3 days/2 nights

1 day

The group arrives to Minsk. Greeting of the group. Breakfast in the cafe. Excursion “Churches of Minsk”: The Red Church of Saints Simon and Helen which since 1910 towers over Independence Square built on means of Voynilovich in the memory of his children who passed away; Svobody Square: Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Cathedral of Saint Virgin Mary, Church of Sts. Peter and Paul (17th century), the oldest building in the city where ancient frescos could be seen; Church of St. Mary Magdalene (19th century), Island of Courage and Sorrow, commemorating those killed in the Afghanistan war; Church of Holy Trinity (Saint Rochus) (19th century) under the arches of which you can listen to the organ in the Chamber Music Hall; Church of Alexander Nevsky on military cemetery; Church of All Saints. Excursion around Charity House. Checking in the hotel. Overnight stay.

2 day

Breakfast. 07-30 Excursion to Polotsk (200 km) one of the oldest towns in Eastern Europe. It’s a castle of Belaya Russ founded in 862 known for the work of Belarusian Saint Euphrosyne of Polotsk. Sightseeing city-tour (The Lower Castle with the defensive shaft of Ivan Grozny, the complex of buildings of the former Jesuit College, Epiphany Cathedral – architectural monument of the 18th century, the house of Peter I, Ancient Settlement, Red Bridge, Scorina’s memorial); walk round the upper castle, visit to Saint Sophia Cathedral, a pearl of Russian ancient architecture of the 11-13th centuries with the concert of organ music (30 min), excursion to Spaso- Euphrosyne Monastery which was the centre of spiritual life and enlightenment in Polotsk in the 12th century. You will also visit Church of the Transfiguration where the hallows of Euphrosyne and the famous Euphrosyne Cross are situated. 22-00 Coming back to Minsk. Overnight stay.

3 day

Breakfast. 09.00 Departure to Slonim (180 km). Combined coach and walking tour round Slonim: residential houses, memorials of civil architecture of the 19 – 20th centuries. Old churches: Church of Holy Trinity, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary, St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Tour round Zhirovichi Monastery. Visit to the Holy Dormition Cathedral which hosts miraculous icon of Zhirovichi God’s Mother whose appearance dated 1470. You will have the opportunity to take some water from miraculous well and even to dip into the font. Synkovichi Castle Church (beginning of the 16th century) remained intact till today. The church combines lightness and monumental restraint. Its 1,5-meter wide wall are laid of bricks in Gothic style. There are 4 high towers in the corners of the building. Coming back to Minsk. Overnight stay.

 

Price in euros for 1 person

Quantity of days

Number of

tourists + supervisors (free)

Lodging in hotel***

Lodging in hotel of a hostel type

3 дня/2ночи

40+4

130€

115€

3 дня/2ночи

30+3

140€

125€

3 дня/2ночи

20+2

145€

135€

 

The price includes: transit on a comfortable couch, continuous escort of the guide, lodging in a hotel of the chosen class, breakfasts, excursion service according to the program with entrance tickets

Additionally paid: organ music concert from 2 €, dinners and suppers from 5 euros.