About this tour
Khotyn Fortress awaits you in the cozy city of Chernivtsi
Tour dates: Every day
Arrival to Chernivtsi.Meet & welcome. Transfer to hotel. Check in.
Chernivtsy – small & very cozy town in the Western of Ukraine. Hometown of famous American actress Mila Kunis, who lived here till age of 7. Cobblestoned streets, beautiful architecture with many bookstore and art galleries.
City walking tour (3hrs) – Depending on the arrival time can be done on 1st day afternoon or next day morning.
You will walk down Kobylyanska street with plenty of interesting stories, filled with pretty cafes and shops.
You will head to the Central tower “Ratusha” that daily plays city hymn. And of course you will visit the most famous gem of the city – National University that really brings us in comparison to Hogwarts.
Leisure time.Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. HALF DAY TOUR TO KHOTYN FORTRESS (by car)
Hotyn castle has always been a center of warfare and trade as it stood on the most convenient ferry place on the Dnister river. Moldovans, Polish, Turks and Ukrainians were trying to gain control over this place so finally it combined a great variety of cultures and traditions. It's also one of the most picturesque fortresses used a movie scenery for many films
Breakfast. Day at Leisure.
Optional excursions can be offered
Breakfast. Check out of hotel. Transfer to the train station.
Return back home.
*The originality of the text is completely preserved by the author of the tour (tour operator)
Five reasons to choose this tour
See the house-ship
Visit Khotyn Fortress
Take a walk through the Residence of the Metropolitans of Bukovina and Dalmatia
Enjoy the beauty of the theater square
Visit the pharmacy-museum
This unique building was built on the model of the Romanian Assumption Cathedral. The peculiarity of the cathedral is the unusual structure of its domes - they are literally twisted. Because of it, the Mykolaiv cathedral is called "Drunk church".
Residence of the Metropolitans of Bukovina and Dalmatia
The best Viennese, Czech and Bukovinian masters worked on the architectural masterpiece - the residence of the metropolitans of Bukovina and Dalmatia. Today, the former residence is used as the main building of Chernivtsi National University and often appears in films.
Turkish Well Square
Today this area is called Sq. Of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This place has existed for several centuries since the Ottoman Empire. The oldest well in Bukovina is on the square, it was built by the Turks. A legend about the undivided love of a Turkish Pasha for a Ukrainian girl is connected with the well.
The unusually shaped house is located at the intersection of Main and Sholom Aleichem streets. To this day, locals call it "Schiff", which means "ship" in German. The ship house is one of the first houses built in the late 19th century, and its appearance resembles a real sea ship
What is included?
Transfer along the route
3 nights at hotel in city centre
breakfast in the hotel
Breakfast Lunch on the second day Supper
*From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund. All profits from press tours are transferred to the reconstruction of Ukraine.
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.