15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Yaremche
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
+4
Train + Foot + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h 15 min
5
Kiev
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: London

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Folk Architecture and Life and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dominican Cathedral and Potoсki Palace. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Armenian street, look for gifts at Leopolis, make a trip to Chapel of the Boim Family, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lviv journey builder website.

London, UK to Lviv is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Lviv is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Lviv hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral

1
night
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church and then admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Yaremche tour planner.

Drive from Lviv to Yaremche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Yaremche can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
St Elias Wooden Church ©
St Elias Wooden Church

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): Head underground at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, then don't miss a visit to Turkish Minaret, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Khotyn Fortress, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, then make a trip to Strimka Lan Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Cathedral.

Start your trip to Kamianets-Podilskyi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Yaremche to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kamianets-Podilskyi when traveling from Yaremche in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Khotyn Fortress
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Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul ©
Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Turkish Well, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church, then make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Heart of Jesus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Wooden Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cross Exaltation Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chernivtsi holiday planner.

Take a bus from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Chernivtsi are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
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Church of the Heart of Jesus ©
Church of the Heart of Jesus
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
St. Nicholas Wooden Church ©
St. Nicholas Wooden Church

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to State Aviation Museum and Mikhail Bulgakov Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Cyril's Monastery and PinchukArtCentre. There's much more to do: stroll around Mariinsky Park, admire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicolas Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Hedgehog Monument.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kiev trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Chernivtsi to Kiev takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum ©
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral

3
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.
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Catacombs of Odessa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Interesting Science and Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. Step out of Odessa to go to Chornomorsk and see Central City Beach, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the 12th Chair, and examine the collection at Shustov Cognac Winery Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip planner.

Getting from Kiev to Odessa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Odessa when traveling from Kiev in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Central City Beach, Catacombs of Odessa
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Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science

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