15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Get some historical perspective at St. Sophia's Cathedral and Sofiyskaya Square. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Nicolas Cathedral and State Aviation Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, and appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kiev online trip maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kiev is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you will find days in Kiev are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dominican Cathedral and Church of the Jesuits. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Armenian street and Museum of Folk Architecture and Life. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, contemplate the long history of The House of Scientists, and make a trip to Rynok Square.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lviv trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Kiev to Lviv takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. September in Lviv sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral
Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits

1
night
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Mukacheve Town Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of St. Miklosh Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mukacheve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lviv in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mukacheve: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Miklosh Castle
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle

1
night
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yaremche trip app.

Drive from Mukacheve to Yaremche in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mukacheve in October, you will find days in Yaremche are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Nativity of St. John the Baptist ©
Nativity of St. John the Baptist

2
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 3rd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon, steep yourself in history at Khotyn Fortress, and then delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Honcharna Tower, explore the fascinating underground world of Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Peter and Paul, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, and finally don't miss a visit to Turkish Minaret.

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Traveling by car from Yaremche to Kamianets-Podilskyi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kamianets-Podilskyi can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Odessa.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catacombs of Odessa and Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Akkerman Fortress and Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. Explore Odessa's surroundings by going to Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo) and Ascension Cathedral (in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Interesting Science, make a trip to Ugolok Staroy Odessy/ Old Odessa Corner, kick back and relax at Beach Golden Shore, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Odessa trip planner.

You can drive from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Odessa in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Odessa, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Catacombs of Odessa
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Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum

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