15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

15 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Mukacheve
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi
— 1 day
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 45 min
6
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Vienna

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of the Jesuits and Potoсki Palace. Visit Dominican Cathedral and Pidhirtsi Castle for their historical value. When in Lviv, make a side trip to see Zolochiv Castle in Zolochiv, approximately Zolochiv away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The House of Scientists, make a trip to Chapel of the Boim Family, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Vienna, Austria to Lviv is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vienna to Lviv, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vienna in July: high temperatures in Lviv hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Zolochiv Castle, Pidhirtsi Castle
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Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral
Armenian street ©
Armenian street

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 18th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castle Shenbornov, explore the historical opulence of St. Miklosh Castle, appreciate the history behind St. Cyril and Methodius Monument, appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, then step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle, and finally ponder the world of politics at Mukacheve Town Hall.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mukacheve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lviv in July, you will find days in Mukacheve are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Miklosh Castle, Castle Shenbornov
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument ©
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall and then identify plant and animal life at Hoverla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bukovel, then examine the collection at Park-Museum of the Carpathians in Miniature, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rocks Dovbusha.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yaremche route planner.

Traveling by car from Mukacheve to Yaremche takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Mukacheve in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yaremche: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Bukovel
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Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha

2
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): Head underground at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery and then explore the historical opulence of Khotyn Fortress. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Novoplanivskiy Bridge, take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon, then don't miss a visit to City Hall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, and finally don't miss a visit to Turkish Minaret.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Yaremche to Kamianets-Podilskyi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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

1
day
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi ©
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, formerly known as Akkerman, is a city and port situated on the right bank of the Dniester Liman in Odessa Oblast of southwestern Ukraine, in the historical region of Bessarabia. On the 23rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Glory Memorial, do a tasting at Shabo Wine Cultural Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Church, then step into the grandiose world of Akkerman Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Church.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Shabo Wine Cultural Center
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Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress
Shabo Wine Cultural Center ©
Shabo Wine Cultural Center
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Catacombs of Odessa and Beach Golden Shore. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Statue of the Duc de Richelieu and Museum of Interesting Science. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Lanzheron Beach, don't miss a visit to Potemkin Stairs, see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi to Odessa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral ©
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral

2
nights
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 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, then ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain, and finally walk around Shevchenko Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see where the action happens at Metallist Stadium, then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Pokrovsky Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kharkiv route tool.

You can fly from Odessa to Kharkiv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in July, Kharkiv is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
The Pokrovsky Cathedral ©
The Pokrovsky Cathedral

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