15 days in Kiev Oblast, Ternopil Oblast & Lviv Oblast Itinerary

15 days in Kiev Oblast, Ternopil Oblast & Lviv Oblast Itinerary

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15 days in Kiev Oblast, Ternopil Oblast & Lviv Oblast Itinerary

Start: Kiev
Drive:  2​h
1
Chernobyl
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Kremenets
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ternopil
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Truskavets
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Lviv
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Kiev

2
nights
Chernobyl

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Reactor No 4, then see a world frozen in time at Chernobyl Go, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elijah Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Totokha Mountain.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chernobyl trip maker app .

Kiev to Chernobyl is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Chernobyl are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Kremenets.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Totokha Mountain
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church

1
night
Kremenets

Kremenets ©
Kremenets is a city of regional significance in the Ternopil Oblast of western Ukraine. On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to Bozya Mountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pochayiv Lavra, then make a trip to Jesuit Monastery and Collegium, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kremenets Castle.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kremenets trip planning website .

Drive from Chernobyl to Kremenets in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Kremenets, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Ternopil.

Things to do in Kremenets

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pochayiv Lavra, Bozya Mountain
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Kremenets Castle ©
Kremenets Castle
Pochayiv Lavra ©
Pochayiv Lavra

4
nights
Ternopil

Ternopil ©
Ternopil is a city in western Ukraine, located on the banks of the Seret River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pidhirtsi Castle and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary's Immaculate Conception. Popular historic sites such as Zolochiv Castle and Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Zbarazh Castle (in Zbarazh), Dzurinskiy Waterfall (in Nyrkiv) and Chortkiv (Church of the Assumption, Old Town Hall, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Vozdvizhenskaya Church, examine the collection at Museum of Political Prisoners and Victims of Communist Regime, walk around T. Shevchenko Park, and explore the activities along Ternopil Pond.

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Drive from Kremenets to Ternopil in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Truskavets.

Things to do in Ternopil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chortkiv, Pidhirtsi, Zolochiv Castle, Dzurinskiy Waterfall, Zbarazh Castle
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Zolochiv Castle ©
Zolochiv Castle
Pidhirtsi Castle ©
Pidhirtsi Castle

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Truskavets

Truskavets ©
Truskavets is a city in western Ukraine's Lviv Oblast (region), near the border with Poland. On the 11th (Sun), stroll around Landscape Park Podgorye and then explore the striking landscape of National Park Skole Beskids. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of the Resort Truskavets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Church of Blessed Virgin Mary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Wooden Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Sts. Anna, then take in the natural beauty of Andropov Spring, and finally take an in-depth tour of State Historical and Cultural Reserve Tustan.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Truskavets online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ternopil to Truskavets in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Truskavets

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Park Skole Beskids, Andropov Spring, State Historical and Cultural Reserve Tustan, Church of Sts. Anna, St. George Wooden Church
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St. George Wooden Church ©
St. George Wooden Church

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nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wooden Church of St. Trinity and Basilian Monastery and the Heart of Christ Church. Explore Lviv's surroundings by going to Zhovkva (Zhovkva Castle & St. Lawrence Catholic Church), Svirzh Castle (in Svirzh) and Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers (in Krekhiv). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Transfiguration, admire the striking features of Bandinelli Palace, stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, and take an in-depth tour of Prison on Lontskogo, National Museum and Memorial to the Victims of Occupation.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lviv online travel route planner .

Getting from Truskavets to Lviv by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Zhovkva, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, Svirzh Castle, Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr
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St. Lawrence Catholic Church ©
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
Svirzh Castle ©
Svirzh Castle
Church Of St. Archangel Michael ©
Church Of St. Archangel Michael