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Underground of Lviv Private Walking Tour

1. Underground of Lviv Private Walking Tour

Meet your local guide in front of the Opera and Ballet Theater and start discovering mysterious underground world of Lviv. The winding labyrinths beneath the Lviv Old Town hide plenty of intriguing secrets and mysteries, the most striking of which will be revealed to you by your expert guide. If you are brave, and ghosts don’t frighten you, you will enjoy this exciting journey! First, you will descend to the mysterious undergrounds of the Church of Jesuits. Your guide will show you precious frescoes of the 17th century and remains of the defense walls. You will see an engraved sarcophagus of the 18th century that has some strange marks on its cover, as if someone was trying to open it from inside. Also, you will hear a horrifying legend about the ghost of the Black Monk, who wanders in the Church looking for his soul. Then, you will discover another mysterious and chilling attraction – the dungeons of the Dominican Cathedral and the remains of the Prince Lev Castle. Walk through the winding wooden galleries and enter a dim hall with a gibbet in the middle. An expert guide will tell you about different types of executions and torments that were used in the Middle Ages. Finally, you will explore the undergrounds of the Pharmacy Museum and the crypt of the Transfiguration Church. At the end of the trip, you will visit an exciting coffee mine of the Lviv coffee house “Kopalnya Kavy”. This place is extremely popular among tourists because, according to a funny legend, cacao beans for delicious coffee are extracted right under the café.

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Lviv: Private Beer Tasting Walking Tour

2. 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 can discover unique varieties of beer. Finally, enjoy a beer tasting at a cozy craft beer pub in the city center.

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From Lviv: Carpathian Mountains Private Day Trip

3. From Lviv: Carpathian Mountains Private Day Trip

Set off early in the morning for an exciting tour of the Carpathian Mountains. The first destination on your full-day trip is Lake Synevyr. Known as the largest and most beautiful lake of the Carpathians, Lake Synevyr is often referred to as "The Eye of the Sea" or "The Eye of the Devil." While here, learn about the mystical legends and frightening stories that surround the lake.  Spend time 989 meters above sea level, in a dense forest of Carpathian spruces. Enjoy the scenery and see the small island in the middle of Lake Synevyr, resembling an eye. While swimming in the lake is prohibited because of its protected area statue, small shops where snacks and souvenirs can be purchased are available.      After spending time at the lake, move onwards to Shypit Waterfall. Located in the heart of the mountains, this 15-meter-high waterfall looks amazing year-round. Take photos, stroll along the river, and pass wooden bridges while enjoying the sounds of the running water. Disconnect surrounded by nature and enjoy the scenic views of the Carpathians before heading back to Lviv.

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Lviv Christmas Tour

4. 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.

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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.

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What people are saying about Lviv

Second tour with Paul in Lviv. Paul was fantastic. This guy loves his town. A tour with passion and enthusiasm. This tour into the underground of Lviv. Half of the town seems undercellared. Lots to laugh, lots to be amazed. Just the right amount of historic facts and interesting insights to the daily life in Lviv. This was really superb. Enjoyed every minute. Wear conformable shoes. Thanks Paul.

Our tour guide Paul was exceptional! He went above and beyond to show us the history of lviv and tailored the tour to our interests. Thank you for the tour!!

Informative and nice trip

Very professional and friendly guide, interesting walking tour.