22 days in Belarus Itinerary

22 days in Belarus Itinerary

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22 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Minsk
— 5 nights
2
Gomel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Mir
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Brest
— 3 nights
5
Grodno
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Naroch
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Dammam

5
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Aquapark Lebyazhiy and Belarus Aerospace Museum. Step out of Minsk with an excursion to Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, get outside with Trinity Hill, and get engrossed in the history at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Minsk itinerary planning site .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Minsk is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dammam in August: high temperatures in Minsk hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time 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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National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill
Gorky Central Park ©
Gorky Central Park

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): have some family-friendly fun at Yeti i Deti, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, then don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, and finally don't miss a visit to Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Tower, then don't miss a visit 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.

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Drive from Minsk to Gomel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gomel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.

Things to do in Gomel

Fun & Games 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

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), step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, then explore the historical opulence 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 the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, get engrossed in the history at Navahradak Museum of History and Local Lore, then examine the collection at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Mir trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gomel to Mir takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Mir can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Brest.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nesvizh, Navahradak, St. Joseph's Church
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh

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 Aquapark Kup (in Kobryn) and Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, take in the waterfront at Embankment, don't miss a visit to Brest Railway Station Building, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brest trip planner .

Getting from Mir to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Brest are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can 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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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Aquapark Kup ©
Aquapark Kup
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Lida (Sculpture of Bathers Vasya & Lida Castle) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Grodno Zoo, take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street, see the interesting displays at Maksim Bahdanovic Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grodno road trip tool .

Getting from Brest to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Grodno, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Naroch.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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 ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naroch: Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty), Trinity Church (in Hlybokaye) and Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (in Braslaw).

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Naroch trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Grodno to Naroch takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grodno to Naroch. In August in Naroch, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. 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

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