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Day Trip to Tarakaniv Fort, Dubno and Pochaiv Lavra

Day Trip to Tarakaniv Fort, Dubno and Pochaiv Lavra

From US$ 220.32 per person

Take an unforgettable one-day tour from Lviv and explore attractions of the Western Ukraine, including Tarakaniv Fort and Pochaiv Lavra.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, German, Russian
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore enigmatic labyrinths of the Tarakaniv Fort
  • Discover the main attraction of Dubno – the Castle of princes Liubomirski
  • Enjoy a splendid view of the Castle Hill in Kremenets
  • Visit a holy place of the orthodox world – Pochaiv Lavra
  • Learn interesting facts about the history and culture of the Western Ukraine
Full description
The tour will start early in the morning when your private driver picks you up from the hotel. You will meet your local guide and captivating one-day journey through the western regions of Ukraine will start. You will have a perfect opportunity to admire charming landscapes along the route from Lviv to Rivne and Ternopil regions. Western Ukraine is rich in traditions and has interesting history, be ready to absorb fascinating stories from your guide.   Tarakanivskyi Fort appears first on the route. It is located 160 km from Lviv. Built in the end of 19th century this deserted fort is wrapped up in mystery. During the World War I and II the defense construction located on the former border between Russian and Hungarian Empires was partially destroyed. Lots of lianas were planted there to conceal the building. Now it looks like a real ghost town full of thrilling secrets. Moreover, you will have to pass the 100-meter long underground tunnel to get inside the fort and reveal its history. Ancient town of Dubno is your second destination on the route. Dubno Castle, built in 1492, is the most interesting sight of the town that attracts tourists with its elegant architectural ensemble in medieval and renaissance style. It is a complex consisting of Castle of princes Liubomirski with ancient weapon, paintings and coins displays and Castle of Princes Ostrogski with a thrilling exposition of medieval tortures. A beautiful town of Kremenets with centuries-old history is located just 37 km from Dubno. This magnificent city is famous for its gorgeous architecture. You can admire stunning views that is opened from the Castle Hill where ruins of the Kremenets Castle remain. You will also visit Jesuit Monastery and Collegium, built in 18th century. Pochaiv Lavra is the most memorable spot on your route. You will be definitely charmed by peaceful atmosphere of the complex. It is a very beautiful male orthodox monastery, founded in far 13th century. Dormition Cathedral of Lavra is famous among pilgrims from all over the world.  You can see the Holy Icon of Theotokos of Pochayiv and the footprint of Mary with a holy water spring there. The day-tour comes to its end and your private driver is ready to drive you back to Lviv. It will take app. 2,5 hours to return. There is no doubt that you will have captivating memories of the day for all your life.   
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Transportation services along the route
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Amazing trip

This tour is awesome.the guide is nice and good knowledge. Good communication in English.

October 13, 2018

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