From Kyiv: Lviv Small Group Tour by Intercity Train
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 2 days
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Lviv on a 2-day tour from Kiev Day 1: Kiev – Lviv Get picked up from your hotel in Kiev early in the morning and transfer to the station to board a high-speed Intercity train to Lviv. Relax on the 5-hour journey and get a meet and greet on arrival. Check into your hotel and get some time to rest before taking a 2.5-hour panoramic tour of the highlights. Admire the views from High Castle Hill and visit the Baroque cathedral of St. George. Discover Lviv Polytechnic National University and see the monument to Adam Mickiewicz on Prospect Svobody. Find a nice restaurant for dinner and relax in a friendly atmosphere. Day 2: Lviv – Kiev Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then take a 2.5-hour walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the Old Town. Admire outstanding architecture, such as the Lviv Op...
Explore a wonderful corner of the world, as this tour will take you to landmarks less traveled to. Upon this tour visit the highlights of towns outside of Drohobych. Learn about the salt mining history from the 13th Century onwards. Hear about the life and times of Bruno Schulz, as a fine artist and writer of Jewish origin, see his Frescos in a local Museum. Take a trip to visit the completely unique St George Church. This church is one of the oldest and best preserved wooden churches in the world, which is why it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the history of the Jewish life in Galicia before WWII. Take a visit through the Drohobych Synagogue (1842), which has been recently restored.
You’ll start your tour at the main Greek Catholic church in Lviv, which was built in the 18th century by Bernard Meretin on the highest hill in the city. The facade of the church is one of the most striking national Baroque monuments, and is decorated with a sculpture of St. Yurii (St. George the Victorious). The interior of the cathedral is no less interesting due to its wonderful iconostasis and the pompous ambon, which is a place for sermons. The most mysterious place of the cathedral is the crypt under the altar, where a small dungeon serves as the tomb for bishops, priests, and monks. Your next destination will be Mount Vysokyi Zamok. Climbing up the mountain you will see the remains of an ancient royal castle, which long ago rose above the city and whose ruins will remind you of its former greatness. Traveling further up you will reach the lookout where you will...
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