"This Fantastic Marc Chagall"

 

5 days/4 nights.

Day 1

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

Free time, dinner

 

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel

Minsk City Tour (founded in 1067) including the areas of the former ghetto - one of the largest ones on the territory of the former USSR where the Jewish prisoners not only from Belarus but from western European countries were kept, "Yama" memorial dedicated to the Jews killed during World War II, meeting with Minsk Jewish community, visiting Jewish school and synagogue. Visit to the Museum of the History of World War II with Jewish section.

Dinner

 

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel

Travel to Polotsk (252 km) - the oldest city in Belarus, founded in 862, a real masterpiece of Old-Slavic culture with genuine examples of architecture of the 11th - 12th centuries. Stop at Glubokoe settlement (small town) paying tribute to the Jewish places connected with Jewish community. Travel to Vitebsk (112 km). Check-in at the chosen hotel in Vitebsk.

Dinner

 

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel

Vitebsk City Tour. The city is known for famous world-over artist Marc Chagall, who was born there in 1887, lived and worked there, met his love in Vitebsk. He died in France in 1985 . The tour includes the art-centre of Marc Chagall where his works are displayed and the House-Museum of Marc Chagall, where Chagall's family used to live, presenting the furniture and atmosphere of the beginning of the 20th century, meeting with Vitebsk Jewish community. Time permitting, visit to the Estate-Museum of Ilya Ephimovitch Repin, the famous Russian artist, who used to stay there during summer (1892-1901) (16 km)

Transfer to Minsk (278 km). Check-in at the hotel

Dinner

 

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel.

Transfer to the “Minsk-2” International  Airport for your departure flight.