The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to Crimea and all but essential travel to the eastern regions (oblasts) of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lugansk due to increased tensions in the region. Although travel is still possible to Kyiv, Odessa and Lviv.
Ukraine holidays are a great choice for history buffs as you can explore this country's turbulent past in its various museums, learn about formation of Kievan Rus. Fans of religious architecture will be fascinated by stunning churches and unique cave monasteries where you can browse the crypts filled with mummified monks. Rail enthusiasts will no doubt enjoy the overnight trains between Ukraine’s main cities.
For a change of pace while on your Ukraine holidays, head to Odessa and relax on the sandy beach on the shores of the Black Sea and pose for a photograph on the Potemkin Steps.
With so much to see and do during your Ukraine holidays, we guarantee you will be enchanted by this beautiful country.