13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Kharkiv
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
3
Kiev
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Uman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church and Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Market Square, stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lviv vacation website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lviv is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Lviv due to the time zone difference. In September in Lviv, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Chapel of the Boim Family ©
Chapel of the Boim Family

1
night
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 (Thu): ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain, then identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shevchenko Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kharkiv driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kharkiv takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Explore hidden gems such as Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Arsenalna Metro Station. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kiev day trip site .

Getting from Kharkiv to Kiev by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September in Kiev, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Uman.

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Photography Tours

1
night
Uman

Uman ©
Uman is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine, to the east of Vinnytsia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicolas Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ostashivskiy Lake, and then stroll through Sofiyivka Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uman vacation site .

You can drive from Kiev to Uman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Odessa.

Things to do in Uman

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sofiyivka Park ©
Sofiyivka Park
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, pause for some photo ops at Sailor`s Wife Monument, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Golden Shore.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Odessa vacation planning website .

You can drive from Uman to Odessa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore
Teatralnaya Square ©
Teatralnaya Square

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