15 days in Belarus Itinerary

15 days in Belarus Itinerary

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15 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Bus:  25 h
1
Minsk
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Brest
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Grodno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Mir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Get some historical perspective at Church of Saints Simon and Helena and Upper City. Let the collections at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Dudutki Museum Complex capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Minsk to Loshany to see The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Khatyn Memorial, examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, and get outside with Trinity Hill.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Minsk trip itinerary planning site .

Brisbane, Australia to Minsk is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brisbane to Minsk, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in May, with highs in Minsk at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Brest.

Things to do in Minsk

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dudutki Museum Complex, Khatyn Memorial, Prilepsky Reserve, The Historical and Cultural Complex Stalin Line, Gorodishhe Zamechek
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3
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress and Brest Railway Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Berestye Archeological Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiritual and Patriotic Complex (in Byaroza), Military History Museum of Suvorov (in Kobryn) and St. Simeon Church (in Kamyanyets). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, don't miss a visit to Lights Alley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady.

To see where to stay, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Brest trip planner.

Getting from Minsk to Brest by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Simeon Church, Military History Museum of Suvorov, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, Spiritual and Patriotic Complex
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Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Brest Railway Museum ©
Brest Railway Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pharmacy Museum and Grodno Gates. Visit The Jesuit Catholic Church and Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Lida (The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Lida Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Watchtower of the fire department and a Fire Museum, and explore the historical opulence of The New Castle.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grodno itinerary planning site .

Getting from Brest to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Mir.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Lida
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church ©
Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church
The Old Castle ©
The Old Castle

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church, explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh. On your second day here, get great views at Hill of Adam Mitskevich, get engrossed in the history at Navahradak Museum of History and Local Lore, then examine the collection at House Museum of Adam Mitskevich, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mir trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Grodno to Mir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Mir sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Navahradak, Nesvizh, St. Joseph's Church
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh

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