47 days in Belarus Itinerary

47 days in Belarus Itinerary

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47 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Nesvizh
— 1 day
2
Brest
— 6 nights
3
Grodno
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Naroch
— 3 nights
5
Polotsk
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Vitebsk
— 5 nights
7
Mogilev
— 5 nights
8
Gomel
— 4 nights
9
Minsk
— 11 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Newark

1
day
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 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then examine the collection at Nesvizh Castle, then contemplate the long history of Zamkovaya Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh trip itinerary maker tool .

Newark, USA to Nesvizh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 8 hours. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get slightly colder in Nesvizh: highs are around 72°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh

6
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Take a break from the city and head to Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Rowing Canal. Get out of town with these interesting Brest side-trips: Kobryn (St. Nicholas Church, Military History Museum of Suvorov, & more), Ruzhany (Tank Monument, Lake Papernya, & more) and Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk (in Pruzhany). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, pause for some photo ops at Alley with Stelas of the Hero Cities of the Former USSR Republics, see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, and don't miss a visit to Sovetskaya Street.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brest online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kobryn, Ruzhany, Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Lake Papernya ©
Lake Papernya
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grodno Zoo and Melovyye Kar'yery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grodno: Lida (Sun Clock, Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, & more) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, delve into the distant past at The Old Castle, stroll through Zhiliber's Park, and examine the collection at Maksim Bahdanovic Museum.

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Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Grodno, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Naroch.

Things to do in Grodno

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lida, Melovyye Kar'yery, Wolf Monument, St. Nicholas' Church
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Zhiliber's Park ©
Zhiliber's Park
Melovyye Kar'yery ©
Melovyye Kar'yery
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church ©
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church

3
nights
Naroch

Naroch ©
Get in touch with nature at National Park Narochansky and Ecological Path Golubyye Ozyora. Change things up with these side-trips from Naroch: Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty) and Hlybokaye (Hlybokaye Museum of History and Ethnography, Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, & more).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Naroch online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Grodno to Naroch by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grodno to Naroch due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Polotsk.

Things to do in Naroch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hlybokaye, 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

4
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: Braslaw (Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Church of the Dormition, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Potolsk Merchant, and don't miss a visit to Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

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You can drive from Naroch to Polotsk in 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naroch to Polotsk due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Vitebsk is known for historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Monarch Algirdas, steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, and see the interesting displays at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vitebsk day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Polotsk to Vitebsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Visiting Mogilev Zoosad and Blue Well/ Blue Krynica will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Orsha (Jesuit College & Ethnographic Museum Mlyn) and Bobrujsk (Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Monument to a Beaver, & more).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mogilev day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Vitebsk to Mogilev takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bobrujsk, Orsha, Blue Well/ Blue Krynica, Mogilev Zoosad
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Museum of Ethnography ©
Museum of Ethnography
Mogilev City Hall ©
Mogilev City Hall
St. Stanislaus Church ©
St. Stanislaus Church

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gomel: Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka) and Rechitsa (Chapel of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Holy Trinity Church, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, and admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gomel online route planner .

Drive from Mogilev to Gomel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Gomel, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Minsk.

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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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

11
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Mir Castle (in Mir) and Mound of Glory (in Slabada). There's much more to do: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, stroll through Victory Park, make a trip to Victory Square, and pause for some photo ops at Khatyn Memorial.

Before you visit Minsk, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Gomel to Minsk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Khatyn Memorial, Mound of Glory, The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line, Dudutki Museum Complex, Mir Castle
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus

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