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Return to the origins!

According to the World Jewish Congress, Europe’s third largest Jewish community and the fifth largest in the world is in Ukraine. Thats why we are taking travelers to Ukraine on a journey to discover the significant role the Jewish people played in the cultural life of Ukraine

Trip Details

13 days/12 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
Welcome to Lviv! Take a look at the most famous Jewish cultural monuments that are gathered in the city. Take a day trip to the city of Drohobych - the birthplace of the famous Jewish writer Bruno Schulz.
Day
4-6
Discover rich Jewish culture in Kosiv and Vyzhnytsia. Being in Chernivtsi, we will plunge into the history of the Jewish communities who lived in this area and look at the cultural attractions associated with them.
Day
7-8
We arrive at the center of Jewish Zionism - Odessa. Many well known representatives of Jewish culture and literature lived here. We will walk around famous jewish quarter Moldavanka. See rich architecture of this stunning city. Its rich history will not leave anyone indifferent.
Day
9-13
Stop in Uman - where the Hasidim from all over the world gathered every year to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah. Many people believe that visiting this place brings good luck and prosperity! Arriving in Kyiv visit: Babi Yar, Podol Synagogue and International Solomon University and other cultural attractions associated with Jewish history. Take a day trip to Berdychiv - it used to be the largest Jewish city in Ukraine.This place is definitely worth a visit.
map - Return to the origins!

Highlights

See Jewish district in Lviv. Have a look on Bruno Schulz house in Drohobych. Being in Chernivtsi visit the Jewish cemetery and Sadagora - place where the famous Hasidic rabbi Israel Friedman's lived. Walk around well known Jewish district Moldavanka. Visit the houses where famous Jewish writers Zhabotynsky and Bialik's lived
Going further stop in Uman - symbolic place for Hasidic culture. Take a trip to Babin Yar and major Jewish sightseeings : Podol Synagogue, Jewish Community Center, International Solomon University, houses where Sholom Aleikhem and Golda Meir lived.

Departure Dates

2018

2019

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until Jan 3, 2019*

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Land Package per person from:

Mon Jul 2, 2018 to Sat Jul 14, 2018

$2,550 usd


Wed Jul 3, 2019 to Mon Jul 15, 2019

$2,805 usd

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Single Supplement - $500 USD

HOST: Svetlana Bocharova

Svetlana has been working as a guide for a long time. Svetlana is knowledgeable, flexible and friendly, with a very positive life position, kind sense of humor and rich work experience.
She will introduce you to the rich history of the Jewish community in Lviv and will take you to the most prominent places related with this impressive culture.

Svitlana Bocharova

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