Yaremche (old name — Yaremcha) is a mountain resort, the most famous tourist center of Ivano-Frankivsk region, which is located at the altitude of 550-585 m above sea level. It was first mentioned in 1787. Beautiful nature, clean air, and picturesque valley of the Prut River are the main attraction of Yaremche. The town is surrounded by the Horhany mountains, whose name originates from the mountains spreading on the tops and slopes of ridges. Even in Austro-Hungarian times, Yaremche was a popular resort. Boarding houses, hotels, restaurants, and private sector were built here.