12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
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Kharkiv
— 3 nights
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Odessa
— 2 nights

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Lviv

Lviv ©

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Rynok Square. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Andrew, pause for some photo ops at Column of St. Christopher, admire the striking features of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and finally make a trip to Lviv City Hall.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lviv trip planner.

London, UK to Lviv is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Lviv. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Lviv hover around 0°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Cemetery
Lychakiv Cemetery
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Landmark
Rynok Square
4.8
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Observation Deck
Lviv High Castle
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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: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), make a trip to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, and see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

Discover how to plan a Kyiv (Kiev) trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Kyiv (Kiev) sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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Must see
Andriyivski Uzviz
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Landmark
Khreshchatyk
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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.
Step out of Kharkiv to go to Chuhuiv and see Ilya Repin Museum, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, get curious at Software and Computer Museum, explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee, and identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Kharkiv are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Odessa

Odessa ©

Pearl of the Black Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get your game on at The Lab Virtual Reality Club, make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, then stroll around City Garden, and finally examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, then don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, then make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Insomnia- The Haunted House.

Before you visit Odessa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Kharkiv to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Odessa is somewhat warmer than Kharkiv - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums
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