6 days in Belarus Itinerary

6 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus tour planner

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Fly to Szczytno, Drive to Brest
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Brest
— 1 night
Drive
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Grodno
— 1 night
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 1 night
Drive
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Minsk
— 2 nights
Fly

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Brest

— 1 night
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
On the 15th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Brest Railway Museum and then take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Gogolya Street, don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, then learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brest travel route tool.

London, UK to Brest is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brest is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums · Historic Sites

Grodno

— 1 night
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 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, walk around Zhiliber's Park, make a trip to Sovetskaya Street, pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, and finally delve into the distant past at The Old Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grodno trip planner.

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Grodno can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Parks

Nesvizh

— 1 night
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 18th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, contemplate the long history of Zamkovaya Tower, then explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nesvizh holiday maker app.

Getting from Grodno to Nesvizh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Nesvizh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Minsk

— 2 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942, admire the masterpieces at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, make a trip to Minsk City Hall, then make a trip to Victory Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Trinity Hill, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, get engrossed in the history at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, then don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk, and finally walk around Victory Park.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Minsk travel route planner.

Getting from Nesvizh to Minsk by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Belarus travel guide

4.5
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.