11 days in Belarus Itinerary
11 days in Belarus Itinerary
Created using Inspirock Belarus sightseeing planner
Route & dates
Minsk— 5 nights
Brest— 5 nights
Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 17
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As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.You've added Bootlegger Bar, Banki-Butylki, Status Karaoke Bar, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Mir Castle (in Mir) and Nesvizh (Nesvizh Castle & Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War). There's lots more to do: get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk, and admire the natural beauty at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Minsk visit planner.
If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Minsk National Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Brest.
Things to do in Minsk
Nesvizh, Dudutki Museum Complex, Mir Castle, Khatyn Memorial
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.Get out of town with these interesting Brest side-trips: Ruzhany (Lake Papernya & Ruzhany Palace), Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets (in Kamyanyets) and Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street, see the interesting displays at Berestye Archeological Museum, and admire the striking features of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk.
To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brest trip planner.
You can drive from Minsk to Brest in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in Brest
Ruzhany, Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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