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Best of L’viv and around

1,200.00$

L’viv and the area around is very rich for unique sights, original areas and different castles. In this tour we offer you all the best among numerous destinations. Moreover this program is very comfortable as the sights on this tour are located not more that 2 hours car-ride from L’viv. So every time after excursion you will come back to your hotel in the center of L’viv and relax.

L’viv and the area around the city is very rich for unique sights, original towns and different castles. In this tour we picked and offer you all the best among numerous routes and destinations that would be possible to visit. Moreover this program is very comfortable as you will not have to move from one city to another every time. The sights on this tour are located not more that 2 hours car-ride from L’viv. So every time after excursion program you will come back to same comfotrable accommodation place in the center of L’viv city.

PROGRAM:

Day 1:

  • morning arrival to Lviv from Kiev
  • accommodation
  • excursion over historical center of L’viv that would include Market Square, City hall (Ratusha), Armenian Quarter, fortifications of medieval town, numerous churches of different denominations and of different ages, Opera House, Mickiewicz Square , King Danilo statue and many other.
  • night rest in a hotel

Day 2:

  • trip to Pochaiv Lavra – one of the holiest orthodox places and second biggest monastery in Ukraine after Kiev Pechersk Lavra. The first notes about this beautiful temple complex come from far 16th century. The chronicle sais that the monastery was established by the monks of Kiev Pechersk Lavra who saved from Tatar-Mongol invanders. Pochaiv Lavra stands on a hill and overlooks the city from the height of 75 meters. It is not only the Mecca for pilgrims from all around the world, it is also very beautiful and peasful place with deep history and numerous legends and miracles. No matter what religion you folllow, from here you will come back with peace and love in your heart.
  • visit Anna’s sacred spring. A great opportunity to cure your body and soul with healing water of st. Anna’s spring that is located not far from Pochaiv Lavra. Here you can wash your face, drink healing water, take and bring it to your relatives and take a plunge in the delubrum that works every day and every hour all year round.

Day 3:

  • walking excursion over Lviv
  • Shevchenko gay – open air village museum in Lviv. The exhibit object of this place are more than 120 samples of architecture from different areas of Western Ukraine. Here you will find huts, churches, schools, mills and many original domestic implements that were used in our coutry by peasants.

Day 4:

  • trip to Truskavets town – balneological resort famous for healful waters. Here are consentrated numerous sanatoriums, recreation and retreat centers and the oldest pump-room established in 19th century
  • visit Drogobich church – beautiful old town with interesting original archtecture and herritage assets. But the most distinguished sight of the city is st.Georges churh that is one of best surviving samples of Halych architecture inscribed to UNESCO list!
  • Tustan rock-fortress . Tustan – conservation area boasting beautiful natural lanscapes and picturesque panoramic views. Moreover on the top of the mountain hills there existed a fortification complex. The remainings of that fortress are unique, have interesting firtory and dont have any analogue in Europe.

Day 5:

  • Golden horsehoe trip. Visiting 4 castles around Lviv including Zolochev casle, Svirzh castle, Olesko castle and Pidgirtsi castle. Each place have unique history and archtectural value, some have better state , some of them need good renovations but really worth to visit.
  • departure back to Kiev

PRICE: 1200$ per person, +300$ for every additional person

INCLUDED:

  • transportation to/from L’viv by train
  • all the transfers during the trip
  • comfortable accommodation in Lviv city center
  • excursion programs by professional local guides
  • entrance fees on the trip
  • VIP companionship service by English speaking lady guide during the trip (you can choose the companion guide)

Additional options

  • extend the tour around Lviv with more cities
  • make the tour shorter excluding some points of the program
  • request tailor-made program over Ukraine and get PRIVATE CALCULATION for the trip accounting your individual preferances
  • or you may consider more extended program – Trip over the best of Ukraine

Additional information

Location

Lviv, Pochaiv, Truskavets

Duration

5 days