LVIV - ukraine-travel

THE CITY OF LION

Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It is also considered to be the capital of Galicia and the centre of Western Ukraine. A historical part of Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

 

Here is the biggest amount of architectural monuments in Ukraine. The city Lviv is named after Prince Leo I of Galicia, son of the Lviv founder King Daniel of Galicia. The city has never changed its name.

 

The ancient European city of Lviv in gorgeous and magnificent, the old castles and paved roads create the image of a fairy-tale and bring one back to the good old times.

THE CITY OF LION

  8 days/7 nights The Castles Tour specializes in all-inclusive small-group tours – featuring inside visits at the most impressive ancient architectural masterpieces like fairy castles, monasteries, grand palaces and stable fortresses of Ukraine. Chernivtsi is city with unique architecture, rich cultural heritage that is fairly called the pearl of architecture. The historical building system is complete, almost untouched ensemble of the XIX – XX centuries. It is famous for its Viennese architecture that originated during the prosperity of Austro-Hungarian Empire of Habsburgs, a part of which the city was for almost 150 years. The Regional Museum of Folk Architecture and Life is located in the outskirts of Chernivtsi city. The life and mode of the ancient village are recreated on the territory of the museum. It reflects Bukovynian settlements of the XIX- first half XX centuries and specific features of this area, such as wind mills, a tavern, a country farriery, a small house and a yard of a poor peasant, a yard of a rich peasant, a well sweep, a church with a bell tower. Kamianets-Podilskyi is called the city of seven cultures and nationalities because of its incredible architecture. The old city is truly a unique place situated on the high rocky banks canyon, formed of the Smotrych River. In the past, this canyon was a defensive shield of Kamianets because it surrounded the Old City and its height is about 40 meters, and its width is about 180 meters. Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle is a part of National Historical and Architectural Reserve “Kamianets” that is recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. This complex consists of 12 towers, each of them has its name and story, and a castle bridge. In the vaults of the Castle complex there is a reconstructed panorama of the castle defense of 1672, during the Turkish invasions. Also, there is an exposition dedicated to the history of throwing weapons in Podillya Region. Khotyn is a city, situated on the right bank of the Dnister River. It is an ancient city of two worlds – Christian and Muslim; the place of many great historical battles.  Plenty of princes and empires fought for the fortress and plenty of warriors perished near it walls.  Nowadays, every year a great festival “Mediaeval Khotyn” is held in this fortress. Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It is also considered to be the capital of Galicia and the centre of Western Ukraine. The historical part of Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here is the biggest amount of architectural monuments in Ukraine. The city of Lviv is named after Prince Leo I of Galicia, son of the Lviv founder King Daniel of Galicia. The city has never changed its name.
From EUR 680
Lviv – Ivano-Frankivsk – Kolomyia – Delyatyn – Yaremche – Ivano-Frankivsk Duration: 6 days/5 nights Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It is also considered to be the capital of Galicia and the centre of Western Ukraine. A historical part of Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here is the biggest amount of architectural monuments in Ukraine. The city Lviv is named after Prince Leo I of Galicia, son of the Lviv founder King Daniel of Galicia. The city has never changed its name. Master class in the Lviv Handmade Chocolate House is an hour and a half of a chocolate craft, decorating chocolate pieces, new knowledge about chocolate, tasting drinks and sweets made by yourself under the supervision of a professional choclatier. Every participant will turn into a true chocolate-master and your sweet dream will come true. We will have you wear a chocolatier uniform, give you all the necessary items and natural chocolate of a high quality. Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It’s also considered to be a capital of Galicia and a centre of Western Ukraine.  Ivano-Frankivsk is the city of promenades, first of all. It’s one of the very populous and old regions of Ukraine. The city fascinates by its architecture, forged pieces, and souvenir shops with unique works of craftsmen. Yaremche is the most famous climatic health resort of the Precarpathian area, the touristic (travel) center of Ivano-Frankivsk region and the whole Hutsulshchyna. It is located among picturesque mountains and on the riverside of the river Prut at the altitude of 550-585 meters above sea level.  Optional tour: Kolomyia is the center of the social, cultural and educational life of Precarpathian area, the capital of the Pokuttya land. This city impresses both its guests and local people by its vivid museums, incredible historical, cultural and architectural monuments. This city has saved its original architectural charm of a European city, having been built at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries. One of the well-known monuments of this city is a Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called Spaska. It was built in 1587 and is considered to be one of the oldest wooden churches in Galicia. An old iconostasis of the XVIII century was preserved in the church.