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Ski on the Biggest Ski Resort in Eastern Europe

Snowy mountain peaks, skiing trails and incredible views are the reasons you need to visit to the best ski resort in Ukraine. Enjoy skiing or snowboarding in wintery Bukovel, before marvelling at the colourful spectacle of the Christmas Winter Markets in Lviv. Learn Ukrainian traditions, see stunning costumes, and experience the famous Ukrainian hospitality at its best. You’ll be taking home some amazing and warm memories from this tour!
Discover Ukraine with us on this hand-crafted tour, and see the old world in a new way with Cobblestone Freeway.

NEW FOR 2021!

Trip Details

8 days/7 nights | Lviv to Lviv

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Itinerary

Day
1-2
Lviv is a dreamy city, whose charm only grows at Christmas time. Experience winter in one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Skate in the ice rink in the main square and drink mulled wine while wandering the cobblestone streets under shimmering lights. Visit the lively Christmas Markets to sample some Ukrainian donuts, pick up some local delicacies, or shop for handmade gifts. Bring in the New Year the Lviv way, with celebrations going on across the city.
Day
2-6
We’ll travel up into the dreamy Carpathian Mountains, to Bukovel, the biggest and best ski resort in Ukraine – and in Eastern Europe! Enjoy the best the Carpathians have to offer – relax by a cosy fire, or take the option to go skiing, sledding, or hiking in the mountains with views over the snow-covered valleys. Meet locals, see Ukrainian Christmas traditions as the locals have celebrated for centuries. Experience a traditional dinner the house of one of the villagers!
Day
6-8
We will return to beautiful Lviv for a last few days of exploring, sightseeing, and some souvenir shopping on the Christmas Markets, before one last Ukrainian Zabava to end your trip with a bang!

Highlights

Snowy Slopes: visit the biggest ski resort in Eastern Europe - Bukovel
Mountain Spa: soak in a traditional “chan” hot tub
Rich Traditions: experience Christmas traditions in a remote Carpathian Village with a Hutsul family
Christmas Markets: shop on the stunning seasonal markets in Lviv
Cobblestone streets: explore the quaint and beautiful city of Lviv
Cobblestone Exclusives: Attend private concerts, cultural events, and workshops exclusively for Cobblestone freeway travellers.

The Cobblestone Culture Experience always includes:

Small Groups

16 people maximum. Sometimes fewer, but there’s never more.

Village Visits

Learn about a country from its people in the places where authentic life is happening.

Folk Performances

Have an intimate experience with local artists so you can live the culture.

Traditional Cuisine

Enjoy a wide variety of delicious local eats and can also have a familiar meal.

Artisan Demonstrations

Learn traditions from the people who keep them alive.

Pacing

Time to breathe, digest and soak up the atmosphere.

5 Star Transportation
First Class Hotels
Two Meals per Day
All Entrance Fees

Departure Dates

2020

Early Bird Discount available
until Jun 13, 2020*

2021

Early Bird Discount available
until Jun 12, 2021*

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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

HOST: Bogdan Glushko

Meet Bogdan. Cobblestone Freeway Tours guide, translator, varenyky eater, midnight problem solver and all around great guy. When you come to Ukraine on one of our tours you'll be in good hands as this man doesn't sleep until every last detail on every last tour is worked out.

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