17 days in Ukraine Itinerary

17 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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17 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Kiev
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Odessa
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
3
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Denver

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mezhyhirya Residence Museum and Mikhail Bulgakov Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like State Aviation Museum and St. Nicolas Cathedral. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Great Patriotic War Museum, see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kiev itinerary builder app .

Denver, USA to Kiev is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 9 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in August: highs in Kiev hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum ©
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum ©
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum

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 some cultural insight at Catacombs of Odessa and Shustov Cognac Winery Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral and Сhabad. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, take an in-depth tour of Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum, and walk around T. Shevchenko Central Park of Culture and Recreation.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Odessa online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Kiev to Odessa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kiev in August since evenings lows in Odessa dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science

1
night
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, examine the collection at National Pirogov's Estate Museum, then contemplate the long history of Holy Resurrection Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vinnytsia online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Odessa to Vinnytsia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Historic Sites
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2
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, and then explore the galleries of Khotyn Fortress. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, then don't miss a visit to Turkish Minaret, then Head underground at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Peter and Paul.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kamianets-Podilskyi day trip planning site .

Getting from Vinnytsia to Kamianets-Podilskyi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kamianets-Podilskyi are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Khotyn Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul ©
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, then identify plant and animal life at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bukovel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rocks Dovbusha.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yaremche trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Yaremche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kamianets-Podilskyi in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Yaremche. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Bukovel
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pidhirtsi Castle and Dominican Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Armenian street and Museum of Folk Architecture and Life. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, step into the grandiose world of Potoсki Palace, see the interesting displays at Beer Cultural Experience Center “Lvivarnya”, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Andrew.

Make your Lviv itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Lviv sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pidhirtsi Castle
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life ©
Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Pidhirtsi Castle ©
Pidhirtsi Castle

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