Christmas in Lviv

Christmas in Lviv
from 160 EUR / 4 days
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05.01.2019

Nowhere else they celebrate Christmas like in Lviv! This is the destination people come from all over Ukraine and other countries to feel the Spirit of Christmas!  

Day 1. January 5, 2019.

The tour starts at 9-00 am and 1-00 pm. Meeting with our manager at the railway station/if not agreed differently.
The best way to get to know Lviv is to start with a bus tour. You will see:

  • The High Castle. The best views of our city are opened to your eyes from this place. You will see Lviv from the height of the bird’s flight, as well as hear the legends about founding the city.
  • St. George’s Cathedral. It is considered one of the best architectural monuments of the Baroque style in Ukraine. There are the most important shrines of the Greek Catholic Church in this temple.
  • Lychakiv Cemetery also called a Ukranian version of Père Lachaise Cemetery. Lychakiv cemetery is the oldest cemetery of Eastern Europe.  Today it looks more like a necropolis, like a park with a huge number of sculptures by well-known authors. This is a place from the list Must See.

Transfer to your hotel. Check-in after 2:00 pm. Free time.

If you don’t know what to do in your free time, we offer such options:

  • Coffee tasting at the Shtuka, a conceptual coffee shop. We invite lovers of coffee to taste it from excellent varieties and listen to the stories of each of them (Arabica, Robusta, flavored blend). And, of course, they treat you with the pastry! Cost per person – 500 UAH (English speaking). Approximate time for that – 45 minutes.
  • Walking excursion Austrian Lviv.

2 day. January 6, 2019.

10-00 am Excursion Christmas in Lviv. We will see how Lviv is preparing for Christmas Eve, visit the central churches, learn about the Armenian peculiarities of Christmas celebration. The Church of Peter and Paul, the Church of Andrew, the Dominican Church, walking alone the Market Square and visiting the Christmas Fair. Duration – 3.5 hours.

5-00 pm Christmas dinner with 12 dishes and Ukrainian carols in Stargorod restaurant! An unforgettable action awaits you! You will learn all the traditions of the Christmas celebration!

3 day. January 7, 2019.

10-30 am Excursion to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life Shevchenkivskyi Hai. Visiting the festival Christmas in Hai – a great meeting place and time for Lviv’s families, friends and guests of the city. Traditionally, they have lots of activities and workshops. The guests will cheerfully join to the crowds who sing carols and walk from house to house. You will be a part of an unforgettable Christmas atmosphere.

12-30 pm Visiting the Festival of Donut. Guests will be able to engage in ancient customs and enjoy the performances of the best street ensembles and Christmas groups. Also, you will visit a fair, where you try many Christmas dishes, generously served for the Christmas Eve.

1-30 pm The workshops will open doors to the hospitable families who are going to show you how to create Christmas gifts, such as candle making, pottery and many others. It will be possible to hear about the old customs of Christmas celebration and cooking traditional Christmas dishes. Authentic bands and folk fun performances will be held at the main stage of the festival. Everybody who wants will be able to join to the performances of carols to be like locals. In addition, during the Feast of Donut, there will be competitions.

6-00 pm Opening of the festival Velyka Kolyada in the Dominican cathedral of Lviv. Professional and amateur singing groups from all over Ukraine show their skills here in this special evening.

7-00 pm Tasting/degustation tour around the city. Beer history, sandwiсhes of all nations lived in Lviv, traditional Galician liqueurs, performances and a sense of humor😉

4 day. January 8, 2019.

10-00 am Participation in the walk of star carriers, carolers, and all the participants of the rhythmic Christmas march on the streets of the old city. The procession moves on the Market Square and will end at the fair square near the Opera House. There will be a Christmas program-concert on the stage, near the Opera House.

12-00 pm Excursion/degustation Coffee and Chocolate of Lviv in one of the best conceptual places of the city. Duration 2.5 hours.

3-00 pm Free time.

Сost of the tour 160 Eur per person (if you choose to stay in the hotel Irena), or

                              180 Eur per person (if you choose to stay in the hotel Kryva Lypa).

Hotel Irena has Double, Twin and Family rooms. Location – a nearby center.

Hotel Kriva Lypa has Double, Twin and Family rooms with amenities, Deluxe category. Location – center).

If you are interested in a Single room – please ask a manager what would be the price.

If you wish to come to Lviv earlier or leave later, ask our manager for an extension of the room reservation.

The cost of the tour for children under 4 years old – free,

from 4 to 12 years old – 10 EUR from the cost of the tour.

Cost of the tour includes accommodation in the hotel of the selected category – 3 nights, 3 breakfasts, transfer (to the train station), city excursions, guides in museums, entrance tickets to excursions, festive dinner the 12-course dinner, tasting tour, Lviv chocolate-coffee tasting tour, bus excursion around the city.

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