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The charm of southern Volhynia. Weekend in Ternopil region

A short but intense tour of historic Volyn with a visit to the unique national monuments of Ostrog, Dubno, Pochaev, Kremenets.

During the trip you will see:

- Ostrog - “patrimonial nest” of the Ukrainian princes of Ostrog;

- the castle in Dubno, sung by Gogol in the story "Taras Bulba";

- unique fortifications of the Tarakanovsky fort;

- ancient Kremenets from the height of the Castle Hill;

- Chosnovsky Palace - Voronin in Belokrinitsa;

- places of spiritual power - Pochaev Lavra, God’s Hill and the Baths of St. Anne;

We invite you to a two-day tour of the places of historical and spiritual heritage of South Volhynia!

In the program of the tour: railway fare from Kharkov, transport and excursion service, meals, excursions around Ostrog, Dubno, Pochaev, Kremenets, Holy Dormition Pochaevskaya Lavra, Zamkovaya mountain Bona, Dubna fortress, Tarakanovsky fort.

Route

Pochaev - Kremenets - Vyshnevets - Zbarazh - Dubno - Ternopol

Duration of the tour

2 day

Placement

Ternopil, Hotel «Halychyna 3 *»

The hotel is located near the historical center of Ternopil in the park area on the shore of the picturesque Ternopil lake and corresponds to the status of 3 stars. The hotel is traditionally a favorite holiday destination for tourist groups, foreign delegations, stars and politicians. 2-3-local numbers are standard with all amenities. The room has a multi-channel cable TV, free Internet (Wi-Fi), telephone, electric kettle, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, cosmetic accessories.
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and other hotels of Ternopil and Kremenets

Transport

Train

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

            Departure from Kharkov to Dubno by train No. 45 to 12-28 or from Kharkov to Zdolbunov by train No. 127 to 15-17

1 day Arrive in Dubno at 5-42 or at Zdolbunov at 8-58. Group meeting. Departure for a tour of South Volhynia.

Sightseeing tour of the ancient city Dubno. Breakfast.

Dubna Fortress, founded by Prince Ostrog. The walls and towers of Dubnovsky castle witnessed the tumultuous events of the first half of the 900th century, which were described by the outstanding writer Nikolai Gogol in the famous story "Taras Bulba". And the brilliant Polish romantic poet Juliusz Slowacki dedicated poetic lines to the Ikva River, on the banks of which the city of Dubno was born more than XNUMX years ago. The castle offers visitors a classic guided tour and a theatrical tour with the executioner and other characters.

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Excursion to Tarakanovskiy Fort. A sample of the military engineering of the Russian fortification school of the late XIX century. This concrete-earthy fortification, completed with the use of bricks and cast-iron parts, of which were made sealed doors and all stairs. It was possible to get inside only with the help of a sliding iron bridge. In order to hide it during the siege, a special in bulk.

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Kremenets. The mountain Zamkovaya (Bona) rises above Kremenets, which is crowned with the ruins of the castle of the 11th century, the Bogoyavlensky nunnery, the Nikolaevsky Cathedral, the Lyceum, where once outstanding scientists - E. Slovatsky - the brother of the poet Juliusz Slowacki, and A. Mickiewicz - the brother of the poet Adam Mickiewicz.

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Vishnevets - a generic nest of the Vishnevetsky family, in particular the founder of the Zaporozhye Sich DB. Vishnevetsky. The palace complex where he was born and where Mary Mniszek and False Dmitri I. were married.

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Pochaev Holy - Assumption Lavra * - the spiritual center of Orthodoxy in Ukraine. Every year, tens of thousands of people come here for prayers and liturgies. Excursion around the territory of the monastery: Assumption Cathedral, Trinity Cathedral, Lavra Bell Tower. Together with Lavra we must look:  Holy Duchy Skeet, God's Mountain, famous for the miraculous appearance of the Mother of God, the baths of St. Anne.

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Belokrynitsa, where the beautiful Anglo-Gothic palace of the XNUMXth century has been preserved. Chosnovskih - Voroninyh. Tour of South Volhynia from Kharkov from the tour operator "Navigator Ukraine"

Transfer to Ternopil. Check-in to the hotel. Dinner. Free time.

Offer workshops on the production of Ukrainian symbols and amulets: pottery, pysanka, motanka dolls, handmade candles, etc. Uzor NU

2 day Breakfast.

Walking tour of the historical center  Of Ternopil: Ternopil castle with dungeons, monument S. Krushelnytska, unique historical tripartite clock, sculptural composition "Accidental Encounter", cult buildings of the city, embankment Ternopil Lake, the island of Love and Separation, the restaurant-museum "Old Mlyn", ethno-gallery "Spadok", a museum of retro cars.

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If you want to get to know better the capital of Western Podillia, then we suggest visiting in Ternopil:

- Ethnogallery "Spadok" - The first in Ternopil (and the second after Lviv - all over Ukraine) is a private ethnogalery where Ukrainian costumes and authenticity are presented, which for 20 years was collected by the well-known philanthropist, businessman, collector Taras Demkura and his wife Irina.

- Ternopil Local History Museum - the largest collection of monuments and materials by nature, history, ethnography and life of Ternopil region. The museum was founded in the distant 1913 year. The museum has four departments: natural, archaeological, historical-numismatic and ethnographic.

- Museum of retro cars "Retro Cortege". In total in the museum "Retro-cortege" more than 20 cars, among them the old ones - 1936 and 1939 years. About ten are still in order. Some of them have no analogues in the world and have an interesting history. In particular, this concerns the car "Jaguar", which belonged to US President Richard Nixon, as well as "Maybach" from Hitler's "Werwolf", which during the Second World War was located in 8 km north of Vinnitsa near the village Strizhavka.

- The prison-museum of political prisoners. The museum is located in the building of the former KGB detention facility (28 chambers). The exposition reproduces the regime of detention of political prisoners, the methods of interrogation, the stay of prisoners in the camps. Among the exhibits is a map of the USSR showing the location of special camps, stands of biographies of leaders of the armed underground.

Transfer to Zbarazh. Castle with a dungeon and the Bernardine monastery in Zbarazh.

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Return to Ternopil.Lunch.

 Departure from Ternopil by train number 112 in 16-43

             Arrival in Kharkov in 10-23

The cost per person in UAH.

 Group 5 + 1 10 + 1 15 + 2 16 + 1 24 + 3 25 + 2 27 + 3 40 + 4 45 + 4
hotel in Kremenets 4050 3650 3250 2950 2850 2750 2650 2550 2450
Hotel "Ruta" in Ternopol (amenities on the block)
4250 3850 3450 3150 3050 2950 2850 2750 2650
Hotel "Galicia" 3 * in Ternopol (in-room amenities) 4450 4050 3650 3350 3250 3150 3050 2950 2850

Included

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

Notes

  • The price is valid for organized groups of 6 people
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, optional excursions and other additional services are paid additionally.
  • The program can be adjusted at the request of the customer. The tour can be miscalculated 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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