LVIV – ZHOVKVA – DROHOBYCH – BRODY – CHERNIVTSI – KOLOMYIA – LVIV
The 11 days/10 nights topical coach tour will take you through the places of Jewish community life. You will visit former and active Synagogues, cross the streets of old Jewish quarters and imagine more clearly the mode of life of its inhabitants, feeling the spirit of bygone times…You will also. Witness the tragic pages of Jewish history, the Holocaust memorials unveiled for the last 10 years in the Independent Ukraine.
Day 1 LVIV
Arrival in Lviv – UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 2 LVIV
City tour visiting former Jewish quarters, Holocaust memorial, Janowska camp site, ruins of the “Golden Rose” Synagogue, etc.
Day 3 LVIV – ZHOVKVA – LVIV
Visit to Synagogue and Jewish cultural society. Transfer to Zhovkva (30 km) Sightseeing tour visiting former Synagogue, monument to Ghetto victims and cemetery, Market Square.
Day 4 LVIV – DROHOBYCH– LVIV
Transfer to Drohobych (120 km) to visit Bruno Schulz commemorative places. Jewish topical excursion. Return to Lviv.
Day 5 LVIV – BRODY – CHERNIVTSI
Transfer to Chernivtsi via Brody (350 km). Visiting Joseph Roth memorial places in Brody. Overnight in Chernivtsi.
Day 6 CHERNIVTSI
Morning city tour visiting former Jewish quarter, Paul Tselan and Joseph Schmidt memorial places. Afternoon visit to local Synagogue and Sadgora area (old Jewish cemetery, Rabbi Wonder residence).
Day 7 CHERNIVTSI
Visit to Jewish school, excursion Bukovinian Diaspora Museum. Meeting with well-known local Jewish writer – Josef Burg at Jewish cultural society. Optional visit to Drama Theatre.
Day 8 CHERNIVTSI – KOLOMYA – LVIV
Morning departure to Lviv via Kolomya (280 km). Visiting a number of Jewish sites en route: active Synagogue, Jewish cemeteries, former Ghetto territory, Jewish memorial museum.
Day 9 LVIV
After breakfast – departure. 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
* Coach transportation through the itinerary
* Entrance fees, guide’s escort
The price does not include:
* Additional services