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Our most recommended Lviv Neighborhood Tours

  • Kamianets-Podilskyi: Private Walking Tour

    1. Kamianets-Podilskyi: Private Walking Tour

    Kamianets-Podilskyi is a real hidden gem in Western Ukraine that counts with a great number of important historical and architectural monuments. It has a special charm of a small city with a peaceful ambiance and quiet rhythm of life.  The outstanding architectural features of the city are characterized by a combination of different epochs and styles that harmoniously reflected on the city's appearance. You will discover all the must-visit landmarks of Kamianets-Podilskyi during this 3-hour walking tour. Your friendly guide will introduce you to the rich centuries-old history of the city and show you beautiful places like the City Hall building, Cathedral of Saint Peter and Paul, the Turkish Minaret, Novoplanivskiy Bridge, St. Nikolas Dominican Cathedral and St. Nicolas Armenian Church. This tour will provide you with plenty of fascinating information about the city and leave you lots o...

  • Lviv: 2.5-Hour Highlights Walking Tour

    2. Lviv: 2.5-Hour Highlights Walking Tour

    Meet your guide by City Hall on Market Square and enter the heart of the medieval city. Embark on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the city center, where every house has a fascinating story. Take a look at the unique Black House, built for the Italian tax collector, Tomaso Alberti in 1577. Admire the historic façade of the late Renaissance townhouse of Bandinelli Palace, and discover the former residence of the wealthiest citizen in the whole history of Lviv at Kornyakt Palace, built for a Greek merchant in the late 16th century. Stroll down the narrow streets to explore the Armenian Quarter, with a unique Armenian church famous for its silent and mystical atmosphere. Continue to the Ruthenian Quarter, where the main Orthodox church can be found. Journey past the remains of the defensive walls to the Jewish Quarter. End at the remarkable Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet on Liberty Avenue (P...

    Great knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Very interesting tour of a fascinating historical city. Excellent experience!

  • From Lviv: 1-Day Tour of Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislaviv)

    3. From Lviv: 1-Day Tour of Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislaviv)

    Get off the beaten track and explore one of the most charming towns in Western Ukraine - Ivano-Frankivsk. Founded in 1662 as Stanislawiw it was renamed during the Soviet times into Ivano-Frankivsk in honor of Ivan Franko – a prominent Ukrainian poet and writer. The city lies halfway between Lviv and the Carpathian mountains. It still retains its charm and quietness. The town is waiting for you with a handfull of unique shops, splendid architecture and restaurants with mouthwatering local food.  You'll drive 120km southeast from Lviv in a comfortable mini-van or car with your English-speaking guide. Discover this secret gem!

  • Lviv Old Town: 2.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

    4. Lviv Old Town: 2.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

    Meet your friendly local guide in front of the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, and set off on a small group walking tour of the Old Town. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 in recognition of its virtually intact medieval urban topography, the city is full of cozy narrow streets with fantastic architecture. Learn about the famous artists who have performed on stage at the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Then, walk through the central avenue of Prospect Svobody and see the Blessed Virgin Fountain and the monument to the Polish poet, Adam Mickiewicz on Mickiewicz Square. Next, go to the Church of the Jesuits and the impressive Dominican Cathedral. Take a look at the enigmatic Chapel of the Boim Family and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. A highlight of your tour will be a visit to vibrant Market Square, the heart of political, cultural and commercia...

  • Lviv: Sykhiv-District Soviet Legacy and Modern Living

    5. Lviv: Sykhiv-District Soviet Legacy and Modern Living

    Discover Lviv beyond the touristic city center, traveling to one of its most story-rich neighborhoods. Whilst there, explore its Soviet past, as well as its modern-day life. Sykhiv was built in a Soviet Modernist style in the 1970s and 1980s to house industrial workers and their families. It was designed and presented as an ideal residential neighborhood for the Soviet citizen, including all of life's necessities. These encompassed schools, daycare centers, cafeterias, shops, and other services, all within a short walking distance from your apartment. Explore the biggest and fastest-developing residential district of Lviv, with massive cement blocks standing beside modern, post-Soviet apartment buildings, and up-and-coming hipster establishments.

  • Lviv: Private Beer Tasting Walking Tour

    6. Lviv: Private Beer Tasting Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in Lviv's beer-brewing traditions on this guided tour. Start your tour in the heart of the city, in a centrally-located pub where you can find over 20 varieties of beer from all over the world. Taste one of the best varieties of Ukranian beer and find out more about the history of this ancient drink. Next, head to a historical restaurant and be impressed by the 17th-century building's charming atmosphere, unique stained-glass window, and portraits of famous people. Journey into the history of Lviv and find out more about the city's ancient brewing traditions. Afterward, visit a Czech brewery where real Czech beer is created. Enjoy a tour of the brewery and see the different stages of the beer production process. Moreover, learn distinctive features of Czech beer and taste one the best varieties of this legendary drink. Next, visit a local-favorite restaurant where you ...

  • Private Lviv City Tour by Car

    7. Private Lviv City Tour by Car

    After your private guide and driver pick you up at your hotel, a comprehensive Lviv City Tour will begin. You will get a perfect introduction to the history and present of Lviv, exploring its world-famous attractions. Moreover, your expert guide will be glad to answer all your questions, making sure you get the most positive impression of the tour. You will have an excellent chance to admire the spectacular panorama of Lviv from an observation deck of the High Castle. Your guide will show you the Town Hall that dominates over the rooftops of the Old Town. Then, you will visit an architectural pearl of Lviv – St. Yura Cathedral, built in the 18th century in Baroque style. There is also one of the most ancient bells in the Bell tower of the Cathedral. Later, you will explore an impressive Dominican Cathedral and see the Chapel of the Boim Family. Driving through the narrow street of Lviv...

  • Lviv: Jewish Heritage Private Walking Tour

    8. Lviv: Jewish Heritage Private Walking Tour

    Meet your guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre and start a comprehensive walking tour. You will step back in time and dive into the atmosphere of a medieval Jewish town, with its legends and secrets, prosperous and dramatic stories. This tour will show you how strongly Jewish culture has influenced the city’s life throughout the centuries. The history of the Jewish community of Lviv dates back to the 14th century, when a so-called Krakow suburb appeared at the foot of the High Castle Hill. The Jewish population  was growing fast and soon many buildings, synagogues ,and community institutions were built on the territory of Jewish Ghetto. The main business of Jews in the Middle Ages was trade and craft. That fact that Jewish merchants and craftsmen competed with other populations of the city caused many misfortunes to the Jewish community, including numerous pogroms and pe...

    Easy inexpensive way to visit this incredible museum with our Informative English guide!

  • Lviv Christmas Tour

    9. Lviv Christmas Tour

    The magic of Christmas awaits you behind the doors of the most interesting places in Lviv. Your guide will immerse you in the Christmas atmosphere and show you the joy of Christmas in Lviv. Snowflakes on the cobblestone, frosty lanterns, Christmas carols and connoisseurs of the ancient history of the city are all a part of this tour. See and learn about everything — traditions, colors, attributes, dishes and even some recipes. Warm up with a good hot drunk cherry. This is traditional outdoor drink in Lviv in served during the holiday season. Since Christmas is a family holiday, bring your family and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere in Lviv together.

  • Lviv: Jewish Heritage Guided Walking Tour

    10. Lviv: Jewish Heritage Guided Walking Tour

    The Jewish community once comprised a significant part of the population in L’viv. Before 1939 each 4th in the city was a Jew. But the history of the Jewish community suddenly came to an end with the beginning of WW II. You are invited to get acquainted with the rich Jewish heritage in the city that survived despite of all the cataclysms of XX century. The tour will take you to the Jewish quarter within the fortification walls. Visit a remnant of the city’s Jewish past, ruins of Golden Rose Synagogue, the Jewish quarter of Krakow suburb Staryi Rynok Sq., Sianska Street, Vuhilna Street, Sv. Teodora Sq. as well ast he Jewish hospital and the ruins of Jewish cemetery before you finish your tour at the Jewish Ghetto Memorial.

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What people are saying about Lviv

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Alexander made all the difference.

Very good to have another view of western Ukraine apart from the lovely city of Lviv. Ivano-F is full of wonderful architecture and has a laid-back attitude. Alexander did a great job of keeping us amused and was full of information. Thanks for a great day.

Great knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Very interesting tour of a fascinating historical city. Excellent experience!

Easy inexpensive way to visit this incredible museum with our Informative English guide!

Very knowledgeable guide and great English

Our guide Inna is a Lviv native and she is very knowledgable and her English is perfect.

Cultural explanation of the city. Jewish Armenian are very helpful