Golden Horseshoe Route


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Castles of Lviv Region

When you have enough of walking in the downtown of Lviv, tasting chocolate and drinking coffee - which are town's specialties, you might want to do something else for a change. What about going out of the town, see the suburbs, inhale fresh air and enjoy delicious food in a lovely setting!In this respect taking a tour around the castles of Lviv region might become a good choice! Just imagine yourself in an atmosphere of ancient times where each stone speaks of the time passed and every moment is unique. And maybe you'll have a chance to see a real ghost. . . Boo!

*Book this tour + walking tour around the town and get a nice book about Lviv for FREE!


The "Golden Horseshoe Route" as the name implies forms a so called "horseshoe curve". Plus, this tour is titled as "Golden" because it's the most popular one among the out-of-the-town trips in the Lviv region. This tour includes visits to three castles, namely Olesko, Pidhirtsi and Zolochiv. Today, all of them belong to Lviv Art Gallery and they serve as exhibit halls for its funds. Among the exhibits you'll find statues, pictures, icons, furniture, etc.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel lobby

End location: The car bings you back to the hotel.

Duration: 7 hours


Private car

What’s Included

Other: Guiding services, transportation services (a car or mini-van with a/c), entrance fees to 3 castles.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 Hryvnia per person - Extra money you might need for a lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees to three castles

A Recent Review of this tour

Zoryana did a great job very knowledgeable and professional. I learned a lot about the history of the city and country and to top it off a stellar recommendation on dinner!
Brent Watson

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