National Space Facilities Control And Test Center

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Location

The workshop will be held in Space Research and Communication Center situated near Zolochiv Town, Lviv Region (60 km. to the East from Lviv).

 

 

How to get to Lviv

Lviv is the largest city in western Ukraine and the seventh-largest city in the country overall.

 

You can fly to Lviv International Airport

The route network of the Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport consists of 32 tributaries (30 international and 2 internal).

You can also fly to Kiev to the airports Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport Zhuliany or Boryspil Airport and come to Lviv by train to Lviv Main Railway Terminal

Modern Lviv remains a hub on which nine railways converge providing local and international services. Lviv railway is one of the oldest in Ukraine.

Currently, several trains cross the nearby Polish–Ukrainian border (mostly via Przemyśl in Poland). There are good connections to Slovakia (Košice) and Hungary (Budapest). Many routes have overnight trains with sleeping compartments. Lviv railway is often called the main gateway from Ukraine to Europe although buses are often a cheaper and more convenient way of entering the “Schengen” countries.

 

 How to get to Zolochiv

Our employees will meet you in Lviv (Lviv Main Railway Terminal, Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, Central Bus Station in Lviv) and make arrangements for transfer to Zolochiv.

 

 Climate

You can check the weather before leaving on the sites of AccuWeather, World Weather Online, Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center, Weather Online

Lviv Region climate is humid continental.

 

Accommodation

You can find many offers of accommodation in Zolochiv at www.booking.com or other on-line reservation services. We recommend the Zolota Pidkova Hotel and Restaurant Complex or West Fort. Our employees will help you to book the room.

 

Currency

The official currency of Ukraine is Hryvnia (UAH). There are a lot of currency exchange places in the central part of the city, at the banks, hotels, airport. The exchange rate is 1 USD ≈ 26 UAH, 1 Euro ≈ 30 UAH (Official Exchange Rates). The exchange rate is practically the same in various exchange places but day-to-day exchange rate fluctuates. The current exchange rate in Ukraine can be checked on the sites of the main banks Privat Bank, Oshchadbank, Ukrsibbank, Raiffeisen Bank Aval.

The credit cards like Visa or MasterCard are accepted in many places. It is safer to use ATM machine (local word for it is “Bankomat”) if it is located in a public place, like hotels, inside or close to the banks, cafes and restaurants.

 

Castles of the L’viv Region  (please see Castles L’viv Region).

Three Castles are situated near Zolochiv town, are there : Zolochiv Castle,

 

Pidhirtsi Castle,

 

Olesko Castle.

 

Lviv National Opera Invites  (please see Lviv National Opera).

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