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Festivals, Sight Seeing & Dance Workshops

On the Cobblestone Ukrainian Dance Festival Tour you'll attend the one and only International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival in Lviv! An epic 4-day experience, which includes dance workshops, performances, zabavas, and a chance to network with Ukrainian dancers from around the globe! After, we will take you on a tour to experience the very best that Ukraine has to offer, from the sweeping green Carpathian Mountains to the historic and cosmopolitan city Kyiv!
Take the optional chance to stay in Ukraine until Independence Day, celebrate this special holiday in Kyiv, and spectate our World Of Ukrainians festival!

Trip Details

12 days/11 nights | Lviv to Kyiv

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Day
1-4
Enjoy the incredible festival program we have planned for you! Partake in the official Opening Ceremony of this wonderful festival, with a performance from our host group. Take the chance to participate in dance and vocal workshops with local experts, join in in the Festival parade, watch the stunning performances from groups around the world, and finally party at the Grand Zabava! Not forgetting the chance to explore beautiful Lviv - you will see why they call Lviv the Paris of Ukraine!
Day
5-7
After the excitement of the Festival, we will head up to relax in the beautiful Carpathian Mountains. On our way to Kosiv, we will stop in the town of Kolomyia, and visit the world’s only Pysanka museum! Pay a visit to the famous local bazaar in Kosiv, and stock up on traditional, handmade Ukrainian artistry! Learn about Hutsul traditions, dances and handicrafts, meet the local people, and admire the stunning scenery of the Carpathian Mountains.
Day
8-9
Arriving in the capital of Bukovyna, learn the fascinating history of this multicultural city, and visit some of the most beautiful landmarks. Chernivtsi’s University is a magical collection of stunning building, which will make you feel as though you have stepped into a fairy-tale. Soak up the lively Bukovynian culture - Learn some Bukovynian dances and taste some of the delicious local cuisine!
Day
10-12
Welcome to the City of Golden Domes – the beautiful Capital of Kyiv! Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kyiv, meet the Virsky dancers, and visit the Ivan Honchar Ukrainian Center of Folk Culture Museum. Go to the open-air museum, Mamayeva Sloboda, and explore the authentic houses from the Kozak epoch!
Day
13-17
(Optional) Extend your trip by 5 days and stay to join us for the celebration of Ukrainian Independence Day in Kyiv, and enjoy our other spectacular festival – the World of Ukrainians Festival! Spend a few more days enjoying what Kyiv has to offer – visit the famous cave Monastery of Pecherska Lavra, the Chernobyl Museum; take optional day trips to Shevchenko’s grave in Kaniv, or a day to the now ghost-town of Chernobyl! Then finally, round off your trip with the spectacular independence day celebrations in Kyiv – a once in a lifetime experience.
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Highlights

Ukrainian Dance Festival Tour

-Partake in the International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival – incl. performances, workshops and zabavas;
- Explore the beautiful city of Lviv
-Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine
- Enjoy the Mystic Carpathian Mountains
-Visit the world’s only Pysanka museum
- Delve into the lively Bukovynian culture in Chernivtsi
- Marvel at the ‘City of Golden Domes’ – Kyiv
- Attend private concerts and cultural events, exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers

tour itinerary - Festivals, Sight Seeing & Dance Workshops

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

2019

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Land Package per person:

$2,530 usd

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Single Supplement - $500 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

We experienced this amazing country in a way that far surpassed our expectations. There is no way 
we could have seen and done as much on our own in such a short time. This trip has changed our lives and inspired our children.


Kim Matiushyk, Camrose

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