41 days in Lviv, Kyiv (Kiev) & Odessa Itinerary

41 days in Lviv, Kyiv (Kiev) & Odessa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lviv
— 10 nights
2
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 15 nights
3
Odessa
— 15 nights

10
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lviv: Olesko Castle (in Olesko), Zhovkva (Vicheva Square, Wooden Church of St. Trinity, &more) and Pidhirtsi (Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph & Pidhirtsi Castle). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rynok Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, stop by Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lviv online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Lviv International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Zhovkva, Pidhirtsi, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, Olesko Castle
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

15
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
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: contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) online travel route planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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

15
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odessa: Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akkerman Fortress & Ascension Cathedral) and Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo). There's much more to do: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, take an in-depth tour of Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odesa Museum, and appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Odessa attractions planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Odessa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Odessa, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Catacombs of Odessa, Shabo Wine Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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