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Best time to visit Lviv

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5 THINGS TO DO IN LVIV (JUNE 22 - JULY 02)

Leopolis Jazz Fest

Leopolis Jazz Fest

June 24–28, 2022 • event

The cultural capital of Ukraine (Lviv) is also top jazz festival destination in Eastern Europe, according to the Guardian

Rafting

Rafting

April–October • activity

Ukraine has multiple rafting opportunities—for the greatest thrill try them out in spring

Hiking in Carpathian Mountains

Hiking in Carpathian Mountains

mid-April–mid-October • activity

The picturesque Ukrainian Carpathians take your breath away

White Storks

White Storks

April–August • nature

Each year, these magnificent birds return to their old nesting sites in the Ukrainian countryside

Wild Berries

Wild Berries

mid-June–late September • food

Summer in Ukraine is the best time to recharge yourself with vitamins and boost your immune system

12 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Wet Monday

Wet Monday

canceledApril 17, 2023 • event

​You heard of water fights at Songkran, Thailand, and you definitely saw your neighbour's kids splashing water in the summer. But Wet Monday is nothing you have seen so far!

Easter in Ukraine

Easter in Ukraine

out of rangeApril 24, 2022 • event

Ukrainian traditions will keep you full and entertained during the brightest feast of Easter

Chornobyl Exclusion Zone Tours

Chornobyl Exclusion Zone Tours

out of rangeMarch–May | September–November • activity

Extremely high levels of radioactivity don't scare off curious tourists who come to discover the ghost city of Prypiat

Vyshyvanka

Vyshyvanka

out of rangeearly January | April | late May | August 24 • event

Time your visit to see hundreds of Ukrainians wearing their traditional embroidered shirts

Lviv Coffee, Books & Vintage Festival

Lviv Coffee, Books & Vintage Festival

out of rangeApril 29–May 1, 2022 • event

Enjoy your favorite drink at this one-of-a-kind coffee & vintage event

Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival

Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival

unconfirmedSeptember 10–12, 2022 • event

Visit one of Ukraine's top beer & music festivals

Birch Sap (Berezovyi Sik)

Birch Sap (Berezovyi Sik)

out of rangemid-March–early April • food

The taste of Ukrainian spring has a lightly sweet flavour of the birch sap

Khrin, Buriachky, or Tsvikli

Khrin, Buriachky, or Tsvikli

out of rangeChristmas: January 7–9 | Easter: April • food

Pungent to tears, this seasonal side dish is a perfect accompaniment to meat goodies during Christmas and Easter holidays

Kholodets (Jellied Meat)

Kholodets (Jellied Meat)

out of rangeChristmas: January 7–9 | Easter: April • food

If you visit Ukraine during Christmas or Easter holidays, trying this unique festive course is a must

Kalyna (Viburnum)

Kalyna (Viburnum)

out of rangeSeptember–October • food

Perhaps, the most important plant in the Ukrainian culture. Taste kalyna's bitter but healthy fruit in the fall months.

Plum Season

Plum Season

out of rangelate July–September • food

Late summer in Ukraine is time to load your stomach with sweet purple fruit

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

out of rangelate July–early September • food

A favorite August snack—delicious, healthy, not expensive, and abundant so as to feed the whole planet!

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