17 days in Belarus Itinerary

17 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Brest
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Nesvizh
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Gomel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Vitebsk
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Minsk
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

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.
Explore Brest's surroundings by going to Kamyanyets (Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets & St. Simeon Church) and Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Brest road trip site.

London, UK to Brest is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Brest due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Grodno is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, examine the collection at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of The Old Castle.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grodno visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Grodno are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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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

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.
On the 11th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Nesvizh Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nesvizh vacation planner.

Drive from Grodno to Nesvizh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Nesvizh, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Gomel

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, don't miss a visit to Observation Tower, make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, then pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Gulliver Statue, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Woman Caretaker, pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Photography, then pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Itchy Feet, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Irina Paskevich.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gomel holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Nesvizh to Gomel in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Historic Sites
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Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory ©
Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble ©
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble
Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches ©
Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches

3
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Get out of town with these interesting Vitebsk side-trips: Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn, Jesuit College, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, and walk around Pobediteley Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vitebsk online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Gomel to Vitebsk takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Orsha, Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church ©
Memorial Complex Three Bayonets ©
Memorial Complex Three Bayonets

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Minsk is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini, and get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park.

To plan Minsk vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Vitebsk to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Khatyn Memorial
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National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

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