8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Odessa
— 2 nights

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyiv (Kiev) route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 18-hour flight. In December, Kyiv (Kiev) is cooler than Johannesburg - with highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Lviv City Hall, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Rynok Square, appreciate the history behind Column of St. Christopher, then admire the striking features of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Monument of Nikifor Epifaniy Drovnyak, see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, then stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, then take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lviv online trip builder.

Fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Lviv, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Odessa.

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

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Odessa

Odessa ©

Pearl of the Black Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, then don't miss a visit to Primorsky Boulevard, then make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, and finally stroll around City Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa road trip planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Odessa sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Parks
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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