15 days in Belarus Itinerary

15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 1 night
Drive
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Brest
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
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Minsk

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Visit Mir Castle and Khatyn Memorial for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Money Museum Groshi. Take a break from Minsk with a short trip to Holy Trinity Church in Mir, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, browse the fresh offerings at Minskiy Komarovskiy Market, browse the different shops at Zamok Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Minsk trip itinerary planning tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Minsk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Minsk is 2 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Minsk: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nesvizh holiday planning site.

You can drive from Minsk to Nesvizh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Nesvizh, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums
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2
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Brest

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 7th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World, and finally examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate and then explore the striking landscape of Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brest trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Brest, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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3
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Jesuit Catholic Church and Holy Intercession Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at St. Nicholas' Church and Kircha / Evangelistic Church. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grodno trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Polotsk

Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. On the 12th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, then explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography, take an in-depth tour of Local Lore Museum, then learn about all things military at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, and finally appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Polotsk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grodno to Polotsk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Polotsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

2
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Vitebsk

Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. On the 14th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, then examine the collection at City Hall (Ratusha), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Vitebsk Center of the Modern Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, then examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, and then don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vitebsk visit 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 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.