, 4800 RĂĄkĂłczi Str. 5 +36 45 570 200 +36 45 470 945 winklerzoltan@namenynet.hu www.winklerhaz.hu Panyola Guesthouse Panyola, 4913 Szombathelyi St., 40 +36 20 417 0344 guesthouse@panyola.hu Moni Restaurant FĂźlesd, 4964, FĹ‘ St., 45/a +36 44 377 182 vendeglofulesd@index.hu www.monivendeglo.hu

TOUR PROGRAM ORGANISERS Tour Agency ‘Oberig’ 16B, Danylo Galytskyi St., Vorokhta Village Yaremche City Council Ivano-Frankivsk Region +38096 4397966 +38097 9096533 oberig15@i.ua oberig.net

DISTILLERY Tarpa Distillery H_4931 Tarpa, Råkóczi út 67 +36 70 317 7913 info@feketemacska.com www.feketemacska.com Zsindelyes Distillery Érpatak, 4245 Zsindelyes tanya 1 +36 42290 316 zsindelyes@zsindelyes.hu www.zsindelyes.hu

PRIVATE COOKING LESSONS Irene’s Kitchen Panyola, 4913 VeszprÊmi St., 8 +36 20 954 7962

Maramures County

Casa Iurca de Calinesti Sighetul Marmatiei, Dragos-Voda Str., 14 +40 262 318 882 +40 371 056 449 +40 262 318 890 +40 371 056 450 office@casaiurca.ro Iurca family

RMT 2000 SRL, Tiplea Ocna Sugatag, A Iancu Str., no 14 +40 726 752 526 Tiplea family

ECO-FARMS / LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS Vraja Gavrila cheese tasting Tataru Plateau +40 747 401 790 Vraja family RMT 2000 SRL, Tiplea – beef dishes +40 726 752 526 (Rachita) Sarbi, Local producer - palinka Sarbi, 174 +40 262 373 898 Opris Gheorghe TOUR PROGRAM ORGANISERS Greenway Tour Baia Mare, Unirii Blvd, 28 +40 741 773 683

Satu Mare County

ACCOMODATION/ FOOD /SPA-RESORTS Motel Select Satu Mare, St., Drumul Careiului FN www.motelselect.ro Aurora Hotel Satu Mare, Libertatii St., 11 +40 261 714946

Hotel POESIS Satu Mare, Mircea cel Batran 9-11 +40 261 750 274 info@hotel-poesis.ro www.hotel-poesis.ro Dan Motel Livada E81-e58 St. +40 261 840 744 PENSIUNEA HUTA CERTEZE (S.C. HUTA COV SRL) +40 261 859 044 contact@hutacerteze.ro

Astoria Hotel Satu Mare, 1 Kogalniceanu St. +40 261 806185 City Hotel Satu Mare, Vasile Lucaciu, St., no 42 +40 261 877870

DISTILLERY/WINERY ZETEA TRANSILVANIA (S.C. PRIVAT SILVIU ZETEA SRL) + 40 745 655 761 contact@zetea.com

Hotel Valea Mariei Vama, Forest area at Valea Mariei +40 261 806292

Winery NACHBIL (S.C. Weingut Bruttler & Lieb SRL) +40 261 870 200 office@nachbil.com S.C. PROVIVO S.R.L. (Natural apple juice tasting) +40 361 420 106 provivo_sm@yahoo.com TOUR PROGRAM ORGANISERS Travel Agency Simbotours Satu Mare St. Petofi Sandor No 4A +40 261 770 070 +40 747 089 508 Dana Rentea +40 746 265 433 Florina Brinda office@simbotours.ro

Winery FAMILIA HETEI (S.C. HETEI SRL) +40 261 870 090 familia@hetei.ro

Kosice Region

ACCOMODATION/ FOOD/ECO-CAMPINGS ‘Golem’ restaurant/pub 15, Dominikanske namestie, Kosice +421557289102 www.pivovargolem.sk ‘Hostinec u gazdu’ restaurant 119, HlavnĂĄ, Valaliky +421918605213 slavomir.mitnik@gmail.com Slavomir Mitnik

J.&J. Ostrozovic 233, NiĹžnĂĄ 076 82 VeÄžkĂĄ TĹ•Ĺˆa +42156 6793322 www.ostrozovic.sk Jaroslav OstroĹžoviÄ?

Traditional Bakery Romaniv Volodymyr Strilche Village, Horodenka District, Ivano-Frankivsk Region, Ukraine, 78141 +38 067 3436073

Gentlemen Tours Nyíregyhåza, 4400, Ér Str. 12 +36 42 420 205 +36 30 750 2684 gentlemen@gentlementours.hu www.gentlemenviziturak.hu

Restaurant Vancea family Ignis Inn Libertatii Square, no. 16, 0362-405.503 0745-190.996

Hotel ‘Dalia’ 1, Lofflerova, Kosice +421557994321 www.hoteldalia.sk Mgr. Dagmar Amrichova

Eco-farm ‘Magura’ Tuchapy Village, Sniatyn District, Ivano-Frankivsk Region +03476 25015 +38 099 2297970 v_melnychuk@ukr.net

LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS SzatmĂĄri Ă?zek HĂĄza Cooperative Panyola, 4913 Szombathelyi Ăşt 21 +36 20 417 0344 szovetkezet@panyola.hu www.izekhaza.hu

Doina Guesthouse Ĺžugău St,, 75, Sighetu MarmaĹŁiei +40 262 330 602 +40 730 117 052 office@pensiune-doina.ro pensiune.doina@yahoo.com www.pensiune-doina.ro Doina Balasz

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Medow ‘Polonyna Dil’ Kryvopillya Village Verkhovyna District Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78706 +38 067 9770681 (Ivan) karpatudil@mail.ru

ADVENTURE PROGRAM ORGANISERS Vandor Outdoor FehĂŠrgyarmat, 4900, Toldi Str. 19 +36 20 9582 371 info@vandorvizitura.hu www.vandorvizitura.hu

ACCOMODATION/ FOOD / ECOCAMPINGS Happy Fish trout fishery Desesti +40 726 254 276 contact@pastravaria-alex.ro www.pastravaria-alex.ro

ROMANIA

TRADITIONAL ECO-FARMS / LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS Medow ‘Berchyska’ Verkhovyna Town Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 78701 +38 067 5057270 (Vasyl) smerekaservis777@ukr.net

Szabolcs-SzatmĂĄr-Bereg County

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Guesthouse ‘Knyazhyi Dvir’ 96, Halztska St., Tysmenytsia Ivano-Frankivsk Region Ukraine, 77400 +380679277495 +38 0343621574 vito-0110@yandex.ua

‘Villa Regia’ Dominikanske namestie 3, Kosice +421556256510 www.villaregia.sk Erika Garajova ‘Stary mlyn’ Jasov 421 +4210554664433 starĂ˝mlynjasov@gmail.com Zuzana NagyovĂĄ ECO-FARMS / LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS Teahouse/Bioinstitut Shop Hrnciarska 20, Kosice +41255/ 6255207 www.bioinstitut.sk RNDr. OÄžga BodnĂĄrovĂĄ ‘KUK FUK’ local producer of pasta 263/26, BukoveckĂĄ, MalĂĄ Ida + 42155 697 00 10 www.kukfuk.sk Alexander Peli

FRUCONA Kosice factory producing (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) 6, Textilna, Kosice +421 55 727 13 61 www.frucona.sk Ing. Kalanin ‘Ranc TARA’ farm 177, Budulov, Moldava n/B + 421915 740 320 www.ranctara.webnode.sk Ing. Erika Albrechtova SPA-RESORTS Spa Stos 235, Ĺ tĂłs-kĂşpele, Ĺ tĂłs +421902 933 968 www: kupele-stos.sk Ing. JĂĄn Ĺ imko Jasovska Cave Jasov +42155 466 41 65 jasovj@ssj.sk Ing. Jozef Menda


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DAY 3 Taste of the Meadows

You will arrive to the town of Yaremche – the famous Carpathian resort area. Start your tour with a stop at the Ecotourism Visitor Center 26 of the Carpathian National Nature Park. The center serves as informational, interpretation, promotional facility for this locality. Learn here about all ecological walks through Chornogora range, interesting facts about the Eastern Carpathian flora and fauna, get acquainted with the Hutsul day-to-day life and plan your Carpathian vacations!

In the morning, the spectacular journey to the village Kryvopillya near the ancient village of Verkhovyna 29 is to be enjoyed. After check-in the farmhouse ‘Dil meadow’ 28 you will be guided up to the mountain pastures. Here in the sheep’s ‘Coshara’ (a traditional barn), milk and cheeses are produced in the old fashioned way. Here you can observe the production process, try to make cheese by your own hand and buy local foods from the farmers. We then journey higher into the mountains to the eco-farm on Berchyska meadow 30 This extreme trail is the real hunting for new experiences! Meadow Berchyska is a little visited location providing views across to the highest peaks of the Ukrainian and Romanian Carpathians. The host of the meadow will personally guide you around. You will learn the technology of the ecological production of dairy from sheep’s and cow’s milk and will visit a mini-mineral water plant. A unique feature of this farm is its location at the altitude over 1600 meters that is 300 meters above the height of the mountain meadows in Alps. Due to this unique location, the taste and nutritional value of milk and dairy is

The guesthouse ‘At Lesya’s’ invites you for a traditional Hutsul meal with a glass of liqueur, black bread, bacon and pickles all homemade. During the meal, it is traditional for Hutsuls (local people) pass toasts in a circular motion around the table accompanied by short and witty poems - ‘kolomyiky’. The first master-class of the tour will teach you to cook traditional borsch soup flavoured with thyme. Your next stop is the picturesque mountain village of Tatariv. Here you will enjoy the open fire ‘vatra’ (a traditional Hutsul name of the fire), the captivating sounds of the mountain streams, the incredible stories concerning the adventures of immortal

Traditional breakfast in the local guesthouses are completely different from the usual B&B offer. In order to fully enjoy a delicious breakfast you should cook it first! Thus, you will have a master-class in cooking dumplings with cranberries, blueberries or apples (depending on season) or Hutsul corn dessert ‘Malay’ in the guesthouse ‘Anastasia’. 27

This day is like a theatre, full of changing acts, scenes and actors. Only your impressions stay unchanged: fascinating, curious, delicious!

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The town of Kosiv is well known for its talented artists and artisans, and open-air souvenir market. You will experience the unique wood carving technique of local craftsmen and acquire sophisticated hand carved wooden plates and decorative axes. Henceforth you are entering the Carpathian plain area - Pokuttya. We promise, this region will captivate you! Stop in Tuchapy village for a visit of the House-museum. Visit the farm ‘Magura’ with dozens of rare fruit trees, berry bushes, nuts and crop plants grown at the farmstead plots. The host will treat you with fruits and tell the stories about the Pokuttya region. In the apiary you will witness the preparation of honey and if you find the courage (if you are not afraid of bee sting) – you can try to take honey from the honeycomb yourself and get the experience of beekeeping. Here, you can also buy unique natural antioxidants - honey, wax and beeglue (propolis). Option 1. The next stop is the camping ground Starytsya located near the Prut river. Here in the quiet backwaters you can learn how to fish in the river, enjoy and relax in the hayloft. Starytsya is the home to hundreds of species of plants and animals (yellow and white water lilies, tortoise and many others). In sunny season, the hosts will serve meals cooked in your presence on an open fire: fish soup, baked fish or meat with vegetables, baked potatoes and glass of house wine. Option 2. Café ‘Pidzamche’ is a comfortable place in town of Snyatyn with 800 years history and beautiful surroundings. The local guide will tell you in detail about the city. We

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encourage you to visit Snyatyn Hall 31 (1861-1900) - one of the highest in Ukraine (tower’s height is 50 meters). In the café ‘Pidzamche’ you will be served a skillfully stewed sauerkraut from oak barrels with pork ribs. For a dessert, you can enjoy pancakes on butter with cherries, apples, curd cheese and whipped cream with ground walnuts. Host with pleasure will share the recipes of the food you had. From Snyatyn transfer to Pidvysoke village. In the yard of the restaurant ‘Kray ray’ the local folklore group will perform. The band will show the elements of Pokuttya seasonal celebrations. The meeting of winter and spring (February-March), Palm Sunday, Easter (April-May), Trinity (June), Ivan Kupala Day (July), Harvest Festival (August-September). You will participate in such performances such as: fire jumping, ‘treating’ with honey and apples and learning the local songs and dances. Enjoy a tour through town of Horodenka, an 1100 years old town with diverse and colorful history. To discover local cultural and spiritual world visit its famous churches and monasteries - Armenian Church, Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 33 and the Theatines monastery. The last stop of the day is Strilche village. This enchanting village has kept a unique tradition of bread baking. The house of Volodymyr Romaniv 32 will showcase the process. The bread is baked directly on the stone bottom of the oven and will keep fresh for two weeks! So be sure to buy a few loaves for a delicious bite along the way. Make yourself at home at a cozy rural hotel “U Vuyka Vasylya” 34 in Kolomyia, with the interior shaped from the authentic vintage elements of the local people daily life.

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Merlot, Blaufränkisch, Pinot Noir. If you are interested, the wine presentation and tasting can be followed by a tour of the Museum and the arOnce you arrive in Satu Mare coun- chaeological excavations of Neolithic, ty, from the border you travel to Ca- Bronze Age and the Free Dacians perei, where you will see outstanding riod, visit the protestant church in the architectural monuments from 14th to Romanesque style dated 1175. 20th Centuries: Karul villa, St. Joseph Back in Satu Mare you can relax in one Calasanctius Roman Catholic Church, of the beautiful spas with thermal wathe monument to heroes of World War ters - Nord-Vest or Aqua park. AfterII, a beautiful synagogue. Here you will wards have dinner in the heart of the visit the vault of Károlyi family 15 - city, in a warm and classy restaurant, 36 family members spend their eternal the Club Poesis, this is a Romanian sleep in bronze sarcophagi. traditional restaurant, which has beTasnad is the next stop of the day. You come an attraction of the city due to will relax and benefit of the healthy the variety of dishes, the hospitality thermal waters in the Tasnad resort, and the medieval atmosphere of the and have lunch in one of the numerous inn, with 4 stars boutique rooms. Or cozy restaurants, serving delightful you can choose other friendly and cosy Romanian, German or Hungarian spe- restaurant in or nearby the city center, cialties as ‘sarmale’ (stuffed cabbage), and have accommodation in other selected comfortable hotels. Enjoying pies, smoked pork, and pastries. live music, a folklore program, the inRelaxed, you follow the Wine Road, viting flavours of local foods, the traand you arrive at Beltiug. You will ditional plum palinca, wines from the be visiting one of the 600 winerfinest vineyards, is the best way to get ies 17 dated 1700s, such as Naacquainted with the taste of Satu Mare chbil, Casa Hetei, Leiher, Pekh, tasting culinary and folk heritage. local food and wines made with local grown grape varieties such as Riesling, Traminer, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Pinot Gris and Cabernet Sauvignon,

Welcome to the city of Nyíregyháza. Begin your tour by exploring Open Air Village Museum. 6 It wonderfully preserves the architecture and customs of rural life in the region from a hundred years ago. The muse-

DAY 2 Traditional Food Tastes along Mara Valley up to Poiana Brazilor

DAY 2 Satu Mare and its Monuments

DAY 3 Farms, tastings and a fabulous cooking course. Tákos Csaroda - Márokpapi - Tarpa - Nagyar - Szatmárcseke - Kisar

DAY 2 Path to Health: tea tasting, acquaintance with the production of natural products and climatic and karst spa

The route begins with a steep and winding ascent into the mountains covered with forest. At the top of the Gutâi Pass the picturesque landscape opens up before you. The road then continues its winding journey down the rolling countryside on the way to Deseşti.

Wandering around the town of Satu Mare offers the active travelers a taste of living historic and cultural authenticity. Walk around the Freedom square and admire the beautiful buildings with exquisite architecture. Visit the Art Museum 18 of the 19th century, formally known as ‘Vécsey House’ with its unique collection of paintings and see the beautiful Bishop’s palace built in 19th century under the initiative of the Bishop Ham Janos, decorated with sculptural images and impressive paintings and frescos. Then enter the History Museum to see artifacts from times before. Climb to the top of the Administrative Palace, the highest civil building in Romania, and also the Firemen tower built in 1904, known as the Eiffel Tower of Satu Mare to see the panorama of beautiful buildings, and, if you are lucky, the Oas Mountains.

After breakfast: we start our daily program with the perhaps most beautiful, anyway the most well-known churches of Tákos 10 , Csaroda 11 and Márokpapi 12 , villages, a must for anyone interested in folk art and local culture. Sometimes referred to as the ‘barefooted Notre Dame’, the church of Tákos is hardly bigger than a peasant house, but it has a richly painted ceiling and furnishings. The church in Csaroda with its flower decoration is 700 years old. It is famous for its medieval frescoes representing smiling saints. You will find grandmothers on chairs out front cross-stitching away, their work displayed on the fence behind them. Visit a local farm and taste artisan goat cheese with herbs and get experience about traditional Hungarian pastry baking. Tarpa lies 16 km from Csaroda. It’s known for it’s plum products, but one of Hungary’s last examples of a working, horse-driven, 19th century mill. Nearby is a decorated Calvinist church. Shop for homemade plum jam and having Hungarian goulash and a hollow, cylinder shaped pastry fried in open fire and coated with ground walnut or cinnamon, sipping local wine. After lunch short walking excursion, Tarpa hill offers excellent panoramic view of the Carpathian range. Head to Nagyar, visit the historical rose garden of Luby Castle 13 and try the rose tart and rose lemonade.

Visiting the Teahouse for tea tasting in Bioinstitute in the city center of Kosice. Right below the teahouse there is a shop with tea and herbs of more than 140 kinds, where according to the traditional recipes, herbs are mixed carefully for each visitor. The Teahouse is actually located at the very famous street for traditional crafts. It is a traditional artistic district where old, traditional craftsmen sell their products in little shops.

The story of Maramures doesn’t come full circle until the visitor has experienced the Mara River Valley. As the namesake for the entire region, this valley reveals not only pristine beauty, glorious pastoral landscapes, and total immersion into the centuries old way of life of its people; the Mara Valley delivers old world wisdom to those travelers who pass through slowly. The villagers of the Mara Valley go about their daily chores, seemingly oblivious to the outside world. Yet their warm hearts open to welcome the visitor once they become comfortable.

found in little places in Romania. Climbing to the subalpine meadows guarantees a delicious lunch and a little skies... Visit the demonstration site for natural grazing at the ecological farm in Câmpul Tătaru. Local breeds of cattle named ‘Maramures Brown’ are well adapted to the mountain conditions. They are grazing up on Tătaru Plateau (830-900 m altitude, sub-alpine pasture ecosystem, in the Upper Tisza catchments area) and this guarantees the possibility to produce high-quality ecological beef. Today you will taste the top premium beef from ‘happy’ cattle, cooked in a traditional way. The guide will explain the demonstration site as well as the biodiversity values occurring from the management of mixed forest and grasslands ecosystems by natural grazing.

You will visit the ‘Happy Fish’ trout fishery and restaurant in Mara village; taste the traditional breakfast in an authentic wooden restaurant complex, enjoying the freshness of nearby forests, the beauty of Mara River and the trout fishery located inside the restaurant complex. This day will give you the opportunity to get acquainted with the unique nature treasures of the region: Tătarului gorge, Schistostega pennata moss that reflects an emerald green light in the hollow, and its endangered bird species and Poiana Brazilor a forested raised bog. Discover the pristine beauty, glorious pastoral landscapes, and total immersion into the centuries old way of life of its people. Because the insufficient light, the abrupt rock faces are covered by golden – yellow lichen, being a perfect nesting place for Rock Trush (Monticola saxatilis) and Kestrel (Falco tinunculus) – endangered bird species

After a good lunch in ‘No Pardon’, Class, Daemi, Miorița restaurants that combine Romanian, Hungarian and German cuisines, continue your familiarization with the monuments standing live testimony to the harmoniously and unitary interwoven cultural Next visit will be to Poiana Brazilor a forested raised bog. The spruce forest surrounded by a juniper belt is placed on an active raised bog that hosts the small carnivoree plants - Drossera Rotundifolia. The juniper from here is registered at the lowest altitude from the country and has a unique placement between the wetlands of Maramureş.

mosaic specific for Satu Mare county. Look at the beautiful Synagogue, see the impressive Roman-Catholic Cathedral, then go along the streets nearby to visit the Greek-Catholic and the Orthodox Cathedral, placed at few meters distance! An evening trip to Livada will acquaint you with the Vecsey family castle of 18th century 19

Enjoy overnight accommodation at Dan Motel, or Lacul lui Pintea with their relaxing and welcoming atmospheres and traditional dishes. If you come in summer, try the small and cosy accommodation places in Apa or Iojib recreation areas.

Your private master class in painting and restoration of eggs (one of the brightest and most mysterious traditional handicrafts) will follow….held in the Egg Museum 35 , which is the visiting card of the city, the only museum in the world of egg painting. The museum has a collection of more than 6000 eggs represented the majority of regions from all over the globe.

A relaxing breakfast at the hotel will put the finishing touch on your stay in Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Enjoy the homemade honey liqueur and dessert - baked apples with walnuts and honey caramel syrup.

is very delicious. As evidence, dishes cooked here were highly appreciated by the great Romanian gastronome Radu Anton Roman, who arrived at Doina’s guesthouse and found it very difficult to leave the place due to her famously tasty pies, polenta in blankets with cracklings and cheese, grilled trout and strawberries with sour cream. You will not forget the taste of wild mushrooms soup, garlic soup, potato rolls (‘hremzli’) with meat stew, rolls of soured cabbage stuffed with minced pork ...bon appetite! Here you will find hospitality and a charming host...delicious traditional dishes... folk dancing and relaxation in a oasis of tranquility and beauty. In the old capital of historical Maramures Sighetu Marmatiei 24 (the first reminder is recorded in the documents in 1326). You will get acquainted with the remnants of an ancient fortress of Thracian and Dacian period, traditional markets - Piata Agroalimentara and unique open-air village Museum that includes the antique church and traditional homesteads around (the oldest ones dating since 16th century). Accommodation: Iurca Guesthouse. Casa Iurca de Călineşti is located in Sighetu Marmaţiei, right in the heart of Maramureş Land, a place loaded with history and legends. Inside the inn you can see wonderful carves in wood realized by inhabitants of those ancient places. The staff from Casa Iurca de Călineşti is dressed in traditional costumes and they try to pour in the traveler’s heart a drop from the essence of Maramures.

A special attraction of the tour is the largest archaeological complex in Eastern Europe, the ancient Dacian pottery ovens in Mediesu Aurit. They date back to the 2-4 century AD and are impressive by their size (2 meters in diameter) and by the number: 104 ovens, used to produce ceramic pots that were across the Roman Empire, have been reconstructed. Go to see the ruins of Lonyai castle, remembering bygone times. Enjoy again the well-known and world-famous Romanian traditional alcoholic drink, palinca. It is produced here, by Zetea family using double or triple distillation in traditional boilers with direct heating by fire. Eat lunch which includes a master class from the producer, completed by a tasting the famous alcoholic drinks. It is the time to go to Bixad, at 5 km from Negresti-Oas, situated on afforested hills. It has natural resources of mineral water springs, but also a famous monastery 20, founded at the end of the 17th century by an ex Greek orthodox monk from mount Athos, with the richest library from the East-European area. In Bixad you can also taste one of the best pălinca from ‘Oas country’, at Ciocan Gheorghe company: apple and cherry palinca, accompanied with dried fruits of plums, apples and pears, traditional home made sausage, ham, and corn bread.

Back on your road enter in Vama, 22 where you will again gain historical experience and know ancient crafts - you will get acquired with Byzantine in local ceramics and pottery. Your road takes you to the Ethnographic Museum of Oas Country, in Negresti Oas, on the banks of the Tur, this is a picturesque hilly area. Here you have the unique opportunity to witness past life: many buildings in the area are representative monuments of peasant architecture from the XVII – XX Centuries Camarzana and Racsa houses, sheep winter stables, a natural still working “valtoare”- whirlpool, a traditional stone cereals mill, a palinсa distillery, and last but not the least the Lechinţa wooden church dating back to 1604. Take back with you a souvenir doll, dressed in traditional hand –made costume showing the smallest details and elements of authentic costumes of the Oaş region, now famous all over the world, as well as the local necklaces and the small embroidered huts for men. Your day ends in Valea Măriei recreation area, a resort situated in the middle of a forest, located at 6 km from Negresti-Oas. The place is renowned for its mineral springs. Relax after a busy day, as the resort offers indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, high standard accommodation and traditional meals throughout the year. If you are lucky, you can be invited at a traditional Oas Country wedding party, an experience of a life-time. Your tour ends - but we are sure that you will stay some more time- for skiing in Luna Ses area, relaxing in one of the numerous thermal water resorts, visit the countless charming villages and meeting the ancient village inhabitants who will invite you to taste their traditional recipes… Satu Mare is a hidden treasure, after coming once, you will be back again and again!

DAY 1 Arrival to Kosice Home-made food and urban culture treasures

um holds a gastronomy heritage festival and events where visitors can step back in time and experience life the way it used to be. Optional: Aquarius spa. Dinner and overnight.

also the venue for major events in the life of the city. The wonders of this tour are endless.

DAY 2 Saints and Spirits. Érpatak - Máriapócs Nyírbátor - Baktalórántháza - Vásárosnamény Érpatak: visit a traditional distillery, cold plate based on local recipes and fruit brandy tasting. Máriapócs: 7 the most famous, beloved spiritual centre and the mostly visited place of worship in Hungary. In the City of the Dragon (Nyírbátor) you will have chance to taste a traditional local pastry, visit a mysterious castle and walk on the historical “Dragon path” 8 .

Lazy lunch at the Fenyves Business Hotel and Restaurant where you can walk into the modern, 21st century techniques kitchen based on the local food and recipes. Vásárosnamény: visit local Bereg Museum 9 or go for a short canoe ride on the river Tisza. For dinner head to the guesthouse to enjoy local, freshly made food.

Accommodation at eco-friendly hotel ‘Dalia’ with excellent location in the city center (5 minutes walk from the main street). The hotel restaurant offers rich breakfast buffet with organic teas, healthy delicacies and dishes. It is a real gourmet restaurant with delicious seasonal specialties. Lunch in a restaurant ‘Golem’ (city center) that has its own brewery. After a tasty lunch let us discover the fascinating wonders of Kosice. The city’s historic sites - from various eras - are concentrated in the historic centre, which is an Urban Heritage Area. The reconstructed Main Street, lined by burgher houses and palaces, offers visitors a pleasant stroll and is

Szatmárcseke. The cemetery is a unique sight worth visiting, famous for 2 m high boat-shaped grave markers, each of them facing to the West. Afternoon: local Szatmar cooking course and dinner: recipes vary according to the season, utilizing only the freshest ingredients available and providing you with a deeply individual foodie experience. In group of 4-12 persons we learn how to prepare a balanced, traditional 4 course menu. Featuring regional specialities and home-cooking favorites, which we than enjoy for dinner. The best part is the conclusion: enjoy the fruits of your labor - one of life’s true pleasures!

Leaving the town and heading to the nearby pleasant suburban village Mala Ida for a short visit of the company KUK FUK - the domestic producer of 6-egg pasta. The present production program focuses on seven kinds of pasta in a total volume of 3.5 tons per day.

Lunch is served in a restaurant ‘Straw House’ (Slamený dom), which is offering year-round accommodation but also very famous Slovak culinary specialties, as duck breast, mutton stew with homemade dumplings, mountain dumplings with mutton meat, sheep cheese dumplings and pies. The tour continues to the nearby climatic Spa Štós 1 (established in 1883), which is located in the picturesque part of southeastern Slovakia and surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery full of fir and pine trees on the boundary of Spišské mountain range and the Slovak Karst. According to the respective Swiss classification, the spa has a healing climate with stimulation rated as level 1 and includes typical features of mountain landscape. The spa focuses on the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system. This high altitude

Note: the trail from Mara village up to Tătaru Plateau is marked with specific touristic markings and it includes information and indication panels on a length of 21 km.

During your day, as you travel from Livada to Mediesul Aurit- Bixad-VamaNegresti Oas - Valea Mariei, you will have a chance to make a journey through the time, enjoying the unique architectural and sculptural monuments and tasting rich traditional dishes and local drinks.

The tour brings you to the Hutsul Folk Art Museum - the only Ukrainian museum included into the Encyclopaedia Britannica as one of the world masterpiece museums. The museum collection includes almost 50 000 artifacts from the period of Trupillian culture to the present days. Among the exhibits: wood, ceramics, textiles, leather, wool, nonferrous metals, and glass and sea corals.

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Traces of history are all around Satu Mare county, written in stone by people and their memorable deeds. Our 3 days tour will make a proof of it!

Budeşti – example of wooden architecture 25 (wooden gates, wooden houses, wooden church - UNESCO heritage monument). People from Maramureş have always been faithful to wood, carving it into all kinds of shapes: the plate they ate from, the shelter above their head, the church in which they prayed. Time didn’t stand still and many things are made today of more modern materials. Still, where it smells like wood, people from Maramures feel home and safe, while visitors stop in front of the old houses, gates and churches and admire them. The wooden gates from Maramureş are elements of architecture that convey an undeniable local identity to this region. Rich in symbols (twisted rope, the sun, tree of life) wooden gates are protectors of the houses and of families. Visiting Sârbi village – you will experience horinca and traditional pie tasting in a peasant technical installations’ complex. By the side of the main road in the village center is a centuries old water wheel that powers a number of important machines and processes in the life of the village. Ocna Sugatag, the sweet side of life revealed in a local patisserie – tasting traditional cakes, gems, syrups – tasting a crinkled pie, apple or cheese cake or a pound cake with nuts. Doina Guesthouse – lunch. In Doina’s guesthouse you will convince yourself again that traditional Maramures food

After the spa treatments, a light lunch in the open air and a relaxing walk to take in the charm of the place, supper will be served at a traditional restaurant. The taste of Tysmenytsya is its famous ‘stuffing’ (bread pudding with whipped eggs, cooked in the oven with roasted meat and flavored sauce). It is believed that this wonderful meal was brought to Tysmenytsia by old German craftsmen. It is very caloric meal unlike the usual Galician meals from potatoes, mushrooms and grains. The recipe of stuffing is complicated (up to two pages). However, the long cooking process will be rewarded by the perfect taste. It deserves to be the main dish of the finest banquet. Its recipe you will get as a gift from the hostess.

armony of Food and Wine

Located in the old center, near the Market, Butchers Tower, or ‘Butchers Bastion’ 23 (built by Gaspar Dragyi in 1547) represents nowadays an important tourist attraction where local artisans exhibit their works. At that time bastion served as defensive tower for the city and a special location for the butchers’ guild. Bastion was Transfer to hotel Ig- destroyed several times and rebuilt niş Inn (3 stars), Old over the centuries. By 1977 it was the private property of a family that used Center of Baia Mare. it as a cage for livestock and poultry, Join together for in 2010 the tower underwent a masgood food, wine and sive restoration work under a project palinca along with a implemented by Maramures County walking tour of Baia Council and became a place for exhibMare Old Center iting traditional artifacts, costumes, (15-16th century artisan work and ethnographic exhibuildings). bitions. Museums and galleries exhibit val- Dinner: Igniş Inn, Baia Mare Old uable artifacts worth visiting, es- Center. pecially the Village Museum, part of Ethnographic and Folk Museum. This shows the traditional wooden architecture and peasant technical installations of Maramureş. The art school of Baia Mare and Mineralogical Museum are emblematic symbols and host valuable unique collections in the world.

Light breakfast at the hotel - homemade yoghurt or ‘kefir’, Grandma’s pastries or low-calorie porridge and a glass of fresh milk or linden/chamomile tea (as an option). Learn how to cook the light and popular Galician dessert – plums, stuffed with nuts and watered with whipped cream. You will then travel to the most picturesque town in Galychyna – Kolomyia (first mention dates back to 1240). Kolomyia for centuries has been an important political and cultural center of Western Ukraine.

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DAY1 Hungary Eats welcomes you. Nyíregyháza

DAY 3 Historic and Gastronomic Authenticity

Accommodation in the guesthouse ‘Knyazhyi Dvir’ (‘Princely Court’). Close by the guesthouse is an apiary, famous not only for its honeybees, but also for a unique spa offering: soothing treatment using bee vibrations.

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DAY 1 Medieval Architecture and Traditions of Winegrowing in Carei-Tasnad-Beltiug areas

DAY 3 Insights into the Land of Wood

From Kolomyia you travel to Ivano-Frankivsk 36. The last stop of the tour is the city of Tysmenytsya. The small town was once a strong industrial and cultural center. Now it is well known by its furriery.

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DAY 1 Welcome to Baia Mare

DAY 5 City Cultural Treasures: Kolomyia - Tysmenytsya

DAY 6 End of the Tour

Genuine travel experience

of the highest quality. Enjoy the landscapes and photo shooting of birds. Savor a shepherd lunch in the open air: mushroom soup, baked potatoes, cheese or mountain sheep cheese, homemade bread with jam from berries, forest herbal teas. Berries are not welded and retain natural flavor throughout the year. Transfer to the Dil meadow. Fresh air of the Carpathians will help you to work up a heaty appertite! For a dinner you will have homemade sausages and cabbage (cabbage rolls with buckwheat, meat slices or grated potatoes), dried fruits compote. The host with a great pleasure will disclose you the secrets of his grandma’s recipes.

DAY 4 Breath of the Past: Kosiv - Tuchapy village - Snyatyn Pidvysoke village - Strilche village - Horodenka

The next stop on the tour is the village of Yablynytsia, the picturesque mountainous area and charming panoramic views opening from the Yablunytsia Pass at an altitude of 931 m above sea level. Here the local tavern ‘Vysokyi Pereval’ hosts an original ‘traditional Hutsul wedding’ celebration, which features local traditional music, lively performances of wedding ceremonies, songs and the very best of Hutsul dancing. You will have the chance to learn ‘kolomyika’ – an ancient Hutsul dance. The tavern welcomes guests for its authentic Hutsul entertainments twice a week during dinnertime. Before and during entertainment, a typical hustsul wedding refreshments, eats and drinks are served. On certain dates, there is an option of an entertainment only package that includes drinks without dinner. Upon return to the guesthouse, you will have a chance to relax in a cozy Our morning jorney will be to the wa- family atmosphere, hear vociferous terfall ‘Guk’ in the valley of Zhenets. A singing of mountain birds in a sumleisurely walk to the natural waterfall mer or crackling aromatic firewood in a winter. During the evening, you will about 900 meters above the sea level formed in the 20th century as a result be introduced to the traditional Hutsul lip music instrument ‘drymba’ and of a flood. The water falls freely from listen to traditional Hutsul songs. a height of 15 meters and generates a strong echo, known as ‘Guk’. On the way to waterfall, it is possible to pick edible berries and mushrooms. You will feel the excitement on finding a mushroom!

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DAY 2 Homemade Food and Natural Wonders

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Organic and traditional food

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DAY 1 Traditional Hutsul Treats Carpathians rebels ‘Opryshki’, home baked potato’s over the charcoal with spice meat and accompanied with a glass of homemade liqueur. Overnight in the local guesthouses ‘Anastasia’ and ‘Prutets’.

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The gothic St. Elisabeth’s Cathedral (Dóm sv. Alžbety) 2 built from 1378-1508. The St. Michael’s Chapel (Kaplnka sv. Michala) is a single-nave Gothic edifice from the 14th century. Originally a cemetery chapel, it is the city’s second oldest building. The State Theatre of Kosice (Štátne divadlo v Košiciach) was built in a neo-baroque style during the years 1879-1899. The Forgach Palace, an Empire style, 2 story palace, built for the nobility in the early 19th Century, currently houses the State Science Library. The Eastern-Slovakia Museum, a majestic neo-Renaissance structure built in 1899. It exhibits numismatic collections and the Gold Treasure of Kosice - hoard of golden coins and other golden objects. Dinner in a stylish restaurant and guesthouse Villa Regia. The interior with the atmosphere of past times but in modern interpretation. The establishment is ideal for a short rest. Recommended specialties, such as “Mačanka” - sour mushroom soup with croutons - are waiting for you to taste and discover.

park (650 meters above sea level) is Slovakia’s national cultural monument with over 200 tree and flower species and complemented by streams with cascades and a fountain. The effect of the spa’s climatic therapy is multiplied by speleotherapy. There is also an opportunity to visit Jasov village lying in the southwestern part of the Kosice Basin, the area dominated by limestone rocks. The settlement dates back to the Paleolithic period thanks to the Jasovska cave 3 which is situated in the limestone cliff and was used in later prehistoric times as a dwelling. The Premonstratensian order has built their monastery nearby; since then it became an important European cultural monument. Jasov cave is located in the Medzev Upland. The cave became the first show cave in Slovakia in 1846, however the upper parts have been known as early as the 13th century. The Jasov cave belongs to the most important caves in the Slovak Karst National Park; being also inscribed on the world’s heritage list. It is known by the presence of rich calcite flowstone fill, remarkable rocky shapes and development of underground spaces, with abundant bat types, several archeological findings and interesting history. Dinner in the restaurant ‘Old mill’ (Starý mlyn). The image of the modern era milling in the 20th century can be presented by this mill, whose owner is a Brostl family. The driving force of the mill was water; the mill itself was built of stone. Currently it is a restaurant decorated by hand-painted paintings.

DAY 3 Enjoy traditional Slovak wines and discover charming surroundings for relaxation

After breakfast visit the local, semiwild plum garden. Kisar is Europes largest endemic floodpalin fruit garden with indigenous plum, apple, and walnut trees. Some 10 km south, on the banks of the river Túr, is the tiny village of Túristvándi, and its pride and joy, a wonderfully restored, 18th-century watermill 14 . Although it is no

Visit to company Frucona Kosice which deals with production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, syrups, pickles and fruit vinegar. Its history dates back to the early seventies of the 20th century. The company is well known and successfully established on domestic and foreign markets. Enjoy the tasting of traditional Slovak drinks.

A stop for home made strudel in a shady garden, than walk in the woods with a herbalist expert and storyteller. Cold, refreshing herbal tea follow our short but interesting excursion. Lunch: be ready to create your home made pasta. Enjoy a ‘hands-on’ pastry tasting with our local chef giving you an introduction to authentic regional recipes. After lunch relaxing at the river Tisza sandy beach or optional bicycle trip. Late afternoon visit Tarpa Distillery and taste one of the best fruit brandy of the country. Dinner is waiting at the distiller’s tasting room and celebrates the sustainable agriculture movement.

DAY 5 Country pleasures. Panyola Rustic breakfast, traditional Szatmar flavours, local, organic ingredients: artisan sausages, ham, farm eggs, sugar-free jams, organic vegetables, home made bread, fresh dairy products. After breakfast mini farmers’ market. Shopping your local farmers’ market is the easiest way to ensure that what you’re buying is seasonal, fresh, and local. No one knows the ins and outs of food like the people who grow it, so get answers straight from the experts by asking the really important questions. Find out exactly where your food comes from by asking where the farm is located, how far it is from the market, and if it’s organic. Most farmers are proud of their products and

don’t mind detailing exactly how their food is grown and what to do with it. To avoid plastic bags please bring your own canvas bags or baskets. Stop by the local cooperative for a printed walking map of the village. Then spend the day wandering around Panyola’s untouched natural beauty. If the season is right, the Panyolafeszt may be in full swing, offering a chance to witness the region’s harvest with area local chefs stocking up for their regional kitchen. The enthusiasts can also take part in various activities: ride in a horse-drawn carriage, canoe trips or take part in various activities for children.

Valaliky suburban village located few kilometers from Kosice is famous for one of the well-known artists Ladislav Stana. His expressive works are exhibited in many cities in Slovakia, Hungary, Austria and Switzerland. His inspiration is a woman as a symbol of beauty, motherhood and love. Lunch at the ‘Hostinec u gazdu’ in Valaliky; the restaurant which preserves tradition not only due to the equipment inside, but mainly in preparation of traditional foods. Approximately 15 km from Kosice there is a popular Ranch ‘Tara’ 4 offering to its visitors a wide range of options throughout the year. Tasting of traditional local specialties - cow cheese, goat cheese, homemade pasta with cheese. Year-round the ranch offers various activities like horseback riding lessons for beginners, accommodation, tasting of farm products (eggs, poultry meat, rabbit meat, pork, lamb), activities for children, primary school, family leisure, festivals, markets, or shows of different types.

www.culinaryheritage.org Carpathian Culinary Heritage Network Regional Offices In Ukraine: Tourist Association of Ivano-Frankivsk Region 26 Dnistrovska St., Ivano-Frankivsk, 76018, Ukraine Tel.: +38 0342 72 02 32 Fax: +38 0342 55 91 56 e-mail: office@taif.org.ua www.taif.org.ua In Romania: EcoLogic Association Unirii Boulevard, 12A/86, 430272, Baia Mare, Maramures County, Romania Tel.:+ 40 262 224035 Fax:+ 40 262 224035 e-mail: editp@nvn.ro www.ecologic.romm.ro Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Satu Mare County 4 Decebal Str., Satu Mare, 440006, Romania Tel.: +40 0261 710 790 Fax: +40 0261 715 058 e-mail: director@cciasm.ro www.cciasm.ro In Hungary: Szamos-Bazár Association Mezővég út 62, 4913 Panyola, Hungary Tel.: ++36 06 20 417 4188 e-mail: zsu@panyola.hu www.facebook.com/gasztrout In Slovakia: Klub kuchárov a cukrárov Čingovská 2, 040 12, Košice, Slovakia Tel.: + 421 918 380 962 email : info@szkc-ke.sk www.szkc-ke.sk Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kosice Regional Chamber Žižkova 6, 04001 Košice, Slovakia Tel.: + 42 1556998094 Fax: + 42 1556998282 e-mail: tomkova@sopk.sk www.ke.sopk.sk

After an interesting day full of adventures and delicious food the tour ends back in Kosice with accommodation in the Hotel Dalia.

DAY 4 Along the plum road. Kisar - Túristvándi Tiszakóród - Fülesd - Panyola longer used as a mill, visitors may see the wheels and the millstones at work. It was built in a folk style, the roof is covered by wooden tiles. The building has a magnificent view of the area and the river.

Carpathian Culinary Trail

Visit of the company JaJ Ostrožovič in Veľká Třňa. Accomodation in the apartments. A walk in the vineyard with a small wine tasting, tour to the production hall, cellar tour with an expert interpretation about the Tokaj region and tasting of 15 kinds of wine and bonus gift from wine archive Grand variant. Dinner prepared and served from own organic products.

Veľká Třňa – Tokaj Region 5 is geographically a closed area of winemaking and viticulture in basin of river Bodrog. This area is historical and territorial part of vast region of Tokaj, which has its major part spread in Hungary approximately 5 000 ha in comparison with Slovakia, where only 907 ha are determined by law. Although it is the smallest viticulture territory, it is also one of the most specific and unique areas within the country. Only here you can find stony hillsides of an old volcano, which is warmed up by a lovely warm breeze from the Hungarian puszta and only here you can find a noble fungi Botrytis cinerea, the basis of Tokaj selections. The wine cellars are protected by oak barrels, in which the wine of kings rests and gains bread taste. A walk in the vineyard of JaJ Ostrožovič with a small wine tasting, tour of the production hall, cellar tour with an expert interpretation about the Tokaj region and tasting 15 kinds of wine plus BONUS gift (vintage wine) will make your memories special.

This map was produced within the project ‘Carpathian Culinary Heritage Network’ implemented by the Tourist Association of Ivano-Frankivsk Region and Ivano-Frankivsk City Council from Ukraine, Association EcoLogic and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Satu Mare County from Romania, Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Slovakia and Szamos-bazár Association from Hungary. The overall objective of the project is to conserve and popularize the role and range of the different traditional Carpathian food products and cuisines as a catalyst for sustainable regional development and preservation of local cultural heritage. The project ‘Carpathian Culinary Heritage Network’ was implemented under the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 20072013 (www.huskroua-cbc.net), and was co-nanced by the European Union through the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument. The European Union is made up of 27 Member States who have decided to gradually link together their know-how, resources and destinies. Together, during a period of enlargement of 50 years, they have built a zone of stability, democracy and sustainable development whilst maintaining cultural diversity, tolerance and individual freedoms. The European Union is committed to sharing its achievements and its values with countries and peoples beyond its borders. The European Commission is the EU’s executive body. The Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme is to be implemented in the period of 2007-2013 on the external border of the participating EU Member States with Ukraine. The European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument supports cross-border co-operations on the external borders of the EU. The overall objective of the Programme is to intensify and deepen cooperation in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable way between Zakarpatska, Ivano-Frankivska and Chernivetska regions of Ukraine and eligible and adjacent areas of Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. The Joint Managing Authority of the Programme is the National Development Agency, Hungary. The website of the Programme is www.huskroua-cbc.net.

Carpathian Culinary Trail map, 2013. 4000 copies. Distributed free of charge © Tourist Association of Ivano-Frankivsk Region

This map has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this map is the sole responsibility of the Tourist Association of Ivano-Frankivsk Region and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union


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