15 days in Belarus Itinerary

15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 1 night
Drive
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Grodno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kosava
— 1 night
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 2 nights
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Minsk

— 4 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Money Museum Groshi and The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Loshitskiy Park and Trinity Hill. When in Minsk, make a side trip to see Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich, approximately Ptich away. There's lots more to do: stop by Upper City, see the interesting displays at Alivaria Brewery Museum, take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Minsk is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. In November, Minsk is colder than Riyadh - with highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vitebsk

— 2 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home, examine the collection at City Hall (Ratusha), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, see the interesting displays at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vitebsk trip planner.

Getting from Minsk to Vitebsk by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Vitebsk, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Polotsk

— 1 night
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Polotsk online trip builder.

Getting from Vitebsk to Polotsk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Polotsk are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums · Historic Sites

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sovetskaya Street.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grodno trip builder site.

You can drive from Polotsk to Grodno in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Grodno sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Brest

— 2 nights
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 5th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, and then examine the collection at War Museum - Territory of the World. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Brest trip tool.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Kosava.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Kosava

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then step into the grandiose world of Kosava Castle, and then browse the exhibits of Nuseum-Estate of Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kosava online attractions planner.

You can drive from Brest to Kosava in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Kosava

Historic Sites · Museums

Nesvizh

— 2 nights
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 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, take an in-depth tour of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kosava to Nesvizh in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Churches · History Museums
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.