UDWT tour includes

Travel Ukraine with us, and learn about the fascinating variety of Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes!

Our 2019 UDWT is open for registration! Book your place now!

Travel Ukraine with us, and experience the rich variety of Ukrainian dance styles from region to region! PLUS get to learn about the history, tradition and culture of this fascinating country as you go!

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

14 days/13 nights | Kyiv to Lviv

Proposed Itinerary

We start our 2019 tour exploring the golden domed streets of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city; with ancient charm and modern flare. Its beautiful landscapes, parks and gardens will charm and captivate you! Take the incredible chance to work with the renowned Virsky dance ensemble, and we hope to meet with the Veryovka Dance and Song ensemble. Trust us, you will be blown away by their skills and expertise!
Next we will head to Vinnytsia to join the Barvinok Ensemble, and learn their unique Western-Central style of dance. Take the chance to soak up Ukrainian culture in an overnight stay in an authentic Ukrainian village (with Ukrainian village party, of course!)
Time to explore the fairy-tale city of Kamyanets-Podilsky! This charming town has the friendliest of people, who will leave nothing but the greatest of impressions. We will take part in workshops with their Kamyanchanka ensemble, to attempt to master dances from Podillia. To round it off, we’ll have a zabava right under the famous castle walls! Where better to do a Kolomeyka?!
Next we will head to Kolomiya, but not without a stop for some adventure! Who’s ready to explore some mysterious caves? Once in Kolomiya, we’ll join the famous Pokuttia Ensemble to learn some more dance styles. Did you know the Kolomiyka came from Pokuttia?! Or the Holubka? Now you do!
After one final workshop with the Pokuttia ensemble, we can finally rest and relax and we head back to picturesque and historic Lviv, where you can sit back in a cam street-side café and watch the world go by.
map - Travel Ukraine with us, and learn about the fascinating variety of Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes!


On our Dance Workshop Tours, not only do you get to travel to some amazing places, dance with some incredible ensembles, and network with dancers and instructors from across the world, you also get to experience some Cobblestone Freeway exclusive events!

Whats stopping you?!


tour itinerary - Travel Ukraine with us, and learn about the fascinating variety of Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes!

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.


Time to breathe, digest and soak up the atmosphere.

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

Departure Dates


Custom Tour

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Land Package per person:

$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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