Why You Should Visit Lviv
The city of Lviv is celebrated as one of the cultural hotspots of Ukraine with its many world-class museums, cultural institutions and architectural wonders, so travelers to the city will find an endless range of things to do. Sightseers will marvel at the spectacular number of beautiful works of architecture in the city like the St. George’s Cathedral, while there are plenty of interesting monuments and public works of art dotted around the city. Along with its many unique historical and cultural attractions, Lviv is a thriving city for the modern visitor with its lively nightlife scene filled with colorful clubs and bars, while you will find many excellent restaurants and cafés open both day and evening.
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Arriving In Lviv
Lviv Airport, known in full as Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, is situated just 6 km from the center of Lviv and is housed within a single terminal, Terminal A, as its other terminal is not operational. When you have arrived at the airport it is possible to find buses to journey into the city, although the trip is only a short one so a taxi should be affordable. The airport is home to a couple of cafés and restaurants and also offers duty-free shopping for travelers, while there are also a couple of airport lounges offering comfortable surroundings.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Lviv you’ll need to transfer somewhere as there are no airlines providing direct flights from anywhere in the UAE. Lviv Airport has regular connections to a few airports handling direct flights from the UAE including Istanbul, Munich and Vienna, so it is possible to make the journey with just one transfer.
Lviv Travel Information
As a UAE national traveling to the Ukraine, you will be able to obtain a visa upon arrival which is valid for up to 15 days. Lviv over the summer weather enjoys warm temperatures with average highs in the mid-20s between June and August, although over the winter temperatures drop below freezing and snowfall is frequent. Getting around the city is possible by public transport with bus and tram networks available, while you can find a number of car rental agencies at Lviv airport to rent your own vehicle as soon as you have landed.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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