14 days in Belarus Itinerary

14 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Minsk
— 4 nights
2
Polotsk
— 1 night
3
Vitebsk
— 1 night
4
Gomel
— 1 night
5
Nesvizh
— 1 night
6
Grodno
— 2 nights
7
Brest
— 3 nights

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Change things up with a short trip to Mound of Glory in Slabada (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, contemplate the long history of Khatyn Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Minsk trip itinerary maker website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Minsk is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Minsk is 2 hours. In June in Minsk, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Mound of Glory, Khatyn Memorial
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus

1
night
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): appreciate the history behind Francysk Skaryna Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, contemplate the long history of Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then see the interesting displays at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Polotsk planning website.

You can drive from Minsk to Polotsk in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Polotsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery
Symeon of Polotsk Monument ©
Symeon of Polotsk Monument

1
night
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, make a trip to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vitebsk day trip planner.

You can drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Marc Chagall Home ©
Marc Chagall Home

1
night
Gomel

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral, make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, make a trip to Observation Tower, then make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, then admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture Itchy Feet.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gomel online trip maker.

Drive from Vitebsk to Gomel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Gomel sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Gomel

Historic Sites
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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble ©
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble

1
night
Nesvizh

Nesvizh ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, and then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nesvizh trip planner.

Getting from Gomel to Nesvizh by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Mir Castle
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh

2
nights
Grodno

Grodno ©
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 7th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of The New Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, then explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, and finally look for gifts at Cudounia. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Grodno Zoo, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, and finally stroll around Zhiliber's Park.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the Grodno trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nesvizh to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church ©
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
The Old Castle ©
The Old Castle

3
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, then go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, and finally make a trip to Lights Alley. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brest planning app.

Traveling by car from Grodno to Brest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Brest sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
Sovetskaya Street ©
Sovetskaya Street

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