4 days in Lviv, Kyiv (Kiev) & Kharkiv Itinerary

4 days in Lviv, Kyiv (Kiev) & Kharkiv Itinerary

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Lviv
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Kyiv (Kiev)
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Kharkiv
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Lviv

Lviv ©

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 (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally make a trip to Rynok Square.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lviv trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Lviv is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Istanbul to Lviv, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lviv, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church ©
Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church

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Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 28th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) trip planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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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 29th (Fri): walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and then ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kharkiv tour planner.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Wildlife
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Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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