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. Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: Mir (Mir Castle & Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh) and Berezina Biosphere Reserve (in Domzharytsy). The adventure continues: get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, stroll around Chelyuskinites Park, don't miss a visit to Victory Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk trip itinerary tool.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Minsk is 2 hours. While traveling from Stockholm, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Minsk, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nesvizh.

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

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 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, explore the galleries of Nesvizh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nesvizh trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Minsk to Nesvizh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brest Railway Station Building and War Museum - Territory of the World. Change things up with a short trip to Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park in Kamianiuki (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, make a trip to Gogolya Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, and examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brest itinerary planner.

Getting from Nesvizh to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, stroll around Zhiliber's Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, then go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, then examine the collection at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grodno online trip planner.

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Grodno are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can 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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument, then examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, then brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, then appreciate the history behind Francysk Skaryna Statue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Polotsk travel route planner.

You can drive from Grodno to Polotsk in 6 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive 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. On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, make a trip to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Pushkinskiy Bridge. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vitebsk online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Vitebsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Vitebsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough 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)