37 days in Belarus Itinerary

37 days in Belarus Itinerary

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37 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Moscow
1
Minsk
— 7 nights
2
Grodno
— 6 nights
3
Brest
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mir
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Gomel
— 4 nights
6
Mogilev
— 4 nights
7
Vitebsk
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Polotsk
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Moscow

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 enjoy Aquapark Lebyazhiy and DinoPark. When in Minsk, make a side trip to see Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park, browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini, and appreciate the history behind Island of Tears.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Minsk trip maker app .

Moscow, Russia to Minsk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Minsk

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk), Lida (Monument Bronze Town Arms, St. Michael's Cathedral, & more) and Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih (in Zheludok). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Grodno Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, examine the collection at Maksim Bahdanovic Museum, and delve into the distant past at The Old Castle.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grodno itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Minsk to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lida, Wolf Monument, Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki), Ruzhany (Tank Monument & Ruzhany Palace) and Kosava Castle (in Kosava). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sat) at Aquapark Kup. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at 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 Resurrection Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brest visit planner.

Drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Brest sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mir.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ruzhany, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, Kosava Castle, Aquapark Kup
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Aquapark Kup ©
Aquapark Kup
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©

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, explore the galleries of Nesvizh Castle, then appreciate the history behind Symon Budny Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church, take an in-depth tour of Navahradak Museum of History and Local Lore, then see the interesting displays at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mir day trip planner.

You can drive from Brest to Mir in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Mir sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Gomel.

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 ©

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gomel: Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka) and Rechitsa (Holy Assumption Cathedral & Chapel of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk). The adventure continues: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, have some family-friendly fun at Yeti i Deti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gomel online itinerary planner .

Getting from Mir to Gomel by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Gomel are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rechitsa, Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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4
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mogilev: Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College) and Bobrujsk (Monument to a Beaver, Bobruisk local history museum, & more).

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mogilev trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Gomel to Mogilev by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bobrujsk, Orsha, 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. When in Vitebsk, make a side trip to see St. Ilya Church in Orsha, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, and don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vitebsk trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Mogilev to Vitebsk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, St. Ilya Church
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Polotsk side-trips: Hlybokaye (Hlybokaye Museum of History and Ethnography, Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Saint Sophia Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, take an in-depth tour of Local Lore Museum, and don't miss a visit to Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Polotsk trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Vitebsk to Polotsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Polotsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. 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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