4 days in Odessa & Mykolayiv Itinerary

4 days in Odessa & Mykolayiv Itinerary

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4 days in Odessa & Mykolayiv Itinerary

Start: Kharkiv
1
Odessa
— 1 night
2
Mykolayiv
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Kharkiv

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Odessa travel route planner.

Kharkiv to Odessa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kharkiv in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Odessa, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Mykolayiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral ©
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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nights
Mykolayiv

Mykolayiv ©
Mykolaiv, also known as Nikolaev or Nikolayev, is a city in southern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. On the 29th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Kherson Regional Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Catherine's Cathedral, then make a trip to Flotskiy Boulevard, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Catholic Church. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Nikolaev Zoo, then find something for the whole family at Skazka Children Park City, and then appreciate the history behind Monument to St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mykolayiv trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Odessa to Mykolayiv takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mykolayiv

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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Kherson
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St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral
St. Joseph Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph Catholic Church
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Kherson Regional Art Museum

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