30 days in Belarus Itinerary

30 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Warsaw Modlin, Train to Brest C
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Brest
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 6 nights
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Brest

— 4 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Get out of town with these interesting Brest side-trips: Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki) and Military History Museum of Suvorov (in Kobryn). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Brest Railway Station Building, get engrossed in the history at Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate, and explore the activities along Rowing Canal.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brest day trip tool.

Exeter, UK to Brest is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. June in Brest sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Grodno

— 4 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.
Step out of Grodno to go to Vawkavysk and see Wolf Monument, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, delve into the distant past at The Old Castle, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grodno tour planner.

Getting from Brest to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Grodno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mir.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Mir

— 3 nights
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. Change things up with these side-trips from Mir: Church of the Assumption (in Novy Svierzan), St. Joseph's Church (in Rubezhevichi) and Nesvizh (City Hall in Nesvizh, Symon Budny Monument, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and don't miss a visit to Sparrow Monument.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mir vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Grodno to Mir takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mir can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Gomel

— 2 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Observation Tower, don't miss a visit to Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, then appreciate the history behind Zero Kilometer, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, then don't miss a visit to Sculpture Itchy Feet, then make a trip to Sculpture Woman Caretaker, and finally pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gomel trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Mir to Gomel in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gomel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Mogilev

— 3 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Well/ Blue Krynica in Kliny (about 1h 25 min away).

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mogilev trip planning site.

Drive from Gomel to Mogilev in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Vitebsk

— 4 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Get out of town with these interesting Vitebsk side-trips: Orsha (Hillfort, St. Ilya Church, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, take in the views from Pushkinskiy Bridge, make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, and steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vitebsk driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Vitebsk takes 2.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Polotsk

— 3 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Change things up with these side-trips from Polotsk: Hlybokaye (Trinity Church, Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Polotsk trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Polotsk takes 1.5 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 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Minsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Minsk

— 6 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minsk: Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), St. Casimir's Church (in Lahojsk) and Mound of Glory (in Slabada). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, stroll through Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk, and take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Minsk driving holiday website.

You can drive from Polotsk to Minsk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Minsk, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
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.