60 days in Belarus Itinerary

60 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Minsk
— 15 nights
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Polotsk
— 6 nights
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Vitebsk
— 6 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bobrujsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pinsk
— 1 night
Drive
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Brest
— 7 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 8 nights
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Minsk

— 15 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Change things up with these side-trips from Minsk: Zaslawye (Stalin's Line & Transfiguration Church), Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich) and Holy Spring of St. Nicholas (in Lahojsk). The adventure continues: get your bearings at National Library of Belarus, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and walk around Victory Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk route builder app.

Antalya, Turkey to Minsk is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Antalya in November, plan for much colder days in Minsk, with highs around 4°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 23:

Polotsk

— 6 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Explore Polotsk's surroundings by going to Braslaw (Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Museum of Traditional Culture, &more) and Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, and make a trip to Jesuit Academy of Polotsk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Polotsk trip planner.

You can drive from Minsk to Polotsk in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Polotsk can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:

Vitebsk

— 6 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Venture out of the city with trips to Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Art Space, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, and examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Vitebsk day trip site.

You can drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 5:

Mogilev

— 5 nights
Step out of Mogilev to go to Kliny and see Blue Well/ Blue Krynica, which is approximately 1h 25 min away.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mogilev road trip planning app.

You can drive from Vitebsk to Mogilev in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:

Gomel

— 5 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Venture out of the city with trips to Archangel Michael Cathedral (in Mazyr) and Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Itchy Feet, and examine the collection at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gomel journey maker app.

You can drive from Mogilev to Gomel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Gomel sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bobrujsk.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:

Bobrujsk

— 3 nights
Step out of Bobrujsk to go to Chyrvony Byerah and see Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp, which is approximately 38 minutes away.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bobrujsk road trip website.

Drive from Gomel to Bobrujsk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Bobrujsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

Nesvizh

— 3 nights
The birthplace of many renowned poets and authors like Yakub Kolas and Kumza Chorny, Nesvizh (referred to as a memorial city), celebrates a long and rich history in the arts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nesvizh: Church of St. Andrew the Apostle (in Slonim), Church of St. Alexander Nevskiy (in Baranovichi) and Mir (Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh & Mir Castle). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nesvizh trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bobrujsk to Nesvizh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Nesvizh sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pinsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Pinsk

— 1 night
Pinsk is a city in Belarus, in the Polesia region, traversed by the river Pina, at the confluence of the Pina and Pripyat rivers. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Pedestrian Lenin Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit College, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Monastery.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Pinsk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nesvizh to Pinsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Pinsk

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:

Brest

— 7 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: Spiritual and Patriotic Complex (in Byaroza), Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki) and Ruzhany Palace (in Ruzhany). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, see the interesting displays at Brest Railway Museum, don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brest trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pinsk to Brest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 29:

Grodno

— 8 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: pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, delve into the distant past at The Old Castle, examine the collection at House-Museum of Eliza Ozheshko, and get to know the fascinating history of Sovetskaya Street.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grodno driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 6:

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.