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5. Lvov (Lviv), Ukraine

Things to see: The Armenian cathedral founded in 1356, a true architectural piece of jewellery; the Opera House, built in 1900 by architect Gorgolevsk; the Rynok-Square, with its Italian Renaissance facades and courtyards; and the Lychakivskiy cemetery with its carved tombs.

Trivia: Lviv is the largest city in Eastern Ukraine and is located 70 km from the Polish border. Its old part of the town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is an important cultural centre with three major universities.

Useful information: International flights land at the airport from Warsaw, Wroclaw, Krakow, Prague, Monaco, Barcelona and others. The cheapest way to reach it is to find a cheap flight to Krakow and then take a bus.

Where to celebrate: Try the Korzo-Pub: an Irish Pub with a wide selection of beers served in a cosy environment, ideal for watching the games. Also Club Metro, Kryjivka or Cafe Lumiere, a beautiful terrace and a friendly local on Svobody Avenue .

Stadium: Lviv Stadium Arena, capacity 34,915 spectators

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