14 days in Lviv, Kiev & Odessa Itinerary

14 days in Lviv, Kiev & Odessa Itinerary

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14 days in Lviv, Kiev & Odessa Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Kiev
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Odessa
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Istanbul

4
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church of the Jesuits and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dominican Cathedral and Zolochiv Castle. Take a break from Lviv with a short trip to Pidhirtsi Castle in Pidhirtsi, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Armenian street, admire the landmark architecture of The House of Scientists, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lviv trip builder website .

Istanbul, Turkey to Lviv is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Lviv due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in October, things will get much colder in Lviv: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pidhirtsi Castle, Zolochiv Castle
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Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral
Armenian street ©
Armenian street

4
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Visit St. Nicolas Cathedral and Vydubychi Monastery for their historical value. Visiting Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Balloon Rides will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Kiev to Bila Tserkva to see Oleksandriya Park about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church, take in the pleasant sights at Sofiyskaya Square, and examine the collection at State Aviation Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kiev day trip planner .

Fly from Lviv to Kiev in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oleksandriya Park
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
St. Cyril's Monastery ©
St. Cyril's Monastery

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Odessa and Lanzheron Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Shabo Wine Cultural Center and Akkerman Fortress. Explore Odessa's surroundings by going to Mykolayiv (The Museum of Shipbuilding and Fleet, Room Escape Games, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Duke de Richelieu monument, and make a trip to Teatralnaya Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Odessa trip maker website .

Fly from Kiev to Odessa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kiev in October, Odessa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykolayiv, Akkerman Fortress, Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Catacombs of Odessa
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Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore

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