8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

8 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Fly
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Lviv
— 1 night
Fly
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
Train
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Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Drive
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Odessa
— 3 nights
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Lviv

— 1 night

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew.

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Cairo, Egypt to Lviv is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in November, expect Lviv to be much colder, temps between 8°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Kyiv (Kiev)

— 2 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and finally look for gifts at Ocean Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, then hit the best photo ops around with CHERNOBYLwel.come, and then see the interesting displays at Oleg Antonov State Aviation Museum.

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Getting from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Vinnytsia

— 1 night
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, then see the interesting displays at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, and finally examine the collection at National Pirogov's Estate Museum.

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You can take a train from Kyiv (Kiev) to Vinnytsia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Odessa.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums
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Odessa

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Black Sea

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.
Museum of Interesting Science and Insomnia- The Haunted House will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Beach Golden Shore and Central City Beach. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Catacombs of Odessa, stroll through Lanzheron Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Privoz Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Vinnytsia to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. November in Odessa sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Ukraine travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Churches
Bread Basket of Europe
As the largest country entirely within Europe, it comes as no surprise that Ukraine is a hugely diverse nation. Despite its varied and vibrant tourist attractions, it is a relatively under-visited part of the world. This is mostly good news for those who do decide to vacation here because they can enjoy an authentic and unusual experience. Sip coffee in city cafes, hike the Carpathians, unwind by the beach, and explore picturesque forests. Those interested in architecture will be delighted by the massive array on offer, including grand Gothic towers, wooden churches, and looming Stalinist constructions.