Tour «BL5-SPB Belarusian Classics»
Tour «BL5-SPB Belarusian Classics»
1 DAY: Minsk
Arrival in Minsk by train (Recommended arrival in Minsk at 07:30). Meeting at the train wagon number 7 with a sign "Belarusian classics".
Check in at a hotel. Breakfast. Meeting the guide at 8:30.
Minsk sightseeing bus and pedestrian tour.
The animation-theatrical excursion of the main monuments and sights of the Belarusian capital:
- Independence Square,
- the old town,
- the town hall square,
- the Orthodox and Catholic cathedrals,
- the hockey arena,
- the avenues,
- obelisks of the Belarusian capital.
During the tour, you can become direct participants in the most important historical events from the life of the city: near the Town Hall the mayor will read to you, as once the inhabitants of Minsk in 1499, the decree on giving the city the right to self-government, the mischievous nobleman will tell about all the hardships of the difficult life in the XVII century. In the Commonwealth, and an obliging economist from the house of the artist Vankovich acquainted with Minsk at the turn of the XVIII and XIX centuries. You will find out not only how the Minsk aristocrats spent their evenings, but also how ordinary townspeople had been entertained for centuries! Free time. Dinner*.
For those who wish to pay a visit to the historical and cultural complex "Stalin's Line" * (transfer + excursion + tasting) - one of the most grandiose fortification ensembles on the territory of Belarus. It is based on the pillboxes and bunkers of the Minsk fortified area. The exposition includes all types of trenches, trenches and anti-tank ditches, etc. Also here you can see military equipment, both modern and historical (tanks, airplanes, artillery, various combat installations). The tour ends with a tasting of real soldier's porridge. Return to Minsk.
For those wishing to travel for an additional fee, "Belarusian National Supper" *. The event takes place at a hospitable country estate far from the city noise and fuss (~ 30 km from Minsk). Here you can not only relax, but also get acquainted with the folk culture, because one of the most pleasant, tasty and useful ways to understand the soul of the people is to get acquainted with its national cuisine. A pleasant addition will be the acquaintance with one of the oldest among the traditional Belarusian crafts - beekeeping. You will learn to "understand" in honey, learn about its various forms and all the useful properties. Return to Minsk. Overnight at the hotel.
2 DAY: Mir - Nesvizh
Excursion trip "Mir - Nesvizh" wait for you!
Entrance tickets to locks are paid separately *.
Book the fascinating excursion across Belarus at an excellent price. This day will amaze the majesty and power of the most legendary aristocratic family of the Commonwealth, raise the veil of secrecy over ancient secrets and mystical incidents. You will find a majestic medieval Mir Castle, and in Nesvizh - a magnificent palace complex of the XVI-XIX centuries. - the residence of the princes of the Radziwills.
The excursion to the sights of Mir and Mirsky castle.
Moving (~ 90 km.) to Mir. Here you can stroll along the shady avenues of Radziwill's parks, appreciate the power of the Mir Castle, touch its ancient walls and feel the spirit of past eras.
You will see the sights of Nesvizh and Nesvizhsky castle.
Transfer to Nesvizh (~ 30 km.) Where, in addition to the delightful palace and park ensemble, you will also see the Church of the Body of God - the first Baroque church in Eastern Europe, where the tomb of the owners of the castle is located, the second largest in Europe after the tomb of the Habsburgs! Dinner*. Both castles are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. An unprecedented tragedy, passion, courage, self-sacrifice and, of course, an exciting story of eternal love will come to life in the form of beautiful architectural creations and fascinating legends! Transfer to Brest (~ 250 km).
Book excursion to the castles of Belarus!
Overnight at the hotel.
3 DAY: Brest - Belovezhskaya Pushcha
The sights of Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha wait for you.
Brest sightseeing tour with the accompanying:
Visit to the heroic Brest Fortress.
Book the excursion on our website, and you will see all the sights of this memorial:
- the monument "Thirst",
- the main complex,
- the Kholm Gate.
Belovezhskaya pushcha wait for you in the end of the excursion.
Moving to Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the last relic forest of Europe, a national park, which combines a rich flora and amazing landscapes. It is here that the mighty bison dwells, etc. Lunch *. Sightseeing excursion in Bieloviezha Forest.
For those wishing for an additional fee, visit the museum of nature and animal enclosures *. Transfer to Grodno (~ 185 km). Overnight at the hotel.
4 DAY: Grodno
Sightseeing bus and walking tour across Grodno:
- the mighty Old Castle and the elegant New Palace,
- the Catholic monasteries of the Brigite and the Bernardine,
- the majestic St. Francis Catholic Church and the oldest pharmacy,
- the picturesque Neman embankments and the Cavalese churchof the XII century - a perfectly preserved example of the West-Russian Orthodox culture.
Free time. Dinner*.
Then you will see Lida and Lidsky castle.
Transfer to Lida (~ 150 km). Arrival in Lida. Acquaintance with the castle of Grand Duke Gedimin.
On request, for an additional fee excursion-tasting on Lida Brewery "to the capital of Belarusian brewing"
Transfer to Minsk (~ 170 km.), Overnight at the hotel.
5 DAY: Minsk - Saint-Petersburg
Breakfast. Release of rooms.
For those who wish for an additional fee excursion to Khatyn.
Free time. Transfer to the railway station. Departure to St. Petersburg (Recommended train 052B Departure from Minsk - 19:02, Arrival to St. Petersburg - 8:14)
The organizers have the right to make some changes in the tour program without reducing the volume and quality of services: the replacement of the hotel is equivalent, provision of lunches in restaurants and cafes on the route depending on their loading, to make changes in the excursion program depending on objective circumstances.
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