Explore Lviv, the ‘last undiscovered European gem’ during city tours, take a walk to the most prominent places with professional guide which knows everything about this stunning centuries-old city. You will have enough free time to hit the best coffee shops, learn to salsa in the main square, take pictures from the ‘High Castle’ mountain and treat yourself to some delicious chocolate. Oh, you will not want to leave this place!
Meet and learn traditions, songs and dances from folk musicians and dancers. Admire the process of making wool blankets – “lizhnyky” while in the village of Yavoriv. Become a pro at ‘Verkhoynski Spivanochky’; enjoy hikes in the mountains, and of course, buy arts and crafts from the best artisans in the area at the famous Kosiv bazaar.
Now for something really special - feel like part of a big family as we arrive in a real Ukrainian village. Walk around, enjoy a joyful celebration, with games, food and some amazing music from local folk musicians; learn hundred year old songs from local Babas, who know more folk songs, rituals and traditions than all ethnographers combined!
Visit the most beautiful and important sights in the Chernivtsi, including the stunning University buildings, enjoy a workshop with the masters from Academic Bukovina Song & Dance ensemble. Travel back in time while the excursions in Bukovynian Skansen.
Arriving in Lutsk we’ll enjoy some sightseeing in the city, the local fortress and open air ethnography museum and then the REAL fun begins as we get together with the Volyn State Choir! Learn the infamous Volyn style of singing from its roots!
Enjoy a pilgrimage through all the iconic city sights; a workshop with Ukrainian song legends – the Veryovka Choir; an insight into folk singing traditions with the help of Rozhanytsia folk band; working with a kobzar at the Ukrainian Village near Kyiv - unforgettable experience of ancient culture and rich history.
Sadly, it's time to say our goodbyes and fly back home OR on to new undiscovered destinations.