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Make the most of your limited time in Lviv on a private 4- to 10-hour sightseeing tour. A bespoke itinerary takes you to the major attractions of the city which interest you most. Possible stops include the UNESCO listed Old Town, Dominican Cathedral, and Lychakiv Cemetery. Private luxury transportation and lunch at a typical Ukrainian restaurant are included to ensure a comfortable and holistic tour experience.
Lviv Old Town tour is a private walking tour with Lviv local who will take you along the narrow brick streets of the Old City of Lviv and wıll share exciting stories of each amazing attraction.
Lviv ıs rıghtly called a treasure of Eastern Europe. For more than 8 centuries, the city has been a part of six different states. Even today, both locals and tourısts feel the influence of the West and the East on the streets of the old city, where the houses keep many legends and secrets. During this tour, you will see Market Square, the heart of Lviv and wıll visit Jewish, Armenian and Ruthenian quarters. You will also see the oldest pharmacy in Lviv, will find out about the duration of the longest construction, and what the rules for living in this medieval city were. In Lviv, you will meet Masoch – the one masochism was named after; you will tower the city hall, which offers stunning views of the entire Lviv.
Before World War II Lviv was under the Polish rule. In the beginning of September 1939 Luftwaffe conquered sky of all Poland. The Second World War were started by Nazi German and Soviet Union as allies, who wanted to divide the world.
During and after WWII the citizens of Lviv were the victim of many war crimes against humanity from Soviet and Nazi regimes. There are a lot of places which looks like a black spot in our city. I will show you some of that places and tell you about their history.
Most World War II historical places in Lviv including 2 museums and 3 prisons.
We will see Rynok square, old Casino, Lviv University, St. Yura cathedral church, "Lonskoho prison", "Brygitky", old synagogue, Jewish ghetto, "Territory of terror" and many other monuments and places.
With a dedicated guide in the lead, walk the underground passages of Lviv on this private tour. As you pass underneath Lviv's Old Town, hear about the secrets and mysteries that are entrenched in the city's history and stored in these catacombs, more than 62 miles (100 kilometers) long. Visit the dungeons of the Dominican Cathedral and the remains of the Prince Lev Castle, as well as the catacombs under the Pharmacy Museum.
Visit three of the most important historic sites in Western Ukraine on this full-day tour from Lviv and benefit from the expertise of a private guide. Tour the historic town of Lutsk, including Lubart’s Castle and the Lutheran Church; admire the romantic Tunnel of Love in Klevan; and explore the striking fortress of Tarakaniv.
Explore the highlights of western Ukraine on this full-day private tour from Lviv. As you travel, enjoy the scenery on the provided round-trip transportation and let your guide take care of navigation and directions. Stops include Tarakaniv Fort, Kremenets Castle, Dubno Castle, and the 13th-century Orthodox monastery Pochayiv Lavra. This private tour means personalized attention for you and your party and features a flexible itinerary.
Spend three amazing days in the heart of Carpathian Mountains! Stay in the town of Sheshory with your family. Learn about traditions and local crafts of Hutsuls, Ukrainian Carpathian highlanders and hike in the Carpathian Mountains. Enjoy the beautiful views and join unique cultural experience.
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Discover the historic monuments of Lviv’s ‘Golden Horseshoe’ on this full-day tour and benefit from the expertise of a private guide. Take a walk through Ukrainian history as you visit the medieval castle and art gallery of Olesko, admire the Renaissance architecture of Zolochiv Castle, and stroll the idyllic gardens of Pidhirtsi Castle. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Discover the top sights of Lviv on a private 5.5-hour sightseeing tour. You set the pace as you explore the Old Town and make visits to Lychakiv Cemetery and the Shevchenkiv Hai Museum of Folk Architecture with your private guide. You’re also free to customize the itinerary based on your interests. Enjoy your tour on foot or elect to travel by a private vehicle with room for up to 15 people.
Culinary connoisseurs and off-beat travelers will enjoy a Food Tour of Lviv. You and your private guide will stop at five locations to taste various dishes and non-alcoholic beverages. Each restaurant is unique, offering a different decor, menu, and experience. This is an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the diverse culinary scene of Lviv in just three hours.
Cook a traditional meal of Ukrainian foods in a local home with a private cooking class that can be tailored to your preferences. Working alongside an experienced cook, you’ll prepare three courses that could include classic dishes such as ‘borsch,’ or beet soup; ‘varenyky’ dumplings; and the potato pancakes called ‘deruny.’ Enjoy the homey atmosphere and friendly hosts throughout the meal, which is accompanied by snacks and unlimited drinks.
Join a private guide for a personalized tour of Lviv that combines the best elements of a car tour and a walking tour. You’ll need wheels to check out Lviv High Castle, Lychakiv Cemetery, Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and other top sites. Then, set out on foot to get a street-level view of Lviv's historic cobblestone streets, which are filled with history and fascinating landmarks.
Enjoy a personalized experience of stunning and historical Lviv. Your adventure takes you to the best-loved buildings of the city, including the Gothic Latin Cathedral, Golden Rosa Synagogue, and Gunpowder Tower. You’ll also appreciate the city in its entirety from the unrivaled view on High Castle Hill. History buffs will be happy to stop by the Lviv Military Institute and the Soviet Army monument. The iconic Lviv Opera House is also seen on your all encompassing tour of this illustrious city.
Enjoy an affordable private arrival transfer from the Lviv International Airport to your centrally located hotel in Lviv. Skip the line for taxis and avoid the hassle of dealing with public transportation as you arrive to Lviv. There is no better way to start your trip to Lviv. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace and dedicated attention from a private guide on this full-day tour of the Zakarpattia region. Stroll through the quaint streets of Mukacheve and visit St. Miklosh, Shenbornov, and Palanok castles. Listen to your guide's commentary on the history and culture of the region. Round-trip private transportation from Lviv included.
Discover Lviv’s Jewish history and heritage on a private 2-hour walking tour. Explore the atmospheric Jewish Quarter, admire the ruins of the Golden Roza Synagogue and other landmarks, and learn about important historic figures including Sholem Aleichem.
We traveled to Lviv to experience the city and connect with Family whom we'd never met. We engaged the tour services of Diana to help navigate the language barrier and landscape. We were not disappointed. Diana contacted the family (not an easy task) on our behalf and set everything up. Turns out the day of the tour, one of the family members was in hospital in Lviv. Instead of bypassing this individual she took us directly to the hospital where we experienced an emotional meeting with family. We later carried on to the village where our family resided and enjoyed a visit we never would have experienced without her help. Following that and the return trip to Lviv, Diana introduced us to some of the true highlights of Lviv. Diana delivered an extremely high level product, taking great pride in what she does and in her country. For anyone looking to travel into her area of touring we strongly recommend her guiding services.
Suggested is a Full day Genealogy Tour for 1-7 persons to one of the villages/towns of Western Ukraine. Such tours usually last from 6 to 12 hours per day or can be stretched up to 2 days or more. The tours include visits to the local archives, meetings with locals, cultural and rural experience and, possibly finding Your close or distant relatives in Ukraine!
Olesko, Pidhirtsi and Zolochiv Castles which are the most majestic and ancient castles of Ukraine are located not far from Lviv. During this tour, you will visit them all and learn their interesting stories and legends.
Choose one of the most popular Galician tourist routes – a tour around the Golden Horseshoe of Lviv Region Castles. Spend a day visiting three medieval castles, each of which features a unique architecture and an interesting history.
Olesko, Pidhirtsi and Zolochiv Castles witnessed many important historical events. Thousands of tourists come here to plunge into the history of Ukraine and make a small trip to the Middle Ages.
If you’re looking for an end-to-end sightseeing experience in Lviv, take a 5 day tour. Private airport transportation delivers you to the hotel class of your choosing, where you’ll spend three nights. Start each day with an included breakfast before following your private guide to Lviv’s top sights, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town. You’ll also enjoy free time to explore the city on your own.
Journey back in time with a visit to the Shevchenkivskyi Hai Open-Air Museum and benefit from the expertise of a private guide. Learn about Ukrainian culture and folklore as you peek into the historic houses and churches; watch demonstrations of traditional crafts such as blacksmithing, weaving, and bee farming; and get a glimpse of life in 17th- and 18th- century Ukraine.
Get out of the city and hike through the mountains on this private guided tour. Depart from your Lviv hotel in a private vehicle and make your way to the village of Bilasovytsya, where you can start your ascent. In the company of a guide, hike to the summit of Pikuy Mountain and admire the views. After a snack break, descend back to the village and return to Lviv.
Enjoy an engaging 4-hour combo tour that offers an opportunity to visit all the main landmarks of UNESCO-listed Lviv Old Town and reveal the mystery of its undergrounds. With an expert local guide, you will spot such famous landmarks of Lviv as Opera and Ballet Theater, Latin Cathedral, Chapel of the Boim Family, Market Square and many others. Strolling through the cozy cobblestone streets of Lviv, you will listen to the captivating stories of this charming city. A visit of the undergrounds will add thrilling emotions to your experience.
Visit the three exquisite castles in Ukraine’s ‘Golden Horseshoe’ on a full-day, private tour that explores Olesko Castle, Pidhirtsi Castle, and Zolochiv Castle. You’ll learn about legendary hauntings and see rich furnishings and artwork, with plenty of fascinating history along the way. An additional stop at Saint Vasylian Monastery rounds out this grand tour of fortified landmarks.
Visit two magnificent historic sites on this half-day tour from Lviv and benefit from the expertise of a private guide. Explore the fortified town of Zhovkva; take in highlights such as St Lawrence Church, Zhovkva Castle, and Vicheva Square on a walking tour; then visit the 17th-century Monastery of St. Nicholas in Krekhiv and learn the legend of its holy springs.