15 days in Belarus Itinerary

15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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 the less-touristy side of things at Loshitskiy Park and Minsk City Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minsk: Berezina Biosphere Reserve (in Domzharytsy) and Mir (Mir Castle & Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, make a trip to Victory Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk online trip maker.

Stockholm, Sweden to Minsk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Stockholm to Minsk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Minsk hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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

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 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere 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.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Minsk to Nesvizh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brest.

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

3
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brest Railway Station Building and Gogolya Street. Take a break from Brest with a short trip to Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park in Kamianiuki, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World, and admire the landmark architecture of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brest online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Nesvizh to Brest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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

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.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Sovetskaya Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral, make a trip to Great Choral Synagogue, then see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grodno online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Great Choral Synagogue ©
Great Choral Synagogue
Sovetskaya Street
Sovetskaya Street

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, then pause for some photo ops at Francysk Skaryna Statue, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Polotsk day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grodno to Polotsk takes 6 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

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

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, examine the collection at City Hall (Ratusha), then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Pushkinskiy Bridge. On your second day here, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church, and then make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vitebsk trip builder.

Drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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)