23 days in Belarus & Poland Itinerary

23 days in Belarus & Poland Itinerary

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1
Minsk, Belarus
— 5 nights
2
Brest, Belarus
— 4 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 7 nights


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5
nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Nesvizh Castle (in Nesvizh), Church of St. John The Baptist (in Vishnevets) and Mir Castle (in Mir). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, head outdoors with Trinity Hill, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, and admire the natural beauty at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Minsk vacation site.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Minsk National Airport. In June, daytime highs in Minsk are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nesvizh Castle, Khatyn Memorial, Church of St. John The Baptist, Mir Castle, Dudutki Museum Complex
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brest: Kamyanyets (St. Simeon Church & Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets), Ruzhany (Lake Papernya, Tank Monument, &more) and Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, take in nature's colorful creations at Zimniy Sad, admire the striking features of Temple of Alexander Nevsky, and make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brest trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Minsk to Brest by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Warsaw.

Things to do in Brest

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruzhany, Kobryn, Kamyanyets, 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
Ruzhany Palace ©
Ruzhany Palace

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw day trip website.

Traveling by car from Brest to Warsaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brest to Warsaw. June in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

7
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, and have some family-friendly fun at Bubble Football & More by Bumper Ball Experiences.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Krakow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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