Europe’s largest contiguous primeval beech forest is situated here, in Ukraine.
Some of the largest and oldest European beeches grow here – some trees are about 500 years old and they are over 45 metres high, nearly reaching the sky.
The largest contiguous primeval beech forest is situated here, in Ukraine.
The primeval forests are unique because they were formed without human intervention, exclusively under the influence of natural forces. They are a sample of a sustainable and stable forest ecosystem. Researchers, students, foresters and conservationists from all over the world are impressed by their uniqueness and come here to study it.
Pristine nature – large areas of beech, fir and spruce primeval forests can be seen in the Chornohora, the Uholka-Shyrokyi Luh, and the Kuzii-Trybushanskyi forestlands.
When traveling to primeval forests, keep in mind that it is impossible to reproduce them.