Destination guide

Historic Kiev will entice you

Take a vacation to Kiev and enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and history. Renowned for its monuments, cafés and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Independence Square, Saint Sophia's Cathedral and Ukrainian National Opera House are a few of the top cultural sights. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Kiev

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kiev a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiev Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kiev Planetarium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • National Circus of Ukraine in Kiev (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Protasiv Yar (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Kiev Golf Center (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Holosiivskyi National Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kiev

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kiev. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mykola Yakovchenko Monument (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Volodymyr Hill Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Landscape Alley (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Mariinsky Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • A.V. Fomin Botanical Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Shota Rustaveli Public Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)

Transportation to and around Kiev

Fly into Kiev (IEV-Zhulhany), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Kiev (KBP-Borispol Intl.), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Kiev Passajirskii Station.

Where to stay around Kiev?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 480 holiday lettings near Kiev. From 416 Condos/Apartments to 45 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kiev is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kiev?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kiev. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Dniprovs'kyi district: 51 holiday homes
  • Obolon': 21 holiday homes
  • Verkhnie Misto: 152 holiday homes
  • Khreshchatyy Yar: 212 holiday homes
  • Darnyts'kyi district: 15 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kiev! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kiev?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kiev with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Holosiivs'kyi district: 467 holiday lettings
  • Brovary: 30 holiday lettings
  • Vyshhorod: 433 holiday lettings
  • Irpin': 46 holiday lettings
  • Hatne: 438 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kiev?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kiev. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kiev Olympic Stadium: 477 holiday rentals
  • St. Andrew's Church: 477 holiday rentals
  • Besarabsky Market: 477 holiday rentals
  • Kiev Passajirskii Station: 478 holiday rentals
  • National Art Museum of Ukraine: 477 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kiev listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.