9 days in Belarus Itinerary

9 days in Belarus Itinerary

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9 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Lugano
train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Minsk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nesvizh
— 1 night
3
Brest
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​h 30​min
End: Lugano

3
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Change things up with these side-trips from Minsk: Mir (Mir Castle & Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh) and Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich). The adventure continues: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, and see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini.

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Lugano, Switzerland to Minsk is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Lugano to Minsk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lugano in September, with highs in Minsk at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mir, Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Wed), make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, pause for some photo ops at Symon Budny Monument, step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Slutskiye Gates.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nesvizh trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Minsk to Nesvizh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough 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

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Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street, make a trip to Lights Alley, then brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, and finally make a trip to Sovetskaya Street. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brest travel tool .

You can drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brest

Nature Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Sovetskaya Street ©
Sovetskaya Street

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