14 days in Belarus Itinerary

14 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vitebsk
— 2 nights
2
Polotsk
— 1 night
3
Gervyaty
— 1 night
4
Grodno
— 2 nights
5
Brest
— 2 nights
6
Nesvizh
— 1 night
7
Minsk
— 3 nights

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Marc Chagall Art Center, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, then take an in-depth tour of Vitebsk Regional Local Lore Museum, then contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Catholic Church of St. Barbara.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vitebsk trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Washington DC, USA to Vitebsk is an approximately 120-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Washington DC to Vitebsk. In August, Vitebsk is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
Highlights from your plan
Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva ©
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church ©

1
night
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Andrey Baboli.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Polotsk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Polotsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Polotsk, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Gervyaty.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery

1
night
Gervyaty

Gervyaty ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Trinity.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Gervyaty tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Gervyaty takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Gervyaty are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Grodno.

Things to do in Gervyaty

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity

2
nights
Grodno

Grodno ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Old Castle, examine the collection at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Bernandine Church, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, and finally stroll around Zhiliber's Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grodno trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gervyaty to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

St. Nicholas' Church
Highlights from your plan
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kircha / Evangelistic Church ©
Kircha / Evangelistic Church

2
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Gogolya Street, make a trip to Lights Alley, see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, then examine the collection at War Museum - Territory of the World, and finally see the interesting displays at Berestye Archeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate, make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, and finally go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street.

Plan trip to Brest with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The 5th Fort Museum ©
The 5th Fort Museum
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, and finally make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh trip planner.

Getting from Brest to Nesvizh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Mir
Highlights from your plan
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh ©

3
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
You'll explore and learn at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life and Dudutki Museum Complex. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of Saints Simon and Helena and Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Loshitskiy Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of All Saints, and don't miss a visit to Minsk City Hall.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk day trip planner.

You can drive from Nesvizh to Minsk in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Minsk, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Dudutki Museum Complex
Highlights from your plan
Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park

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