Visit the three famous castles of the Lviv region, known as “the Golden Horseshoe” with a private local guide. Admire beautiful architecture and learn interesting facts and legends about each castle. This trip is a great way to spend your day.
What to Expect
Start a fantastic private journey to the castles of Lviv region, once you meet your friendly guide and driver at the lobby of your hotel. This trip will provide you with positive emotions and you will learn many interesting facts and stories.
You will visit incredible castles – Pidhirtsi, Olesko and Zolochiv, famous for the great century-old history and impressive architecture. You will hear intriguing legends about ghosts and discover romantic love stories that took place at these castles. During a visit of Olesko Castle, built in 14th century, you will discover an art exposition, which is a branch of the Lviv Art Gallery. This place is famous thanks to the king of Poland John III Sobieski who lived there and gathered many art pieces for his private collection. The territory of the castle is very beautiful, with trees, winding paths and amazing lake. Then, you will discover Zolochiv Castle, constructed in 17th century. It consists of the Renaissance Great Palace and the Chinese Palace, surrounded with a charming park. You will discover enigmatic stones that have encoded inscriptions and according to the legend bring well-being and luck. Another must-visit attraction of the tour is a stunning Pidhirtsi Castle. It is a great example of the Renaissance period. Situated on a steep hill, the castles is surrounded with moat and ramparts. Passing a bridge, you will enter the castle gates that lead to the main territory. Your guide will tell you the most interesting facts about the history of the castle.
Additionally, you may have lunch at one of the castles (optional, own expense) and buy some souvenirs for your friends. After this comprehensive and cheerful trip, you will return to Lviv where the driver will drop you off at your hotel.
- Professional guide service
- Transportation services along the route
- Pick-up service from the hotel
What's Not Included
- Admission tickets to the Olessky Castle, Podgoretsky Castle and Zolochevsky Castle – 4.5 euro/adults, 1.2 euro/children + 11.5 (museum guide)
- Lunch in one of the castles
- Gratuities (optional)