21 days in Belarus Itinerary

21 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Polotsk
— 1 night
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
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Mogilev
— 2 nights
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Gomel
— 2 nights
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Nesvizh
— 1 night
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Brest
— 3 nights
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Grodno
— 3 nights
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Minsk
— 5 nights

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Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. On the 20th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Saint Sophia Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Andrey Baboli. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Local Lore Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, and finally don't miss a visit to Jesuit Academy of Polotsk.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Polotsk trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Polotsk is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Polotsk, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Polotsk. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car 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

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Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. On the 22nd (Sat), examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Jesus Benevolent, snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge, then explore the world behind art at Art Space, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vitebsk trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Vitebsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva ©
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church ©

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Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of Ethnography, then explore the world behind art at Mogilev Fine Arts Museum of Maslenikov, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Three Hierarchs Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Mogilev City Hall, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall GIPPO, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Church, then don't miss a visit to Victory Square, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Park City.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mogilev online trip builder.

Getting from Vitebsk to Mogilev by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Museum of Ethnography ©
Museum of Ethnography
St. Stanislaus Church ©
St. Stanislaus Church
Mall GIPPO ©
Mall GIPPO

2
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Gomel

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Spartak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, take an in-depth tour of Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory, then don't miss a visit to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, then admire the landmark architecture of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, and finally don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Gomel trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Gomel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gomel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory ©
Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory
Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral
Spartak ©
Spartak

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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 28th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Zamkovaya Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Gomel to Nesvizh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brest.

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

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Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress and Military History Museum of Suvorov will appeal to museum buffs. Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and War Museum - Territory of the World are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Berestye Archeological Museum, make a trip to Lights Alley, admire the landmark architecture of St. Nicholas Church, and go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brest itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Other options are to 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 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, Military History Museum of Suvorov
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
Brest Railway Museum ©
Brest Railway Museum

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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.
Popular historic sites such as The Jesuit Catholic Church and Sovetskaya Street are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at U Maystra Gallery and Cudounia. Take a break from Grodno with a short trip to Museum of Glass Plant Neman in Byarozawka, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at The Old Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at The Bernandine Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Church, and examine the collection at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grodno travel site.

Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Grodno are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Glass Plant Neman, St. Nicholas' Church
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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

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Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Head to Gallery Dom Kartin and Zamok Mallfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Alivaria Brewery Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Minsk with an excursion to Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Khatyn Memorial, browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Expobel Shopping Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Minsk journey builder site.

You can drive from Grodno to Minsk in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Minsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

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