8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Lviv
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Kiev
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Chernobyl
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Fort Wayne

1
night
Lviv

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv Chocolate Factory has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get behind the scenes at Lviv Chocolate Factory, take a stroll through Old Town, and then don't miss a visit to Rynok Square. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, then stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Lviv City Hall.

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Fort Wayne, USA to Lviv is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Wayne to Lviv due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fort Wayne in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lviv: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Great Patriotic War Museum, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), get a new perspective on nature at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally make a trip to Khreshchatyk.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kiev trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kiev takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

1
night
Chernobyl

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go, then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then make a trip to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chernobyl trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kiev to Chernobyl in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Chernobyl can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
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Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

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 30th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Odessa trip itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Chernobyl to Odessa with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Steps ©
Potemkin Steps

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