60 days in Belarus Itinerary

60 days in Belarus Itinerary

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60 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  23​h
1
Minsk
— 11 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Gomel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mogilev
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vitebsk
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Polotsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hlybokaye
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Braslaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Gervyaty
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Grodno
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Brest
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Kosava
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Pinsk
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
13
Nesvizh
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Charlotte

11
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Church of All Saints. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of Saints Simon and Helena and Khatyn Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting Minsk side-trips: Barysaw (Brilevo Field, Holy Resurrection Cathedral, & more), Lahojsk (St. Casimir's Church, Svyatitelya Chudotvortsa Nikolaya Temple, & more) and Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, sample the tasty concoctions at Alivaria Brewery Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Minsk driving holiday planning site .

Charlotte, USA to Minsk is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Minsk is 8 hours. When traveling from Charlotte in February, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Minsk: temperatures range from 33°F by day to 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Barysaw, Lahojsk, Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Sula History Park-Museum, St. Joseph's Church
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park

3
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Peter and Paul Cathedral and Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches and Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory. Explore Gomel's surroundings by going to Rechitsa (Holy Trinity Church, Holy Assumption Cathedral, & more) and Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, examine the collection at Criminalistics Museum, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Itchy Feet, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Photography.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gomel trip planning tool .

Getting from Minsk to Gomel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Gomel are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rechitsa, Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral
Criminalistics Museum ©
Criminalistics Museum

5
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Three Hierarchs Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mogilev Zoosad and St. Stanislaus Church. Get out of town with these interesting Mogilev side-trips: Bobrujsk (Monument to a Beaver, Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova, & more), Blue Well/ Blue Krynica (in Kliny) and Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College).

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mogilev attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Gomel to Mogilev takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bobrujsk, Orsha, Mogilev Zoosad, Blue Well/ Blue Krynica
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Ethnographic Museum Mlyn ©
Ethnographic Museum Mlyn
St. Stanislaus Church ©
St. Stanislaus Church
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

5
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Uspensky Cathedral and Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Holy Resurrection Church and The Church of the Transfiguration for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to St. Ilya Church in Orsha (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha), make a trip to Monument to Monarch Algirdas, steep yourself in history at Marc Chagall Home, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Alexander Nevsky.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vitebsk travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Mogilev to Vitebsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in March, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Church of the Transfiguration, Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, St. Ilya Church
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Holy Resurrection Church ©
Holy Resurrection Church

4
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Euphrosyne Monastery and Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral. Visit Saint Sophia Cathedral and Church of Saint Andrey Baboli for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Polotsk side-trips: Lyepyel Lake (in Lyepyel') and Memorial Complex Break Breakthrough (in Ushachy). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Immortality Hill, brush up on your military savvy at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, and appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Polotsk vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 27°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hlybokaye.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Memorial Complex Break Breakthrough, Lyepyel Lake
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Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

3
nights
Hlybokaye

Hlybokaye
Hlybokaye or Glubokoye is a town in Vitebsk Region, Belarus, the capital of Hlybokaye Raion . Popular historic sites such as Trinity Church and Memorial Complex Shunevka are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral and Airplane Monument Partisan Airfield Il-14T. Change things up with these side-trips from Hlybokaye: Pastavy (Airplane-Monument to Aviators of Pastavy & Tizengauz Palace), Berezina Biosphere Reserve (in Domzharytsy) and Monument to the Lithuanian Pilot (in Begoml). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Airplane Monument to P. Sukhomu and take an in-depth tour of Hlybokaye Museum of History and Ethnography.

Plan my day in Hlybokaye using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Hlybokaye takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. On the 25th (Mon), you're off toBraslaw.

Things to do in Hlybokaye

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pastavy, Begoml, Berezina Biosphere Reserve, Memorial Complex Shunevka
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Berezina Biosphere Reserve
Berezina Biosphere Reserve

3
nights
Braslaw

Braslaw ©
Braslaw or Braslau is a town in the Vitsebsk Voblast of Belarus, an administrative center of the Braslaw Raion.HistoryThe town was first mentioned in 1065 as a castle in the border of the Polatsk Principality with the Lithuanian tribes. Explore hidden gems such as Braslau Lakes National Park and Museum of Traditional Culture. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary and Ark of Salvation. When in Braslaw, make a side trip to see Church of Holy Trinity in Vidzy, approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Dormition.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Braslaw trip itinerary site .

Getting from Hlybokaye to Braslaw by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll set off for Gervyaty on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Braslaw

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Holy Trinity
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Braslau Lakes National Park ©
Braslau Lakes National Park
Museum of Traditional Culture ©
Museum of Traditional Culture

3
nights
Gervyaty

Gervyaty ©
Church of Holy Trinity and Village-Museum Zabrodye are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Halshany Castle and Franciscan Church are in your itinerary. Explore Gervyaty's surroundings by going to Kreva Castle (in Kreva), Oginsky Estate (in Zalesye) and National Park Narochansky (in Naroch).

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Gervyaty day trip tool .

Getting from Braslaw to Gervyaty by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In March in Gervyaty, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Grodno.

Things to do in Gervyaty

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halsany, National Park Narochansky, Lake Narach, Village-Museum Zabrodye, Kreva Castle
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Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity
Kreva Castle ©
Kreva Castle
Halshany Castle ©
Halshany Castle

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jesuit Catholic Church and St. Nicholas' Church. Sovetskaya Street and Kircha / Evangelistic Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Grodno side-trips: Lida (The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Lida Castle, & more) and Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Square, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grodno trip site .

Drive from Gervyaty to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gervyaty to Grodno. March in Grodno sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lida, Museum of Glass Plant Neman, St. Nicholas' Church, Wolf Monument, Melovyye Kar'yery
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kircha / Evangelistic Church ©
Kircha / Evangelistic Church
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church

5
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The 5th Fort Museum and St. Nicholas Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Resurrection Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Brest: Kobryn (Military History Museum of Suvorov & St. Nicholas Church), Manor of Santa Claus (in Kamianiuki) and Kamyanyets (Tower of Kamyanyets, St. Simeon Church, & more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, explore the activities along Rowing Canal, make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest attractions planner .

Drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kosava.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kamyanyets, Kobryn, Kamianiuki
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral
The 5th Fort Museum ©
The 5th Fort Museum

3
nights
Kosava

Kosava ©
Kosava Castle and Church of St. Andrew the Apostle will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuseum-Estate of Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Zhyrovichy Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kosava: Ruzhany (Church of St. Peter and Pavel, Tank Monument, & more), Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk (in Pruzhany) and Sacred Spring (in Zhyrovichy).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kosava travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brest to Kosava in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pinsk.

Things to do in Kosava

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ruzhany, Zhyrovichy, Byaroza, Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk, Church of St. Andrew the Apostle
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Kosava Castle ©
Kosava Castle
Zhyrovichy Monastery ©
Zhyrovichy Monastery
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

3
nights
Pinsk

Pinsk
Pinsk is a city in Belarus, in the Polesia region, traversed by the river Pina, at the confluence of the Pina and Pripyat rivers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Monastery and Jesuit College. Visit Holy Cross Church and St. Joseph's Church for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Steam Locomotive Monument in Luninyets (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of Belorussian Polesye and make a trip to Butrimovich's Palace.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pinsk day trip planner .

Drive from Kosava to Pinsk in 2 hours. On the 18th (Thu), you're off toNesvizh.

Things to do in Pinsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Luninyets
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2
nights
Nesvizh

Nesvizh ©
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 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Nesvizh Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Assumption, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevskiy, see the interesting displays at Museum-Estate of Adam Mitskevich, examine the collection at Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment, then make a trip to City Hall in Nesvizh, then admire the striking features of Zamkovaya Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nesvizh day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Pinsk to Nesvizh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baranovichi, Mir, Church of the Assumption
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

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