14 days in Belarus Itinerary

14 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus travel route planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

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

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, then snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mark Shagal Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monument to Alexander Nevsky, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vitebsk trip itinerary site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vitebsk is an approximately 20.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Vitebsk. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow 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
Memorial Complex Three Bayonets ©
Memorial Complex Three Bayonets
City Hall (Ratusha) ©
City Hall (Ratusha)

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, and finally appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, then admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Francysk Skaryna Statue, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Polotsk vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Polotsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Polotsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Polotsk

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, pause for some serene contemplation at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sovetskaya Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, then see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grodno trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Grodno takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

St. Nicholas' Church
Highlights from your plan
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Great Choral Synagogue ©
Great Choral Synagogue
Sovetskaya Street
Sovetskaya Street

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Brest Railway Station Building.

Before you visit Brest, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Grodno to Brest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Brest sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress
Brest Railway Station Building ©
Brest Railway Station Building

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nesvizh trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Brest to Nesvizh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Nesvizh, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore hidden gems such as Loshitskiy Park and Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: Berezina Biosphere Reserve (in Domzharytsy) and Mir (Mir Castle & Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh). The adventure continues: get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, walk around Chelyuskinites Park, make a trip to Svislach River Embankment, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Minsk road trip planner.

Getting from Nesvizh to Minsk by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Minsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Mir, Berezina Biosphere Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Berezina Biosphere Reserve
Berezina Biosphere Reserve
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus