7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
1
Kiev
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lviv
— 2 nights
3
Odessa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, then see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Great Patriotic War Museum, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), get a new perspective on nature at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally make a trip to Khreshchatyk.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kiev trip builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kiev is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get cooler in Kiev: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

2
nights
Lviv

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally make a trip to Rynok Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Chapel of the Boim Family, take an unorthodox tour of Insomnia - The Haunted House, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Lviv City Hall.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lviv trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Kiev to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Lviv are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
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 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Primorsky Boulevard, don't miss a visit to Potemkin Steps, then make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to Passage, then stroll around City Garden, and finally go deep underground at Catacombs of Odessa.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Odessa online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Odessa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Odessa sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can 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 ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Steps ©
Potemkin Steps

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