37 days in Belarus Itinerary

37 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Minsk
— 7 nights
2
Grodno
— 6 nights
3
Brest
— 5 nights
4
Mir
— 2 nights
5
Gomel
— 4 nights
6
Mogilev
— 4 nights
7
Vitebsk
— 5 nights
8
Polotsk
— 3 nights

7
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 Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Island of Tears. Go for a jaunt from Minsk to Ptich to see Dudutki Museum Complex about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Khatyn Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, and walk around Chelyuskinites Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Minsk road trip planning tool.

Moscow, Russia to Minsk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Minsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Minsk

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Gorky Central Park ©
Gorky Central Park
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church and Zhiliber's Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih (in Zheludok), Lida (Lida Castle, Sun Clock, &more) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Grodno Zoo, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, and take in the exciting artwork at U Maystra Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grodno vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Minsk to Grodno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Grodno, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lida, Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih, 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

5
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. Get out of town with these interesting Brest side-trips: Ruzhany (Tank Monument & Ruzhany Palace) and Kosava Castle (in Kosava). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, and examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brest road trip tool.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Brest, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mir.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ruzhany, Aquapark Kup, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, Kosava Castle
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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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

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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Symon Budny Monument, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church, examine the collection at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mir road trip planner.

You can drive from Brest to Mir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mir can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nesvizh, House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, 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

4
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. Step out of Gomel to go to Vetka and see Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash, admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, and examine the collection at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova.

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You can drive from Mir to Gomel in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Gomel sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mogilev.

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
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble ©
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble

4
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mogilev City Hall and Mogilev Zoosad. Venture out of the city with trips to Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College) and Bobrujsk (Monument to a Beaver & Bobruisk local history museum).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mogilev vacation tool.

You can drive from Gomel to Mogilev in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Orsha, Bobrujsk, Mogilev Zoosad
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Ethnographic Museum Mlyn ©
Ethnographic Museum Mlyn
Mogilev Zoosad ©
Mogilev Zoosad
Mogilev City Hall ©
Mogilev City Hall

5
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kids will appreciate attractions like Uspensky Cathedral and Memorial Complex Three Bayonets. Take a break from Vitebsk with a short trip to St. Ilya Church in Orsha, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), take in the views from Pushkinskiy Bridge, and make a trip to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vitebsk online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Vitebsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

St. Ilya Church, Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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City Hall (Ratusha) ©
City Hall (Ratusha)
Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Marc Chagall Home ©
Marc Chagall Home

3
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Change things up with these side-trips from Polotsk: Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Saint Sophia Cathedral, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Polotsk vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Polotsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Polotsk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hlybokaye
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery
Symeon of Polotsk Monument ©
Symeon of Polotsk Monument

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