26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bukovel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Chernihiv
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kiev
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h 15​min
7
Dnipro
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Odessa
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Istanbul

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.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, browse the exhibits of Insomnia - The Haunted House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

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

Istanbul, Turkey to Lviv is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Lviv. When traveling from Istanbul in February, plan for slightly colder days in Lviv, with highs around 2°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bukovel.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery

3
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
On the 20th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Bukovel Ski School.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bukovel journey site .

Traveling by car from Lviv to Bukovel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February in Bukovel, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yablonitskiy Pass
Highlights from your plan
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 22nd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, then take a stroll through Olha Kobylyahska Street, then make a trip to Teatralna Square, and finally admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chernivtsi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Chernivtsi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Chernivtsi are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

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 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Turkish Minaret, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Peter and Paul, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, then explore the ancient world of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Khotyn Fortress, and finally see the interesting displays at Khotyn Historic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Honcharna Tower, don't miss a visit to Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts, then don't miss a visit to The House of the Russian City Council, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniatures Castles of Ukraine, and finally make a trip to Strimka Lan Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Kamianets-Podilskyi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Kamianets-Podilskyi can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Khotyn
Highlights from your plan
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle

2
nights
Chernihiv

Chernihiv ©
Chernihiv HistoryChernihiv was first mentioned in the Rus'-Byzantine Treaty (907) (as Черниговъ (Chernigov)), but the time of establishment is not known. Chernihiv is known for historic sites, nature, parks, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeletsky Assumption Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Monastery, appreciate the history behind Taras Shevchenko Monument in Dytynets, and steep yourself in history at Chernihiv Collegium.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chernihiv trip maker .

Drive from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernihiv in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernihiv

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yeletsky Assumption Monastery ©
Yeletsky Assumption Monastery
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral
St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for museums, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kiev online route planner .

You can drive from Chernihiv to Kiev in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dnipropetrovsk.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

2
nights
Dnipro

Dnipro ©
Dnipro, until May 2016 Dnipropetrovsk or Dnepropetrovsk, is Ukraine's fourth largest city, with about one million inhabitants. Dnipropetrovsk is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Menorah Centre, stop by Caravan Shopping and Entertainment Center, see the interesting displays at Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iverska Madonna Icon Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dnipropetrovsk itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Kiev to Dnipropetrovsk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Dnipropetrovsk are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Dnipro

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cross Exaltation Church ©
Cross Exaltation Church
Menorah Centre ©
Menorah Centre
Taras Shevchenko Park ©
Taras Shevchenko Park

4
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.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, examine the collection at Insomnia- The Haunted House, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and meet the residents at Odessa Delphinarium Nemo.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Odessa tour itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Dnipropetrovsk to Odessa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Arcadia district ©
Arcadia district
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street

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