28 days in Ukraine Itinerary

28 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Lviv
1
Lviv
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Uzhhorod
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  7 h
5
Chernobyl
— 1 night
+3
Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h 30 min
6
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Odessa
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Kiev
— 5 nights
End: Kiev

6
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Explore hidden gems such as Chapel of the Boim Family and Museum of Folk Architecture and Life. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lviv: Truskavets (Museum of the History of the Resort Truskavets, Landscape Park Podgorye, &more) and Zhovkva (St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Wooden Church of St. Trinity, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, get to know the fascinating history of Staroyevryeiska Street, see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and get engrossed in the history at Lychakiv Cemetery.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lviv trip planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Lviv International Airport. June in Lviv sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Uzhhorod.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Truskavets, Zhovkva
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Chapel of the Boim Family ©
Chapel of the Boim Family
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life

2
nights
Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod ©
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palanok Castle and Uzh River. Change things up with a short trip to Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon in Mukacheve (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, make a trip to Soldier Svejk Mini-Sculpture, take in the views from Pedestrian Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.George Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uzhhorod trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Lviv to Uzhhorod in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Uzhhorod, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Uzhhorod

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mukacheve
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
Goryany Rotunda - St. Anna Church
Goryany Rotunda - St. Anna Church

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 10th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Guk, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Girske Mini-Brewery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla, then take in the dramatic natural features at Yablonitskiy Pass, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yaremche road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Uzhhorod to Yaremche takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Bukovel
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

1
night
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 12th (Sun): examine the collection at National Pirogov's Estate Museum, then admire the engineering at Sabarovskaya Hydroelectric Power Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): walk around Gorky Park, then get engrossed in the history at Ukrainian Philatelic Museum of Jakiw Balaban, and then ponder the design of Multimedia Fountain Roshen.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vinnytsia online trip planner.

Getting from Yaremche to Vinnytsia by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum
Multimedia Fountain Roshen ©
Multimedia Fountain Roshen
Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio ©

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elijah Church and then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chernobyl driving holiday planner.

Getting from Vinnytsia to Chernobyl by combination of train and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In July in Chernobyl, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mirror Stream fountain and Assumption Cathedral. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee, pause for some serene contemplation at The Pokrovsky Cathedral, and get curious at Software and Computer Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Chernobyl to Kharkiv in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. July in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
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Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Akkerman Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odessa: Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo) and Ascension Cathedral (in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Beach Golden Shore, examine the collection at Shustov Cognac Winery Museum, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Odessa day trip planning site.

You can fly from Kharkiv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kharkiv in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Odessa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Shabo Wine Cultural Center
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like State Aviation Museum and Mezhyhirya Residence Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of St. Sophia's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and walk around Shevchenko Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kiev road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Odessa to Kiev takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Kiev when traveling from Odessa in July, with lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Photography Tours
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

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