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Tour of Ancient Monuments and Cities in Ukraine Tour

Tour ID: 1110
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
Countries: Ukraine
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
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Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1:
ROUTING: KIEV
- Your English-speaking specialist guide will pick you up from your location in Kiev (Hotel, Airport, etc...)
- Check-in hotel.
- Visit to St. Sophia Cathedral â“ a unique monument of ancient Rus architecture of 11c. masterpiece of world architecture and arts. Survey of original frescoes and mosaics.
- Overnight in Kiev


Day 2:
ROUTING: KIEV
- Breakfast.
- Sightseeing tour of Kyiv â“ capital of Ukraine. Kyiv is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe. Situated on the Dnipro River. Founded in 5th c. Its rich history is embodied in its ancient architectural monuments. Nowadays Kyiv is a political, cultural, spiritual center with its unique urban architecture and magnificent monuments.
- Visit to Kyivo-Pecherska Lavra â“ a holy place of Orthodoxy, with architectural ensemble of 11-13 cc. At present time Kyivo-Pecherska Lavra is an active monastery and National Historical Architectural Preserve. Visit to cathedrals, museums, exhibitions, and caves with the saint relics.
- Dinner at a Traditional Ukrainian restaurant âœKhata Karasyaâ� with Ukrainian folk show.
- Overnight in Kiev


Day 3:

ROUTING: KIEV
- Breakfast.
- Visit to State Open-Air Museum of Folk Architecture and Way of Life. Wooden architecture of 16-20 cc. is displayed in the museum represented by living quarters and auxiliary buildings, windmills, churches.
- Boat-ride along the Dnipro-River.
- Dinner.
- Kiev Opera or Ballet performance or Pipe Organ Music Concert at active Roman-Catholic Church, monument of architecture of the beginning of 20th c.
- Overnight in Kiev


Day 4:
ROUTING: KIEV
- Breakfast.
- Tour of the ancient Kyiv. Visit to 12-18cc. churches. Kyivo-Mogilyanska Academy â“ the oldest higher educational establi shment of Eastern Europe. Walking tour of St. Andrewâ™s Descent â“ the so-called Kyivâ™s Monmartre with its museums, theatres, antiques and crafts shops, cafes and restaurants.
- National Fine Arts Museum of Ukraine. Ukrainian iconography of 12-17 cc. Ukrainian avant-garde.
- Dinner.
- Transfer to railway station.
- Departure to Lviv by train. (with sleeper cart)


Day 5:
ROUTING: KIEV - LVIV
- Breakfast.
- Arrival to Lviv by train and transfer to hotel.
- Check-in hotel.
- Breakfast.
- Sightseeing tour of the city which is a museum in the open-air. Walking tour of ancient streets with their architectural monuments: St. Nicolas Church of 13c, John the Baptistâ™s Catholic Church of 13 c., Church of Assumption of Mother of God of 16-17 cc., Dominican Cathedral of 18 c., St. Yuraâ™s (St. George) Cathedral. Rynok Square (Market square), Armenian Cathedral of 14 c., Opera House â“ one of the Europeâ™s best theatres.
- Lychakivske Cemetery â“ historical memorial with burials of outstanding figures in culture, science and pictorial art whose names may be found in encyclopedias of the world.
- Dinner.
- Visit to Opera House.
- Overnight in Lviv


Day 6:
ROUTING: LVIV - OLESKIY CASTLE - LVIV
- Breakfast.
- Whole-day trip to Oleskiy Castle (80 km from Lviv).
- Survey of the palace ensemble of 14-15 cc. (Renaissance Style).
- Lunch at Ukrainian Restaurant âœGradnytsyaâ�.
- Dinner.
- Overnight in Lviv


Day 7:
ROUTING: LVIV
- Breakfast.
- Visit to Open-Air Museum of Folk Architecture and Lifestyle of Ukrainians.
- Fine Arts Galleries to display work of pictorial art, sculptures, European graphics dating from Medieval Times till nowadays.
- Dinner.
- Pipe Organ music concert.
- Overnight in Lviv


Day 8:
ROUTING: LVIV
- Breakfast.
- Museum of Furniture and China to display china, glass ware, ceramics of Ukraine, Belgium, Russia, France as well as unique collection of 19 c. â“ beginning of 20 c. furniture.
- Transfer to the airport and a final farewell from your guide

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