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

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

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Route & dates

1
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
2
Lviv
— 4 nights
3
Odessa
— 6 nights

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 St. Andrew's Church are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Al-Rahma Mosque and State Aviation Museum. Go for a jaunt from Kyiv (Kiev) to Novi Petrivtsi to see Mezhyhirya Residence Museum about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Sophia's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Software and Computer Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and make a trip to Narodniy Dim Ukraine.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) day trip planning website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in September, expect Kyiv (Kiev) to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

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 Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth. Do your shopping at Pravda B Gallery and Lviv Candles Manufactory. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, visit Old Town, don't miss a visit to The House of Scientists, and steep yourself in history at Armenian street.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lviv online visit planner.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Lviv are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can 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 Akkerman Fortress. Get outdoors at Catacombs of Odessa and Beach Golden Shore. Get out of town with these interesting Odessa side-trips: Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Armenian Church & Ascension Cathedral), Central City Beach (in Chornomorsk) and Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Privoz Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Catacombs of Odessa, and wander the streets of Arcadia district.

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 · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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