29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 11 nights
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Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bukovel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ivano-Frankivsk
Drive
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Truskavets
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
Drive
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Odessa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev)

— 11 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum and Vysotsky Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Mezhigorye National Park and Trukhaniv Island. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church, contemplate the long history of Askold's Grave, admire the striking features of The House with Chimeras, and examine the collection at Museum of Water.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) visit website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kyiv (Kiev). In February, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lviv

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Ethnography and Art Crafts and Staroyevryeiska Street. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Secret Pharmacy and Arsenal Museum. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmelite Church, and look for gifts at Lviv Candles Manufactory.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lviv route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Lviv sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bukovel.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Bukovel

— 3 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Bukovel and Nativity of St. John the Baptist. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bukovel: St Elias Wooden Church (in Yaremche) and Mykulychyn (Brewery Mikulichin & Girske Mini-Brewery).

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Drive from Lviv to Bukovel in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Bukovel can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Ivano-Frankivsk.

Things to do in Bukovel

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ivano-Frankivsk

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ivano-Frankivsk trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Bukovel to Ivano-Frankivsk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Truskavets.

Things to do in Ivano-Frankivsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Truskavets

— 3 nights
Truskavets is a city in western Ukraine's Lviv Oblast (region), near the border with Poland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Ski Complex Bukovytsia.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Truskavets day trip planner.

Getting from Ivano-Frankivsk to Truskavets by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. February in Truskavets sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Truskavets

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kyiv (Kiev)

— 4 nights
To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) sightseeing planner.

Getting from Truskavets to Kyiv (Kiev) by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll set off for Odessa on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Nightlife · Tours · Museums · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Passage and then surround yourself with nature on Ukraine by Locals. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Path of Health.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Odessa journey builder website.

Fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Odessa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Odessa, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Odessa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Kyiv (Kiev)

— 2 nights
For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Odessa to Kyiv (Kiev) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Nightlife · Tours · Museums · Parks