11 days in Ukraine Itinerary

11 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Odessa
— 2 nights
2
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
3
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
4
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 3 nights
5
Lviv
— 2 nights

2
nights
Odessa

Odessa ©
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, explore the activities along The Odessa Port, see the interesting displays at Shustov Cognac Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium.

To find out how to plan a trip to Odessa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Istanbul, Turkey to Odessa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Odessa. May in Odessa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, explore the striking landscape of Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, thenexamine the collection at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of Weapons.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zaporizhzhya trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Odessa to Zaporizhzhya takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Odessa in May, expect nights in Zaporizhzhya to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve
Dnieper Hydroelectric Station ©
Dnieper Hydroelectric Station

2
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, thenwalk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, and then see the interesting displays at Marine Museum. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, thentake in the pleasant sights at Strilka Square, and finally stroll around Shevchenko Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kharkiv driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zaporizhzhya to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Kharkiv, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

3
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, and learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) travel planning tool.

Fly from Kharkiv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

2
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 31st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Cathedral, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, thenpause for some photo ops at Column of St. Christopher, and finally visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, examine the collection at Arsenal Museum, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, and finally stroll around Stryisky Park.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lviv trip maker app.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Lviv. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

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