On the territory of Ukraine there are many interesting and picturesque tourist places where you can relax in the summer with your family. The main thing is to have a desire and some free time!
On the eve of the summer season, when experienced or just starting tourists start planning their travels in Ukraine, everyone, without exception, has the same questions: Where is it better to relax in Ukraine? or Where to go on a weekend with children?
There are more than enough options, the main thing to decide on your preferences, it should be: rest at sea in summer, green tourism, exclusively beach rest or a calm and carefree vacation by the lake.
Against the background of the crazy rhythm of modern life, the majority have a desire to retire in nature, enjoying the silence. Indeed, in our everyday life there is so much noise, stress and negativity that it is sometimes difficult to find the strength to move on. At such a moment, you clearly realize that outdoor recreation is vital. The best option for summer time will be the unique natural attraction of the Odessa region, Lake Yalpug, the existence of which many tourists do not even realize.
Characteristics of Lake Yalpug
The ownership of the lake is spread out over the expanses of the Bolgradsky, Izmail, and also Reniysky districts. The tourist location has a length of almost 39 kilometers, a width of 15 kilometers and a depth of 5.5 meters. In its structure, the freshwater resource has an elongated shape.
The lake is located near the city of Bolgrad, where you can rent housing and visit interesting tourist places. It should be noted that the lake is fed by underground sources, the main of which is located on the territory of Moldova. In the southern part of Yalpug there is a strait, it provides natural water exchange with the Bessarabian lake – Kugurluy.
Today, Lake Yalpug is a quiet tourist place in Odessa, which is ideal for family travel, fishing and relaxing in a tent. Therefore, if you are already choosing tourist routes for the whole family in Ukraine or considering the best ideas for outdoor recreation, then pay attention to Lake Yalpug. There is rich flora and fauna, fabulous landscape, silence and unique beauty.
What to do on Lake Yalpug?
Yalpug Lake is a good place for fishing and a picnic. In its open spaces live: crucian carp, grass carp, bream, catfish, pike, silver carp, vessels, narrow-toed crayfish and much more.
For tourists and fishermen, several rental offices were opened here, where it is possible to rent a tent, fishing rod and all the necessary uniforms for fishing.
In these places not only fishing, but also hunting is possible. The local land in the coastal zone is well known to the hunting club as a permanent habitat for roe deer, wild boars,
hares and waterfowl. But remember that hunting is possible with a license!
To diversify your vacation on Lake Yalpug, it makes sense to visit the beautiful city of Bolgrad, where you can visit several historical sights: Transfiguration Cathedral, Inzova Mausoleum or St. Nicholas Church.