61 days in Belarus Itinerary

61 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Bobrujsk
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Bobrujsk
— 2 nights
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Gomel
— 3 nights
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Mogilev
— 4 nights
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Vitebsk
— 6 nights
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Polotsk
— 4 nights
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Lahojsk
— 2 nights
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Minsk
— 15 nights
Drive
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Lida
— 2 nights
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Grodno
— 6 nights
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Kamianiuki
— 1 night
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Brest
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 3 nights
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Mir
— 2 nights
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Ptich
— 4 nights
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Gaziantep

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Bobrujsk — 2 nights

On the 31st (Wed), appreciate the history behind Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova, see the interesting displays at Bobruisk local history museum, take in the pleasant sights at Pedestrian Street Sotsialisticheskaya, then appreciate the history behind Monument to a Beaver, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Central Library of Bobrujsk. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Shura Balaganov.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bobrujsk trip itinerary planning site.

Gaziantep, Turkey to Bobrujsk is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Gomel.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

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 to go to Vetka and see Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Itchy Feet, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Bobrujsk to Gomel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Gomel are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mogilev.
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Mogilev — 4 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Blue Well/ Blue Krynica in Kliny (about 1h 25 min away).

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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 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vitebsk.
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Vitebsk — 6 nights

Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Change things up with these side-trips from Vitebsk: Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn, Jesuit College, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, and admire the masterpieces at Art Space.

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You can drive from Mogilev to Vitebsk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Polotsk.
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Polotsk — 4 nights

Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Venture out of the city with trips to Braslaw (Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Church of the Dormition, &more) and Hlybokaye (Airplane Monument to P. Sukhomu, Trinity Church, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Andrey Baboli, appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Polotsk trip itinerary app.

Drive from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Lahojsk.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Lahojsk — 2 nights

Lahoysk is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus and the administrative center of the Lahoysk Raion.HistoryFirst chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk was the center of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. On the 19th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spring of St. Nicholas, then gain insight at Khatyn Memorial, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Casimir's Church. On the next day, head outdoors with Republican Ski Center Silichy, pause for some photo ops at Mound of Glory, and then head outdoors with Logoisk Ski Complex.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lahojsk driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Lahojsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Minsk.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Minsk — 15 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Transfiguration Church (in Nasilava), Barysaw (Holy Resurrection Cathedral, Monument to Prince Boris, &more) and Zaslawye (Transfiguration Church & Stalin's Line). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, take in nature's colorful creations at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lahojsk to Minsk takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lida.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — Oct 5:

Lida — 2 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll around Culture and Leisure Park, appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, then explore the historical opulence of Lida Castle, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sun Clock. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Glass Plant Neman, make a trip to Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.

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Traveling by car from Minsk to Lida takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minsk to Lida. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grodno.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Melovyye Kar'yery (in Karpovtsy), St. Michael's Church (in Synkovichi) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, examine the collection at Grodno Gates, and admire the striking features of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

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You can drive from Lida to Grodno in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kamianiuki.
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Kamianiuki — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

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You can drive from Grodno to Kamianiuki in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kamianiuki can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brest.
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Brest — 6 nights

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Explore Brest's surroundings by going to Ruzhany (Tank Monument & Ruzhany Palace), Spiritual and Patriotic Complex (in Byaroza) and Military History Museum of Suvorov (in Kobryn). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street, and make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kamianiuki to Brest takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Brest are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nesvizh.
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Find places to stay Oct 14 — 20:

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) and Zhyrovichy (Sacred Spring & Zhyrovichy Monastery). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, and stroll around Niasvizh Park.

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Drive from Brest to Nesvizh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Nesvizh sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mir.
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Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:

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 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Zaslavskiy Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church, and then walk around Sula History Park-Museum. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Navahradak Museum of History and Local Lore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mir trip itinerary planner.

Mir is just a stone's throw from Nesvizh. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Ptich.
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Ptich — 4 nights

Explore Ptich's surroundings by going to Stankovo (Center for Ecological Tourism "Stankovo" & Chapskih Estate and Park). Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Prilepsky Reserve.

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You can drive from Mir to Ptich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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Highlights from your trip

Belarus travel guide

4.4
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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Minsk Region travel guide

3.9
Castles · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
The central region of the republic, Minsk Region borders all others and is home to the nation's capital. Enjoy the arts at one of the two major theaters, or explore the 17 different museums showcasing the area's culture and history. Indulge in a meal at a chic cafe or highly rated restaurant in the capital city, and dance the night away at one of the many nightclubs. An area decimated during World War II, the capital city was rebuilt to Stalin's taste and makes a bold statement with its modern stone and cement buildings--reminders of the Soviet past--juxtaposed with its cosmopolitan crowd and culture. In contrast to the high-rise concrete buildings and general buzz of the capital, the slow-paced surrounding countryside features the country's largest lake and small towns and villages filled with ancient churches, cathedrals, monasteries, and castles.
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