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to improve your health and keep in excellent shape

Apart from a good rest in harmony with nature, the Carpathians will add to your health. The entire highlands and neighboring areas have since long been famous for their mineral water, of which there are 400 springs in Transcarpathia alone.

The famous balneological resort of Truskavets, Lviv Region, has a unique mineral water, Naftusia, with therapeutic properties that can take care of a lot of diseases; other famous spas are located in Morshyn and Skhidnytsia, in Lviv Region as well.

Amid the Podolian Tovtry limestone mountain range (also called Medobory) in Ternopil Region the visitor can enjoy a refreshing rest and, if he so desires, undergo effective but inexpensive medical treatment. Tovtry’s curative mineral waters are mentioned in chronicles of the 13th century. The doctors of Medobory’s balneological establishments are true magicians in reviving patients affected by diseases of the nervous, sustentative and locomotory systems, combining treatment with rides on horseback, tours of caves, and odor therapy. Also, Medobory is next to being a heaven for admirers of beer. Its local unfiltered variety can easily deal with quite a lot of ailments.

Medobory is also famous for the Cathedral of The Virgin Mother in the village of Zarvanytsia. Every year about one million pilgrims visit the cathedral to seek relief from ill health as they pray to the miracle-working icon at Zarvanytsia.