11 days in Kiev & Lviv Itinerary

11 days in Kiev & Lviv Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  15 h
1
Kiev
— 6 nights
train:  6 h
2
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Chicago

6
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rodina Mat (Motherland) as well as Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kiev tour itinerary builder.

Chicago, USA to Kiev is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Kiev due to the time zone difference. May in Kiev sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Rodina Mat (Motherland) ©
Rodina Mat (Motherland)

3
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
You've added Yard of Lost Toys, Stryisky Park, Lviv High Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The House of Scientists and Staroyevryeiska Street. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Jesuits and St. Nicholas Church. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Andrew, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Inventors of Petroleum Lamp.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lviv trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kiev to Lviv takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kiev in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lviv, with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
The House of Scientists ©
The House of Scientists
Church of St. Andrew ©
Church of St. Andrew

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