Lviv and lviv Region Castles (The Golden Horseshoe)

4 Days

Day 1
– Meeting at the Lviv International Airport. Transfer from the airport.
– Dinner at a local restaurant.
– Transfer to the hotel. Check-in.

Day 2
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-12:00 Walking tour along the medieval city: architectural ensemble, the pearl of the Renaissance – Market Square, Church of the Assumption – the monument of Renaissance architecture, Latin Cathedra – the oldest Gothic menumeny, Armenian Cathedral – a monument of the 14th century. Visiting the museum-pharmacy and museum of weapons “Arsenal”. Visiting the market of author goods – Vernissage.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at a local restaurant.
13:00-18:00 Excursion to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life “Shevchenko’s grove.” The Shevchenko Grove is a museum in the open air. Here You can see the pieces of Ukrainian woodcraft and home stuff. Over 10,000 exhibits from different ethnographic regions of Western Ukraine are collected here. The current exhibition contains more than 20,000 household items and folk art. Museum successfully combines hilly landscape, recovered plants from Carpathians and carefully transferred the historical buildings from different regions of Western Ukraine.

18:00-19:00 Dinner at a local restaurant.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel.

Day 3
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-12:00 Outside excursion to Olesko castle, This is the oldest building in western Ukraine, and one of the best-known castles that had been reconstructed from ruin. The place where Polish King Jan III Sobieski spent many years of his life. The king became famous because he managed to stop the advance of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. In our day a museum occupies the castle, exhibiting unique works of art. Not only the castle itself, but also the grand park laid around it, are worth compliments. Rare species of trees, a fruit garden, fountains and sculptures on one of the park terraces create an inimitable ensemble. You will see all this beautie.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at a local restaurant.

Day 4
– Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.
– Transfer to Lviv International Airport.

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