Visit the magnificent city of Zhovkva and Krekhiv Monastery on a half-day private combo tour with a local guide. Uncover important events that took place in Zhovkva and see the most popular city’s attractions, including Zhovkva Castle, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, the Town Hall, and Vicheva Square. Another place of interest that you will visit is the Krekhiv Monastery of St. Nicolas situated in 13 km from Zhovkva, in secluded and magnificent forest.
After meeting your guide at the reception of your hotel, an intriguing journey to the city of Zhovkva will start. This adorable city was a home of the Polish hetman Stanisław Żółkiewski, who had decided to build a “perfect city”. From those times, the city kept the most glorious monuments: an impressive Zhovkva Castle, marvelous St. Lawrence Catholic Church, which is a real Renaissance work of art, a sophisticated house of the Town Hall, and a spacious Vicheva Square.
The history of the city keeps memory of the numerous historical events that influenced the development of not only Ukraine, but also the entire Europe. In different periods, such famous people as Napoleon Bonaparte, B. Khmelnitsky and Peter I visited Zhovkva.
Such eye-catching places of interest as Defense Synagogue, St. Josaphat Church of Dominican Convent, Zvirynetska and Glynska town gates will be on the map of the tour as well.
During the second part of the tour, you will visit the Krekhiv Monastery of St. Nicolas situated in 13 km from Zhovkva, in secluded and magnificent forest. Its peaceful and light atmosphere will make a time spent there a real relaxation. The old monastery was founded in 16th century and you will find holy springs with healing water on its territory.
This journey to such beautiful places of the Lviv region will not only provide you with pleasant impressions, but also will enlighten you about the most significant events in the history of the region and the entire country. After we drop of you at your hotel, the tour will end.