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15 Day Trip

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6 Countries

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Best of Finland Russia and The Baltic States

Take in Russia's must-see cities, plus Eastern Europe's hidden gems on this trip.

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Visiting

  1. Belarus

    Minsk

  2. Estonia

    Tallinn Estonia

  3. Finland

    Helsinki

  4. Latvia

    Riga

  5. Lithuania

    Vilnius

  6. Russia

    Moscow Smolensk St Petersburg

"Straddling East and West, Belarus is a country whose culture has been shaped by Polish, Lithuanian and Soviet influences"

John, Travel Director
Belarus at a glance
Belarus is one of the least travelled destinations in Europe - yet it’s one of the most captivating. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and explore a land where a bygone Soviet era meets emerging modernism, with historic monuments, excellent museums, hospitable locals and hearty cuisine.
Currency
‎Belarusian ruble
Winter
-7°C
Summer
18°C
Time Zone
GMT+3
Capital City
Minsk
Language
Belarusian
Good Morning
Dobraj ranicy
Good Evening
Dobry viečar

What to pack for Belarus

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Comfortable walking shoes

Minsk is a sprawling city and best explored on foot. Be sure to pack comfortable, worn-in walking shoes when you visit Belarus.

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Russian phrasebook

Russian is the most widely used language in Belarus and can be difficult to learn. Pack a phrasebook to help decipher the Cyrillic alphabet and learn a few common words.

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Waterproof coat

Minsk weather can be unpredictable, so bring a waterproof coat or umbrella to prepare for rain showers all year round.

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An adaptor plug

Voltage in Belarus is 220V and the sockets are of Type C or F, with standard European 2-pin plugs.

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Sunglasses

Sunglasses are essential all year round - they’ll shield your eyes in the sunny summer and protect against snow blindness in winter.