17 days in Belarus, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

17 days in Belarus, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
2
Kamianiuki, Belarus
— 1 night
3
Nesvizh, Belarus
— 1 night
4
Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights

3
nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Visit Upper City and Holy Spirit Cathedral for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Dudutki Museum Complex. There's lots more to do: get outside with Trinity Hill, steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Minsk day trip tool.

Angeles City, Philippines to Minsk is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Angeles City in April; daily highs in Minsk reach 13°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kamianiuki.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Dudutki Museum Complex ©
Dudutki Museum Complex

1
night
Kamianiuki, Belarus

Kamianiuki ©
On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Manor of Santa Claus and then identify plant and animal life at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kamianiuki trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Minsk to Kamianiuki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Kamianiuki, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Kamianiuki

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park

1
night
Nesvizh, Belarus

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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the striking features of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk, pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nesvizh road trip site.

You can drive from Kamianiuki to Nesvizh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bison on Route Brest - Minsk
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk ©
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk

4
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and Moscow Kremlin. Museum-lovers will appreciate State Tretyakov Gallery and Armoury Chamber. Step out of Moscow with an excursion to Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, make a trip to Kuznetsky Most Street, see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Moscow journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Nesvizh to Moscow with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bird Park Vorobyi
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Peter and Paul Fortress. Get in touch with nature at Eco Path and National Park Shhuchye Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and take an in-depth tour of Catherine Palace and Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens

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