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Experience Ukraine - East to West!

Join us for one of our Prestige tours where you’ll experience the very best of Ukraine from east to west! From traditional cookery to modern cuisine, shopping, and the Opera, you better arrive hungry for experience – you will be leaving Ukraine with a suitcase full of experience!

Enjoy exclusive Cobblestone Freeway excursions, have a feast for you and your fellow travelers in a Ukrainian village, explore the Carpathian Mountains, see the difference between several regions of Ukraine, and learn about the various traditions that have been passed down for generations. This tour is for lovers of Ukrainian culture - which means it's for everyone!

Trip Details

16 days/15 nights | Kyiv to Lviv

Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-3
Wander Kyiv through the old city centre down Andriivsky Uzviz where all of the artists live and work. See the city’s opera House, the Golden Gates, Independence Square, and more! Of course, we aren’t going to let you leave without experiencing some local folklore and a zabava or two!
Day
4-6
Arriving in Odessa, explore this marvelous city and its ornate architecture including the Archeological Museum, the Opera and Ballet Theatre, Cathedral Square, and Philharmonic Theatre, the catacombs and much more! Look forward to spending a fun day at a winery in Shabo and some time to relax at the beach.
Day
7-8
In Chernivtsi, the heart of Bukovyna, see the old city, the breathtakingly beautiful University, and sample local culinary specialties! Spend a day in Kamyanets Podilsky, and admire the ancient fortress on the banks of the Dniester River.
Day
9-11
We will now be travelling to the Carpathians and our journey begins in style- with a real village zabava. Once we get to the Carpathians you’ll get to enjoy the mountains, attend a traditional Hutsul wedding and, surely experience the living traditions of the region!
Day
12-15
On our way to Lviv, we will stop in the city of Kolomyia and visit the famous Pysanka Museum. Spend your time in Lviv exploring this picturesque city, declared a World Heritage Site, see some of its most famous attractions including the Lychakiv Cemetary, St. George Cathedral, the beautiful Opera House, and more!
map - Experience Ukraine - East to West!

Highlights

Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from the golden domes of Kyiv to Odesa and Chernivtsi. You’ll find treasures along the way whether you’re shopping at the Hutsul crafts bazaar or relaxing at Ukraine’s best winery in Shabo near Odesa.

You’ll experience cobblestone exclusive events, including a visit to the village of Tulova – where many immigrants to Canada came from, concerts, zabavas, and much more!

tour itinerary - Experience Ukraine - East to West!
inclusive trip items

Your Trip Will Include:

  • Full time Cobblestone tour host & translator
  • Experienced city tour guides
  • 2 meals a day, plus snacks
  • 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
  • Flights escorted from Edmonton
  • Pre-tour Meet & Greet in Edmonton or other cities if group is going
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone 
Freeway travellers
  • Optional Add-On: Extend your trip
  • Optional Add-On: Do a side trip – visit your family, have your family history researched
  • Optional Add-On: Attend a show or performance

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

The whole tour was a huge, larger than life experience, we learnt more than I ever expected and experience/saw things I didn't know even existed in this world.

Willow Meagher

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