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Ukraine is a photographer’s dream destination

If you've got an artistic eye and take pleasure in capturing moments, both big and small, then this tour is for you! The Photography Journey tour is for those that seek adventure, but don't like the idea of jumping on and off a bus, running from place to place. You will never have to worry about rushing and not being able to take in your experience on a Cobblestone tour. We ensure you have plenty of time to take in your incredible surroundings.

What are you waiting for? Grab your cameras and capture some truly unforgettable moments that you can keep with you for a lifetime!

Trip Details

13 days/12 nights | Lviv to Lviv

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
Arriving in Lviv, meet your guides and fellow travellers and enjoy a traditional welcome dinner before you exploring the city. Don’t forget your camera! Sightseeing, different settings and styles for photo shoots, and a friendly team of like-minded people to consult and share experiences with. See if you can figure out what’s special about ‘The Paris of Ukraine’.
Day
4-7
Enjoy a change of scenery travelling through the Carpathian Mountains. Small wooden houses, old Hutsul churches, and never-ending hills; some unique places, like the Kosiv Bazaar with items from the best local craftsmen; some really interesting people – like a Hutsul instrument maker living high up in the mountains; Hutsul style parties and more!
Day
8-10
On the way to Bukovyna we will stay in the village of Tulova – the place where many immigrants to Canada came from. Next the beautiful multicultural Chernivtsi! We’ll walk through the city, learning its fascinating history and then visit an architectural gem, and a place you won’t want to leave – the Chernivtsi University!
Day
11-13
Travelling back to Lviv we’ll visit Kolomeya and the local Pysanka museum! Back in Lviv you get more time for sightseeing, photographing, and shopping. We’ll get back together one last time for a nice meal and a chance to look back at our favorite moments, people, and places on the tour!
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Highlights

A cultural journey throughout the picturesque scenery of Western Ukraine. Travelling Cobblestone style, you will experience traditions and the Ukrainian lifestyle first hand through local people.

Whether it’s the “big city” of Lviv or a tiny village like Tulova, Cobblestone Freeway has exciting adventures waiting for you!

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Departure Dates

2017

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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 
Freeway travellers
  • OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: Extend your trip
  • OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: Do a side trip – visit your family, have your family history researched
  • OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: Attend a show or performance

Land Package per person from:

$2,535 usd

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:

Enough thanks will not even be enough for the amazing experience I have had. It was beyond fantastic.

Karen Pidskalny

HOST: Vincent Rees

Vincent Rees has been a prolific dancer, director, choreographer and connoisseur of Ukrainian dance, art and culture for many years. Raised in Victoria BC, Vincent moved to Edmonton in 1992 to join the world renowned Ukrainian Shumka Dancers. With Shumka, Vincent had the great opportunity of performing across Canada as a cast member of “Absolutely Shumka”, “Shumka’s Cinderella” and “The Nutcracker” with the Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine and Shumka.

He has traveled most of eastern Europe, and South America. Vince created Cobblestone Freeway as a way to combine his passion for culture and travel.

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