7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Bus + 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

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, make a trip to Lviv City Hall, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Rynok Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church.

Before you visit Lviv, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lviv is an approximately 11- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect Lviv to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally make a trip to Khreshchatyk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kiev attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kiev takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Photography Tours
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

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 Stairs, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, then stroll around City Garden, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Catacombs of Odessa.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa day trip 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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Odessa, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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 ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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