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Discover more of these 2 beautiful countries!

Join us for our unique new combo tour - taking you through the most beautiful parts of Poland & Ukraine! Start off in Krakow, the city of Kings and move on to the “Paris of Ukraine” – Lviv and finish the tour off in Kyiv – the city of golden domes! This tour will truly show you the variety of beautiful architecture and rich culture this corner of Eastern Europe has to offer, alongside it’s fascinating history, and hospitable people.

Trip Details

15 days/14 nights | Krakow 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
We start our tour in beautiful and mythical Krakow. If you believe the legends, Krakow was founded on the defeat of a dragon, and it’s true a mythical atmosphere permeates its attractive streets and squares. Walk around the striking market square – Rynek Glowny; pay a visit to the former Nazi death camp in Auschwitz, and explore the poignant museum and memorial now situated there. Explore the Wielczka Salt mines, that reach 135 meters underground!
Day
4-5
As we head through the polish countryside on the way to Sanok, we’ll stop in a small town called Krynica Zdroj that is famous for its haling mineral waters, and the heart of Lemko culture. Marvel at the traditional Lemko architecture in Sanok. and skip over to Slovakia for dinner in charming Bardejov!
Day
6-7
Spend the day in Przemysl, a city right on the border of Ukraine and Poland. Take a wander in the wonderful mountains and relax at the mountain resort in Arlamow.
Day
8-10
Spend a few days in the “Paris of Ukraine” – Lviv; we promise you won’t fail to be charmed by this beautiful city! Walk the cobblestoned streets, admire the stunning architecture, visit the beautifully haunting Lychakiv cemetery, and the Lviv Opera House. If you’d like, you can take an optional day trip to visit the nearby castles.
Day
11-15
We finish our tour at the very Heart of Ukraine – its bustling and historic capital – Kyiv! Discover one of the most beautiful and one of the oldest cities of Eastern Europe. Explore its charming squares and boulevards, as well as its historic churches and museums. Take a trip out to a traditional Ukrainian Village – an open-air museum that holds onto traditional, cultures and handicrafts! While in Kyiv, you can take an Optional day trip to the now ghost-town of Chernobyl.
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Highlights

-Wander the centuries old streets of Krakow.
-Pay a visit to The Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
-Pop over to Slovakia for a half day trip
-Visit Przemysl and Sanok – cities where Ukrainian and Polish culture intertwined.
-See the heart of Lemko culture in Krynica Zdroj
-Relax in the Carpathians mountains
-Explore the beautiful city of Lviv
-Marvel at the ‘City of Golden Domes’ – Kyiv

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Departure Dates

2019

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until Jan 29, 2019*

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Land Package per person:

$3,590 usd

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Single Supplement - $600 USD

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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