20 days in Ukraine Itinerary

20 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
2
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
3
Kiev
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Vinnytsia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Odessa and Beach Golden Shore. Get a sense of the local culture at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Shabo Wine Cultural Center. Step out of Odessa to go to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi and see Akkerman Fortress, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Odessa road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Odessa is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Odessa is 5 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, expect nights in Odessa to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Faeton Retro Cars Museum, make a trip to Steelworkers Stella, then see the interesting displays at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, and finally see the interesting displays at Motor Sich Aviation Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zaporizhzhya trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Odessa to Zaporizhzhya in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Nature Parks
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Faeton Retro Cars Museum ©
Faeton Retro Cars Museum
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at State Aviation Museum and Mikhail Bulgakov Museum. You'll explore and learn at Mezhyhirya Residence Museum and National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sophia's Cathedral, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, and steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kiev trip maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zaporizhzhya to Kiev takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Zaporizhzhya in September, expect nights in Kiev to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum ©
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum ©
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum

2
nights
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, then see the interesting displays at National Pirogov's Estate Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Honorary Citizens of Vinnytsya, and finally stroll around Glory Memorial and War Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): walk around Gorky Park, explore the world behind art at Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vinnytsia trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kiev to Vinnytsia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Parks
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Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum
Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church ©
Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church

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 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Heart of Jesus, pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, then make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Chernivtsi attractions tool.

You can drive from Vinnytsia to Chernivtsi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yaremche.

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
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): snap pictures at Bridge - Viaduct, identify plant and animal life at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Wooden Church, then admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Rocks Dovbusha, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yaremche trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Chernivtsi to Yaremche by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

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'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Folk Architecture and Life and Dominican Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Armenian street and Insomnia - The Haunted House. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, take a stroll through Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lviv vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Lviv takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

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

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