31 days in Belarus Itinerary

31 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus trip itinerary planner

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Minsk
— 6 nights
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Polotsk
— 3 nights
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Vitebsk
— 3 nights
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Mogilev
— 3 nights
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Gomel
— 3 nights
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Nesvizh
— 2 nights
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Brest
— 5 nights
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Grodno
— 5 nights
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Minsk

— 6 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: Mound of Glory (in Slabada), Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich) and Holy Spring of St. Nicholas (in Lahojsk). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, and laugh and play at Aquapark Lebyazhiy.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Minsk travel itinerary planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Minsk is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. In July in Minsk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:

Polotsk

— 3 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Venture out of the city with trips to Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church) and Lyepyel Lake (in Lyepyel'). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Geographical Midpoint of Europe, brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, and appreciate the history behind Sculpture Potolsk Merchant.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Polotsk online trip maker.

You can drive from Minsk to Polotsk in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Polotsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

Vitebsk

— 3 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Get out of town with these interesting Vitebsk side-trips: Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), don't miss a visit to Pushkinskiy Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vitebsk trip planner.

Drive from Polotsk to Vitebsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vitebsk are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Mogilev

— 3 nights
Mogilev is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Mogilev City Hall, examine the collection at Belarusian Heritage Village 19th Century, explore the world behind art at Mogilev Fine Arts Museum of Maslenikov, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Church.

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Getting from Vitebsk to Mogilev by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Gomel

— 3 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. When in Gomel, make a side trip to see Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov in Vetka, approximately Vetka away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash, examine the collection at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, and enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gomel trip planner.

You can drive from Mogilev to Gomel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Gomel are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Baths

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Nesvizh

— 2 nights
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.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Zamkovaya Tower, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, step into the grandiose world of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, then pause for some photo ops at Symon Budny Monument, then pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, and finally make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, and then stroll around Niasvizh Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nesvizh online vacation planner.

You can drive from Gomel to Nesvizh in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. July in Nesvizh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Brest

— 5 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brest: Kosava Castle (in Kosava), Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki) and Ruzhany (Ruzhany Palace & Tank Monument). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, examine the collection at The 5th Fort Museum, make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building, and go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brest travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nesvizh to Brest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Brest sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:

Grodno

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Lida (Sun Clock, Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, &more) and Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih (in Zheludok). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates, and delve into the distant past at The Old Castle.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grodno trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Grodno sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:

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.