8 days/7 nights all inclusive trip for true opera lovers who are interested to visit three most outstanding Opera Houses in Europe and enjoy classical belcanto in performance of the best Opera singers of Ukraine.
DAY 1 LVIV Arriving Lviv – cultural capital of Ukraine, the “city of lions”, the heart and soul of Western Ukraine, its largest city and one of Ukraine`s most important educational, academic and economic centres.
DAY 2 LVIV Morning panoramic city tour with the most interesting sites of Lviv including St. George Cathedral, University building, Freedom Avenue with Shevchenko monument, old city quarters, included into UNESCO World Heritage List: Market square, Armenian quarter, complex of Assumption church, remnants of Lviv fortifications. A highlight of the tour is the visit to the High Castle Hill with its beautiful panoramic views.
Afternoon visit to crafts market.
Evening performance at the magnificent Lviv Opera House.
DAY 3 LVIV After breakfast – a tour to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Lychakiv Cemetery – one of the oldest and most beautiful cemeteries in Europe.
Afternoon free. Departure for Odessa.
DAY 4 ODESSA Arriving in Odessa. Breakfast. Afternoon city tour visiting the Fine Arts Museum. Evening performance at the famous Odessa Opera House renovated in September 2007.
DAY 5 ODESSA Panoramic city tour with most important Odessa historical, architectural and cultural landmarks: Assumption Cathedral, Fine Arts Museum, Prymorsky Boulevard, famous Potemkin Staircase, Derybasivska Street.
Departure for Kyiv.
DAY 6 KYIV Arriving Kyiv – the capital of Ukraine, its largest administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational centre and one of its main travel attractions.
Afternoon – delighting boat trip along the Dnipro River with its beautiful views on both sides and visit to St. Andrew’ Descent with its famous souvenir market.
DAY 7 KYIV Afternoon panoramic city tour with the most remarkable city attractions – the Golden Gates – ancient entrance to Kyiv, St. Andrew Cathedral, and St. Sophia square with St.Sophia Cathedral, St. Volodymyr Cathedral, Mariyinskyy Palace.
Evening performance at the National Opera House of Ukraine.
DAY 8 KYIV After breakfast – visit to Kyiv Cave Monastery, the complex of churches, that make up the Lavra – masterpieces of architecture, and the monastery also famous for its catacombs with the relics of many Orthodox saints.
Afternoon departure from Kyiv. The end of the tour.
The price includes:
* Accommodation: 4-star/3-star hotels
* Half board/full board meals upon request
* Sightseeing and visits according to the program
* Entrance fees, theatre tickets, guide’s escort
* Coach transportation through the trip
The price does not include:
- Comfortable train sleeper Lviv-Odessa
- Air transportation Odessa- Kyiv