12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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12 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h
1
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kiev
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Yaremche
— 2 nights
5
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Toronto

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beach Golden Shore and Catacombs of Odessa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Insomnia- The Haunted House. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Interesting Science, make a trip to Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa, take an in-depth tour of Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum, and appreciate the history behind Duke de Richelieu monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Odessa itinerary builder app .

Toronto, Canada to Odessa is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Odessa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at State Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, then brush up on your military savvy at Great Patriotic War Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, and then admire the striking features of Mezhyhirya Residence Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kiev trip planner .

You can fly from Odessa to Kiev in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Odessa in August since evenings lows in Kiev dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum ©
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum ©
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum

1
night
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the striking features of Vinnytsia Water Tower, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, then see the interesting displays at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, and finally see the interesting displays at National Pirogov's Estate Museum.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vinnytsia vacation builder tool .

Traveling by train from Kiev to Vinnytsia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums
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2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 5th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Falls, see the interesting displays at Pysanka Easter Egg Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rocks Dovbusha.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Yaremche driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Vinnytsia to Yaremche in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. August in Yaremche sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Silver Falls, Pysanka Easter Egg Museum
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Pysanka Easter Egg Museum ©
Pysanka Easter Egg Museum

3
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Armenian street and Dominican Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of the Jesuits and Arsenal Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Andrew, make a trip to Rynok Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lviv trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lviv are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museum of Folk Architecture and Life ©
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits

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