29 days in Belarus Itinerary

29 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Train to London Euston, Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Minsk
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Minsk
— 6 nights
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Polotsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 4 nights
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Brest
— 5 nights
Train to Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina, Fly to Birmingham

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Minsk — 6 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Mound of Glory (in Slabada) and Holy Spring of St. Nicholas (in Lahojsk). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and stroll around Chelyuskinites Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Minsk driving holiday planning tool.

Birmingham, UK to Minsk is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Birmingham to Minsk due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Birmingham, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Minsk, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Polotsk.
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Find places to stay Jun 2 — 8:

Polotsk — 2 nights

Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, then explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Andrey Baboli, then appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture Potolsk Merchant.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Polotsk online travel route planner.

You can drive from Minsk to Polotsk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vitebsk.
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Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Vitebsk — 3 nights

Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Vitebsk is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Art Space, contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vitebsk journey planner.

You can drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mogilev.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Mogilev — 3 nights

Mogilev is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mogilev City Hall, explore the world behind art at Mogilev Fine Arts Museum of Maslenikov, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Church, and examine the collection at Museum of Ethnography.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mogilev trip 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 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Gomel.
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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. Step out of Gomel with an excursion to Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov in Vetka--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash, admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gomel trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Gomel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gomel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.
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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 (Mon): don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, step into the grandiose world of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mir online attractions planner.

Getting from Gomel to Mir by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mir are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grodno.
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Grodno — 4 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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, see the interesting displays at House-Museum of Eliza Ozheshko, and make a trip to Sovetskaya Street.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grodno online holiday planner.

Getting from Mir to Grodno by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brest.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:

Brest — 5 nights

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brest: Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets (in Kamyanyets), Military History Museum of Suvorov (in Kobryn) and Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street, examine the collection at Berestye Archeological Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest trip planning tool.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Brest are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:

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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