13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Kiev
1
Kiev
— 5 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  4​h
2
Kharkiv
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Nerubayskoye
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Kiev

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery and St. Volodymyr's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pirogovo Open-Air Museum and St. Michael's Cathedrale. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at The Ukrainian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Gulliver, and see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kiev custom trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kiev. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can fly to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery ©

1
night
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Freedom Square and then stroll through Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kharkiv trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Kiev to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Kharkiv are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kharkiv

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Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich and then head off the coast to Hortitsa Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zaporizhzhya trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kharkiv to Zaporizhzhya in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. January in Zaporizhzhya sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can do a combination of to Nerubayskoye.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Parks Nature Museums
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2
nights
Nerubayskoye

Nerubayskoye ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Catacombs of Odessa, contemplate the waterfront views at The Odessa Port, then don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps, and finally make a trip to Passage.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nerubayskoye travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of from Zaporizhzhya to Nerubayskoye in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can do a combination of to Lviv.

Things to do in Nerubayskoye

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Odessa
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The Odessa Port ©
The Odessa Port
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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.
Shop till you drop at Leopolis and King Cross Leopolis. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lychakiv Cemetery and Potoсki Palace. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, look for gifts at Kumpel, admire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lviv online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of from Nerubayskoye to Lviv takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

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