Kyiv – Lviv

City tour. During panoramic city tour we will show you

Day 1 Kyiv
Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the restaurant with guide’s assistance.
Dinner at local restaurant.
Transfer to the hotel. Check-in.

Day 2 Kyiv
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-12:00 City tour. During panoramic city tour we will show you Kyiv the capital of Ukraine and the cradle of Eastern Slavonic states of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. The tour includes visit to Vladimir’s Cathedral the most prominent sacral painting complex of the late XIX c. decorated by world well-known artists. You will examine magnificent mosaics and frescoes of St. Sophia Cathedral built in the beginning of XI c. to glorify the victory of Prince Yaroslav the Wise over Pechenegs’ tribes.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
13:00-18:00 You will visit the National Kyiv-Pechersk Caves’ Monastery Historical and Cultural Reserve.The monastery was set up in the mid XI century A.D. It is one of the most ancient monasteries on the territory of Eastern Slavonic states. During this tour you will visit underground labyrinths of caves with mummies of monks, Museum of Treasures displaying the rich Scythian Gold collection and collection of the Judaic ritual silver objects XVIII-XX c, Museum of Microminiatures.
18:00-19:00 Dinner at the local restaurant.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel.

Day 3 Kyiv
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-13:00 Today’s tour will get you to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life situated in the picturesque suburb of Kyiv Pirogovo. It is one of the largest museums under open air in the world that covers about 159 hectares and contains more than 300 unique buildings of folk architecture XVI – XX c. churches, houses, household constructions and workshops filled with household utensils, working instruments, clothes, works of folk art.
13:00-14:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
14:00-18:00 After lunch you will visit the National Museum of World War II. The major exposition is located in 15 rooms covering the area of 5,000 square meters and includes more than 12,000 exhibits. The documents of military commanders; valuable collections of orders, medals and arms; unique things and documents of Nazi-occupation and liberation period. On the territory of the museum there is a large exposition of military equipment of Soviet epoch.
18:00-19:00 Dinner at local restaurant.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel.

Day 4 Kyiv – Lviv
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.
09:00-11:30 Visit to Andriivskyi Uzviz (Descent) that starts from St.Andrew’s Church will impress You with its unique atmosphere. Numerous art galleries and shops of folk and applied art make this romantic street the cultural center of Kyiv.
Buying souvenirs.
St. Andrew’s Church a striking piece of baroque architecture of XVIII c. built according to the designs of well-known architect B.Rastrelli on the top of Vladimir’s Hill.
11:30-12:30 Lunch at the local restaurant.
12:30-14:00 Transfer to the International airport Borispol.
15:00-16:20 Flight from Kyiv to Lvov.
16:20-17:30 Meeting at the International airport Lvov.
18:00-19:00 Dinner at the local restaurant.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel. Check in.

Day 5 Lviv
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-12:00 Lviv, Old Town. The tour will show you the most remarkable sights of the ancient city, which has preserved as an indivisible architectural ensemble in spite of wars, fires and revolutions – the medieval Rynok Square with the Town Hall and a set of ancient buildings, the Gothic Latin Cathedral, beautiful Cathedrals of Bernadines, Jesuits and Dominicans, ruin of the all Europe famous Golden Rosa Synagogue, magnificent city fortifications, including the Town and Royal Armouries, Gunpowder Tower and other old relics.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
13:00-18:00 “The Shevchenko Grove”
The Shevchenko Grove is a museum in the open air. Here you can see the pieces of Ukrainian woodcraft and home stuff. The Shevchenko Grove is located in a very picturesque place in Lvov. Over 10,000 exhibits from different ethnographic regions of Western Ukraine are collected here.
18:00-19:00 Dinner at the local restaurant.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel.

Day 6 Lviv
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-12:00 The full day excursion “The Golden horseshoe of Lvov region”
This excursion includes Olesky castle, the castle in Podgortsy and Zolochevsky castle.Olesko castle is a famous monument of the 12th-17th centuries. The ancient Russian fortress became the magnate residence many years later and was rebuilt in the style of the Italian Renaissance.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
13:00-19:00 Podgortsy castle is a piece of architecture of the late Renaissance of 1640. It belonged to the Zhevusskys – the magnate family. It is surrounded by bulwarks and pits. The cathedral was built in the baroque style. It has the front gates and a park of the 18th century with old lindens. Podgortsy castle is the branch of Lvov art gallery. Zolochevsky castle. There are two wonderful stones with the manuscript dating back to the 13th-16th centuries in its area.
19:00-20:00 Dinner at the local restaurant.
20:00 Transfer to the hotel.

Day 7 Lviv
– Breakfast at the hotel.
– Transfer to the International airport Lvov.

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