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Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes

In 2017 we’re inviting YOU for a cultural dance discovery through the Gypsy, Bukovyna and Transcarpathian regions. We are reinventing and improving our all-time favorite dance tour to make it even MORE AWESOME!

Whether you’re a dancer, choreographer, or just someone who is passionate about dance, this tour is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and repertoire.

Trip Details

16 days/15 nights | Budapest 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
Arrive in the mythical city of Budapest! It's architecture and beauty will not leave anyone indifferent. So You will be able to visit most extraordinary and prominent places in this magnificent city.
Day
2-5
So our next stop village Glodeni - region is well known for gypsy culture. This ethnic group succeeded in making a huge migration around the world without loosing their original identity. So we will have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with them.
Day
6-9
We can not miss the exciting city of Chernivtsi the capital of the Bukovynian region of Ukraine therefore we will stay here for a few unforgettable days. This will allow us get to know it's identity. Workshop together with Bukovynian Choir.
Day
10-11
Spend your time actively as we are in the largest and the best recreational base for thousands of tourists from all over the country - Bukovel. Swim in the 'Lake of youth' or make a horseback riding along the picturesque Carpathian trails.
Day
12-14
You will become acquainted with Uzhgorod, unforgettable destination for many tourists and also known for its impressive architecture and delicious wine. Have a workshop with well-known Zakarpatskiy Choir.
Day
15
Arrive in Lviv, take a walk around this medieval town with a modern vibe, and have a cup of coffee in one of numerous coffee shops around city center. In the evening we have prepared something special for you – Entertainment Dinner, as a great opportunity to share your impression and summarize your gained experience.
Day
16
Transfer to the airport where, sadly, we will have to say our goodbyes!
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Highlights

Not only do you get to travel to some amazing places and network with dancers and instructors from across the world, you also get to experience some Cobblestone Freeway exclusive events!

Practice yoga in the Carpathian Mountains and experience the old world traditions. Plus, you get to dance and party the night away at our Zabavas!

 

tour itinerary - Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes

Departure Dates

2017

Early Bird Discount available
until Dec 6, 2016*

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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 & special locations
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers
  • Private concerts
  • CobblestoneFreeway t-shirt

Land Package per person from:

$2,800 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:

This tour is a dream come true. I am…inspired to continue to learn and grow as a teacher and choreographer

Kristina Washchyshyn

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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