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Festivals, Sight Seeing & Dance Workshops

Visit Ukraine and attend the one and only International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival in Lviv! An epic 4-day experience, which includes dance workshops, performances, zabavas, and a chance to network with Ukrainian dancers from around the globe! After, we will take you on a tour to experience the very best that Ukraine has to offer, from the sweeping green Carpathian Mountains to historic and cosmopolitan Kyiv!
Take the optional chance to stay in Ukraine until Independence Day, celebrate this special holiday in Kyiv, and spectate our World Of Ukrainians festival!

Trip Details

12 days/11 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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Day
1-4
Enjoy the incredible festival program we have planned for you! Partake in the official Opening Ceremony of this wonderful festival, with a performance from our host group. Take the chance to participate in dance and vocal workshops with local experts, join in in the Festival parade, watch the stunning performances from groups around the world, and finally party at the Grand Zabava! Not forgetting the chance to explore beautiful Lviv - you will see why they call Lviv the Paris of Ukraine!
Day
5-7
After the excitement of the Festival, we will head up to relax in the beautiful Carpathian Mountains. On our way to Kosiv, we will stop in the town of Kolomyia, and visit the world’s only Pysanka museum! Pay a visit to the famous local bazaar in Kosiv, and stock up on traditional, handmade Ukrainian artistry! Learn about Hutsul traditions, dances and handicrafts, meet the local people, and admire the stunning scenery of the Carpathian Mountains.
Day
8-9
Arriving in the capital of Bukovyna, learn the fascinating history of this multicultural city, and visit some of the most beautiful landmarks. Chernivtsi’s University is a magical collection of stunning building, which will make you feel as though you have stepped into a fairy-tale. Soak up the lively Bukovynian culture - Learn some Bukovynian dances and taste some of the delicious local cuisine!
Day
10-12
Welcome to the City of Golden Domes – the beautiful Capital of Kyiv! Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kyiv, meet the Virsky dancers, and visit the Ivan Honchar Ukrainian Center of Folk Culture Museum. Go to the open-air museum, Mamayeva Sloboda, and explore the authentic houses from the Kozak epoch!
Day
13-17
(Optional) Extend your trip by 5 days and stay to join us for the celebration of Ukrainian Independence Day in Kyiv, and enjoy our other spectacular festival – the World of Ukrainians Festival! Spend a few more days enjoying what Kyiv has to offer – visit the famous cave Monastery of Pecherska Lavra, the Chernobyl Museum; take optional day trips to Shevchenko’s grave in Kaniv, or a day to the now ghost-town of Chernobyl! Then finally, round off your trip with the spectacular independence day celebrations in Kyiv – a once in a lifetime experience.
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Highlights

-Partake in the International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival – incl. performances, workshops and zabavas;
- Explore the beautiful city of Lviv
-Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine
- Enjoy the Mystic Carpathian Mountains
-Visit the world’s only Pysanka museum
- Delve into the lively Bukovynian culture in Chernivtsi
- Marvel at the ‘City of Golden Domes’ – Kyiv
- Attend private concerts and cultural events, exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers

tour itinerary - Festivals, Sight Seeing & Dance Workshops

Departure Dates

2018

2019

Early Bird Discount available
until Feb 9, 2019*

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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
  • Unique museums, art galleries and special locations
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers
  • Private concerts
  • Cobblestone Freeway t-shirt
  • OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: Extend your trip
  • OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: Do a side trip – visit Family, have your Family History researched

Single Supplement - $500 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

We experienced this amazing country in a way that far surpassed our expectations. There is no way 
we could have seen and done as much on our own in such a short time. This trip has changed our lives and inspired our children.


Kim Matiushyk, Camrose

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