16 days in Belarus Itinerary

16 days in Belarus Itinerary

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16 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Vitebsk
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Polotsk
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Minsk
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
4
Brest
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Grodno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Mir
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

1
night
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, then steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, and finally appreciate the history behind Mark Shagal Monument.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vitebsk day trip planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Vitebsk is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 8 hours. Traveling from Montreal in June, Vitebsk is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Repin's country house in Zdrawneva ©

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Local Lore Museum, then see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, and finally examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Immortality Hill, admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, take in the architecture and design of Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, make a trip to Symeon of Polotsk Monument, then make a trip to Former Water Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Andrey Baboli.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Polotsk trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Polotsk, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites Museums
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
You'll explore and learn at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life and Dudutki Museum Complex. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Church of Saints Simon and Helena. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Loshitskiy Park, head outdoors with Trinity Hill, steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Money Museum Groshi.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Minsk trip planner .

You can drive from Polotsk to Minsk in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Brest.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Money Museum Groshi ©
Money Museum Groshi

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 20th (Sat): make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

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Traveling by train from Minsk to Brest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Brest sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
The 5th Fort Museum ©
The 5th Fort Museum

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 22nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Great Choral Synagogue, see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Sovetskaya Street, then examine the collection at Museum of Iron, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The St. Mary Nativity Orthodox convent, walk around Zhiliber's Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, then take in the exciting artwork at U Maystra Gallery, and finally delve into the distant past at The Old Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grodno trip builder site .

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Mir.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kircha / Evangelistic Church ©
Kircha / Evangelistic Church
Sovetskaya Street
Sovetskaya Street

3
nights
Mir

Mir ©
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Fire Department, see the interesting displays at Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment, and then walk around Sula History Park-Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mir itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Grodno to Mir takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mir are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mir

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nesvizh, Baranovichi, Sula History Park-Museum
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Sula History Park-Museum ©
Sula History Park-Museum

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