7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Lviv
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Kiev
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, then make a trip to Lviv City Hall, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally make a trip to Rynok Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Boim Family, then examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, then appreciate the history behind Column of St. Christopher, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lviv tour itinerary site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lviv is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Lviv due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Lviv hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia Cathedral, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Great Patriotic War Museum, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), get a new perspective on nature at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kiev tour planner.

Getting from Lviv to Kiev by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kiev can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, then walk around City Garden, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Catacombs of Odessa.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Odessa travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Kiev to Odessa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kiev in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Odessa, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

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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