20 days in Belarus Itinerary

20 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus journey planner

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Nesvizh
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Nesvizh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 1 night
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 7 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, admire the striking features of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh holiday maker tool.

Casablanca, Morocco to Nesvizh is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 3 hours. Traveling from Casablanca in August, expect Nesvizh to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Brest

— 4 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress and Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and St. Nicholas Cathedral. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum and don't miss a visit to Gogolya Street.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brest online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nesvizh to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Brest sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Grodno

— 3 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.
The Jesuit Catholic Church and St. Nicholas' Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum and Pharmacy Museum. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sovetskaya Street, and stroll around Zhiliber's Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grodno road trip planning website.

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Polotsk

— 1 night
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. On the 31st (Tue), examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Polotsk trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Grodno to Polotsk in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Polotsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Vitebsk

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

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Getting from Polotsk to Vitebsk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Minsk

— 7 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
You've now added Private Tour Guide in Belarus Katya Makarevich to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line and Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. Popular historic sites such as Loshitskiy Park and Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alivaria Brewery Museum, and get your bearings at National Library of Belarus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Minsk trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Vitebsk to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Belarus travel guide

4.4
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.