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Welcome to Kyiv. Our driver will meet you at the airport ant take to the hotel.
After breakfast local guide with driver will arrive to hotel and take you to the sightseeing excursion “Kyiv, the City of Legends”. Durinf this tour you will see this powerful and glorious city in all its beauty: Podil, Pechersk, Lypky, the picturesque banks of the Dnipro River, and the Maidan Nezalezhnosti. There’s nothing like Kyiv’s panorama, with its modern buildings and its golden-domed churches. Next, we descend to Khreshchatyk with its chestnuts and fountains, the heart of Kyiv and probably of all of Ukraine.
Now it is time for “Kyiv through the Ages” walking tour. As you explore Kyiv through the ages, you will see some of the most wonderful monuments and sites in the capital of Ukraine. Here is Kyiv close-up: The Zoloti Vorota or Golden Gates, St. Sofia Cathedral, the old citadel “whence the land of Rus began,” Andriyivskiy Uzviz with its beautiful Andriyivska Church. You will see for yourself why Kyiv is called both ancient and eternally young!
After breakfast local guide with driver will arrive to hotel and take you to Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra church - the UNESCO memorial and one of the top must-see places in Kyiv. This monastery has been the center of spirituality for orthodox Christians through the centuries, the repository of wisdom and the chronicles, the holy site where pilgrims came in order to touch the holiest of objects. Founded in 1051, the monastery is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.
In the afternoon, go for a tour to “Ukrainian village”. This complex give an opportunity to feel greatness and beauty of the Ukrainian land and its people. Here you can see Ukrainian traditional architecture, family life and folk handicrafts, observing extremely beautiful nature: forest, flowers, lakes. The excursion route includes the masters' site, where you can learn some of the ancient folk crafts, visit the workshop, and see how the masters make their own products.
Driver will take you to the Kyiv railway station and help to take place at the night train to Lviv.
Local driver will meet you at the Lviv train station and ttake you to the cafe for having breakfast.
After breakfast you will start your sightseeing tour by car/bus around Lviv, the cultural center of Western Ukraine and the modern-day capital of Halychyna. Sometimes called “Little Paris,” Lviv welcomes guests with its Medieval beauty, preserved in buildings from the 14th and 15th centuries, Gothic churches and narrow cobbled streets. Among the sites it is worth to visit the Church of Sviatoho Yura or St. George’s Church, the Lviv Polytechnical Institute, the Organ Hall, and the buildings of the one-time Halych Sejm or legislature, prospekt Svobody (Liberty Ave) and Adam Mickiewycz Square.
In the evening we invite you ti take part in Night Lviv tour. The Burgomaster will tell fairy tails you and show night Lviv in the light of a kerosene lantern, will tell you about Lviv "glamorous" - as we see it in the pictures of retouched old photographs, and about Lviv real with its divisions on Quarters - Russian, Jewish, Armenian ... with its stories.
After breakfast, we invite you to discover medieval castles in Lviv region. Zolochiv is a proper 16-17th cc. fortress, complete with a bastion, towers and earthen ramparts, as well as Grand and Chinese Palace. Olesko is the birthplace of Polish kings and the first castle museum housing a collection of sculptures, furniture, carpets and paintings.
Driver will take you to the Lviv railway station and help to take place at the night train to Odessa.
Driver will meet you at Odessa railway station and take to the cafe for having breakfast.
Now it is time for Odessa city tour by car/bus. Odessa or “Odessa-Mama”, as it is called by the citizens themselves - the largest Ukrainian city-port on the Black Sea is simultaneously one of the most interesting and attractive places. During this trip we will visit and see the most important and beautiful places of Odessa - Philharmonic Theater (former Stock Exchange), old district Moldovanka, Arkadia city resort, French Boulevard, Pushkinskaya street, Potemkin stairs and Passenger terminal in Odessa port.
We are moving to the Shustov Brandy museum for intersting excursiond and brandy tasting. Brandy or cognac - one or the best and noble alcohol drinks. During this trip you will discover all the secrets of brandy production, find out the interesting history of this drink and, of course, enjoy the tasting. Shustov cognac museum is the only brandy museum in Ukraine. Nowadays it becomes not only one of the most important sights of Odessa, but also a unique place that will completely immerse you in the secrets of making brandy.
Driver will take you to Odessa railway station and help to take place at the night train to Kyiv.
Driver will meet you at the Kyiv railway station and take you to the airport