"Pearls of the Western Ukraine"
Lviv, Truskavets, Shidnutsya, Uzhgorod, Mukachevo, Slavsk
The 1st Day.
Meeting at the station. Transfer to a Hotel.
A walking sightseeing tour in Lviv will give you an opportunity to learn the most interesting information about the city just for several hours. Exciting aroma of coffee and narrow medieval streets, very beautiful old houses, majestic churches , traditions, which are kept for centuries, creating an impression that you came to a fairy tale. After visiting the old part of the town you can confidently say that the heart of Lviv now belongs to you, and your heart - will remain in Lviv forever!
In the middle of the fourteenth century, according to the laws of planning medieval towns, a new fortified city center was built in Lviv. It reminds a trapezoid by its form. Then a defensive wall was built around the city . And after that in the heart of Lviv has been erected The Market Square - a center of social and commercial life of the city. Houses, that were built more than 400 years ago, keep their form up to now. Architecture of the houses at the Market Square has retained their view unchanged until today. And you can enjoy a charming architecture of Lviv during a tour of the old part of town.
During the excursion on Lviv you will see:
· The ensemble of Bernardine monastery;
An architecture ensemble Uspenska Church;
Latin Cathedral Church of St. Maria
Adam Mitckevitch monument;
Taras Shevchenko monument;
An incomparably beautiful Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
Free time for souvenir shopping at the market "Vernissage" – place of artists and craftsmen, visiting the chocolate factory and the shop of Murano glass, as well as the group may wish, a review of the performance in the Opera and Ballet Theatre (in accordance with the plan of repertory).
The 2nd Day.
Moving to the spa resort Truskavets. Walking tour with a visit to the resort with mineral water well-room "Naftusya." Truskavets tour is a unique opportunity to visit the city with the picturesque landscape, surrounded by low hills to the north of the foothills of the Eastern Carpathians and see the whole city Truskavets - the famous competitor of Karlovy Vary.
Transfer to the resort Shidnytsya.The first mention of this Carpathian settlement belongs to the X-XI century. Wonderful air with the smell of pine forests has a healthy influence on the human body. A unique resort Shidnytsya contains different types of medical waters on a comparatively small territory .
Moving to the Urich. This village is situated in the valley, and from northwest to southeast the valley are the rocky ridge groups of yamnenskoho sandstone. Rocks are erosional remains of massive sandstone Paleocene (absolute age was 55 million). The stone of these cliffs can be easily seen from the village. These rocks represent the Old petroglyphs Tustan defensive complex, which belongs to the State Historical and Cultural Reserve "Tustan.
Moving to the Mukachevo.
Check in at the hotel.
The 3d Day.
Mukachevo now is the second largest city in the Carpathians. It is now more than 1,100 years since the first written mention of it. At different times the city was part of various states, which is reflected in its architecture, the national-ethnic composition, traditions and customs of the population. And yet the city was at the crossroads of trade routes mentioned in the historical documents as the "Great Slavic way."
You will visit:
Mukachevskiy Monastery (convent, Orthodox), which collected an enormous library, Rakoshinsky Monastery (friary, Orthodox), and we will hear many stories and legends associated with this edge.
The 4th Day.
Departure to Uzhgorod - the pearl of the Carpathians, the Golden Gate of Ukraine to Europe, the ancient and beautiful city that is open to all. The city, like human, has his face here, historically, it was inhabited by representatives of many nationalities, so the culture of the city is interesting and unique. The current Uzhgorod - a city of extraordinary architectural monuments, a city of unique historical attractions, the city of wine, economic and tourist center not only of the Carpathians, but also of Ukraine.
You will visit:
St. Anne's Goryanskaya rotunda - the oldest church in Uzhgorod, Cathedral of the Greek-Catholic Church, under which lies a crypt with burials of bishops. You will walk along the famous street Korzo - "walking street", so it was called by the former owners of the city - Naples Drugetti graphs. Excursion to Uzhgorod Castle (9-13st) - one of the main objects of pride inhabitants of Uzhgorod.
Check out from the ski resort Slavsk.
Check in at the hotel.
The 5th Day.
Free day for skiing, or climbing on top of the Mountain Big Top (also called as Pysanka or Zakhar Berkut) on the elevator (45 UAH). The mountain located in the village Volosyanka, a few kilometers from Slavske. Beautiful place, clean mountain air, delicious pancakes, mushroom soup and herbal tea, riding four-wheelers and horseback riding are waiting for you on the mountain.
The 6th Day.
Departure from the hotel to the city.
The tour price includes:
The price does not include:
Value of tour 1 pax
Maintainers of a group – ride with group for free!
A value and number of days can be corrected !