Tourist Routes Exploring Ancient Hillforts

Route No. 622 Mista Pohorynnia (Towns and Cities of Pohorynnia) Bilivsʹke horodyshche (“Biliv Hillfort”)

Route No. 622 "Towns and Cities of Pohorynnia. Biliv Hillfort" is a radial route of moderate difficulty with a minor ascend.

A trip along the route No. 622 "Towns and Cities of Pohorynnia. Biliv Hillfort" will allow the travellers to experience the history of Kyivan (Kievan) Rus, as in the "Ostvytsia" Historical Re-enactment Park and “Peresopnytsia” Cultural and Archaeological Centre one can see cultural reproduction of dwellings, clothes, utensils and fortifications of these times. Moreover, visitors can also take a boat trip on reproduced boats and dugouts (boats made from hollowed trees). Along the route you will visit three ancient hillforts: Basiv Kut Hillfort, Biliv Hillfort, and Yasynynychi Hillfort. Zamchysko Castle in Novozhukiv village is quite an interesting tourist location on this route with scenic views on the ponds. Whereas the lovers of interesting pictures should visit (especially in spring) the lilac tunnel in the Diadkovychi village. Route No. 622 "Towns and Cities of Pohorynnia. Biliv Hillfort" passes lies through secondary roads, while road surface along the route is mostly earth paths and asphalt roads (with short paved sections).

Route length:
60 km
Duration of trip (riding time):
4 hours
Total ascent:
269 m
Difficulty:
moderate