Transfers Lviv - Warsaw - Lviv
Departure from Lviv (8:00) – Stryi (a walk around the city and a visit to the Verkhovyna Museum) – Pidhirtsi (a visit to the palace and church) – Nahuyevychi (visits to the regional and literary-memorial museums) – Truskavets (lunch and museums) – Drohobych (an excursion around the city’s center, its churches, and saltworks) – Medenychi (zoo) – Return to Lviv (21:00)
Stryi. The third largest city in the Lviv oblast, Stryi strategically lies at the crossroads of several ancient trade routes. It is home to many tourist attractions, including the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1395), one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Ukraine; the Great Synagogue (1817), the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (the former Church of Mary Magdalene of the Franciscan Monastery) dating back to the 16th century, and the People’s House (Narodniy Dim), which was one of the centers of cultural life in Galicia before World War I.
Truskavets. Truskavets, a unique parl-like city, is the oldest balneotherapy spa-resort in Europe. The city is located in a picturesque valley at the foothills of the Eastern Carpathian Mountains. The city is renowned for its therapeutic mineral water, “Naftusia”, which you can taste in the central mineral water buvette. Truskavets is home to many wooden villas built in the 19th-20th centuries in a Transcarpathian architectural style, an interesting art exhibit in the Michael Bilas Art Museum, and the Truskavets Museum of History.
Drohobych. One of the prettiest cities in Western Ukraine, Drohobych is the salt capital of the country and the birthplace of Yuriy Kotermak-Drohobych and Bruno Schultz. Drohobych has a unique atmosphere and charm about it and it lures visitors in with its numerous architectural monuments. Be sure to check out Rynok Square with its architectural ensemble consisting of the City Hall and the city’s two oldest buildings: the Gothic Church of St. Bartholomew (1392) and the Bell Tower (13th century), a reconstruction of an ancient Rus defensive tower.
Medenychi. This village has a wonderful zoo that is home to many animals, including tigers, a lynx, puma, leopard, lion, camels, llamas, ostriches, and porcupines.