8 days in Ukraine & Kosice Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine & Kosice Itinerary

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Start: Kiev, Ukraine
Train:  14 h 45 min
1
Yaremche, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Lviv, Ukraine
— 1 day
Train:  4 h
3
Mukacheve, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Uzhhorod, Ukraine
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h
6
Kiev, Ukraine
— 2 nights
End: Kiev, Ukraine

2
nights
Yaremche, Ukraine

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, then identify plant and animal life at Hoverla, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yaremche vacation builder tool.

Kiev to Yaremche is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kiev in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yaremche, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Nativity of St. John the Baptist ©
Nativity of St. John the Baptist

1
day
Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 29th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, then take a stroll through Old Town, then enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, and finally stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Lviv holiday planning app.

Drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

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

1
night
Mukacheve, Ukraine

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. On the 30th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Mukacheve Town Hall, appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, pause for some photo ops at St. Cyril and Methodius Monument, then step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Shenbornov, and finally explore the historical opulence of St. Miklosh Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mukacheve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lviv in August, you will find days in Mukacheve are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kosice.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castle Shenbornov, St. Miklosh Castle
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument ©
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle

1
night
Kosice, Slovakia

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the local landmark of Singing fountain, then don't miss a visit to Immaculata, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kosice vacation planner.

Drive from Mukacheve to Kosice in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mukacheve to Kosice is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Mukacheve in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kosice: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uzhhorod.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites
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St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain
Kaplnka svateho Michala ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala

1
night
Uzhhorod, Ukraine

Uzhhorod ©
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. On the 1st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs.

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Getting from Kosice to Uzhhorod by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Uzhhorod are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Uzhhorod

Museums
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nights
Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, then see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, pause for some serene contemplation 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.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kiev trip maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Uzhhorod to Kiev takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Photography Tours
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

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