18 days in Belarus Itinerary

18 days in Belarus Itinerary

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18 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Minsk
1
Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mir
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Nesvizh
— 2 nights
4
Brest
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kamianiuki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Lida
— 2 nights
End: Minsk

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Visit Church of Saints Simon and Helena and Khatyn Memorial for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Trinity Hill and Berezina Biosphere Reserve. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, don't miss a visit to Victory Square, admire the masterpieces at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, and get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Minsk trip builder app .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Minsk National Airport. June in Minsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Mir.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Berezina Biosphere Reserve, Khatyn Memorial
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2
nights
Mir

Mir ©
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 28th (Fri), stroll around Sula History Park-Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, and then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Navahradak Museum of History and Local Lore, then see the interesting displays at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Zamkovaya, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Mir online journey planner .

Getting from Minsk to Mir by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; 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 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Mir

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Navahradak, Sula History Park-Museum
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

2
nights
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 30th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Slutskiye Gates, make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, walk around Nesvizh Castle, admire the striking features of Zamkovaya Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, and finally appreciate the history behind Symon Budny Monument. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Necvizhskiy Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nesvizh online travel route planner .

Nesvizh is just a stone's throw from Mir. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, Church of St. John The Baptist
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh

2
nights
Brest

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 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Berestye Archeological Museum, examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Resurrection Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Rowing Canal, make a trip to Lights Alley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Exaltation Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, and finally make a trip to Sovetskaya Street.

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You can drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kamianiuki.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Brest Railway Museum ©
Brest Railway Museum
Berestye Archeological Museum ©
Berestye Archeological Museum

2
nights
Kamianiuki

Kamianiuki ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kamianiuki day trip tool .

Drive from Brest to Kamianiuki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Kamianiuki, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Kamianiuki

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, then see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, and finally examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum.

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Traveling by car from Kamianiuki to Grodno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Grodno are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lida.

Things to do in Grodno

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pharmacy Museum ©
Pharmacy Museum
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
The Old Castle ©
The Old Castle

2
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Lida

Lida ©
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160km west of Minsk.EtymologyThe name Lida is derived from the name of the river Lidzeya. On the 9th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Museum of Glass Plant Neman and then explore the historical opulence of Lida Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, step into the grandiose world of Halshany Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Kreva Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lida trip planner .

Getting from Grodno to Lida by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Grodno to Lida, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Lida can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lida

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Halsany, Kreva Castle, Museum of Glass Plant Neman
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Lida Castle ©
Lida Castle
Halshany Castle ©
Halshany Castle

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