8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 3 nights
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Odessa
— 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 4th (Fri): make a trip to Rynok Square, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Monument of Nikifor Epifaniy Drovnyak, steep yourself in history at Armenian street, then stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, and finally browse the exhibits of Insomnia - The Haunted House. On your second day here, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, examine the collection at Arsenal Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Beer Cultural Experience Center “Lvivarnya”.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lviv vacation planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Lviv is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Lviv. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in December: high temperatures in Lviv hover around 2°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

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

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nights
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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), and contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyiv (Kiev) online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kyiv (Kiev) are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, then make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, then make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip tool.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Odessa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Odessa

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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