LVIV

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Lviv, one of the oldest and also the most unusual cities in Ukraine, is considered one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. Its beauty, amazing landmarks, impressive architecture and historical sites make the city stand out among all other cities in Europe. In fact, the historic center of Lviv, which can be called an outdoor museum, is preserved and is included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

It was in the middle of the 13th century that Lviv was founded by Prince Danylo Halytsky. He named the city after his son, Leo. It was in the year 1256 that the Lviv chronicles were first mentioned. The architecture of the city has a good mix of elements – Gothic and Baroque, Renaissance and Romanesque, Rococo and Empire, modern eclectic, and constructivism. Different talented artists from all over Europe contributed to creating unique architectural gems that now exist in the city.

Lviv plays an important role in the history of Ukraine. Its culture is rich and the country takes pride for the incomparable architecture which can only be found in Lviv. When you visit Lviv, you’ll find yourself falling in love with the city and you’ll go back home with lasting memories and so much fascination for the country.

Sample Itinerary

Here is a sample itinerary for a 5-day trip in Lviv. Detailed tour information for any of our tours can be obtained by request. We are happy to work with you to customize the trip of a lifetime for your group or if you are planning a trip for yourself. We can advise if you will require a visa prior to your travel. We are available 24/7 to assist you with any questions.

Arrival Day

Upon arrival our driver will meet you at the entrance of the terminal and take you to your hotel.

Day One:

  • 11 a.m. Arrival at Lviv Danylo Halytskyi Airport
    • After arrival, transfer from Lviv Airport to the Grand Hotel Lviv Luxury and Spa
  • 12 p.m. Check-in at hotel
  • 12:30 p.m. Rest before lunch
  • 2 p.m. Lunch at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 4 p.m. – Sightseeing tour through Old Town beginning at Market Square and stopping at the Chapel of the Boim Family
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Return to your hotel

Day Two:

  • 7-10 a.m. – Breakfast and leisure time on your own
  • 10:30 a.m. – Sightseeing tour featuring St. George’s Cathedral overlooking the town from the western hill
  • 2 p.m. – Lunch at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 4 p.m. – Tour through the Pharmacy Museum and Armenian Cathedral
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Return to hotel

Day Three:

  • 7-10 a.m. – Breakfast at the hotel
  • 11 a.m. – Visit Lviv Arsenal and Armenian Street
  • 2 p.m. – Lunch at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 3:30 p.m. – Tour High Castle Hill
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Travel back to your hotel

Day Four:

  • 7- 10 a.m. – Breakfast at the hotel and leisure time on your own
  • 10:30 a.m. – Visit Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet and Lychakiv Cemetery
  • 2:30 p.m. – Lunch at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 4:00 p.m. – Tour Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life and House of Scientists
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Travel back to your hotel

Day Five:

  • 7- 10 a.m. – Breakfast at the hotel and leisure time on your own
  • 10-12 p.m. – If time permits, you can explore the local shops and enjoy a final lunch in historical Lviv
  • 12-2 p.m. – Return travel to the airport will be coordinated around your departure flight, and the taxi driver will deliver you to the airport according to personal trip details