30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Izmir
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Odessa
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
2
Vinnytsya
— 3 nights
3
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
4
Chernivtsi
— 2 nights
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
6
Mukacheve
— 1 night
7
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
9
Poltava
— 2 nights
10
Chernihiv
— 1 night
11
Kiev
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Izmir

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Insomnia- The Haunted House and then don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Sailor`s Wife Monument, don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps, don't miss a visit to Primorsky Boulevard, pause for some photo ops at Duke de Richelieu monument, then don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, and finally examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Odessa trip itinerary planner .

Izmir, Turkey to Odessa is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Izmir in June; daily highs in Odessa reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Vinnytsya.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Teatralnaya Square ©
Teatralnaya Square
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street

3
nights
Vinnytsya

Vinnytsya ©
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Pirogov's Estate Museum and Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, make a trip to Multimedia Fountain Roshen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glory Memorial and War Memorial Park, and admire the masterpieces at Vinnytsya Museum of Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vinnytsya route planner .

Traveling by train from Odessa to Vinnytsya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsya

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum
Vinnytsia Water Tower ©
Vinnytsia Water Tower

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Explore hidden gems such as Khotyn Fortress and The Smotrych River Canyon. Take a break from Kamianets-Podilskyi with a short trip to Crystal Cave at Kryvche in Kryvche, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Table of Consent, and snap pictures at Strimka Lan Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Vinnytsya to Kamianets-Podilskyi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal Cave at Kryvche, Khotyn Fortress
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The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

2
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, see the interesting displays at Bukovynian Diaspora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of German House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History, make a trip to Teatralna Square, then take a stroll through Olha Kobylyahska Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Heart of Jesus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chernivtsi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Chernivtsi are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Church of the Heart of Jesus ©
Church of the Heart of Jesus
Olha Kobylyahska Street ©
Olha Kobylyahska Street
Chernivtsi City Hall ©
Chernivtsi City Hall

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocks Dovbusha, take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Wooden Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): snap pictures at Bridge - Viaduct, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yaremche trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Yaremche. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha

1
night
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Mukacheve Town Hall, appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, appreciate the history behind St. Cyril and Methodius Monument, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palanok Castle.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Mukacheve road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Mukacheve, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
Mukacheve Town Hall ©
Mukacheve Town Hall
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument ©
St. Cyril and Methodius Monument

4
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, take a stroll through Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lviv vacation maker .

You can drive from Mukacheve to Lviv in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Mukacheve in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lviv: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Market Square ©
Market Square
Chapel of the Boim Family ©
Chapel of the Boim Family

2
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kharkov Dolphinarium and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shevchenko Park, explore and take pictures at Metallist Stadium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pokrovsky Cathedral, and ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv journey builder website .

Fly from Lviv to Kharkiv in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Poltava.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Poltava

Poltava ©
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Peter I Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sampsoniy Church, take an in-depth tour of The Poltava Battle History Museum, then examine the collection at The Poltava Museum of Local Lore, then see the interesting displays at Ivan Kotlyarevskiy House, and finally appreciate the history behind The White Arbor. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Long-Range Strategic Aviation Museum, don't miss a visit to Former Peasants Bank, then admire the natural beauty at Corpusniy Garden, then pause for some photo ops at Ivan Kotlyarevsky Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior Church.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Poltava travel route builder .

You can take a train from Kharkiv to Poltava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Poltava

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Poltava Museum of Local Lore ©
The Poltava Museum of Local Lore
The White Arbor ©
The White Arbor
Ivan Kotlyarevskiy House ©
Ivan Kotlyarevskiy House

1
night
Chernihiv

Chernihiv ©
Chernihiv HistoryChernihiv was first mentioned in the Rus'-Byzantine Treaty (907) (as Черниговъ (Chernigov)), but the time of establishment is not known. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Dytynets, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Monastery, then Head underground at Saint Anthony Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeletsky Assumption Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyatnytska Church, stroll through Bohdan Khmelnytskyi Garden Square, steep yourself in history at Chernihiv Collegium, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Borys and Glib Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catherine's Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Taras Shevchenko Monument in Dytynets.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chernihiv trip planner.

Getting from Poltava to Chernihiv by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernihiv

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral
St. Borys and Glib Cathedral ©
St. Borys and Glib Cathedral
St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and State Aviation Museum. The adventure continues: Head underground at Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariinsky Park, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, and pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland).

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kiev sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Chernihiv to Kiev in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Kiev sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Tours Parks
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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery ©
Photography Tours
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

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