15 days in Belarus Itinerary

15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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15 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Bus:  5​h
1
Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nesvizh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gervyaty
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Polotsk
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
6
Vitebsk
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Loshitskiy Park and Church of All Saints. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mir Castle and Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Change things up with these side-trips from Minsk: Mir (Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh & Holy Trinity Church). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, and browse the collection at National Library of Belarus.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Minsk online travel planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Minsk is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect nights in Minsk to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mir, Khatyn Memorial
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, and finally make a trip to Bison on Route Brest - Minsk.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nesvizh trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Minsk to Nesvizh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bison on Route Brest - Minsk
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk ©
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Jesuit Catholic Church and Holy Intercession Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Kircha / Evangelistic Church and Lida Castle. Go for a jaunt from Grodno to Lida to see The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, and see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grodno road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nesvizh to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gervyaty.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lida, St. Nicholas' Church
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kircha / Evangelistic Church ©
Kircha / Evangelistic Church
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church

2
nights
Gervyaty

Gervyaty ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Trinity, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Narach. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Village-Museum Zabrodye, step into the grandiose world of Kreva Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Halshany Castle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gervyaty trip planning site .

You can drive from Grodno to Gervyaty in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Gervyaty are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Polotsk.

Things to do in Gervyaty

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Halsany, Kreva Castle, Lake Narach, Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Village-Museum Zabrodye
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Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity
Kreva Castle ©
Kreva Castle
Halshany Castle ©
Halshany Castle

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, see the interesting displays at Saint Sophia Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, and finally get engrossed in the history at Local Lore Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, appreciate the history behind Francysk Skaryna Statue, admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, take in the architecture and design of Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, then learn about all things military at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, and finally don't miss a visit to Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Polotsk online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Gervyaty to Polotsk in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gervyaty to Polotsk. In June, daily temperatures in Polotsk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, then see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, and finally snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vitebsk online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Polotsk to Vitebsk by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Holy Resurrection Church ©
Holy Resurrection Church

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