Minsk –Novogrudok – Lida – Grodno – Syncovichi – Mir – Nesvizh – Minsk

Day 1.

Arrival at "Minsk-2" International Airport, transfer to the chosen hotel, check-in at the hotel. Free time.

Minsk sightseeing tour visiting the place, where the city was born (11th century), the Upper town (16th – 18th centuries) with the Russian Orthodox Holy Ghost Cathedral and St Joseph Roman Catholic Church, the Trinity suburb (19th century); Isle of Tears, Independence Square ( 20th century) with its Government Building (1929 - 1933) and Red Roman Catholic Church of the early 20th century and others.

Dinner at the restaurant (national cuisine). Free time.

 

 

Day 2.

Breakfast.

Travel to Novorudok (150 km). Novogrudok sightseeing tour. including ruins of the For­tress of Novogrudok - an ancient monument of Belarusian defensive architecture (the end of the 13th - the beginning of the 14th centuries). Travel to Lida (56 km).

Lunch.

Lida sightseeing tour including the castle of Lida (defensive architecture of the 14th - 15th centures), it has features of Roman architecture and early Gothic. At present there are only some defensive walls and towers left.

Transfer to Grodno (110 km). It was founded in the 11th century as a fortress on the banks of the river Neman. Today the city ranks number one among old Belarusian cities in its authentic planning and the 12th - 16th centuries, churches, numerous 17th -18th centuries, religious and public buildings. Grodno sightseeing tour including the visit to the Reserve of History and Architecture (Grodno Castle or Vitowt Castle, 14th century).

Check-in at the hotel. Dinner. Free time.

 

 

Day 3.

Breakfast.

Travel to Syncovichi (124 km). Visit to Syncovichi Church – a cult monument with features of defensive architecture of the end of the 15th – the beginning of the 16th centuries. Travel to Baranovichi (71 km).

Lunch.

Travel to Mir (56 km) The 16th century's Castle of Mir offers an example of architecture of this period. It has features of the late Belarusian Gothic. In the 16th century, the castle was rebuilt in the style of Renaissance. Today it has features of Gothic, Renaissance, defensive and palace architecture.

Travel to Nesvizh (40 km)– a former residence of the Radzivills – medieval Belarusian magnets. Nesvizh sightseeing tour, including the Palace and Castle Ensemble founded in the 16th century and built by Jan Maria Bernardoni, Corpus Dei Roman Catholic church (16th century) built also by Bernardoni, a patrimonial burial-vault for the Radzivills, Slutsk Gate (16th century), the Town Hall (16th – 17th centuries), Castle Gate Tower (16th century), Benedictine monastery (17th – 18th centuries). Transfer to Minsk.

Dinner. Free time.

 

 

Day 4.

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel. Transfer to the “Minsk-2” International  Airport for your departure flight