About this tour

One of the most popular tourist routes in Ukraine: Zolochiv, Pidhoretsky and Olesky castles.


Tour dates: December 3, 10, 17, 24


Departure from Lviv at 09:00.


We begin the tour with the castle from the so-called Golden Horseshoe of Ukraine - Olesko. Every Ukrainian should visit the museum-reserve of the XIV-XVIII centuries. "Olesky Castle".

Pidhirtsi Castle is waiting for you - one of the best examples of a combination of a Renaissance palace with bastion fortifications in Europe.

Pidhoretsky Park, at the level of the best examples of the so-called "Italian" parks, it is the most beautiful and almost the only park of this type in Ukraine.

Next, we head to the Zolochiv Castle, which is one of the most outstanding monuments of culture and defensive architecture on the territory of Galicia. Today, the Zolochiv Castle is a museum-reserve, a branch of the Lviv Art Gallery. Lunch (extra charge)


Return to Lviv at 19:00.


The price does not include:

entrance tickets to tourist sites:

- Zolochiv Castle 90 UAH*

- the territory of the Podgoretsky castle 90 UAH.*

- Olesko Castle UAH 90*

- Svirzh Castle 35 UAH*

meals:

- lunch from 130 UAH*


*Prices subject to change.


The tour is conducted in Ukrainian. Other languages ​​on request.


*The originality of the text is completely preserved by the author of the tour (tour operator)

 

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5 reasons to choose this tour

1

To visit 3 castles in 1 day

2

To get acquainted with the exposition of works of oriental art in the Chinese Palace of the Zolochiv Castle

3

Visit the place where Honore de Balzac stayed

5

Visit one of the most popular tourist routes in Ukraine

Key landmarks

1

Zolochiv castle

Zolochiv Castle at one time served as both defence and housing. In the years 1634-1636, it was built according to the design of an unknown architect by Jacob Sobieski, who is the father of Jan Sobieski, who was the king of Poland. For centuries, the castle has been a fortress, a royal residence, a manor, a prison, and an educational institution. Now the Zolochiv Castle is a museum reserve, a branch of the Lviv Art Gallery.

2

Pidhirtsi Castle

The castle is located on a high hill in the village of Pidhirtsi. The palace was built in 1630-1640 according to the project of the French military engineer Guillaume Levasseur de Beauplan. The castle in Pidhirtsi was Versailles in the film "The Three Musketeers". A lot of films were filmed here, such as: "Bogdan Khmelnitsky", "The Flood", "King Stakh's Wild Hunt", and "Honoré de Balzac's Mistake". Honoré de Balzac did visit the castle on his way to Vinnitsa

3

Olesko Castle

The fortress on the hill is one of the oldest in Ukrainian lands (1390), its exposition recreates the atmosphere of the cultural and artistic life of past centuries, the castle is famous for one of the largest collections of wooden sculptures in Europe, including John George Pinzel. The decoration of Olesko is also the Capuchin Monastery with the Church of St. Anthony (1739) and the Gothic Church of the Holy Trinity (1545).

What is included?

Transfer along the route

Transfer along the route

Professional guide

Professional guide

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

*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.