16 days in Belarus Itinerary

16 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Minsk
— 3 nights
2
Gomel
— 2 nights
3
Brest
— 2 nights
4
Grodno
— 2 nights
5
Polotsk
— 2 nights
6
Vitebsk
— 2 nights
7
Mogilev
— 2 nights

3
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Loshitskiy Park and Church of All Saints. You'll explore and learn at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life and Belarus Aerospace Museum. Step out of Minsk to go to Sula and see Sula History Park-Museum, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, head outdoors with Trinity Hill, head off the coast to Island of Birds, and see the interesting displays at Money Museum Groshi.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Minsk online itinerary planner.

Adana, Turkey to Minsk is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adana in August, expect nights in Minsk to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Minsk

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sula History Park-Museum, Gorodishhe Zamechek
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Sula History Park-Museum ©
Sula History Park-Museum
Money Museum Groshi ©
Money Museum Groshi

2
nights
Gomel

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Sculpture Woman Caretaker, examine the collection at Museum of Photography, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Yeti i Deti, and finally take an in-depth tour of Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, examine the collection at Criminalistics Museum, make a trip to Sculpture Itchy Feet, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Irina Paskevich, thenget engrossed in the history at History Museum of Gomel, and finally appreciate the history behind Gulliver Statue.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gomel trip maker.

You can drive from Minsk to Gomel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Gomel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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Criminalistics Museum ©
Criminalistics Museum

2
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Art Museum Branch of Brest Regional Local Lore Museum Belarus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady, pause for some photo ops at Alley with Stelas of the Hero Cities of the Former USSR Republics, see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World, thenget a new perspective on nature at Brest Regional Museum of Local Lore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Resurrection Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Rowing Canal, get engrossed in the history at Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Zimniy Sad, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Exaltation Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Gomel to Brest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Brest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Brest Regional Museum of Local Lore ©
Brest Regional Museum of Local Lore
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral
Holy Cross Exaltation Church ©
Holy Cross Exaltation Church

2
nights
Grodno

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.
On the 10th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Brigitte Church, go for a walk through Mason's House, examine the collection at Grodno Gates, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Iron, thenexamine the collection at Maksim Bahdanovic Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Chabad Center, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the HIstory of Religion, admire the striking features of Old Cemetery, examine the collection at State Historical and Architectural Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Janusz Parulis's History Museum of Grodno, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grodno itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Grodno

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Holy Intercession Cathedral ©
Holy Intercession Cathedral
Janusz Parulis's History Museum of Grodno ©
The Fraciscan Monastery and Church ©
The Fraciscan Monastery and Church

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, take an in-depth tour of Local Lore Museum, examine the collection at Belarusian Museum of Typography, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Andrey Baboli, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, examine the collection at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, appreciate the history behind Francysk Skaryna Statue, thenappreciate the history behind Monument to Saint Nicholas, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Immortality Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Polotsk itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grodno to Polotsk in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Polotsk, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites Museums
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Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood ©
Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood
Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral ©

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. On the 14th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Monument to Patriarch Alexy II, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Resurrection Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Vitebsk Regional Local Lore Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Marc Chagall Art Center. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Vitebsk Giant, make a trip to Sculpture Greeters, explore the world behind art at Museum of the History of Vitebsk Folk Art School, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander Nevsky, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Catholic Church of St. Barbara, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Art.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vitebsk trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Vitebsk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Repin's country house in Zdrawneva ©
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church ©
Holy Resurrection Church ©
Holy Resurrection Church

2
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Ethnography, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall GIPPO, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Church, thenmake a trip to Victory Square, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Leninskaya Street, and finally take in the exciting artwork at History Museum of Mogilev.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mogilev trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Vitebsk to Mogilev takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Museum of Ethnography ©
Museum of Ethnography
St. Stanislaus Church ©
St. Stanislaus Church
Mall GIPPO ©
Mall GIPPO

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