60 days in Belarus Itinerary

60 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Bobrujsk
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Bobrujsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 5 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 21 nights
Drive
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Lida
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 6 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 5 nights
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Exeter

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Bobrujsk

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Bobruisk local history museum, don't miss a visit to Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova, don't miss a visit to Bobruisk Fortress, pause for some photo ops at Monument to a Beaver, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Shura Balaganov. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary, take in the pleasant sights at Pedestrian Street Sotsialisticheskaya, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Soldiers-Internationalists, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bobrujsk trip planning website.

Exeter, UK to Bobrujsk is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Bobrujsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Gomel

— 3 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Change things up with a short trip to Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov in Vetka (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, appreciate the history behind Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, brush up on your military savvy at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gomel road trip planning app.

Getting from Bobrujsk to Gomel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gomel can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Baths · Spas

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Mogilev

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Well/ Blue Krynica (in Kliny), Potemkin's Palace (in Krychaw) and Monument to Cucumber (in Shklou).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mogilev travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gomel to Mogilev takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Vitebsk

— 5 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vitebsk: Orsha (St. Ilya Church, Ethnographic Museum Mlyn, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, and contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vitebsk road trip site.

Getting from Mogilev to Vitebsk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Polotsk

— 4 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Get out of town with these interesting Polotsk side-trips: Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church) and Braslaw (Ark of Salvation, Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sophia Cathedral, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Polotsk trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Polotsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Minsk

— 21 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minsk: Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Lahojsk (St. Casimir's Church & Holy Spring of St. Nicholas) and Mound of Glory (in Slabada). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, stroll around Chelyuskinites Park, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, and brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Minsk tour planning site.

Drive from Polotsk to Minsk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lida.

Things to do in Minsk

Side Trips

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Lida

— 4 nights
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160km west of Minsk.EtymologyThe name Lida is derived from the name of the river Lidzeya. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lida: Kreva Castle (in Kreva), Smarhon (Transfiguration Church & Church of St. Michael the Archangel) and Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Lida Castle, appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, pause for some serene contemplation at Saints Peter & Paul's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lida trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Minsk to Lida takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Lida, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Lida

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Grodno

— 6 nights
The capital city of the region of the same name, Grodno (also called Hrodna) was built around the river flowing through it, and is known as a hub for the arts celebrating both modern and classical culture with three major theaters, a philharmonic society, and a multitude of museums.
Explore Grodno's surroundings by going to Melovyye Kar'yery (in Karpovtsy), Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin (in Olekshitsy) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, and examine the collection at Grodno Gates.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grodno trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Lida to Grodno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Brest

— 5 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Get out of town with these interesting Brest side-trips: Ruzhany (Tank Monument, Ruzhany Palace, &more), Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki) and Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets (in Kamyanyets). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street, see the interesting displays at Brest Railway Museum, and explore the activities along Rowing Canal.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brest trip planner.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Brest are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Mir.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mir

— 5 nights
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. Venture out of the city with trips to Nesvizh (Zamkovaya Tower, Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, &more), Zhyrovichy (Sacred Spring & Zhyrovichy Monastery) and Church of St. Andrew the Apostle (in Slonim). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Assumption, and see the interesting displays at Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mir planning site.

Getting from Brest to Mir by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mir are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Belarus travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Churches · History Museums
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.