15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 3 nights
2
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
3
Odessa
— 3 nights
4
Bukovel
— 2 nights
5
Lviv
— 3 nights

3
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Sophia's Cathedral and St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and Pirogovo Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, admire the landmark architecture of The House with Chimeras, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) route planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kyiv (Kiev). In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

2
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, thenhead outdoors with Sarzhin Yar, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Three Saints Church. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pokrovsky Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and finally ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

Plan trip to Kharkiv with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
Three Saints Church
Three Saints Church

3
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.
Get outdoors at Beach Golden Shore and Lanzheron Beach. Relax by the water at Central City Beach and Arcadia Beach. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, get some jogging in at Path of Health, see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George the Victorious.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa trip website.

Getting from Kharkiv to Odessa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Odessa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bukovel.

Things to do in Odessa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Central City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Arcadia Beach ©
Arcadia Beach
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore

2
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
Get in touch with nature at Hoverla and Mount Khomyak.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bukovel day trip app.

You can drive from Odessa to Bukovel in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Odessa in August; daily highs in Bukovel reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yaremche
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak

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.
Get some historical perspective at Lychakiv Cemetery and Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph. Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lviv: Pidhirtsi Castle (in Pidhirtsi), Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr (in Zhorniska) and Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers (in Krekhiv). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rynok Square, pause for some photo ops at Column of St. Christopher, take an unorthodox tour of Insomnia - The Haunted House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lviv trip website.

You can drive from Bukovel to Lviv in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Lviv, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pidhirtsi, Olesko Castle, Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

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