8 days in Belarus Itinerary

8 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Warsaw Chopin, Train to Brest
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Brest
— 1 night
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 4 nights
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Brest — 1 night

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Lights Alley, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brest online travel planner.

Belfast, UK to Brest is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Belfast to Brest, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Belfast, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Brest, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough 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. On the 6th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Sparrow Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Slutskiye Gates, step into the grandiose world of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, and finally make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mir trip planner.

Drive from Brest to Mir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Minsk.
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Minsk to Ptich to see Dudutki Museum Complex about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, stroll around Chelyuskinites Park, don't miss a visit to Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk online road trip planner.

Getting from Mir to Minsk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Minsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back 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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