11 days in Grodno Region Itinerary

11 days in Grodno Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Grodno Region route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Kreva
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Kreva
— 1 night
Drive
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Lida
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Istanbul

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Kreva

— 1 night
On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Peter & Paul's Church and then explore the historical opulence of Kreva Castle. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Trinity, and then step into the grandiose world of Halshany Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kreva road trip site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Kreva is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Kreva, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Istanbul in October, with highs in Kreva at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Lida.

Things to do in Kreva

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lida

— 2 nights
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160km west of Minsk.EtymologyThe name Lida is derived from the name of the river Lidzeya. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, stroll around Culture and Leisure Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and finally step into the grandiose world of Lida Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, examine the collection at Museum of Glass Plant Neman, and then pause for some photo ops at Sun Clock.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lida visit planner.

Getting from Kreva to Lida by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Lida

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Grodno

— 5 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.
Grodno is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, and see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grodno online vacation builder.

You can drive from Lida to Grodno in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lida to Grodno due to the time zone difference. In October in Grodno, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zaslavskiy Chapel, then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Zamkovaya and then see the interesting displays at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mir vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Grodno to Mir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Mir sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Grodno Region travel guide

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Castles · Churches · Specialty Museums
Grodno Region, also known as Hrodna Region, is one of the few large areas in Belarus that was left unaffected by World War II. The ancient wooden houses scattered throughout, in addition to the castles and architectural monuments dotting the outskirts, will give you a peak into old-world Belarus. The Grodno Region borders both Poland in the west and Lithuania in the north, where the influence of these bordering nations is palpable.