8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
1
Lviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Kiev
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
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 24th (Sat): make a trip to Lviv City Hall, make a trip to Rynok Square, wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, then stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, then make a trip to Chapel of the Boim Family, then see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lviv vacation planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Lviv is an approximately 7-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Lviv due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

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

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, and see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiev trip planner .

You can fly from Lviv to Kiev in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kiev can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Photography Tours

2
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.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, make a trip to Potemkin Steps, then make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of 10 Apryelya Square, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, then walk around City Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Passage.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip planner .

You can fly from Kiev to Odessa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kiev in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Odessa, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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