Our company offers you to book a car with a driver for the Lviv castles tour. This will allow you to enjoy the medieval history of Ukrainian castles, following your own schedule, regardless of the noisy tourist groups. The best romantic getaway near Lviv.
Renting a car with a driver at the castles around Lviv includes visits to three castles: in Zolochiv, Olesko and Pidgirtsi.
The castles in Olesko, Pidgirtsi and Zolochiv are known as the Golden Horshoe around Lviv and is perhaps the most popular tour route of Galicia. Where else will you see three medieval castles in one day!
In the morning, our driver will meet you at your hotel, apartment or anywhere in Lviv and your journey will begin. Departure time is determined by you, but it is better to leave Lviv around 09:00 in the morning. It’s one hour of driving to Olesko (75 km), another half an hour to Pidgirtsi and and hour from Zolochiv to Lviv. The total length of the route is about 200 km. For a tour of the castles of Lviv region you can order a car or a minibus. Cost:
The cost includes the service of car with a driver and idle time. Please note that our drivers don’t speak Enslish. If you need an English speaking driver please contact us for an additional request.
The cost does not include entrance tickets and excursions (You can order the guide directly in the castles or explore it by your own).
Castles around Lviv. Rent a car with a driver
The castles of Lviv region are best preserved. The oldest of these is the Olesko Castle (1327). Its walls have seen a lot and hide many secrets. Today it is a branch of the Lviv Art Gallery, where you will see a unique collection of works of Ukrainian artists. The castle is famous for one of Europe’s largest collections of wooden sculpture, including Johann Georg Pinsel. By the way, Polish kings were born in Olesko Castle.
Pidgirtsi Castle (1635) was once considered the most beautiful castle in Europe, also known as the Versailles of Poland. Next to the central building there is the ancient temple of St. Michael. There is a famous park here, so you should definitely enjoy a walk in the “Italian” park. This castle was chosen as the Louvre during the shooting of the well-known movie Dartagnan and the Three Musketeers.
A trip to the Middle Ages completes the castle in Zolochiv. The castle of incredible beauty together with the unique Chinese Palace, which has only three in Europe. For a long time Zolochiv was the residence of the Polish kings. Here is one of the departments of the Lviv Art Gallery, where you can see the exhibitions of artworks of modern and ancient masters of painting and sculpture.
You can order a car with a driver on the Castles around Lviv tour by phone +380673464489. The tour is available on all days except Mondays.