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15 days in Western Ukraine

Ever wondered how they celebrate Easter in Ukraine? Now you can see for yourself! Join one of Cobblestone Freeway’s favorite tours that will take you through modern cities and quiet mountain towns to experience the most important holiday in the Ukrainian culture.

Make your own Easter eggs, bless a traditional Easter basket, and enjoy a delicious Easter feast! From big city lights to quaint mountain villages, this tour offers our travelers the best of both worlds!

This tour is for the young and young at heart!

Trip Details

15 days/14 nights | Lviv to Kyiv

Service Level: Signature learn more

Our Signature tours offer everything you would expect from Cobblestone Freeway.

  • A combination of 3 and 4 star hotels and character-rich accommodations
  • 2 meals provided per day plus snacks
  • All land transportation
  • High quality bus with air conditioning
  • Cobblestone host and fully translated local guides
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing & cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers

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Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-3
Arrive in Lviv and spend your days exploring this picturesque city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see some of Lviv’s most famous attractions including the Lychakiv Cemetery, St. George Cathedral, the beautiful Opera House, and more!
Day
4-8
In the Carpathian Mountains, begin preparations for your Easter celebrations, including making your own basket to bless! On Easter Sunday attend a church mass in the village of Bukovets, partake in ancient Ukrainian rituals and dances, and sample delicacies prepared specifically for the Easter festivities.
Day
9-11
Arrive in Chernivsi, the heart of Bukovyna. See the old city, the breathtakingly beautiful University, and sample local culinary specialties! Spend a day in Kamyanets Poldilsky, and admire the ancient fortress of Khotyn located on the banks of the Dniester River.
Day
12-15
Your visit to Kyiv will include stops at Andrrivsky Uzviz (where Ukraine’s artists live and work), the world famous Kyiv Lavra Cave Monastery, the Golden Gates of Kyiv, Khreshchatyk Street (Kyiv’s shopping district) Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), performances by local folk artists and more!
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Highlights

Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine in Lviv, Kyiv and Chernivtsi. Learn all the rules of preparing a traditional Easter basket, get all the components and take it to a church blessing.

Learn centuries-old rituals, songs and dances. Attend private concerts and cultural events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travelers. Great value, quality experiences, comfortable, character-rich 4 and 5 star accommodations and a mix of private and public transportation.

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Departure Dates

2018

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inclusive trip items

Your Trip Will Include:

  • Full-time Cobblestone tour host & translator
  • Experienced city tour guides
  • 2 meals a day, plus snacks
  • 3 or 4 star hotels & character rich accommodations
  • All land transportation
  • Interaction with local artists, craftsmen, & performers
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sight seeing and cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone travellers
  • Optional Add-On: Extend your trip
  • Optional Add-On: Do a side trip - visit your family, have your family history researched
  • Optional Add-On: Attend a show or performance

Flight Packages

We are happy to help you with flight details and arrangements.

Please contact us to book or receive more information.

Single Supplement - $500 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

“What an amazing adventure with all the history; culture; churches; museums & lovely scenery along the roads throughout “Western Ukraine”… but meeting my “Family” & seeing where my “Roots Began” was the absolute best! - I have no regrets & I’m so glad I finally took this journey!”

Gladys Marie Magega

HOST: Yulia Kluskovska

Yulia has been doing a great job for our company. She is the person who takes care of our travellers in Ukraine. Showing the best cultural spots around Lviv and other no less interesting places around Ukraine. Yulia's very personable, friendly and always ready to share her knowledge and experience with others.

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