Tour «BL6 Legends of Belarus»
Tour «BL6 Legends of Belarus»
Route: Minsk - Mir - Nesvizh - Brest - Belovezhskaya Pushcha - Grodno - Lida - Novogrudok - Orsha
1 DAY: Minsk
Our combined bus tour across Belarus wait for you.
Arrival in Minsk by train. The guide meets tourists at the 7th train of your train. (For full execution of the program, it is recommended to purchase tickets for trains arriving in Minsk no later than 7:30). Breakfast.
Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby at 8:30.
Minsk sightseeing tour.
The bus and pedestrian animation and theatrical tour of the main monuments and sights:
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 wishing for an extra fee: a thematic trip to the museum of ancient Belarusian handicrafts "Dudutki" *.
We recommend you to join our excursion to Dudutki. You will find a fascinating journey with interesting excursion content and attractions, including tasting dishes and drinks. You can taste fresh homemade bread with rustic oil and herbal tea from the baker and miller, try the honey from the hunter, you will get a shlyaket vodka and a traditional snack on the broth, and of course the famous Belarusian bacon and cabbage! Woodworking masters, a potter and a blacksmith will share the secrets of their craftsmanship and conduct real master classes. In the end, everyone can ride in the car.
In the evening for those who want a trip 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
Mirsky and Nesvizhsky castles of Belarus wait for you.
Breakfast. Excursion trip "Mir - Nesvizh". Entrance tickets to castles are paid separately *. 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.
You will see all the sights of Mir and Mirsky castle.
Moving (~ 90 km.) to Mir. Here you can appreciate the power of the Mir Castle, touch its ancient walls and feel the spirit of past eras.
You will visit 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). Overnight at the hotel.
3 DAY: Brest - Belovezskaya forest
Brest sightseeing tour and Belovezhskaya pushcha.
Brest sightseeing tour.
Inspection of the bus of the historical center of Brest with the accompanying:
Visit to the heroic Brest Fortress.
Having booked the tour on our website, you will see all the monumentd of this memorial:
the main complex,
the Kholm Gate.
You will see the national park Belovezhskaya Pushcha.
Moving to Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the last relic forest of Europe, a national park, which combines a rich plant world and amazing landscapes. It is here that the mighty bison dwell. Dinner*. 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
Grodno sightseeing bus and walking tour:
- the mighty Old Castle and the elegant New Palace,
- the Catholic monasteries of the Brigite and the Bernardine,
- the majestic St. Francis Xavierian church and the oldest pharmacy,
- the picturesque Neman embankments and the 12th-century Kolozhskaya church are a perfectly preserved example of the West Russian Orthodox culture.
Dinner*. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
5 DAY: Lida - Novogrydok - Orsha
You will see the castles in Lida and Novogrudok.
Breakfast. Transfer to Lida (~ 150 km). On the way - an inspection of a unique temple-fortress in the village of Murovanka.
The sights of Lida and Lidsky castle wait for you.
Arrival in Lida. Acquaintance with the castle of the XIV century Grand Duke Gedimin. For those wishing for an additional payment, the excursion "To the capital of Belarusian brewing" *.
The last point of our excursion is Novogrudok and Novogrudsky castle.
Moving to Novogrudok - the first capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, where you can see Novogrudsky castle. A tour of the city - a castle mountain, a mound of immortality, a medieval farnye church, an ancient Borisoglebskaya church, the mountain of King Mindovg. Dinner*. Transfer to Minsk.
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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One cannot express in words the beauty of Grodno Farny Catholic Church! And photos as well will hardly be able to display all the monumentalit...