18 days in Moldova, Montenegro & Kyiv (Kiev) Itinerary

18 days in Moldova, Montenegro & Kyiv (Kiev) Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 3 nights
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Chisinau, Moldova
— 2 nights
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Tiraspol, Moldova
— 2 nights
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Rezina, Moldova
— 1 night
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Soroca, Moldova
— 3 nights
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Žabljak, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Danilovgrad Municipality, Montenegro
— 1 night
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Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), and don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Kiev Zhuliany International Airport and Boryspil International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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Must see
Photography Tours
4.8
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World heritage site
St. Sophia's Cathedral
4.7

2
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Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, then walk around Dendrarium Park, and then learn about winemaking at Cricova Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame, pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, admire the striking features of Triumphal Arch, then walk around Stefan cel Mare Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephen the Great Monument.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chisinau planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chisinau in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tiraspol.

Things to do in Chisinau

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Winery / Vineyard
Cricova Winery
4.1

2
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Tiraspol, Moldova

Tiraspol ©
Tiraspol is internationally recognised as the second largest city in Moldova, but is effectively the capital and administrative centre of the unrecognised Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria). Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Kvint, stroll around De Wollant Park, then appreciate the history behind The Tank Monument, then pause for some photo ops at The Suvorov Monument, and finally steep yourself in history at Bendery Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Supreme Soviet, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tighina Military Cemetery, and then learn about winemaking at Castel Mimi Wine Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tiraspol travel website.

Traveling by car from Chisinau to Tiraspol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rezina.

Things to do in Tiraspol

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Bendery Fortress
4.4

1
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Rezina, Moldova

Rezina ©
Rezina is a city in Moldova and the capital of Rezina District. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): head off the coast to Hanul Lui Hanganu and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saharna Monastery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rezina trip planner.

Drive from Tiraspol to Rezina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Soroca.

Things to do in Rezina

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Religious Site
Saharna Monastery
4.7

3
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Soroca, Moldova

Soroca ©
Soroca is a city and municipality in Moldova, situated on the Dniester river about 160 km north of Chișinău. On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Rudi Monastery, wander the streets of Gypsy Hill, then pause for some photo ops at The Candle of Gratitude Monument, and finally delve into the distant past at Soroca Fortress.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Soroca trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rezina to Soroca by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Soroca can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Žabljak.

Things to do in Soroca

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Rudi Monastery
4.1

2
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Žabljak, Montenegro

Žabljak ©
A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the activities along Black Lake, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and then get great views at Bobotov Kuk. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Tara River Canyon, then take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and then have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Lovcen.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Žabljak visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Soroca to Žabljak. The time zone difference when traveling from Soroca to Žabljak is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Danilovgrad Municipality.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Must see
Bobotov Kuk
4.9
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Water Body
Black Lake
4.8

1
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Danilovgrad Municipality
In the center of the country, right in the heart of the Zeta River valley, Danilovgrad Municipality allows you to discover Montenegro's cultural and religious heritage.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrog Monastery.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Danilovgrad Municipality itinerary planner.

Drive from Žabljak to Danilovgrad Municipality in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Danilovgrad Municipality

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
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Religious Site
Ostrog Monastery
4.5

3
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Budva, Montenegro

Budva
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Ballet Dancer Statue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mogren Beach, don't miss a visit to Budva City Walls, then contemplate the long history of Citadel, and finally contemplate the long history of Budva Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and then make a trip to Belavista Square.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budva trip planner.

You can drive from Danilovgrad Municipality to Budva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Budva, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
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Must see
Bay of Kotor
4.8
Historic Site
Budva Old Town
4.4

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