Tour «ALBARUTHENIA: Grodno - Korobchitsy, 2 days»
The programm of combined bus tour with the departure fr om Minsk.
8.00 - Drive to Grodno. The traveller, who ordered an excursion from us, will definitely remember beautiful landscapes, Belarusian sights and fascinating history of the settlements on the way to Grodno.
Arrival in Lida. The city of Lida is rightfully proud of the most monumental castle in Belarus, founded seven hundred years ago (1323) by Grand Duke Gediminas, whose grandson — king of Poland Vladislav II Jagiello – a century later will celebrate his marriage with Princess Sophia Golshanskaya in the castle walls. Castle tour (around the castle and in the castle courtyard) will allow you to plunge into the fascinating depths of the past – because in front of you is one of the most valuable monuments of defensive architecture of Belarus. The city also preserved religious buildings of the XVIII-XIX centuries.
13.30 - Arrival to Grodno. Lunch. Hotel check-in.
Grodno sightseeing tour.
If you are interested in the history of the Belarusian lands, book an excursion with us and go to Grodno. Excursion to the Castle Hill in Grodno which is located on the bank of Neman. The Royal Gothic castle was built in Grodno during the rule of Vytautas. At the end of XVII century the king Stephen Bathory rebuilt it into the Reneissance Castle, which had played a significant role in the history of the state. Close to it the New Castle (XVIII) is located, wh ere dramatic events of the second partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth took place - the so-called "Silent sejm". In the program of our excursion visit of the museum in New Castle.
Grondo is the only city in Belarus having the status of the monument of architecture and city planning which are the key sights of the city and the most visited places in Grodno. The leading role in its historical-cultural heritage is played by the remarkable architectural ensembles of different epochs and styles. The buildings of the Grodno architectural school of the XII century are found side by side with the buildings of modernism and constructivism of the XX century and what is more - Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism… The most monumental and elegant Church of Grodno - the Farny Church
(former Jesuistic) - impresses by the greatness of the frontage and sculptural luxuriance of the interior. Grodno is the international city, in former centuries the Jewish population was considerable. In the program of our combined excursions with departure from Minsk are included visit the majestic synagogue which has been restored last year.
The excursion program includes one of the oldest churches of Belarus - the Kolozhskaya church
(XII century) - is situated near the Castle Hill. At the streets parting from the former Market place there are the extant buildings of numerous monasteries - Catholic (Bernardine, Brigid, Franciscan) and Orthodox, as well as mansions of noblemen. During the excursion you will learn some facts about the life and work of Antoni Tyzenhaus, the nobleman and reformer, and the Gorodnitsa Suburb created by him. The excursion will come to the end on the main pedestrian street of Grodno – Sovetskaya Street. The walk here will allow you to finish pleasantly your day and to take good photos.
Overnight stay in Grodno.
The second day of the combined bus excursion with the departure from Miinsk.
After buffet breakfast and check-out. Grodno sightseeing tour. The most complete information about the city life in the past century is represented in the cozy Museum of the History of Religion.
Then our tourist route leads to the sights of Grodno - Korobchitsy tourist complex, 10 km away from Grodno. It is 16-hectare territory styled as Belarusian-Polish estate of the XIX century with its beautiful landscapes, great and little ponds, pictorial buildings. Here you can feel the atmosphere of those times, innocence of nature. During the sightseeing tour, which can be ordered directly on our website, you will see the forge, the house of a woodcarver, Gipsy van, beautiful summerhouses and open-air cages (horses, ponies, ostriches, deer, nutrias, peacocks, pheasants, wild boars…). You will have the chance to make excellent pictures and have a good rest drinking a cup of tea or coffee at the restaurant "The Castle of Zevana" with its fountains, glass painting, chimney… Return to Grodno, lunch. Free time in the city center until 16.00. Walking, souvenir shopping, visiting cafes. Return to Minsk ~8.30 p.m
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