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

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

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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 3 nights
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Kharkiv
— 2 nights

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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 11th (Fri): walk around Stryisky Park. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Armenian street.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lviv online 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Lviv. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Lviv to be colder, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square

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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: steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, and examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) road trip planning app.

Getting from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

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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 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, and then admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kharkiv tour website.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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