8 days in Brest & Minsk Itinerary

8 days in Brest & Minsk Itinerary

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8 days in Brest & Minsk Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  27​h
1
Brest
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 30​min
2
Minsk
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady, then appreciate the history behind Alley with Stelas of the Hero Cities of the Former USSR Republics, then examine the collection at War Museum - Territory of the World, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brest journey maker site .

Mumbai, India to Brest is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, Brest is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Minsk.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Brest Railway Museum ©
Brest Railway Museum

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Nesvizh Castle and Dudutki Museum Complex will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Mir Castle and Holy Spirit Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, admire the masterpieces at Gallery Dom Kartin, pause for some photo ops at Khatyn Memorial, and examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Minsk itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Brest to Minsk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Minsk, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nesvizh Castle, Mir Castle, Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

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