60 days in Lviv & Kyiv (Kiev) Itinerary

60 days in Lviv & Kyiv (Kiev) Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev)
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Lviv

— 21 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lviv: Olesko Castle (in Olesko), Pidhirtsi (Pidhirtsi Castle & Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph) and Chapel of Communist Repressions' Victims (in Zolochiv). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Armenian street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lviv trip itinerary builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lviv is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in August since evenings lows in Lviv dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Kyiv (Kiev)

— 38 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Explore Kyiv (Kiev)'s surroundings by going to Novi Petrivtsi (Mezhyhirya Residence Museum & Battle for Kyiv 1943 National Museum), Peremohy Park (in Brovary) and Pokrovskiy Park (in Irpin). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, don't miss a visit to Andreyevskiy Spusk, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and admire the striking features of St. Sophia's Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) online travel planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips