The Volyn region has a glorious chronicle history. The heart of Volyn is the castle of prince Lubarta in Lutsk, her eyes are the large blue Shatsk’s lakes, which of these - the most famous Svityaz Lake. Svityaz is the deepest lake in Ukraine. Arteries of the Volyn region - water labyrinths of the Stokhod River. Its soul is an Orthodox fortified monastery in the village. Zymne. The ancient Volyn land was glorified by the ancient Rus cities of Lutsk, Volodymyr-Volynsky, Lyuboml and others.
The list of architectural monuments of national importance in the Volyn region includes 203 objects, archeological monuments - 149 (of which 16 are of national importance). 1282 historical monuments (of which 7 are of national importance) and 35 monuments of monumental art (of which one is of national importance) have been recorded.
In total, there are 220 lakes in the Volyn region; rivers such as Pripyat, Stokhod, Styr, Western Bug and others flow through its territory.
The name "Volyn" as a definition of the territory appeared in the Chronicle of 1077 and comes from the name of the ancient city presumably. Historical Volyn is not only the Volyn region, but is also the territories of the Rivne, Zhytomyr and even Ternopil regions.
Біля живописного озера Острівянське розташована дерев'яна церква св. великомученниці Варвари