26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  5​h
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Mukacheve
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yaremche
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
6
Chernobyl
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
7
Kiev
— 5 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Munich

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.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Rynok Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, admire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lviv vacation builder website .

Munich, Germany to Lviv is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Munich to Lviv, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Lviv sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mukacheve: Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (in Kelechyn), Uzhhorod (Little Saint Nicolas Mini-Sculpture, Soldier Svejk Mini-Sculpture, & more) and Church of Michael the Archangel (in Svaliava). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon.

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Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lviv, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mukacheve, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians, Church of Michael the Archangel
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle

3
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Take a break from Yaremche with a short trip to Yablonitskiy Pass in Yablunytsya, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla, don't miss a visit to Bukovel Winter Fair, get outside with Extreme Park Bukovel, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yaremche trip itinerary app .

Getting from Mukacheve to Yaremche by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Mukacheve, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yaremche, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bukovel
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 16th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chernivtsi trip planner .

You can drive from Yaremche to Chernivtsi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
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nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kamianets-Podilskyi: Khotyn (Khotyn Historic Museum, Khotyn Fortress, & more) and Crystal Cave at Kryvche (in Kryvche). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, Head underground at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul.

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Take a bus from Chernivtsi to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khotyn, Crystal Cave at Kryvche
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The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

1
day
Chernobyl

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. On the 20th (Sun), deepen your knowledge of military history at Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elijah Church.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chernobyl attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernobyl takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

5
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Khreshchatyk, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kiev online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Chernobyl to Kiev in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Photography Tours
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

3
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.
Kharkiv is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kharkiv are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

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.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu, and stroll around City Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Kharkiv to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kharkiv in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 8°C in Odessa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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