22 days in Belarus Itinerary

22 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Minsk
— 5 nights
2
Gomel
— 2 nights
3
Mir
— 2 nights
4
Brest
— 3 nights
5
Grodno
— 4 nights
6
Naroch
— 4 nights

5
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Church of Saints Simon and Helena and National Library of Belarus. When in Minsk, make a side trip to see Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich, approximately Ptich away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, try out the rides at DinoPark, get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park, and examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk online attractions planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Minsk is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. In August, Minsk is cooler than Dammam - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Minsk

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khatyn Memorial, Dudutki Museum Complex
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Gorky Central Park ©
Gorky Central Park
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus

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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, and then admire the landmark architecture of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Tower, don't miss a visit to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gomel attractions planner.

Getting from Minsk to Gomel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Gomel sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble ©
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble
Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches ©

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 13th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, take an in-depth tour of Nesvizh Castle, then appreciate the history behind Symon Budny Monument, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, examine the collection at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mir visit planner.

Getting from Gomel to Mir by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nesvizh, House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, St. Joseph's Church
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
House Museum of Adam Mitskevich ©
House Museum of Adam Mitskevich
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Aquapark Kup. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Resurrection Church, make a trip to Lights Alley, and take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brest online visit planner.

Getting from Mir to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Aquapark Kup, 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
Aquapark Kup ©
Aquapark Kup

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Jesuit Catholic Church and Zhiliber's Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk) and Lida (Sculpture of Bathers Vasya & Lida Castle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, and don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grodno trip planner.

Drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Naroch.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lida, Wolf Monument
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Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church ©
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church
Grodno Zoo ©
Grodno Zoo
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church

4
nights
Naroch

Naroch ©
Explore Naroch's surroundings by going to Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (in Braslaw), Trinity Church (in Hlybokaye) and Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Naroch online journey planner.

You can drive from Grodno to Naroch in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grodno to Naroch. In August, daily temperatures in Naroch can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naroch

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tizengauz Palace, Lake Narach, National Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Budslau, Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Trinity Church
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Lake Narach ©
Lake Narach
Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity

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