​Danube Biosphere Reserve

​Danube Biosphere Reserve


Danube Biosphere Reserve - is Europe's largest natural lands, undisturbed by human activities and are under protection. The reserve includes the entire Danube delta in Ukraine and two-kilometer strip of sea area along the coast. Most of the reserve is covered Danube smooth - shallow lake overgrown with reeds. This is an ideal habitat for Bole than 260 species of birds that nest there in huge numbers. Especially a lot of birds gather in the coastal spits during seasonal migration. In the flooded areas and the islands between them is also home to dozens of species of animals and fish, many of which are listed in the Red Book of Ukraine.

To reserve is characterized by a variety of natural landscapes that can be found on a relatively small area. This floodplain forests, meadows, salt marshes, sand and pristine human remains of steppes.

The key is that all of this natural wealth is allowed to admire nature lovers and tourists. The administration of the reserve on its territory organized around a dozen official tourist routes.

Vilkovo - the city on the water.
Vilkovo - also called the Venice of the Ukrainian. Getting around this village on the boat easier because instead of roads through its streets are canals. Villagers - Believers - still keep their customs and individual lifestyle.

"Lookout"
On the "green parking" on the border "Midday" built the tower to observe the rich flora and fauna of the Danube delta. From there, a 11-meter height with the help of binoculars, you can see a panorama of the Danube flooded areas, thickets of water chestnut and white lilies, the output mouth of the Black Sea midday.

"Ecological path" Lebedinka "
Walk on the wooden "sidewalks" through riverine forest will leave a lasting impression of the rich nature of the Danube Delta. And from the vantage house can Buda, hidden, observe the natural life of birds and animals that live here in unprecedented numbers.

"Zapovednoe seaside"

Eastern "Quiet deserted seashore, the flooded vast lake covered most extensive in Ukraine thickets of white lilies and water chestnut, and the kingdom is constantly noisy birds will not leave anyone indifferent.

"Zapovednoe seaside"

Eastern "Quiet deserted seashore, the flooded vast lake covered most extensive in Ukraine thickets of white lilies and water chestnut, and the kingdom is constantly noisy birds will not leave anyone indifferent.