11 days in Belarus Itinerary

11 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Mir
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 2 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 4 nights
Fly

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Mir

— 2 nights
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. On the 23rd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, then see the interesting displays at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Slutskiye Gates, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then browse the exhibits of Nesvizh Castle, and finally make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mir day trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Mir is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Mir. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in January: high temperatures in Mir hover around -4°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Grodno

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, pause for some serene contemplation at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, see the interesting displays at House-Museum of Eliza Ozheshko, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, then examine the collection at Grodno Gates, and finally go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Great Choral Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of The New Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grodno tour planner.

Traveling by car from Mir to Grodno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Grodno when traveling from Mir in January, with lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums

Brest

— 2 nights
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 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, then take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Brest Railway Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brest trip planner.

Drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Brest sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Minsk

— 4 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Step out of Minsk to go to Ptich and see Dudutki Museum Complex, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, head outdoors with Trinity Hill, and laugh and play at Aquapark Lebyazhiy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Minsk road trip planning website.

Drive from Brest to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Brest in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Minsk, with lows of -10°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Belarus travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.