Kiev City Break

Description

To discover the city cradle of Slavic culture, capital of the first Ukrainian state; "the RUS" of Kiev.

Kiev is rich in its great past history and its incredible current modernity, often unsuspected.

You will visit the following major tourist sites in particular: the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, the Cathedrals of Saint Sophia and Saint Michael, the Saint Andrew's Church, the Saint Andrew's Descent, the long Kreshatyk Street and the Independence Square: Maidan. As well as the Opera, the Ethnographic Museum in the open air and the Miniature Museum

For all group trips in Ukraine, Vacanture offers:

- a choice of modern and designer hotels, located in the city centre, with a range from 3-star to 5-star hotels (in line with international standards of comfort, hospitality and aesthetics).

- a choice of modern restaurants, with a designer decoration, and a high quality service. They offer a revisited authentic Ukrainian cuisine, designed to satisfy a demanding international clientele.

- transfers in modern, air-conditioned buses that meet strict international standards for comfort and safety. Highly qualified personnel for bus driving.

- optional activities for evenings

The detailed program of the stay
3 days / 2 nights
Kiev


Program (3 days / 2 nights)

  • 1

    Kiev

    Reception at the international and modern airport Boryspil in Kiev.

    Transfer to the hotel. Installation in the rooms

    Departure for the guided tour of Kiev, during which you will discover its main monuments: the University of Mohyla, the Golden Gate, the Cathedral of Saint Michael the Golden Domes and the Cathedral of Saint Sophia.

    The visit will take the form of a treasure hunt. Your guide will wait for you in front of the monuments that you will have to find yourself thanks to the clues he will provide you. Characters in period clothing will help you if you ask for them.

    Lunch at the restaurant. The guarded entry will only be accessible to you after you have stated the password you collected during your visit.

    Afternoon free time

    At nightfall, walk in Chayka (old car equivalent to the Soviet limousine) to the Opera

    Dinner at the restaurant

  • 2

    Kiev

    Breakfast

    Visit to a Kiev Brewery

    Lunch at the restaurant

    Visit of the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, splendid and millenary. With immense religious importance in the history of Orthodox Christianity.
    Visit of the miniature museum
    Visit of the treasure museum "l'or des Scythes".
    Visit the old central market of Bessarabia where caviar is traditionally tasted before buying it.

    Caviar tasting.

    Walk along the picturesque Descente Saint-André, the oldest district in Kiev, where many painters, artists and craftsmen offer their craft creations.

    Visit of the remarkable St. Andrew's Church, in Baroque style, with its terrace overlooking Kiev

    Lunch at the restaurant

    Free time.

    Dinner at the restaurant

  • 3

    Kiev

    Breakfast

    Departure for the museum village of Pyrogovo. Visit of the open-air ethnographic museum

    Purchase of the most popular products of Ukrainian cuisine.

    You will prepare and share a meal with famous Ukrainian bortch (soup) and varénikis (ravioles).

    Transfer to the airport and assistance with boarding formalities

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