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Beauty and silence. Lvov - Pochaev - Goshev

Pochaevskaya Holy Dormition Lavra is the spiritual center of Orthodoxy in Ukraine. According to legend, the miraculous icon of Pochayiv Mother of God protected the monastery from capturing the Turks.

To whom we recommend this tour:

- everyone who is interested in spiritual subjects, churches, caves, baths, holy springs, miraculous icons and relics of saints;

- who is affected by the ancient architecture - medieval castles, fortresses, fortifications, town halls, bell towers;

- who is interested in comparing the architecture of Orthodox cathedrals, Catholic monasteries, old synagogues, wooden and cave churches;

- who wants to visit the Pochaev Lavra and the Carpathian monasteries.

We invite you to a beautiful journey in search of external and internal spirituality!

In the program of the tour: railway transportation from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, accommodation in Lviv in a comfortable hotel, catering, excursions around Lviv, Goshev, Zhovkva, Krekhiv, Pochaev Lavra, Gorgan, and castles of Lviv region.

Route

Lvov - Olesko - Pochayevskaya Lavra - Goshev - Zhovkva - Krehiv - Brody - Skole

Duration of the tour

2-3 days

Food

by program

Transport

Train

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to Lviv by train number 46 at 12-28 or train number 111 at 16-30

1 day Arrive respectively in Lviv in 8-09 or in Ternopil in 09-47. Group meeting.

Excursion "Pochaev Lavra". Excursion around the territory of the monastery, Assumption Cathedral, Trinity Church, the Cave Church, where the silver carcass is kept with the relics of Job Pochaevsky, Holy Duchy Skeet, God's Mountain, St. Anne's baths with holy healing mineral water.

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Moving to Lviv. Check-in at the hotel. Lunch.

Optional evening thematic excursion "Night Lviv Lviv" *. If suddenly you can not sleep at night, look out the window - and you will see people with flashlights. Do not be scared !! They are the helpers of the burgomaster - they just protect your sleep ... When evening comes in Lviv, twilight comes, and mysteries begin to be broken in the dark, the night burgomaster - pan of Shlussel - enters the streets, surrounded by faithful assistants. He monitors the peace of the inhabitants of the city on the bright side and searches for violators on the dark side. Unexpected encounters, terrible legends, ghosts, mysterious rites - all this awaits you during a night voyage. If you are not afraid to become Assistants to Pan Schlussel, join us!

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2 day Breakfast.

Walking tour "Streets of Old Lviv". Ancient buildings, cathedrals, parks, fortifications. A unique medieval part of the city, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Market Square, Latin catheld, the church of Boim, the bell tower of Kornyakt, Dominican Cathedral... Fascinating stories about the famous people who created the history of Lviv, tales, legends, historical curiosities. Unique corners of ancient Lviv - Italian and Armenian courtyards.

Tour Lviv The Opera House. Opera theatre - decoration of the city, one of the most beautiful buildings in Europe. Interiors of the theater, auditorium in the form of Lyra with balconies, decorated with stucco and gilding. Luxurious "mirror" foyer with Venetian mirrors.

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We offer a choice of optional excursions *:

- The Church of Saints Olga and Elizabeth *. The pearl of neo-gothic architecture, the tallest building in Lviv. You will admire the arched windows, pointed spiers, the portal with a rose in the center, the sculpture "Crucifixion" by Peter Viitovich. The dominant feature of the interior of the cathedral is the marble main altar by Viitovic, preserved to our time. And finally, having crossed the 183 steps, we go up to the observation deck of the temple.

- Bernardine Monastery *. The complex of the Bernardine Monastery is a unique architectural monument of the 17th century, which has preserved the unique charm of antiquity and secrets of the past. The shrine is considered one of the best and most beautiful sacral structures of the city. Its architects, P. Roman, A. Prihilny and A. Bemer, were representatives of different styles. As a result of their joint work, various architectural influences intertwined on the facade of the church. The interiors of the temple are also striking in their unsurpassed and wealth. During the excursion we will visit the Church of St. Andrew and look outside the monastery, the bell tower, the clock tower, the column of Jan from Dukla, the well, the defensive walls and the Gliniansky tower. You are waiting for real stories and incredible legends about the rich heritage of Bernardine in Lviv.

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- Armenian quarter*. During pedestrian excursions inы find out, as one of the oldest eastern christian nations over the centuries created в town outbreak your national life с unique cultour. The then Armenian architects have erected in Lviv Interesting samples renaissance rococo, Empire style, classicism. The complex of the Armenian Cathedral, the house of the "Four Seasons".

- "Lviv with the aroma of coffee" *. Open your heart and all five senses for coffee! We go to meet emotions in the "Lviv Coffe Mine»! Legends and stories about the origin of this noble drink, coffee sorts, ways of brewing and coffee traditions. Immerse yourself in the world of sensuality and pleasure, each your feeling will be spurred on and involved! And of course, tasting fragrant coffee and guessing on the coffee grounds!

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Lunch. Free time. At your disposal - Lviv museums, coffee shops, confectionery, theme restaurants, etc.

Departure 2-day tour from Lviv.

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3 day Breakfast. Free day.

Optional offer a choice of excursions:

- Excursion "Rocks Dovbush - Goshev" *. Visiting a mountain monastery in Goshev, founded in 1570 at the foot of the mountain, and eventually transferred to the very top for protection against the raids of the Mongol - Tatars. This monastery has been a haven for many people for several centuries. Miracle-working icon of the Mother of God "Queen of the Carpathians". Rocks of Dovbush, located in the picturesque Gorgan Mountains, in the people associated with the name of the legendary Hutsul hero - the leader of the springs - Oleksa Dovbush.

- Excursion "Galician shrines": Krekhov. Krekhovsky Basilian active monastery, belfry, fortifications, Pobiin mountain and caves of monks, cave church of the XI century. Zhovkva - an ideal Renaissance city. Historical and architectural reserve "Zhovkva": ensemble Vecheva Square, the Renaissance castle, the church of St. Lavrenty with the necropolis of Zholkiewski and Sobieski, Basilian and Dominican monasteries, a synagogue, wooden churches. Return to Lviv.

- Rock fortress Tustan and waterfall Kamenka. "Tustan"- State Historical and Cultural Reserve - one of the most picturesque places, refers to the seven wonders of Ukraine. Even in the III millennium BC on these rocks there was a sanctuary, and in the IX - XIII centuries. there was an old Russian defense complex that occupied about 3 a hectare, a fortress city, the customs for which the goods were transported along the Silk Road transcontinental route from China to Portugal. From it were the remains of walls and building structures, as well as grottoes, wells, and underground passages cut into the rocks.
During the tour we will also visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Ukraine
- Kamenetsky, which is located on the eponymous river Kamenka.

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- Excursion "Boykovsky passes" *. A small museum of the destroyed narrow-gauge railway Skole-Korostov, where you can see the old cars, part of the way and the locomotive, beautiful panoramas of the Beskids on the Playi ski resort; magnificent examples of Boykovsky sacral wooden architecture - the church of sv. Arch. Michael in Plavia, the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (1858) and the Church of St. Josaphat with a carved iconostasis in Tucholka, the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1838.) In Matkovo, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Veretsky pass - the place where in 1939g. Polish border guards shot around 600 captive defenders of Carpathian Ukraine, people from Galicia. The pass is also revered by the Hungarians, since according to the chronicle testimonies it was through him that in 895, the Hungarian tribes headed by Prince Almos passed to Europe and settled in Pannonia. Visit the museum of the village of Boykovo in Kozovoy.

- excursion "Brody - Galician Jerusalem" *. You are waiting for amazing places of Galicia. Giant stone-giant, 17 height mfrom which height it is visible for miles around, is business card card village Podkamen. В Brody, built as "perfect city-fortress, we will get acquainted with his architectural masterpieces: castle Konetspolskikh (1630.), цchurch The Most Holy Virgin (1600g.), оboron synagogue (1742g.), цchurch St. Trinity с bell tower (1726.) и церковь St. George (1625r.). Recommended to visit to brodah historicallocal history museum, one of the best in the Lviv region.

- excursion by the roads of Pinzel and Meretin "*. Brilliant sculptor Johann Pinsel together с no less ingenious an architect By bernard Meretin have created many masterpieces, among them baroque St. Valentine's Church in Navari, masterpieceny bosom All Saints (1758r.) in Hodovice, in which preserved also frescoes Rolinsky. Last is one of the best samples baroque в Galicia. Also during the tour, tourists will see the unique defensive temples of Shchyrac XIII - XVI centuries. and admire the rational planning of the German villages - colonies "Dornfeld" and "Reichenbach".

Lunch. Free time. Transfer to the station.

Departure to Kharkov by train number 112 at 14-30 or train number 45 at 3-23

Arrival in Kharkov, respectively, at 10-23 (train number 112) or at 22-07 (train number 45).

The cost per person in UAH.

Cost 2-day tour:

group / hotel 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 24 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4
economy option
dormitory
(conveniences on the floor,
3-6-local numbers), without power
2900 2600 2500 2400 2200 2100 1950
hotel economy class / hostel
(conveniences on the block / floor, from 4 to 16 people in the room)
3400 3100 3000 2900 2700 2600 2450
Hotel 3 *
(4-5-local numbers with conveniences)
3550 3250 3150 3050 2850 2750 2600
hotel 3 * tour class
(15-20 min from the center,
2-3-local numbers)
3700 3400 3300 3200 3000 2900 2750
hotel 3 * business class
(15-20 min from the center,
2-3-local numbers, breakfast buffet)
4000 3700 3600 3500 3300 3200 3050

Cost 3-day tour:

group / hotel 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 24 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4
economy option
dormitory
(conveniences on the floor,
3-6-local numbers), without power
3400 3100 3000 2900 2700 2600 2450
hotel economy class / hostel
(conveniences on the block / floor, from 4 to 16 people in the room)
3900 3600 3500 3400 3200 3100 2950
Hotel 3 *
(4-5-local numbers with conveniences)
4150 3850 3750 3650 3450 3350 3200
hotel 3 * tour class
(15-20 min from the center,
2-3-local numbers)
4500 4200 4100 4000 3800 3700 3550
hotel 3 * business class
(15-20 min from the center,
2-3-local numbers, breakfast buffet)
5000 4700 4600 4500 4300 4200 4050

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 price is valid for organized groups of 10 people.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, equipment rental, lifts, master classes, attractions, optional excursions and other additional services are paid additionally.
  • The program can be adjusted at the request of the customer. A miscalculation of the tour is possible for any number of days.
  • The price of the tour can vary depending on the program, the length of the transport service, the level of the hotel, the schedule and cost of the railway passage, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • For adult groups, it is possible to miscalculate a tour on a comfortable bus from Kharkov.

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