Welcome to Galicia and Bukovyna


Welcome to Galicia and Bukovyna

5- day programme

Day 1
Arrival to Lviv. Transfer from the airport. Check-in the hotel. Bus tour around the city with the Lviv panorama overview from the High Castle Hill. St. Georges Greek-Catholic Cathedral, houses of former Parliament, the palace of the Scientists, former Bernardine monastery, Lychakiv cemetery and many other things. Visiting the Opera Theatre with a guided tour.

Day 2
Breakfast. Walking tour around the city. Overview of the most interesting sites of medieval Lviv. Rynok Square, Town Hall, Latin and Armenian Cathedrals, the Assumption church, former Dominican and Bernardine monasteries , the Gunpowder tower, the pharmacy-museum etc.
Lunch.
Visiting the Shevchenkivskyi Gai – the museum of wooden architecture and rural lifestyle or National Museum with the biggest collection of Ukrainian icons in the world.
Visiting the Vernisage ( crafts and arts market) and buying the souvenirs from Lviv.
Dinner at one of the restaurants with national cuisine.

Day 3
Breakfast. A trip through Ivano-Frankivsk to the Ukraininan Carpathians. In Iv-Frankivsk a walk in the city centre and then transfer to Yaremche – one of the most famous mountain resorts. Visiting the hutsul market in Yaremche and luch in the restaurant ” Hutsulshchyna” ( Hutsul land). After lunch – transfer to Chernivtsi. Check-in the hotel.

Day 4
A tour around the city with visiting the University – the former residence of Bukovinian metropolitans, St.Nicholas Church, city theatre and other interesting sites.

Day 5
Departure to Lviv. On the way back – visiting the unique museum of Pysanka ( easter painted egg) in Kolomiya. Departure.