1. Ukraine
  2. Lviv Oblast
  3. Lviv

Lviv: Chocolate and Coffee Culture Private Walking Tour

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Experience the aroma of coffee on a walking tour of Lviv, and discover iconic coffee houses in the city center with a local guide. Hear interesting stories about coffee and chocolate traditions and learn why Lviv is known as Ukraine's capital of coffee.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
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Highlights
  • Discover why Lviv is known as the capital of coffee in Ukraine
  • Indulge your passion for delicious handmade candies at the Lviv Chocolate Factory
  • Uncover fascinating traditions and stories related to Lviv's local coffee history
Full description
Meet your local guide at a pre-arranged meeting point in the city center of Lviv, and enter a magical world of coffee and chocolate. No other city in Ukraine can boast such a large number of stylish coffee houses and cafés, and a cup of strong coffee in the morning is an essential part of life for the locals.   

Hear stories about the origin of coffee and chocolate traditions in Lviv, said to date back to the 18th century when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Encounter cozy coffee houses that quickly became favorite venues for city residents to meet to discuss business and catch up with their friends. Visit some of the city's most popular cafés, including ones that inspired famous musicians, singers, artists and actors.

Go to the subterranean labyrinth of Kopalnia Kawy, where according to legend cacao beans are "mined." Get an appreciation of the unusual design of the place, and savor the aroma of freshly ground coffee from the wagons of freshly mined beans.

Then, indulge your sweet tooth at the Lviv Chocolate Factory, where you can purchase all kinds of handmade chocolate candies. Get a glimpse behind the curtain of some of Lviv's local traditions to make your time in the city truly memorable.  
Includes
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Coffee and sweet candy in the café

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Opera House. Look for the guide holding a "Green Tour Ukraine" sign.

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From £31.66 per person

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