EUROPEAN VOYAGE

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from 549 USD
Start date: 10.09., 17.09., 24.09, 01.10., 15.10., 22.10., 05.11., 19.11., 10.12
Number of days: 11
Tour type: Group (6-10)
Route: Kyiv-Lviv-Budapest-Vienna-Prague-Drezden-Lviv-Kyiv
Order
day
01
Kyiv

Arriving at the airport.

Transfer to the hotel.

Check-in.

Free time.

day
02
Kyiv

Breakfast.

The tour "Kiev - the capital of Ukraine" starts with St. Vladimir's Cathedral, which will enchant visitors with frescoes and icons of the great painters Vasnetsov, Nesterov and Vrubel. Where the relics of St. Barbara revered worldwide.

Next we move to Taras Shevchenko University, Opera House, which is one of the main attractions of the Kiev center.

Golden Gate, the former main entrance to Kiev, a masterpiece of ancient architecture and fortifications. Thanks to restorers, we can see what were the Golden Gate XI century.

Sofiivskyi Cathedral - the main shrine of Kyiv Rus, the architectural jewel of the XI century, is famous for its mosaics and frescoes. The cathedral is related to UNESCO World Heritage.

St. Michael's Monastery, its gilded dome decorated with the figure of the patron of Kiev - archangel Michael.

St. Andrew's church - a masterpiece of baroque of the great architect Rastrelli. At Andrew's descent atmosphere of the late 19th - early 20th centuries. All along the street are many art galleries and souvenir shops.

The central street - Khreshchatyk, Philharmonic Hall, Ukrainian House and the Parliamentary Library, the former Merchants' Garden, where the Arch of Friendship of Peoples, with beautiful views overlooking the Dnieper and hem.

Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the first in Eastern Europe, high school, ostanovana in 1615. Dnieper embankment, River Station, Monument to the founders of Kiev - the legendary Kyi, Schek, Horeb and their sister Lybid.

Glory Park, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - the oldest monastery of the East Slavic lands. The monument "The Motherland" - the biggest statue in Ukraine, more than 100 meters tall.

Mariinsky Palace in front is now the presidential residence. Buildings of the Ukrainian parliament - Verkhovna Rada, the Cabinet of Ministers. Center of political and economic activity, place of mass concerts and shows - Independence Square.

day
03
Kyiv

Breakfast. Check-out.

Excursion to the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - the main shrine of Ukrainian Orthodoxy.
The architectural ensemble of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Reserve is made up of more than 100 monuments of XII-XX centuries. and covers an area of ​​23 hectares. The complex of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
For almost a millennium, it is one of the most popular tourist MEK as a cradle of Ukrainian Christianity and released a beautiful and impressive architecture. The monastery is famous for its caves, which have over the centuries, the relics of the saints, who miraculously survived. It is also proved that the above relics of saints, have healing properties.
The monastery houses a number of historical and cultural museums of Ukraine: Museum of Historical Treasures, Museum of miniatures, typography, decorative folk art, music, theater and cinema, exhibitions of private collections.
Visiting the exhibition "Nicholas Siadristy miniatures." You will see a shoe a flea, the smallest book in the world, and many other interesting exhibits.

Free time.

Transfer to the train station.

At 17:20 our journey to Lviv begins.

22:20 - Arrival to the city.

Transfer to the hotel.

day
04
Lviv

Breakfast.

We invite you to the tour "Lviv - the pearl of Europe". During the tour you will see the masterpieces of the past, as the Greek-Catholic Metropolitan of St. Jura. This is one of the most prominent monuments of national Baroque Bernard Meretin built on one of the highest hills in the city. Lychakiv Cemetery - one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Eastern Europe. It is a garden in which time and eternity frozen in a thousand unimaginable sculptures. After that we move to Lviv universities, Liberty Avenue and the Opera House.
Continuing our tour of "Old streets of Lviv."We visit Market Square and Town Hall Lviv, Palace of Bandinelli and Black House, as well as the Pharmacy Museum "Under the Black Eagle", in the caves where you can feel like an alchemist. Roman Catholic Cathedral, and Boim Chapel, Church of the Jesuits, the cathedral and the Bernardine monastery, the Jewish quarter and the ruins of the synagogue "Golden Rose", an ensemble of the Assumption Church, the Royal and city arsenal. Dominican Church, Armenian Quarter and the Armenian Cathedral.
Free time.

day
05
Lviv

Breakfast.
Welcome to the countryside tour "Golden Horseshoe of Lviv region" ($ 10): Olesko, Pidhirtsi and Zolochiv Castle - all of them are outstanding monuments of architecture and history.
Olesky castle founded in the XIII century., One of the most beautiful castles in Eastern Europe, a place which he defended B.Khmel'nickogo birthplace future Polish king Jan III Sobieski. Here the collection of unique paintings and sculptures X-XVIII Art.
Pidhirtsi Castle, one of the most famous in Ukraine, built in 1640 in Baroque style. "Galician Versailles", its walls remember the battle and not the war, but only scores magnificent receptions, noise of the wheels of carriages and fireworks.
Zolochevsky Castle, a place that is surrounded by the secrets of the royal family, the legend of the chivalric Order of the Templars and the incredible love story. And this mystery of the castle is a mysterious stone that covered the carved cryptography. To the castle belongs to the ensemble of the Grand Palace and the late Renaissance palace on the eastern Chinese paraphernalia.
Return to the city. Free time.

day
06
Budapest

Breakfast. Check-out.

Transfer to the train station.
8:30 am - Departure by bus from Lviv to Budapest. Our journey through the Carpathians.
15:00. - Passing border.
our tour starts with Valley of Beautiful Women. Here you will find a real Hungarian goulash (5 €), as well - the famous Eger wine tasting! In case of delays at the border, a tour will not take place.
Moving to Budapest. Check-in.

day
07
Budapest

Breakfast.
9:00 - tour "Budapest - Pearl of the Danube". Old Buda and Pest elegant merged into two-million metropolis. They shared the majestic Danube. The main square of the capital - Heroes' Square, Vajdahunyad fairytale castle, the most beautiful in the world parliament, a unique Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady (Sv.Matyasha), terraces Fisherman's Bastion and the Royal Palace. The combination of nature and architecture - is Budapest!
Optionally we recommend:
- Visit the largest in central Europe Tropicario - Oceanarium + shopping center "Kampona" (12 €). 11-meter tunnel with sharks, exotic reptiles, funny monkeys and colorful tropical birds just above your head! You can personally feed the alligators, and you can even get wet under the rain shower! In Kampone is TESCO, which should buy Hungarian "gastronomic souvenirs": wines, unique, goose liver, paprika.
- Walk to the boat on the Danube with a glass of champagne - "Budapest illumination" (15 €). Seven bridges across the Danube embankment in the festive illuminations, Castle Hill with the royal palace - panoramic view, declared by UNESCO as part of World Cultural Heritage.
Return to the hotel.

day
08
Vienna

Breakfast at the hotel.Check-out.
8:00 - moving to the capital of Austria - Vienna.
12.00. Sightseeing tour "Vienna Symphony." Large city where is felt in every careless lavish sweep of the last empire. Incredibly nice, cozy historic center, enclosed in a ring of gardens and parks. Refined architecture in bright colors - and in my head involuntarily begin to sound of Strauss waltzes, which seems to be just here and could create an atmosphere inspired by light, intoxicating city. The tour begins familiarity with the winter residence of the Habsburg dynasty, the Hofburg, then walk along the Vienna Ringstrasse, visit the monument of Maria Theresa, the Parliament, the Town Hall, the Vienna State Opera and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Stephen.
14:00. Free time.
Optionally we recommend a visit to the Treasury of Habsburg (20 €). In the Habsburg imperial castle for luxury doors, hidden millennial history of Europe, presented a crown with jewels, scepters, weapons, church relics, fine jewelry and clothing coronation of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. This is the most important collection of the Habsburgs in the world collection of dynastic and religious treasures.
Moving to the Czech capital - Prague.
Check in at hotel.

day
09
Prague

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 - departure for a tour of "Legends of Prague." You will pass by the "avenue attractions": royal city of Hradcany, the Prague Castle - the residence of Czech kings, which now lives and operates the country's president, the legendary Cathedral of St. Vitus Cathedral, the southern gardens of Prague Castle, the baroque pearl of the Lesser, and then descend to the area of ​​the Crusaders - one of the most beautiful in Europe.
It is necessary to wear comfortable shoes - and walking tour takes place entirely on the pavement.
Optionally we recommend:
The two-hour boat trip on the river Vltava (25 €). Admiring the mighty river and undiscovered Prague, you can have lunch for the buffet, and relax in front of an independent tour of Prague. Plus, welcome drink for a great start! On the boat has two decks: the lower with panoramic windows, which is heated during the cold period - it is a restaurant, and top - open.
Evening tours "Shadows of Old Town" (15 €). Walking through the evening Prague through the centuries. With your tour guide will go in costume with a lighted lamp in his hand instead of pointers. About life, dreams and tragedies in the supply of ghosts - spirits mayor was executed. From the Old Town to the Lesser Town Square will walk through the streets of the little-known romantic. Legends and true stories complement the fantastic atmosphere lit by gas lamps Night Prague. Beginning with the onset of darkness.
Evening at the Tavern (ticket 40 €). He will take you back hundreds of years - to the very Middle Ages! His tough and at the same time, romantic atmosphere awaits you at every step. No detail was forgotten, none of the five senses. It will be something to see, what to listen to, and above all that will visit. Fencers, comedians and dancers lovely amuse you, old music sounds, wine and beer will flow a river, there will be even in the spirit of: hands, and as long as you can! And if you're lucky, you old witch predict the fate of the lines of the palm. You will excite only one disappointment ... from returning to today's time.
Return to the hotel.

day
10
Drezden

Breakfast at the hotel. Cheking-out.
8:00 - Transfer to the ancient capital of Saxony - Dresden.
City tour "Pearl of the German Baroque." Theatre Square and the Dresden opera, baroque Zwinger Palace and the residence of the Wettin dynasty in Renaissance style Church of Our Lady Frauenkirche and Bruhl terrace - "Balcony of Europe".
In free time.
Optional recommended to visit with a guide Art Gallery «Alte Meister» - «Old Masters" (20 €). Here is the "Sistine Madonna" by Raphael, a rich collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Dürer's work brushes, Titian, Raphael, Rubens ...

16:00 - night trip to Ukraine.

day
11
Lviv

Arrival to the city (at approximately 12:00).

Free time in Lviv.
Transfer to the train station.
17:30. Departure by train from Lviv to Kiev.
22:00. Arriving in Kiev.
Transfer to the airport.

Rates per person in USD

KYIV LVIV EUROPE 10 person 6 person
"Cossak"2* "Eurohotel"3* Hotel 3* 549 USD 613 USD
"Dnipro" 3* "George"3* Hotel 3* 595 USD 705 USD
"Khreshchatyk" 4* "Dnister"4* Hotel 3* 686 USD 757 USD