Hey there! I want to share my experience of traveling to Ukraine in winter. We were planning our trip to Ukraine in advance. I read a lot of information so I basically knew what to expect. Before going, I thought the weather would be freezing and a lot of snow but it turned out that the local climate was rather dry so we felt pretty much comfortable. Btw, it was so warm in the indoors so we could easily go to any cafe, get some tea and relax. The only issue was busy hotels, restaurants and other places of winter because many people come to Ukraine at Christmas (it is celebrated on 6th-7th Jan here) Next time we are thinking to book our trip with a travel guide and just enjoy our trip. Any suggestions guys?
I'm not sure if you're looking for advice about when to go or where to go, but I would definitely check out L'viv. I've been there several times now and I love it! My favorite hotel is the Vintage Boutique Hotel. If you stay there, be sure to check out their little restaurant Vintage Nouveau - ресторан I would also check out the George Hotelwhich is great if you're trying to save money.
Among my favorite places to eat there are:
Baczewski Restaurant - this is the oldest restaurant in L'viv.
Veronika Confectionery- Restaurant - great little bakery with a restaurant downstairs.
The Most Expensive Galician Restaurant - there's a gimmick to this restaurant that I don't want to give away but it's well worth going there (and the food is great).
FAMILIA wine and waffle - adorable little waffle place with GREAT waffles.
Kryivka - this is known as the "Resistance Bar" and when you go you'll see why.
Lviv Coffee Manufacture - this is almost a complex devoted to coffee. If you go, check out the coffee with cognac!
Let me know if this helps!
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