Chernihiv: one day tour from Kyiv

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Tour overview

Visit one of the oldest and most remarkable Ukrainian cities near Kyiv on this all-day excursion. Chernihiv lies on the banks of the Desna river and charms its visitors with its unique provincial houses with wooden shutters, numerous old churches and monasteries, and a long, rich history. A trip to Chernihiv feels like a trip back in time.

Sights we visit

Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral in Kozelets, Boris and Glib Cathedral in Chernihiv, Trinity Cathedral, ancient citadel


Bus tour


8 hours


English, Italian, Polish

Group size

min 2, max 12


Starting time

Saturday and Sunday at 09:00 AM

Tour highlights

In the morning, we will travel from Kyiv toward Chernihiv in a comfortable private vehicle.  Our first stop will be in Kozelets, famous for its nativity of the Virgin Cathedral. From there, we will proceed to Chernihiv where we will:

  • Get a glimpse into Chernihiv colorful past and admire the traditional wooden houses with shutters
  • Walk through the old town and ancient Chernihiv citadel
  • Listen to the merry tintinnabulation of church bells of Transfiguration Cathedral (11th century)
  • Admire the panorama of the Desna river
  • Have tea with local treats at the terrace of Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyy’s museum


After the walk, you can enjoy some free time and eat lunch at a local restaurant before the return trip to Kyiv.

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