14 days in Kiev, Ternopil & Lviv Itinerary

14 days in Kiev, Ternopil & Lviv Itinerary

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14 days in Kiev, Ternopil & Lviv Itinerary

Start: Kiev
1
Kiev
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Ternopil
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Lviv
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Ternopil
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Kiev

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and then examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia Cathedral and then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kiev road trip site .

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airports are Kiev Zhuliany International Airport and Boryspil International Airport. September in Kiev sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ternopil.

Things to do in Kiev

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mezhigorye National Park
Highlights from your plan
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery ©

4
nights
Ternopil

Ternopil ©
Ternopil is a city in western Ukraine, located on the banks of the Seret River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tarakanovskiy fort and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary's Immaculate Conception. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pochayiv Lavra and Museum of Political Prisoners and Victims of Communist Regime. Change things up with these side-trips from Ternopil: Kremenets Castle (in Kremenets), Zbarazh Castle (in Zbarazh) and Dubno Castle (in Dubno). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Ternopil Pond, pause for some serene contemplation at Vozdvizhenskaya Church, step into the grandiose world of Ternopil Castle, and admire the local landmark of Illuminated Fountain.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ternopil trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kiev to Ternopil takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Ternopil are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lviv.

Things to do in Ternopil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dubno, Zbarazh Castle, Zolochiv Castle, Pochayiv Lavra, Kremenets Castle
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Pochayiv Lavra ©
Pochayiv Lavra
Dubno Castle ©
Dubno Castle

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.
Lychakiv Cemetery and Svyatogo Yura Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Insomnia - The Haunted House. The adventure continues: make a trip to Rynok Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, step into the grandiose world of Potoсki Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Andrew.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lviv trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Ternopil to Lviv in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can take a train to Ternopil.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

3
nights
Ternopil

Ternopil ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Spring of Saint Anna and Church of St. Stanislav. Your inner history buff will appreciate Satanov Synagogue and Skeet Holy Righteous Anna. Change things up with these side-trips from Ternopil: Kremenets (Epiphany Monastery & Jesuit Monastery and Collegium) and Chortkiv (Old Town Hall & Church of the Assumption). See even more of Ternopil: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Divine Mercy and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, see the interesting displays at Ternopil Regional Art Museum, and walk around Park of National Revival.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ternopil online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Lviv to Ternopil by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ternopil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chortkiv, Onyshkivtsi, Kremenets, Satanov Synagogue
Highlights from your plan
Satanov Synagogue ©
Satanov Synagogue
Church of the Assumption ©
Church of the Assumption
Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall

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