Seeking inspiration for one weekend in Lviv? Read our tips below on what to do in Lviv, Ukraine along with a sample weekend itinerary, where to stay, how to get around and the best restaurants to try!
Lviv is one of the largest cities in Ukraine. It was a former part of Poland until 1939. Poles, Jews, Ukrainians, Germans and others have lived in this city together for a long time. And because of its multicultural history, we can see a combination of Polish and Austro-Hungarian Architecture in most of its heritage. Not only that, when visiting Lviv, you will also witness beautiful Central and Eastern European style cathedrals, ruins, and more that will surely make you fall in love.
Guide 3-day weekend trip to Lviv, Ukraine
DAY 1 – Weekend Guide to Lviv, Ukraine
Arsenal Museum (Lviv)– Start your weekend vacation by visiting the most popular museums in Lviv. And one of them is the Arsenal Museum. Shock at weapons that have been used in the past. Name it, guns, shields, cannons, or armor, they have that!
Johann Georg Pinzel Museum of Baroque Lviv Sacral Sculpture– Never miss this! You will see great Baroque sculptures from local artists. And this museum building is an old church. Amazing!
DAY 2 – Weekend Guide to Lviv, Ukraine
Lychakiv cemetery– Spend your 2nd day thrilled. Visiting a cemetery as a tourist attraction can be weird, but it’s true! And you can find it in Lviv, Ukraine! See the graves of famous celebrities from the past, learn about the history of the cemetery, and admire the cleanliness of the entire cemetery! Definitely a must visit!
The base of Lviv– After visiting the cemetery, visit Undergrounds of Lviv. Like I said, spend your second day thrilled. In this sights you will see the underground world of Ukraine. Explore tunnels, catacombs and dungeons. Feeling goosebumps as you go through this underground tunnel. Great place to visit, especially with friends or family!
DAY 3 – Weekend Guide to Lviv, Ukraine
Old town of Lviv– On your final day, you should visit Lviv Old Town. You can watch the people’s lifestyles, visit a restaurant or coffee shop, see famous sights on the street, or just buy souvenirs before you return home.
Accommodation in Lviv, Ukraine
(Prices may vary depending on the dates you want. Please visit the official website to check more accommodation and prices)
Accommodation in Lviv, Ukraine if you are a backpacker
Yurus Hostel is located just a 2-minute walk from Lviv Suburban Train Station. It features free WiFi throughout the property. There is also a shared bathroom with a shower. Guests can also enjoy the kitchen, equipped with a fridge, microwave and washing machine. Lviv International Airport is only 6 km away.
Price: Start at $ 7 per night for Bunk beds in the 10-Bed Dormitory for both men and womentaxes and fees included, and completely free.
Some rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer for your comfort. Splash Hostel features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen with an electric kettle. The hostel also offers bike hire. The nearest airport is Lviv International Airport, 5 km from Splash Hostel.
Price: Start at $ 7 per night for Beds in 10-Bed Dormitory Room for Both Men and Women, additional charges may apply and cancel at no cost.
Featuring a shared lounge, Pop Art Hostel is located in Lviv in the Lviv region, 500 meters from Shevchenka Avenue and 700 meters from Latin Church. The neighborhood of Ruska Street. It features a 24-hour front desk, shuttle service, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. Each room has a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. Guests staying at the hostel can enjoy a buffet breakfast. The nearest airport is Lviv International Airport, 8 km from the property.
Price: Start at $ 8 per night for Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room for Both Men and Women, additional charges may apply, free breakfast, free cancellation, and no upfront payment is required, you can pay at the property.
Accommodation in Lviv, Ukraine if you are on budget
Located in Lviv, the Cathedral St. George 1.9 km, Apartment on Shevchenka Street offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free Wi-Fi and a shared kitchen. The apartment has 4 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine and a bathroom with a bath or shower. Hiking can be enjoyed nearby. The nearest airport is Lviv International, 6 km from Apartment on Shevchenka Street and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
Price: Start at $ 28 per night for Apartment – Slippery floor, additional charges may apply and cancel at no cost.
Located in Lviv, 1.2 km from Shevchenka, 1.5 km from Volodymyr Ivasyuk Monument and 1.7 km from Bernardine Monastery, SA Appartment offers accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. . The apartment has 1 bedroom, a flat-screen cable TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine and a bathroom with a bathtub. The nearest airport is Lviv International Airport, 7 km from SA Appartment.
Price: Start at $ 29 per night for One bedroom apartmenttaxes and fees, and it’s free.
Stefani is a self-catering apartment located in Lviv, Ukraine. The Bernardine Church is an 8-minute walk from the fully-equipped accommodation. The apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, stovetop and fridge, and a heated dining area. The private bathroom comes with a bathtub and free toiletries. There is also a work desk, bed linen and cleaning products. Airport transfers can be arranged at a surcharge.
Price: Start at $ 34 per night for Two-bedroom apartmentTaxes and fees included, free cancellation and no prepayment you can pay at the property.
Accommodation in Lviv, Ukraine if you want luxury
Located in Lviv and within 100 meters from Lviv National University Ivan Franko, BANKHOTEL features express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a garden. The property has a 24-hour front desk, room service and ticketing services for guests. A buffet breakfast is served daily at the hotel. BANKHOTEL has a terrace. The nearest airport is Lviv International, 6 km from BANKHOTEL and the hotel offers a paid airport shuttle service.
Price: Start at $ 114.33 per night for Single standard, including taxes and fees, breakfast is free but is not refundable.
Hotel Atlas Deluxe is located in the heart of Lviv, a 2-minute walk from Ploshcha Rynok Square and a 10-minute walk from Ivana Franko Park. It features a sauna, fitness center and concierge services. Classic air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV. The bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can order a meal at the on-site restaurant. After a busy day, you can enjoy your favorite drink at the bar. A shuttle bus is available to Lviv International Airport (6.5 km) at an additional charge.
Price: Start at $ 117 per night for Standard Single Room, $ 0 taxes and fees, breakfast is free and non-refundable.
Featuring a private lake with a sandy beach and tennis courts, this hotel is a 10-minute drive from Strilky village. It also offers rooms with a minibar. It features a spa center and gym with yoga and pilates classes. Each elegant room at Edem Resort Medical & SPA is decorated in neutral tones and has a flat-screen TV. A hairdryer is provided in the bathroom. Edem’s restaurant with white and brown furniture serves Ukrainian cuisine as well as European dishes. Alfresco offers dining on the terrace overlooking the lake. Lviv Airport is 41 km away.
Price: Start at $ 205 per night for Economy double or twin room, including taxes and fees, breakfast is free and non-refundable.
List of restaurants you can try while in Lviv, Ukraine
A seafood restaurant with Mediterranean, European and Central European dishes. Come and try your delicious fresh seafood!
Operation time: 7:30 am-12:00am (Sunday-Saturday)
Address: Rynok Sq., 35, Lviv 79008, Ukraine
Serves seafood with Japanese, Asian and Ukrainian cuisine. Get a taste of Asian cuisine at this restaurant.
Operation time: 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM (Sunday-Saturday)
Address: Mickiewicz sq., 6/7, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
The restaurant serves European cuisine, steak, seafood and barbecue. You should never miss the softness of the meat in this restaurant.
Operation time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM (Sunday-Saturday)
Address: Halytska Sq., 7, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
Serves European, Ukrainian and Italian dishes. With its cozy atmosphere, you will definitely enjoy eating your favorite Italian food at this restaurant.
- 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Tuesday)
- 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Wednesday-Monday)
Address: Kryva Lypa provoked. 8 | off Sichovykh Stri Regiiv, Lviv 79007, Ukraine
Serves European, Central European, Italian, Eastern European and Ukrainian cuisines. The location of this restaurant is perfect. You can enjoy the food and visit it right after eating.
Operation time: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Sunday-Saturday)
Address: Ostapa Nyzhankivs’koho St, 20, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
How to go to Lviv, Ukraine from UK |
Via Ryanair: (one way)
* From London Stansted to Lviv Airport
Fare: £ 27.99
* Prices are subject to change.
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Hello! I Fatima. My first big tour was in 2016 in beautiful Cebu city. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I like to learn languages and cultures of other countries. My goal is to visit at least one country per year and share my experience with others through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.