If you are looking for an easy and a pleasant trip on a short notice, this tour is perfect for you.
Both tourist sites are located in a very close distance to L’viv and are easy to reach.

Zhovkva

Zhovkva, Ukraine Zhovkva, Ukraine Zhovkva, Ukraine

The city has very rich and interesting history, related to life and activity of famous historical persons. There were private residences of the crown hetman Stanislaw Zolkiewski and King Jan the third Sobieski, the military headquarter of Russian Tsar Peter the first, place of born and childhood of the Ukrainian Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytskyy – establisher of Ukrainian State in XVII century. Zhovkva is the only remaint in Ukraine example of Renaissance “ideal” city-citadel, the real pearl of national architecture heritage. Today on the small territory of the town, there are 55 architectural monuments on world, national and religion level, two heritage places of landscape architecture, 15 historical museums.

Khrehiv

Krehiv Monastery, Ukraine Krehiv Monastery, Ukraine Krehiv Monastery, Ukraine

This small village is located in 12 km Zhovkva. You should examine a wooden church (built in 1724) with an interesting iconostasis, and a wooden bell tower near it which saved the lines of defensive architecture. In 2 km to the south-east from the village there is the Vasylian Monastery first founded in 1618 near a mountain with a cave and later moved to its present location. There is the Mykolaiv church (1721-1737) and monastic cells (1755-1902), and also a defensive bell tower. After extensive works of renovation the monastery now shines again and radiates its splendour.

Tour fee:

by car - 1600 UAH (English, Pollish language) (up to 3 persons)
by minibus - 1900 UAH (English, Polish language) (up to 7 persons)

Price includes a car (minibus, bus) with a driver, entrance tickets, English speaking guide.