Essential Lviv Tour

A comprehensive 3 hour tour of the best Lviv has to offer


3 hours


1-15 people


all year



Starts at

10am, 2pm

On our Essential Lviv Tour, we show you the things you really have to see in Lviv. The 3 hour Lviv walking tour shows you all the best Lviv sights. And the best part is: Instead of walking in a big group, you have the guide completely for yourself and those who are with you. Essential Lviv is the extended version of our Basic Lviv 2 Hour Tour, with more time to discover the Jewish and Austrian History of the city and get a great insight into what makes up the magic of this city.


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Find out what you will be doing on the tour with us

Essential Lviv is exactly what the title promises: A 3 hour Lviv walking tour that covers the best sights of Lviv. Our aim with this comprehensive Lviv tour was to show you really everything you wanna see in just 3 hours. From Rynok Square and Opera, to the House of Scientists and the Potocki Palace. Essential Lviv is one of our bestselling tours and has been experienced by hundreds of guests over the years. On this incredible tour, we give you a great insight into the history and culture of Lviv and introduce you to everything essential for your stay in Lviv: the best sights, the most important people, great restaurants and cafes and bars to spend your evenings at. This is the tour you will need, if you really want to understand the essentials of this city.

What you get to see on this 3 hour Lviv walking tour

In 3 hours we will guide you to the most interesting places around Lviv Old Town and it’s historical center. We include a lot of visits inside the sights. Our guides are flexible on which places we can enter with you and generally will adjust it to your taste. See with us the following places:

  • Market Square with the Town Hall 1
  • Italian Yard and Kornyakt Palace (entrance fee included)
  • Boim Chapel (entrance fee included if open)
  • Latin Cathedral
  • Lviv’s two former Jewish districts
  • Golden Rose Synagogue
  • monument to Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
  • Book Flea Market
  • houses of the Ukrainian Secession
  • Dominican Church and Monastery
  • Dzyga Art Gallery (included)
  • Armenian Cathedral and Armenian Quarter (entrance fee included)
  • Lviv Opera
  • House of Scientists (entrance fee included if open)
  • Potocki Palace
  • Lviv Statue of Liberty
  • Taras Shevchenko monument

There are so many places to see, it’s hard to fit them in one tour. But we have been doing those tours for a long time and we will make you enjoy all of them in the time given! And the best thing is: We will also get you to try some local coffee. because we enjoy having a break with our guests as well!

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