16 days in Belarus & Lithuania Itinerary

16 days in Belarus & Lithuania Itinerary

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1
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
2
Nesvizh, Belarus
— 2 nights
3
Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
4
Brest, Belarus
— 2 nights
5
Grodno, Belarus
— 4 nights

3
nights
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilnius: Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Chapel of St. John Nepomuk). There's much more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vilnius online trip builder.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vilnius is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In June in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nesvizh Castle. On the 30th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Symon Budny Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, steep yourself in history at Zamkovaya Tower, browse the exhibits of Nesvizh Castle, thenmake a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, and finally make a trip to Slutskiye Gates. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museum-Estate of Adam Mitskevich, admire the landmark architecture of Fire Department, thenappreciate the history behind Sculpture Photographer, and finally stroll around Niasvizh Park.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nesvizh trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vilnius to Nesvizh in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Nesvizh due to the time zone difference. June in Nesvizh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Minsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Baranovichi
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh

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.
Minsk is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, stroll around Victory Park, contemplate the long history of Khatyn Memorial, and get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Minsk online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Nesvizh to Minsk takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Khatyn Memorial
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Chelyuskinites Park ©
Chelyuskinites Park

2
nights
Brest, Belarus

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Street and then explore the striking landscape of Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, see the interesting displays at Brest Railway Museum, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, thenexamine the collection at Berestye Archeological Museum, and finally make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building.

Plan trip to Brest with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Minsk to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Brest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

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
Sovetskaya Street ©
Sovetskaya Street

4
nights
Grodno, Belarus

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lida Castle in Lida (about 1h 50 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Old Castle, and admire the striking features of Sovetskaya Street.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grodno trip builder.

Getting from Brest to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lida Castle, St. Nicholas' Church
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church ©
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church
The Old Castle ©
The Old Castle

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