15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly
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Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 1 night
Drive
4
Grodno
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Brest
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kosava
— 1 night
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 2 nights
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Minsk — 4 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alivaria Brewery Museum and Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas & Wellness and Loshitskiy Park. Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line (in Loshany) and Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, explore the world behind art at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, and steep yourself in history at Trinity Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk driving holiday site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Minsk is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh in February, things will get colder in Minsk: highs are around 0°C and lows about -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vitebsk.
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Vitebsk — 2 nights

Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, then see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church.

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Drive from Minsk to Vitebsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In February in Vitebsk, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Polotsk.
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Polotsk — 1 night

Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Polotsk trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Polotsk sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grodno.
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Grodno — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, and then take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grodno road trip planner.

You can drive from Polotsk to Grodno in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. February in Grodno sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brest.
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Brest — 2 nights

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum, and then examine the collection at War Museum - Territory of the World. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brest trip planner.

Getting from Grodno to Brest by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kosava.
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Kosava — 1 night

On the 1st (Wed), admire the striking features of Holy Trinity Church, then make a trip to Kosava Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Nuseum-Estate of Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kosava road trip planning tool.

Drive from Brest to Kosava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nesvizh.
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Nesvizh — 2 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.
On the 2nd (Thu), make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, step into the grandiose world of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Nesvizh tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kosava to Nesvizh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Nesvizh can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to home.
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Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
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.
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