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Our most recommended Lviv Walking Tours

  • Walking Tour of Austrian Architecture in Lviv

    1. Walking Tour of Austrian Architecture in Lviv

    Meet your local guide in front of the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre and start a fascinating walking tour. Strolling around the beautiful streets of Lviv, you will discover amazing architectural masterpieces, created when the city was a part of Austrian Empire. If you’ve already discovered the Lviv Old Town, you have an excellent chance to discover the other side of this magnificent city. The first architectural masterpiece for you to discover is Opera and Ballet Theater that is one of the symbols of the city. Built in the beginning of 20th century, this theater will impress you with elaborated exterior and your guide will tell you curious facts and legends about this building. Then, you will see an outstanding House of Scientists, a former noble casino and one of the great examples of the neo-baroque palatial architecture. You can visit this building (optional, for additional fee) and a...

  • Underground of Lviv Private Walking Tour

    2. 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 –...

  • Kamianets-Podilskyi: Private Walking Tour

    3. 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...

  • Lychakiv Cemetery Tour

    4. Lychakiv Cemetery Tour

    Lychakiv Cemetery – one of the oldest necropoleis in Europe, that covers the area of 40 hectares. There are more than 300,000 graves, and 500 sculptures at the cemetery. Many famous Ukrainian, Polish, German and Austrian people are buried in the center of it. Among the most famous: Solomiya Krushelnytska, Volodymyr Ivasjuk, Ivan Trush, Artur Grotger, Stephan Banakh, Ivan Franko. On this tour, you will see “the alley of fame” where popular writers, politicians, musicians are buried. Discover the most interesting and beautiful sculptures and chapels and hear the stories that are behind the monuments.

    Alexander was extremely knowledgeable about the site. He provided very in-depth information about a number of different people and graves in the cemetery. He also personalized the tour a bit to show specific areas based off of our questions.

  • From Lviv: Private Olesko, Pidhirtsi & Zolochiv Castles Tour

    5. From Lviv: Private Olesko, Pidhirtsi & Zolochiv Castles Tour

    Head out on one of the most popular Galician tourist routes: a tour around the Golden Horseshoe of Lviv Region castles. Spend a day visiting 3 medieval castles, each of which features a unique architecture and an interesting history. Olesko, Pidhirtsi, and Zolochiv Castles have witnessed many important historical events. Thousands of tourists flock to these magical places to plunge into the history of Ukraine and take a quick trip to the Middle Ages. • Olesko Castle On a tour of the oldest Ukrainian castle, first mentioned in 1327, learn the amazing and mystical birth story of the Polish King Jan III Sobieski. Listen to a romantic legend about the ghosts of 2 lovers, who are still looking for each other, wandering along the dark corridors. Another story about the unlucky owner of the castle, who almost destroyed it while searching the tres aasure, promises to amuse. The galleries of th...

  • Lviv Old Town Private Walking Tour

    6. Lviv Old Town Private Walking Tour

    Meet your private guide in front of the historical Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet for the start of your fabulous walking tour of the Old Town. Stroll down the narrow streets with an expert guide and see the UNESCO World Heritage monuments, such as the 19th-century Town Hall on Market Square. Experience the lively atmosphere of the commercial center, where some of the city's best restaurants and cafés are located. Admire the beautiful fountains featuring figures from Greek mythology, including Neptune, Amphitrite, Diana and Adonis. See the mysterious Boim Chapel, built as a burial site for the family of a famous merchant. Admire the Baroque exterior of Saints Peter and Paul Garrison Church, known to the locals as the "Jesuit Church." Look at the Gothic features of the magnificent Latin Cathedral, learn how the city has grown over the centuries, and hear about its famous former residen...

    Enjoyed the tour and discovered places that we probably would not have found ourselves

  • Lviv: The Underground Mysteries of Lviv

    7. Lviv: The Underground Mysteries of Lviv

    Discover the tunnels and passages under Lviv that are more than 700 years old and over 100 kilometers long. Over the centuries, the walls of the underground labyrinths have seen kings, monks, lovers, knights, ordinary citizens, those hiding from war, and more. Tombs, gold coins, antique furniture, and weapons can still be found beneath the surface. They also say that ghosts haunt the dark crypts. DUNGEONS OF THE DOMINICAN MONASTERY It is believed that in the dungeons of the Dominican Monastery are the remains of a 13th-century prince. Discover the monk's cells and the torture hall as you find out what torture methods people used in the Middle Ages and how they sought out witches. DUNGEONS OF THE JESUIT MONKS The longest and most intricate Lviv dungeons are located under the St Peter and Paul Churches of the Jesuit Order. Some of them were once used as crypts as well. In the dungeons,...

    Our guide, Igor was great. Hugh knowledge and great way of delivering it. Thank you Igor

  • Lviv: 2.5-Hour Highlights Walking Tour

    8. 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!

  • Lviv: Ukrainian Local Cuisine Tasting Tour

    9. Lviv: Ukrainian Local Cuisine Tasting Tour

    Indulge in the best Galician treats at Lviv’s top restaurants. Gain insight into Ukraine’s food culture, the evolution of its cuisine and healthy nature of locally produced vegetables and fruits. Start your tour with a welcome drink. Enjoy the appetizers of local Jewish cuisine, then taste traditional Ukrainian and Armenian main dishes, finish your lunch with an amazing Polish dessert. Meals are provided by top restaurants of local cuisine in L’viv.   Galician cuisine is a traditional cuisine which is a mixture of multinational cuisines – Ukrainian, Armenian, Jewish, Polish. Galician culinary traditions are reviving now in the region.

    This was an excellent tour. We were a group of 4 ladies and we truly enjoyed the food and the restaurants. Some dishes were quite exotic, others more familiar but all were great tasting and elegantly presented. We learned where the dishes came from and why they were popular so it was also a great history lesson. Our guide Olha was wonderful- very nice,friendly and accommodating. She was very easy to get along with. Not only did we eat great food but we also learned a lot about people from different cultures who lived in the area.

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

    10. 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...

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What people are saying about Lviv

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 74 reviews

Alexander was extremely knowledgeable about the site. He provided very in-depth information about a number of different people and graves in the cemetery. He also personalized the tour a bit to show specific areas based off of our questions.

Excellent tour, fabulous food and in locations we may not otherwise get in to. Our guide gave us interesting information about the history and culture relating to both the food and to Lviv. highly recommend!

Nina was very knowledgeable. I love history and appreciated the statues and architecture better. she was very kind. I highly recommend this tour. She was really passionate about her city.

we found this tour to be very informative and a wonderful way to learn about Lviv. it was a great way to start our stay in the city.

We got a wonderful informing tour by Inna. She was very friendly and kind. Very much recommended!