4 days in Lviv Oblast Itinerary

4 days in Lviv Oblast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lviv Oblast sightseeing planner

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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Olesko
— 1 night
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Lviv

— 2 nights

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, see a show at Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lviv road trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Lviv is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Lviv due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Lviv: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olesko.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Olesko

— 1 night
Oles'ko is an urban-type settlement in Busk Raion, Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine. On the 8th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Olesko Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph, and then take an in-depth tour of Pidhirtsi Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Olesko tour planner.

You can drive from Lviv to Olesko in 1.5 hours. In November in Olesko, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Olesko

Historic Sites · Museums

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Lviv Oblast travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Cemeteries
Home to forested mountains, ancient monasteries, imposing castles, and what is arguably Ukraine's most charming city, Lviv Oblast offers a wealth of varied and beautiful places to visit. The region is noticeably more tourist-oriented than the rest of the country, particularly within the city of Lviv. The regional capital managed to survive Soviet rule largely unscathed by harsh Stalinist architecture and boasts a World Heritage Site city center, cobbled streets, and colorful buildings. Make sure to allow time in your itinerary for a leisurely cup of coffee; the inhabitants of Lviv are famous for their love of the caffeinated beverage.