Trip duration – 9:45–17:00.
Group tour – 250 UAH (+ entrance tickets). Group excursion is held in Ukrainian language.
Entrance ticket – Zhovkva castle – 24/ 9 UAH.
An incredible amount of historical and architectural monuments are situated in the ideal city of Zhovkva. Zhovkva was founded in 1594 as a private fortified town by the Polish nobleman Stanisław Żółkiewski, and, like Zamość, was built on an ideal Renaissance city plan.During this tour you will visit King’s Castle, Zvirynetska Gate, Park, Glynska Gate, St. Lawrence Church, Rynok Square, City Hall, the Vasilyan Monastery , Dominican Monastery, Synagogue.
Krekhiv is situated about 10 km west of Zhovkva and 50 km north of Lviv.
Krekhiv is famous for it’s Basilian monastery which is a popular pilgrimage site. The monastery is situated at the foot of Pobijna Mountain. The monastic complex surrounded by fortification walls consist of St. Nicolas’s church, a belfry, cells for monks, utility premises. The monastery is known for its miracle working icons of the Mother of God and of St. Nicholas.
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