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

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

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Lviv
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Glass Museum In Lviv and then make a trip to Rynok Square. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Stryisky Park, explore the galleries of Lychakiv Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lviv trip itinerary planning app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Lviv is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Lviv due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in May since evenings lows in Lviv dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Golden Gate.

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You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Strilka Square, then identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and then walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

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