20 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

20 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kharkiv
— 1 night
Drive
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Dnipro
— 1 night
Drive
4
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kherson
— 1 night
Drive
6
Mykolayiv
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Odessa
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Drive
9
Khmelnytskyi
— 1 night
Drive
10
Rivne
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Ternopil
— 1 night
Drive
12
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Drive
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Ivano-Frankivsk
— 1 night
Drive
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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev)

— 2 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Andreyevskiy Spusk, steep yourself in history at The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, and get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary builder website.

Prague, Czech Republic to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In June in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Kharkiv

— 1 night
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 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, and then ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kharkiv travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dnipro.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Wildlife

Dnipro

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fountain Vodyanaya Sfera, don't miss a visit to Monument of Eternal Glory, then pause for some photo ops at Lomonosov Statue, then don't miss a visit to Menorah Center, and finally make a trip to Zolotaya Roza Synagogue.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dnipro travel route builder website.

Drive from Kharkiv to Dnipro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Zaporizhzhya

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Faeton Retro Cars Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Protection Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Motor Sich Aviation Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zaporizhzhya road trip planner.

You can drive from Dnipro to Zaporizhzhya in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kherson.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Kherson

— 1 night
On the 15th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at Tornado Medical Group, buy something for everyone on your list at Fabrika, then walk around Park of Glory (Park Slavy), then delve into the distant past at Ochakovskiye Gates of Kherson Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catherine's Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kherson online trip maker.

You can drive from Zaporizhzhya to Kherson in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kherson are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mykolayiv.

Things to do in Kherson

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Mykolayiv

— 2 nights
Mykolaiv, also known as Nikolaev or Nikolayev, is a city in southern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look and learn at Nikolaev Observatory, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Shipbuilding and Fleet, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and finally get in on the family fun at Skazka Children Park City. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Flotskiy Boulevard, take an in-depth tour of Mykolayiv Oblast Local History Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nikolaev Zoo, and finally make a trip to Monument to Shipbuilders.

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Getting from Kherson to Mykolayiv by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Mykolayiv, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Odessa.

Things to do in Mykolayiv

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Odessa

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Black Sea

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.
On the 18th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Ukraine by Locals, don't miss a visit to Passage, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, then make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, then don't miss a visit to Potemkin Stairs, and finally steep yourself in history at House of Scientists. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around City Garden, make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, explore the activities along The Odessa Port, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arabic Cultural Center.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa tour planner.

Traveling by car from Mykolayiv to Odessa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Vinnytsia

— 1 night
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Holy Resurrection Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, see the interesting displays at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, then get engrossed in the history at Ukrainian Philatelic Museum of Jakiw Balaban, and finally explore the world behind art at Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vinnytsia trip builder.

You can drive from Odessa to Vinnytsia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Khmelnytskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums · Historic Sites

Khmelnytskyi

— 1 night
Khmelnytskyi is a city in western part of Ukraine, the administrative center for the Khmelnytskyi Oblast and the Khmelnytskyi Raion . Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Art Museum of Khmelnytskyi District, then buy something for everyone on your list at Oasis Shopping and Entertainment Center, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument of Eternal Glory.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Khmelnytskyi day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vinnytsia to Khmelnytskyi in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rivne.

Things to do in Khmelnytskyi

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Rivne

— 2 nights
Rivne is a historic city in western Ukraine and the historical region of Volhynia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Monument to T.G. Shevchenko, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rivne Zoo, then walk around Shevchenko Park of Leisure and Culture, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lebedinnoye Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption (wooden) Church. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tunnel of Love, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Bogdan Khmelnitskiy, then don't miss a visit to Ostroh Academy, and finally explore the ancient world of Tarakanovskiy fort.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rivne driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Khmelnytskyi to Rivne takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ternopil.

Things to do in Rivne

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ternopil

— 1 night
Ternopil is a city in western Ukraine, located on the banks of the Seret River. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Vozdvizhenskaya Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ternopil Pond, then walk around T. Shevchenko Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Political Prisoners and Victims of Communist Regime.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ternopil route planner.

Traveling by car from Rivne to Ternopil takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Ternopil, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Ternopil

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Chernivtsi

— 1 night
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, then make a trip to Alley of Stars, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chernivtsi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Ternopil to Chernivtsi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Chernivtsi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ivano-Frankivsk.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites

Ivano-Frankivsk

— 1 night
On the 26th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Prycarpathian Museum of Arts, make a trip to Monument to Adam Mickiewicz, go for a walk through Stometrivka, then shop like a local with Bastion Gift Shopping & Exhibition Center, and finally admire the striking features of Ratusha.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Ivano-Frankivsk visit planner.

Drive from Chernivtsi to Ivano-Frankivsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ivano-Frankivsk, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Ivano-Frankivsk

Museums · Shopping

Lviv

— 2 nights

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The House of Scientists, make a trip to Chapel of the Boim Family, see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carmelite Church, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Rynok Square. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ivan Pidkova, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv journey maker.

Traveling by car from Ivano-Frankivsk to Lviv takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Mykolaiv Oblast travel guide

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Zoos · Theme Parks · Water & Amusement Parks
Mykolaiv Oblast is an oblast of Ukraine. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Mykolaiv. Population:GeographyThe Mykolaiv Oblast is located in the southern half of Ukraine. Its area (24,600 km²), comprises about 4.07% of the total area of Ukraine.The Mykolaiv Oblast borders upon the Odessa Oblast in the west-southwest, the Kirovohrad Oblast in the north, the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in the northeast, and the Kherson Oblast on the southeast.To the south the oblast is also bordered by the Black Sea. Along the coast there are several ports and the Mykolaiv International Airport.Points of interestThe following historic-cultural sites were nominated for the Seven Wonders of Ukraine or Seven Natural Wonders of Ukraine. Olbia, an ancient ruins of Greek colony near Ochakiv Black Sea Biosphere Reserve, located near Kinburn peninsula Granite-steppe lands of Buh, a landscape park located up north towards Podolia Inhul River Park, a landscape park in eastern part of the region Tylihul landscape park, on the administrative border with Odessa Oblast Dykyỹ sad (Wild Garden)

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