6 days in Belarus Itinerary

6 days in Belarus Itinerary

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6 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Tartu
Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Gomel
— 2 nights
2
Minsk
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Braslaw
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Tartu

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. On the 4th (Sun), make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, then brush up on your military savvy at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gomel trip planner .

Tartu, Estonia to Gomel is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Tartu to Gomel, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Historic Sites

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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
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral and then wander the streets of Upper City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Dom Kartin, learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and finally head outdoors with Trinity Hill.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Minsk online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Gomel to Minsk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Minsk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Braslaw.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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1
night
Braslaw

Braslaw ©
Braslaw or Braslau is a town in the Vitsebsk Voblast of Belarus, an administrative center of the Braslaw Raion.HistoryThe town was first mentioned in 1065 as a castle in the border of the Polatsk Principality with the Lithuanian tribes. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Ark of Salvation, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Dormition, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Traditional Culture.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Braslaw itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Minsk to Braslaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Braslaw

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Traditional Culture ©
Museum of Traditional Culture

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