Lviv region takes the second place in Ukraine after Ternopil region for the quantity of preserved castles. During this one-day tour we will visit the three best preserved castles - in Olesko, Pidhirci and Zolochiv. Our itinerary has the shape of horseshoe, that's why another name of the tour is "The Castles of Golden Horseshoe".
Visiting Lviv, you compulsory need to visit Zhovkva. This city takes the second place after Lviv for its architecture in Lviv region.
And Krahiv monastery is a well-fortificated fortress. It is also considered to be a big religious centre. We will visit the cave monastery of XVIth century.
During this tour we will visit a city of Sambir with it's Church of The Birth of Virgin Mary. The relics of St. Valentine are preserved there. Sambir is often called "The Gates to Carpathians". It's central place is called Rynok Square or The Market Place - as in Lviv, Krakow and many other cities. But this one is the biggest among them. And the City Hall building of Sambir is the oldest in Ukraine.
During this tour you will visit the Carpathian Mountains of two regions of Ukraine: Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk. Our first stop is in the village of Rozgirche. There is a monastery of the XVth cent. inside the rock. This territory was inhabited from the ancient times and at first the rock was used for the pagan rites and later - for Christian.
The next stop is at the national park "The Rocks of Dovbush". These huge rocks with the hight of 20-30 meters (60-90 ft.) are situated at the middle of the forest and hiden by the trees. Our thirdstop is in the village called Goshiv with the Greek-Catholic monastery among the Carpathian Mountains. There is a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary there.
During this tour you will visit the Carpathian Mountains of two regions of Ukraine: Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk. Our first stop is at the national park "The Rocks of Dovbush". These huge rocks with the hight of 20-30 meters (60-90 ft.) are situated at the middle of the forest and hiden by the trees. In the Xth cent. there was a monastery on the rocks, in the XII-XIIIth cent. they were used as fortifications. There are entrances to the caves and gorges, made by people. If you want, you can visit one of the gorges called "The Purgetory". The third stop is situated in the village of Vygoda. It is famous for the only Carpathian tram in our country. You'll have 4-hours trip on it.
During this one-day trip we will visit thepicturesque places of Carpathian mountains - the rocks in Tustan and Rozgirche and the National Park "Skolivsky Beskydy" with beautiful waterfalls on the Kamianka River, "The Dead Lake", springs of healing water etc.
Tour to very picturesque fortresses of Lviv region. You'll visit the castles in Svirz and Old Village anf the monastery in Univ.
The exciting tour to Olesk Castle and Pochaev Monastery. You'll visit the oldest fortress of Lviv Region and the place where Lady of God showed up.
During the tour to Western Ukraine You'll visit Rogatyn - the homeland of Roksolana, Galych - the old capital of Principality and Ivano-Frankivsk - the residence of Potocky Family.
Tour to the places of Ivan Franko. We'll visit Drohobych with the famous wooden church of St. George, Naguevichi with house-museum of Franko and zoo in Medenichi.
You'll visit Zolochiv with it's castle, Ternopil with Dominican Cathedral and Beautiful lake, You'll see the miraculous icon in Zarvanytsia and visit the province cosy town Berezhany.