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5-days Tour - Touch and Taste Lviv and Halychyna
- Arrival to Lviv
- Transfer to hotel
10:00 - 13:30 Basic city bus tour “Lviv - an architectural pearl of Ukraine”.
During the tour you will enjoy “must visit” sights such as High Castle hill with amazing panorama of the city; St. George Cathedral - the main Greek-Catholic church in Lviv (masterpiece of XVIII c.); Church and monastery of Bernardine’s order, a fortification complex of early XVII c.; city arsenal, a fortification structure of Renaissance period; Church of Assumption with Korniakt bell-tower, a masterpiece of late XVI-early XVII c.
During this part we will have a break for coffee with “syrnyk” (it is local kind of cheesecake) and will enjoy exclusive fire-show.
14:00 Lunch in “The Most Expensive Restaurant in Halychyna" known as “Masonic Lodge” - a mysterious and amazing place in Lviv, available only for the elite…
Following attractions options:
17:00 - 21:00 Ukrainian Cooking Class
Learning how to cook essential Ukrainian dishes - Borsch and Varenyky (dumplings with different fillings) - may be one of the best travel souvenirs you can bring home from a trip. Besides, knowing how to prepare a great Ukrainian meal for family or friends is probably one of the best experiences you can get in Ukraine.
The class takes place in the restaurant “Under the Golden Rose” in the former Jewish quarter of medieval Lviv. After the cooking class you will have an opportunity to indulge in the culinary masterpiece you have made by yourself.
18:00 - 22:00 The tasting of True Lviv Craft Beer with dinner in Pravda Beer Theater
Pravda (Truth) Beer Theater combines a restaurant, concert hall and beer shop. It has its own brewery that products about 200 sorts of beer and exports it in 13 countries of Europe. Besides Pravda Beer Theatre has its own Pravda-orchestra-brass band that creates a special atmosphere for visitors.
- Free time.
One day trip to the Carpathians
8:30 The area around the town of Skole, being just a 2 hour drive away from Lviv, has many things to offer: beautiful landscapes and fresh air, amazing rock formations and the ancient Tustan Fortress, picturesque waterfall at Kamianka and friendly people with their local culture and traditions.
The rocks near Urich village and the remains of fortress of XI-XIII c. are one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. In no other mountain massif of Europe there is an analogue of this site of nature and archeology. The historical and landscape complex “Tustan” is part of the nature national park “Skolivski Beskydy”, the largest one in Ukraine.
19:30 Return to Lviv
8:30 1-day trip to eco-farm “Fromages d’Elise”, a real modern “eco” complex where they make many kinds of cheese by French technology from a delicate fresh goat milk. During this tour we will have a chance to enjoy private excursion around the farm and have a lunch-tasting of fresh dairy products.
19:30 Return to Lviv.
10:00 - 13:00 This day will be dedicated to explore old Ukrainian traditions and lifestyle of the past. We will visit Lviv Folk Architecture Museum. It’s a definite must see site - also called “Shevchenkivsky Hay”.
The museum is located in a beautiful park and contains old farm houses with household equipment, ancient wooden churches and other wooden buildings necessary in everyday life of local farmers. All those buildings were collected from different corners of Western Ukraine and removed here. The wooden church from Kryvka village in Turka district of Lviv region is without doubt one of the most amazing landmarks of the region. It was included to UNESCO World Heritage of Wooden Churches in Ukraine and Poland.
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch time.
15:30 - 18:30 Next we are going to have walking city tour “Seven Wonders of ancient Lviv” with wine degustation
We can relax during free time after lunch and -
17:00 - 22:00 Visit Opera House performance with excursion around the theater.
Austrian Heritage in Lviv
8:00 Breakfast and check out from the hotel
10:00 - 12:00 Walk city tour “Austrian Heritage in Lviv”. It includes tasting of handmade Lviv chocolate and visiting local liqueur shops.
Lviv Handmade Chocolate Works: in the atmosphere typical for Austrian times in Lviv the visitors will see amazing chocolate souvenirs of incredible shapes and taste three kinds of handmade chocolate - black, white and milk one.
10:00 - 12:30 Emotional city tour “Between the sky and the ground”: an unusual route between roofs and catacombs in medieval Lviv with legends, lost facts and unusual stories.
13:00 Lunch in the Grand cafe Leopolis, located in the city Town Hall.
Transfer to the airport.
Included: accommodation in twin rooms (4 nights), meals according to the program (breakfast in
hotels, lunches), transportation and English speaking guide, entrance tickets, transfer from / to
Not included: flight tickets, insurance, single supplement – 60€ for 3* hotel, 85€ for 4* hotel,
personal expenses, meals not mentioned in the program.