Ukraine in 8 days: the best travel itinerary
Ukrainian capital is definitely worth special attention. Spend at least two days of your trip in Kyiv. Walking is one of the best ways to admire its beauty. Take a stroll through the legendary streets of one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, immerse into its magnificent past and see the main historical sites such as the St. Sophia Cathedral, the Golden Gate, the St. Michael’s Monastery and many more.
Another interesting side of Kyiv’s life is full of taste. Variety of bars, pubs, cafés and restaurants let you fall in love with the one and only Ukrainian cuisine, beers, wines and spirits. So, don’t be shy to drop inside.
This city is probably one of the most famous in the world due to its sad fame. Chernobyl accident froze the life and time of a huge area. Nowadays, it’s one of the must-see places in Ukraine that leaves the strongest impressions ever.
Mezhyhirya is one of the Ukraine’s main attractions and a vivid example of how power and money can influence a person. It was the state residence from 1935 till 2014. The sad-known ex-president Yanukovych lived here and spent more than $ 1 billion of the state budget money to turn Mezhyhiria into a luxurious complex. After his escape, the residence became the largest Museum of Corruption in the world.
It’s a charming city with its unique architecture and atmosphere, the cultural capital of Ukraine. Spend another two days here to enjoy its stunning old city center listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, taste the most delicious coffee and chocolate, learn the secrets of Lviv dungeons and participate in the costumed medieval-style Lviv Night Guard. Moreover, Lviv suburbs are rich in castles and natural pearls such as Synevir lake and falls of Shipot.
Odessa is a marine capital of Ukraine with a one-of-a-kind local spirit. Feel the special city’s charm, while strolling along the famous Deribasovskaya Street, looking into the picturesque Odessa courtyards and visiting the delightful architectural monuments. Don’t miss the chance to taste unique dishes of multinational Odessa cuisine and land your ear to the colorful adventure stories. We also strongly recommend you to visit the longest catacombs in the world, try the best brandies and even make your own brandy at Shustov Brandy Plant.
You can make your own way throughout Ukraine or book Kyiv-Lviv-Odessa Grand Tour which includes all above-mentioned sites and even more. Discover Ukraine, it will take your breath away.