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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kiev?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 458 vacation rentals near Kiev. From 387 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kiev for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kiev?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kiev:

  • Khreshchatyy Yar: 193 vacation rentals
  • Pechers'kyi district: 317 vacation rentals
  • Besarabka: 189 vacation rentals
  • Verkhnie Misto: 138 vacation rentals
  • Obolon': 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kiev?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kiev. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • House with Chimaeras: 456 vacation rentals
  • Ukrainian National Opera House: 456 vacation rentals
  • Kiev Shevchenko University: 454 vacation rentals
  • Chernobyl Museum: 455 vacation rentals
  • Independence Square: 457 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kiev listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Kiev?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 387 Condos/Apartments in Kiev. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kiev include:

  • Houses: 51 rentals available
  • Studios: 395 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kiev?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Kiev. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.