Weekend in Lvov (“Golden Horseshoe” of Lvov region in the program)

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Weekend in Lvov  (“Golden Horseshoe” of Lvov region in the program)

Duration: 4 days/3 nights

Itinerary: Lvov – “Golden Horseshoe” of Lvov region

Tour program

Day 1

Arrival in Lvov. Meet-and-greet at the airport. Transfer without a guide to your hotel will be provided. Check-in at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at your hotel in Lvov.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. Lviv city tour. The route of the panoramic walking tour through the center of Lvov passes through the streets of the medieval town, the famous Market Square, avenues that are filled with history. You will see all the most popular and famous monuments of  architecture.  You will also  visit Jewish, Russian, Polish, Armenian districts, famous square Rynok, Dominican and Armenian Cathedrals, Jesuit Church, Opera House, House of Scientists and so on. And since the walk will take approximately 2 hours – we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes and bring a good mood!

Free time in the city. 

- We highly recommend you to visit restaurant-grill “Meat and Justice”. The restaurant is located in the gloomy casemates of the Bernardine monastery, in the center of Lviv.  The theme of the place is medieval times and work of the city hangman. In the interior there will be mock-ups of all kinds of instruments of torture and execution. “Harlots” here work as waitresses, and the only thing that guillotine cuts here, , is the largest in Ukraine sausage called "Ksenya".

- After the end of the walking tour you may also visit craft brewery “Stargorod” (in the center of Lvov. You will see “beer dungeons” and will have a tasting of 4 types of Lvov authentic beer. (additional cost of  3,5-4$ per person for 4 types of beer (200 ml))

- Also, as an alternative, you may visit renewed Museum of Brewery – “Lvivarnya” (1,5 km away from the city center). You will have a look at the exposition of the museum and will taste 3 types of Lvov beer (additional cost of 3$ per person for the entrance + 2,5-3$ per person for the 3 glasses of sample beer (200 ml))

Free time in the city.

- another option is an excursion "Night guard of Lviv" (The beginning of the tour is at 22:00): when the sun hides over the horizon, to protect our peace on the streets of Lviv goes Black Burgomaster. And we will have the opportunity to help him in this not an easy task and learn all the secrets of th e night city. Who if not him, the one who lives more than one century, knows everything about the old city ... Unexpected encounters, scary legends, ghosts, secret rites, mysterious streets and dark alleys - all this awaits us during a night walk in Lviv! And for the good work,  Pan Burgomaster will treat us with delicious tea, and devote the most active participants into the "Honorary Guards of the City”.  (6$ per person in Russian, 10$ per person in English). Overnight.

Day 3

 Breakfast at the hotel.

We suggest you to take a tour  “Golden Horseshoe of Lvivsky region”, 3 castles: Olessky, Zolochevsky and Podgoretsky;

Duration of the tour: 8:00 hours.

Length of the route: 200 кm.

Timing : 9:00 - 18:00

Departure time  - 9:00 (recommended).

Route:

11:30 – arrival to Zolochaevsky Castle. Accompanied by the guide you will have a tour around castle and will see expositions and exhibits. Freetime.

13:30 – arrival to Podgoretsky Castle. The guide will show you the exterior of the castle (unfortunately the inner part of the castle is closed to visitors due to long term reconstruction works) and will tell you its history.

15:00 – arrival to Olessky Castle. Lunch at the restaurant in the castle “Gridnitsa” will surely surprise you not just with its colorful and delicious dishes (mixter of the European and local cuisine), but with its stylish medieval elements of decoration and quality of service.

Guide will introduce to the group the expositions of the castle, will also provide information about history and architecture of this place. Free time.

After the trip into medieval times, full of impressions, stories and delicious food,  we are returning safely back into current age, to Lvov.

18:00 – returning to Lvov (as planned).

 Free time in the city. Overnight.  

Day 4

 Breakfast (do not drink coffee). Excursion "Lvov with a taste of coffee" with coffee tasting (additional cost of 10-12$ per person, depends on the amount of participants). Coffee in Lvov is nothing but a mineral that is mined in the same way as coal or peat. We invite everyone to the amazing coffee dungeons, where you will hear everything about this aromatic drink, watch master classes on brewing the most amazing coffee, and of course, try a cup of magic drink, made in accordance to a unique recipe. The bitter-sweet taste of the underground world of coffee will captivate us,  even those, who have not been a coffeeman before, after all, only in Lviv, you can get that title. Free time to have lunch in the city. Transfer to the airport. End of service.

*all tours are under protection of copyright!

Cost of the Tour:

The prices are per person in USD ($):

Accomodation

Hotels 3* Reikartz Dworzec 3*$

Hotels 4*

Еurohotel 4*$

Hotels 4*+

Reikartz Мedieval 4*+, swiss-hotel 4*+$

Hotels 5*

NOBILIS HOTEL 5*, Leopolis 5*$

DOUBLE

309$

332$

431$

492$

SINGLE

361$

373$

590$

751 $

TRIPLE

299 $

323 $

421 $

482 $

*all the hotels may be replaced by equals in the same category. 

Included in the cost:

  • ·         3 nights in the hotel of your choice in Lvov
  • ·         3 breakfasts, 
  • ·         Transfer airport-hotel-airport
  • ·         Guide service in English
  • ·         Walking tour Lvov city tour (app 3 hours)
  • ·         Excursion “Golden Horseshoe of Lvov region” (the whole day with lunch and entrance tickets)  

!!!the company keeps the right to swap excursion days of the tour, without changing the content of the program

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