Lviv is the major city and cultural centre of Western Ukraine. Today with 700,000 inhabitants, Lviv offers a picturesque historic centre and fine art collections. Lviv is one of four Ukrainian host cities of EURO-2012.
It is located in the pre-Carpathian region just 70 km from the Ukrainian-Polish border. Convenient ways to reach Lviv are by plane from Warsaw, Vienna, Munich, Athens, Istanbul, Timisoara, Dortmund (since March 25, 2012), Venice/Treviso (since March 25, 2012), Moscow and Kyiv or by train from Budapest, Wroclaw, Krakow, Moscow, and Kyiv.
Information about Lviv
- Lviv open to the world - plenty information about the city of Lviv
- A detailed map of Lviv - interactive scalable map of our city.
- Office of Culture and Tourism of Lviv City Council
- Lviv Today - West Ukraine's monthly English-language lifestyle magazine
Lviv Photo Galleries
The Conference will be held in the Conference Hall of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
Citizens of EU, USA, Canada, Japan, and countries of former Soviet Union (except Turkmenistan) can visit Ukraine without visas. However, please contact your embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.
Lviv is directly accessible via Lviv International Airport (LWO) or Lviv Railway Station. You can fly to Lviv International Airport via Vienna, Warsaw, Munich, Frankfurt, Rome, Madrid, Kyiv, Moscow, and other european cities. You can find more details, including the names of the airlines, here.
Travelling from Europe you can catch a train to Lviv from Prague, Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Wroclaw, and a few other european cities. Go, for example, here for more information.
More information on travel to Ukraine can be found, for example, here.