15 days in Kyiv (Kiev), Lviv & Odessa Itinerary

15 days in Kyiv (Kiev), Lviv & Odessa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9 h
1
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Odessa
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Popular historic sites such as Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and Vydubychi Monastery are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as St. Andrew's Church and St. Nicolas Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Kyiv (Kiev) to Novi Petrivtsi to see Mezhyhirya Residence Museum about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of St. Sophia's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Software and Computer Museum, take an in-depth tour of Victoria Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of Arts.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Kyiv (Kiev). In September, Kyiv (Kiev) is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Folk Architecture and Life and The House of Scientists. Do your shopping at Pravda B Gallery and Lviv Candles Manufactory. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, stop by Old Town, don't miss a visit to Dominican Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Potoсki Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lviv online vacation planner.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Catacombs of Odessa. Get outdoors at Beach Golden Shore and Arcadia Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Odessa side-trips: Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo), Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Armenian Church, Akkerman Fortress, &more) and Central City Beach (in Chornomorsk). There's much more to do: visit Arcadia district, hunt for treasures at Privoz Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Odessa day trip app.

Getting from Lviv to Odessa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lviv in September, Odessa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Catacombs of Odessa, Central City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress
Shabo Wine Cultural Center ©
Shabo Wine Cultural Center
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa

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