57 days in Ukraine Itinerary

57 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lviv
1
Lviv
— 10 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Kiev
— 20 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Sumy
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Kiev
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Odessa
— 15 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  20 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

10
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Forum Lviv, Libraria Speak Easy Bar, The Gas Station, and other attractions. Change things up with these side-trips from Lviv: Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers (in Krekhiv), Olesko Castle (in Olesko) and Truskavets (Landscape Park Podgorye & Kurortny Park). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, stop by Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lviv day trip app.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Lviv International Airport. May in Lviv sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Truskavets, Zoopark Limpopo, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, Olesko Castle
Find places to stay May 21 — 31:
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

20
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Let's Travel Ukraine, Ukrainian Guide, Capital Tours and Transfers Kiev, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kiev: Novi Petrivtsi (Mezhyhirya Residence Museum & Battle for Kyiv 1943 National Museum), Bila Tserkva (Oleksandriya Park & House of Organ and Chamber Music) and Zhytomyr (Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum & St. Michael Archangel Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, examine the collection at State Aviation Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vydubychi Monastery, and admire the masterpieces at Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of Arts.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kiev attractions planning website.

Fly from Lviv to Kiev in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Kiev are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sumy.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Novi Petrivtsi, Bila Tserkva, Zhytomyr, Radomysl Castle, Ethnical Historical and Ethnographic Reserve Pereyaslav
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 20:
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Chernobyl National Museum ©
Chernobyl National Museum
SoloEast Travel Chernobyl Day Trip ©
SoloEast Travel Chernobyl Day Trip
Grishko Central Botanical Garden
Grishko Central Botanical Garden

5
nights
Sumy

Sumy ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Russian Ancient Town, Shopping Center Evrobazar and Planeta Kino. Change things up with a short trip to Palace Krugly Dvor in Trostyanets (about 1h 10 min away).

Plan my day in Sumy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Kiev to Sumy in 5 hours. Another option is to take a train. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kiev.

Things to do in Sumy

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Old Russian Ancient Town, Palace Krugly Dvor
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Children's Park Skazka ©
Children's Park Skazka
Altanka ©
Altanka
Nikanor Onatsky Regional Art Museum in Sumy ©
Nikanor Onatsky Regional Art Museum in Sumy

5
nights
Kiev

You've added Amigo em Kyiv, Kiev Insiders, GRAMMY Karaoke Club, and other attractions to your itinerary. See some other sides of Kiev: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kiev road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sumy to Kiev takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Nightlife Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

15
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Spas & Wellness, The Fitz and Night Magic City Tour Farolero. Get out of town with these interesting Odessa side-trips: Mykolayiv (Nikolaev Zoo, St. Joseph Catholic Church, &more), Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akkerman Fortress & Ascension Cathedral) and Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, walk around City Garden, see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Odessa Port.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Odessa online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Kiev to Odessa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykolayiv, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Catacombs of Odessa, Sudkovsky Seascape Painting Museum, Shabo Wine Cultural Center
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 15:
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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