47 days in Belarus Itinerary

47 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nesvizh
— 1 day
2
Brest
— 6 nights
3
Grodno
— 7 nights
4
Naroch
— 3 nights
5
Polotsk
— 4 nights
6
Vitebsk
— 5 nights
7
Mogilev
— 5 nights
8
Gomel
— 4 nights
9
Minsk
— 11 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, then contemplate the long history of Zamkovaya Tower, and finally make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nesvizh day trip planner.

Newark, USA to Nesvizh is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Nesvizh is 8 hours. Traveling from Newark in June, expect Nesvizh to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Get outdoors at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Rowing Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Brest: Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk (in Pruzhany), Kobryn (Military History Museum of Suvorov & Aquapark Kup) and Ruzhany (Tank Monument, Lake Papernya, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brest itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Nesvizh to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Brest sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. 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

Ruzhany, Kobryn, Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
Lake Papernya ©
Lake Papernya
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Grodno side-trips: Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk), Melovyye Kar'yery (in Karpovtsy) and Lida (Sun Clock, Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grodno tour planning website.

Getting from Brest to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Naroch.

Things to do in Grodno

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lida, Wolf Monument, St. Nicholas' Church, Melovyye Kar'yery
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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 ©
Escape the urban bustle at National Park Narochansky and Ecological Path Golubyye Ozyora. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naroch: National Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Budslau (in Budslaw), Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church) and Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty).

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Naroch holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Grodno to Naroch in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grodno to Naroch due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Naroch are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Naroch

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hlybokaye, Lake Narach, National Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Budslau, 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Polotsk: Braslaw (Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Church of the Dormition, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, and admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Polotsk trip maker tool.

Getting from Naroch to Polotsk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naroch to Polotsk. In June, daily temperatures in Polotsk can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive 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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pobediteley Park, and take in the views from Pushkinskiy Bridge.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vitebsk trip planner.

You can drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Vitebsk, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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 ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mogilev: Orsha (Jesuit College & Ethnographic Museum Mlyn), Blue Well/ Blue Krynica (in Kliny) and Bobrujsk (Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Monument to a Beaver, &more).

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mogilev trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Mogilev takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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
Star Square ©
Star Square

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. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Itchy Feet, and take an in-depth tour of Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gomel visit planner.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Gomel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Gomel, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Minsk.

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
Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches ©

11
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 find plenty of places to visit near Minsk: Mir Castle (in Mir), Mound of Glory (in Slabada) and Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini, try out the rides at Aquapark Lebyazhiy, and browse the collection at National Library of Belarus.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Minsk trip maker tool.

Getting from Gomel to Minsk by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Minsk sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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