12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 3 nights
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Lviv
— 2 nights
3
Odessa
— 2 nights
4
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
5
Donetsk
— 2 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Adventure Tours in Ukraine and State Aviation Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral.

Plan my trip to Kyiv (Kiev) with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Cairo, Egypt to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get colder in Kyiv (Kiev): highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Adventure Tours in Ukraine ©
Adventure Tours in Ukraine

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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.
On the 30th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ivan Pidkova, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staroyevryeiska Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): appreciate the history behind Monument of Nikifor Epifaniy Drovnyak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Transfiguration, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, and finally stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lviv holiday planning tool.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

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

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ukraine by Locals and Statue of the Duc de Richelieu. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, admire the striking features of Holy Assumption Cathedral, make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, and appreciate the history behind Vorontsov Monument.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Odessa journey planner.

Getting from Lviv to Odessa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Odessa, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Highlights from your plan
Ukraine by Locals ©
Ukraine by Locals
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Statue of the Duc de Richelieu ©
Statue of the Duc de Richelieu

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church Kharkiv, then walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, then make a trip to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, and finally admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, engage your brain at Software and Computer Museum, view the masterpieces at Avec Fine Arts Gallery, then appreciate the history behind Fiddler on the Roof, and finally walk around Shevchenko Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kharkiv online holiday maker.

You can fly from Odessa to Kharkiv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in October, plan for little chillier nights in Kharkiv, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Donetsk.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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Donetsk

Donetsk ©

City of a Million Roses

Located on the banks of the Kalmius River, Donetsk sits as the center of Ukraine's industrial region, which developed as a result of the country's coal industry.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Atlas Fitness&Spa, pause for some photo ops at Donbass Liberators Memorial complex, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pushkin Boulevard, and finally walk around Park of Forged Figures.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Donetsk day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kharkiv to Donetsk takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Donetsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Park of Forged Figures ©
Park of Forged Figures
Donbass Liberators Memorial complex ©
Donbass Liberators Memorial complex
Atlas Fitness&Spa ©
Atlas Fitness&Spa

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