Castles of Lviv Region Tour – Olesko, Zolochiv, Pidhirtsi
Don’t miss your chance to see the most popular castles of Lviv region on a day trip with a local guide. You will appreciate magnificent architecture and rich history of such castles as Olesko, Zolochiv and Pidhirtsi. Unforgettable emotions of this trip are guaranteed!
Live guide: English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
Duration: 6 hours
Dates: every day (except Monday) upon request
Starting from your hotel, you will set off on a cheerful tour of the Lviv region must-visit attractions. The first destination of our trip is a significant architectural memorial of the XIV-XVII centuries - Olesko Castle. The history says that John III Sobieski, the polish king, was born at this place. He used to visit the fortress many times and gathered a valuable collection of art works there. Today we have an opportunity see the masterpieces that belong to Lviv Art Gallery. Moreover, you will relax in a beautiful park on the territory of the castle.
Our second stop is Zolochiv Castle, built in XVII century. Nowadays it consist of the Chinese Palace and the Great Palace of late Renaissance period. In the XVII-XVIII centuries, the castle was the property of Radziwill and Sobieski families. There are mysterious stones on the territory of the castle that can bring happiness and fortune if you make a wish near them.
The final stop of our journey is a gorgeous example of the Renaissance architecture - the Pidhirtsi Castle encircled with XVII century's fortification ramparts and ravines. You can walk through the winding paths of the amazing park with old linden trees. An interesting fact about this castle is that some episodes of the famous movie “The Three Musketeers” were filmed there.
After this comprehensive tour, you will return to Lviv with lots of positive impressions.
For more details and prices, visit The Golden Horseshoe of the Lviv Region Tour