22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kiev
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vinnytsia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Mukacheve
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Lviv
— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Shustov Cognac Winery Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catacombs of Odessa and Museum of Interesting Science. Explore Odessa's surroundings by going to Central City Beach (in Chornomorsk), Akkerman Fortress (in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi) and Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Beach Golden Shore, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, and examine the collection at Insomnia- The Haunted House.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Odessa trip builder tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Odessa is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in August: high temperatures in Odessa hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Appreciate the collections at Mezhyhirya Residence Museum and State Aviation Museum. Get some historical perspective at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Kiev to Zhytomyr to see Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kiev online day trip planner .

Fly from Odessa to Kiev in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Odessa in August, Kiev is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics 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 ©
On the 31st (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit Monastery, then examine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, and finally make a trip to Multimedia Fountain Roshen. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Gorky Park, walk around Glory Memorial and War Memorial Park, then examine the collection at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, and finally examine the collection at National Pirogov's Estate Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Vinnytsia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Kiev to Vinnytsia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Khotyn Historic Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Khotyn Fortress, then explore the ancient world of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Cathedral, explore the fascinating underground world of Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Armenian Well, and finally explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Vinnytsia to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Kamianets-Podilskyi sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Khotyn
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Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, then admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rocks Dovbusha. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Pysanka Easter Egg Museum, then admire the sheer force of Silver Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Girske Mini-Brewery.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yaremche driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Yaremche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Yaremche are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Silver Falls, Mount Bukovel, Pysanka Easter Egg Museum
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Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Pysanka Easter Egg Museum ©
Pysanka Easter Egg Museum

2
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.George Church, then examine the collection at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, then examine the collection at Uzhhorod Castle. Transcarpathian Regional History Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Linden Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle, then explore the historical opulence of St. Miklosh Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Uzh River, and finally don't miss a visit to Soldier Svejk Mini-Sculpture.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mukacheve online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Mukacheve sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, St. Miklosh Castle
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle

5
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 Museum of Folk Architecture and Life and Armenian street. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pidhirtsi Castle and Church of the Jesuits. Take a break from Lviv with a short trip to Olesko Castle in Olesko, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, examine the collection at Arsenal Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Andrew.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip planner .

You can drive from Mukacheve to Lviv in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Mukacheve, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lviv, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pidhirtsi Castle, Olesko Castle
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Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Pidhirtsi Castle ©
Pidhirtsi Castle

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