25 days in Belarus Itinerary

25 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus trip planner

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Minsk
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Minsk
— 5 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 5 nights
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Train to Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina, Fly to Luxembourg, Train to Nancy

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Minsk

— 5 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Step out of Minsk to go to Ptich and see Dudutki Museum Complex, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get your bearings at National Library of Belarus, stroll around Chelyuskinites Park, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, and make a trip to Victory Square.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Minsk trip planning app.

Nancy, France to Minsk is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nancy to Minsk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:

Polotsk

— 3 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Polotsk: Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sophia Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Polotsk trip builder website.

You can drive from Minsk to Polotsk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Vitebsk

— 2 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church, contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, then examine the collection at City Hall (Ratusha), and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vitebsk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Vitebsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Vitebsk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Mogilev

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Sculpture Station Warden, make a trip to Victory Square, and then admire the masterpieces at Mogilev Fine Arts Museum of Maslenikov. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Belarusian Heritage Village 19th Century, then make a trip to Mogilev City Hall, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Ethnography.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mogilev online tour planner.

You can drive from Vitebsk to Mogilev in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Gomel

— 2 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, and then don't miss a visit to Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, then appreciate the history behind Clown Karandash, and then pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Itchy Feet.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gomel route planner.

Drive from Mogilev to Gomel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gomel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Mir

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, admire the landmark architecture of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mir itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Gomel to Mir in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Grodno

— 3 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.
Grodno is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sovetskaya Street, explore the historical opulence of The New Castle, and admire the striking features of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Grodno route website.

You can drive from Mir to Grodno in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Brest

— 5 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Step out of Brest to go to Kamianiuki and see Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street, and make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brest itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Brest, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:

Belarus travel guide

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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.