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The Golden Ring of Volhynia. Lutsk - Vladimir-Volynskyy

Volyn is a historical region in the north-west of modern Ukraine in the basin of the Pripyat and the Western Bug. From the middle of the 10th century the Volyn land was part of the Old Russian state.

The road calls you to the north-west, to the blessed Volyn land:

- to the city of Lutsk, which is almost 1000 years old;

- in the castle of Lubart, descended to us from the 200-hryvnia note;

- to the amazing faces of the Volyn icons;

- in ancient Vladimir - the city of Vladimir the Great and the capital of the Galicia-Volyn principality;

- in the oldest Zimny ​​Svyatogorsky monastery, founded by Prince Vladimir;

- in the city of Cossack glory Berestechko, where thousands of Ukrainian heroes died in unequal battle;

- in the most romantic place in Ukraine - the tunnel of love in Klevani;

We invite you to a beautiful and rich tour, where nothing stops - that glorious page of the history of Ukraine!

In the program of the tour: railway transportation from Kharkov, transport and sightseeing services, accommodation in Lutsk in a comfortable hotel, meals, excursions to Lutsk, Vladimir-Volynsky, Zimnoe, Plyashev, Rivne, reserve "Cossack graves", historical and cultural reserve "Ancient Vladimir", the birthplace of Lesi Ukrainka, Svyatogorsky Zimensky monastery, the castle in Dubno, the Tarakanovsky fort.

Route

Lutsk - Kolodyazhnoye - Vladimir-Volynsky - Zimnoe - Plyasheva - Rivne - Klevan - Dubno

Duration of the tour

3 day

Placement

hotel "Svityaz"

It is located in the park zone of the central part of the city of Lutsk. All rooms are equipped with comfortable furniture, individual bathroom, cable TV. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, sauna, conference room. To the service of residents - access WI-FI

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hotel "Ukraine"

Located in 1 km. from the castle of Lubart in the center of the city. There is a spa with sauna and solarium, free wi-fi and parking. Standard rooms with private facilities are equipped with mini fridge, cable TV, bathroom with shower.

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Transport

Train

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov by train No. 127 to 16-37 (on even days)

1 day Arrival in Ostrog at 8-32

Burg - "patrimonial nest" of the wealthiest and most influential Ukrainian princes Ostrozhsky, a city that for several centuries was called the Volynian Athens. You will visit the unique castle (XIV century), the Epiphany Cathedral - the church-tomb of the prince's family (XV century), the National University Ostroh Academy, the main building of which is located in the building of the former monastery of Capuchin monks. Monument to the princes of Ostrog.

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Smooth*. Visit to the first and only museum of amber in Ukraine, opened at the state-owned enterprise “Burshtyn”. Familiarity with the regional center, the Resurrection Cathedral, the Church of St. Anthony, the wooden Church of the Assumption with the bell tower of 1756 g, St. Nicholas Convent on the island in the outskirts of Rivne.

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Lunch.

Tunnel of Love in Klewani - the most romantic place in Ukraine. Trees and bushes created a perfectly proportioned green arch, which adorned the railway track.

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Peresopnitsa. Museum of the Peresopnytsia Gospel - Ukrainian Pervoknigi. The Presidents of Ukraine take the oath on the Peresopnytsia Gospel. Peresopnitsa - a sign of the identity of the people, its spiritual development and creativity.

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Transfer to Lutsk, hotel accommodation.

Time to walk and explore the capital of Volyn. You can independently visit the Volyn Museum of Local Lore, museum of the Volyn Icon, the only museum of bells in Ukraine, the museum of Ukrainian troops and military equipment, the Art Museum, the Museum of the History of the Lutsk Brotherhood, the workshop of the modern sculptor N. Golovany.

Optional:

- excursion "Volynian love stories" *. During the walking tour, tourists will hear amazing love stories of famous and unknown Volhynians inspired to create unique works, and in the legendary coffee shop “Golden Ducat” they will get acquainted with the romantic love story of a young girl Ester and taste “Rosalinka” and “Hot pitch”.

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- Visit to the "Honey House" *. All about the life of bees, beekeeping, tasting beekeeping products, including mead, tinctures on herbs.

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- excursion to the technical progress museum “Robologicum” and Robo Games Gaming Center *. Technical progress does not stand still, and the number of new inventions is increasing rapidly. The task of the museum is to preserve rare exhibits of radio engineering, photo and video devices, communication systems, watches, etc. for future generations. Also in the Academy of Knowledge "Robologicum" you will get into the world of modern technology, robotics, drone technology, learn about modern scientific discoveries and check everything on your own experience.

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- Out-of-town excursion to museum-skansen of the history of agriculture in Volyn with. Rokini *, where you can not only trace the entire path of agricultural development, but also listen to folk songs of Volhynia, see the performance of the school of Cossack craftsmanship, learn how to embroider, weave, knead the dough. to walk with a plow and much more.

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- Excursion around Lutsk on the first Ukrainian cross-country vehicle * - LuAZ-969M "Volynyanka" car, which was produced at the Lutsk Automobile Plant;

- evening theatrical excursion "Romance and mysticism Lucescas" *. During the excursion you will kindle the darkness of the night city with torches and lanterns, look into the most mysterious corners of Lutsk, get acquainted with the ghost of Polish landowner Stanislav Khrustal, get into Lutsk 500-year-old, taste the “Nectar of Love”.

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2 day Breakfast.

Tour Lutsk. The city of Lutsk was first mentioned in the Ipatiev Chronicle in 1085. Lutsk is the second capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the congress of European monarchs was held here, Lithuanian princes had their residence here, and many political issues of medieval Europe were resolved here.

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Walking tour of Lutsk is a fascinating journey into the history of the city with more than 900-year history. Visit Lutsk castle of ХІV century. Tourists will be offered to climb to the galleries of the walls and visit the observation deck at the Entrance tower of the Lutsk castle Lubart. St. Peter and St. Paul's Church of the XVII century, the workshop of the talented sculptor Nikolai Golovan ("Haunted House"), the Orthodox Church of the Intercession of the XV century, the 19th-century Pharmacy Museum, the former German Kirche, the former Jewish Synagogue of the 17th century, Peter and Paul's Church, the world's longest residential building from 170 entrances and much more.

Optional excursions:

- Excursion "Ancient Vladimir - Winter" *. Moving to Vladimir-Volynsky. Excursion to Vladimir - the city of Vladimir the Great, the capital of the mighty Galicia - Volyn principality, a city that is mentioned in chronicles 105 times! Acquaintance with the State Historical and Cultural reserve "Ancient Vladimir": the Old Russian Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin - the burial vault of the Volyn princes, the episcopal residence of the "Castle", the Vasilyevskaya church - rotunda, monuments to Vladimir the Great, Danil Galitsky, Slavic Park.

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Moving to Winter. Visiting one of the most ancient monasteries in Ukraine - Zimnensky Svyatogorsky Holy Assumption Stauropigian Convent. The decoration of the monastery is the Assumption Church (built in 1495), where the Miraculous icon of the Mother of God is located, which was blessed by Prince Vladimir Svyatoslavovich during the wedding with Anna, the daughter of the Byzantine emperor.

Possible to check in Ustylug - in the world's only museum-estate of Igor Stravinsky, in which the outstanding composer spent every summer for 7 years and wrote about 16 musical works. It is interesting that in the house, besides the museum, there is a music school and a concert hall.

- Out-of-town excursion to Crowned * - to the native land of Lesya Ukrainka *. We invite you to visit an amazing corner of Ukrainian nature, which inspired the ingenious Ukrainian poetess Lesya Ukrainka to create the most talented works, such as the world-famous Lisova Pisnya. The exposition of the museum and two houses of the manor, where the Kosach family lived, collected materials and personal belongings, telling about the life and work of the brilliant Ukrainian poetess, the daughter of the Ukrainian people.

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It is possible to continue the excursion to Shatsk. Tour Shatsk National Nature Park: Lake Svityaz - the deepest lake in Ukraine, Lake Lucimir and Pereyum, Peschansky Lakes. Free time for the purchase of souvenirs and gifts of the Shatsky national nature park - mushrooms, berries, fish, etc.

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Dinner.

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3 day Breakfast. Check-out from the hotel. Departure for the excursion:

Berestechko - the smallest city in Ukraine, which gained worldwide fame after the battle in June 1651 year, in which thousands of Ukrainian heroes were killed. Visit reserve "Cossack Graves". On the territory of the memorial complex in the village Plyasheva two churches - Mikhailovsky and Georgievsky, which are connected by underground passage. St. George's temple with a sarcophagus is the tomb of the dead Cossacks. Bogdan Khmelnitsky prayed at the St. Michael Church before the Battle of Berestets.

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Moving to Dubno. Walls and towers Dubnovsky Castle witnessed the turbulent events of the first half of the 17th century, which were described by the eminent writer Nikolai Gogol in the famous Taras Bulba story. And the brilliant Polish romantic poet Juliusz Slowacki dedicated poetic lines to the Ikva River, on the banks of which more than 900 years ago the city of Dubno was born. The castle offers visitors a classic excursion and a theatrical excursion with the participation of the executioner and other characters.

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Lunch.

Tarakanovskiy fort. How not to look into the mysterious Tarakanovskiy Fort, built by tsarist Russia in the late XIX century. to protect the western borders of the empire. Hundreds of meters of dungeons with a large number of casemates, earth and concrete fortifications.

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Moving to Zdolbunov. Departure to Kharkov by train No. 128 in 18-33

Arrival in Kharkov in 12-12

The cost per person in UAH.

group / hotel 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 25 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4 50 + 4
hostel (3-8 bed rooms, hostel amenities) 3850 3450 3350 3300 3250 3150 3050 2950
Profsoyuzny, Mayetok hotels, etc.
(2-3 bed rooms with private facilities, 15 min from the center)
4050 3650 3550 3500 3450 3350 3250 3150
Hotel Svityaz (2-3 bed rooms with private facilities, center) 4250 3850 3750 3700 3650 3550 3450 3350
hotel "Ukraine" (2-3 local rooms with facilities, center) 4750 4350 4250 4200 4150 4050 2950 3850

Included

railway pass (reserved seat), ticket reservation, group supervision by the tour operator representative, excursion service, transport service according to the program, accommodation in the hotel of the chosen category, meals according to the program, insurance.

Notes

  • The tour operator reserves the right to change the program and the sequence of excursions without changing the number of services.
  • The tour is valid for groups of at least 5 + 1. At the request of customers, a tour can be ordered any day. The price depends on the agreed program, the hotel, the number of people in the group, the cost of rail travel, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • Entrance tickets to visited facilities, optional events, master classes, tastings are paid additionally.

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