Feel the legendary spirit of ideal renaissance city of Zhovkva and Krekhiv monastery
This tour is about two cities near Lviv - Zhovkva and Krekhiv. Just 20 km from Lviv is situated one of the greatest little ideal city in Ukraine - Zhovkva. Zhovkva is like a little Lviv. There are a lot of architecture monuments, churches, old streets. There is even wooden Holy Trinity Church built in 1720 what was listed in 2013 in the UNESCO World Heritage list. The Collegiate Church of St. Lawrence is known from the 17th century built by a group of famous Italian architects. Zhovkva Castle, the town's oldest and largest building, is being converted into a culture and conference hall. In the northern part of the city you will see old synagogue - one of the biggest in Western Ukraine. Relicts of Saint Parthenius, 3rd-century Christian saint and the miraculous icon of Mother of God are saved in greek-catholic church of Holy Heart of Jesus Christ.
Nearby is the city of Krekhiv with old XVII st. monastery.
Also during the tour you will be admired about the beautiful nature of natural preserves of Roztochia.
During our tour you will see the beautiful region of Ukraine - Roztochia, with two precious cities. Nearby Lviv is situated Zhovkva, and you will have possibility to see Vicheva square, city castle, main streets, old synagogue, Collegiate Church of St. Lawrence, Holy Trinity Church, Church of Holy Heart of Jesus and others places. Next to Zhovkva you will go to Krekhiv for seeing old monastery and their water spring.
But itinerary being flexible if you like.
You always must have an umbrella in Lviv, because it is raining since 1256 year :)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 6 hours
Car (for 1-3 persons) or Van (for 4-7 persons) at the same price. Cars are modern, clean, comfortable, air-conditioned. I have access to larger vehicles. I can accommodate any specific request from customers for different amount of passengers. Just contact me for details and a quote.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 UAH - Should you wish to buy personal items or souvenirs
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request