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Minsk: 2-Day City, Nesvizh Palace, and Mir Castle Tour

Product ID: 301213
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Discover your own Belarus. Set off on a 2-day sightseeing tour. Immerse yourself in the history of Minsk. Visit the most important sights of the country: the magnificent castles, Mir and Nesvizh.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English

Pickup included

At your hotel or any other location in Minsk
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the city through the eyes of a local
  • See the top sights of Minsk
  • Get the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Discover top city landmarks including Gates of Minsk, Independence Square, Upper City, Iseland of Tears, and the National Library of Belarus
  • Take in great views of the Belarusian countryside
  • Explore Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle at your own pace
Full description
Day 1: 3-hour guided Minsk city tour, private driving and walking tour

This tour is delivered by a certified local professional whose language level is excellent or close. On this fascinating 3-hour driving and and walking tour of Minsk, learn about the Belarusian capital and see many buildings and monuments that stand as reminders of the Soviet time. Immerse yourself in the history of the city.

Minsk was first mentioned in chronicles of the 11th century and 950 years later, it still has its secrets and mysteries. Your experienced guide will tell you interesting facts and stories about Minsk and Belarus. See important landmarks such as Gates of Minsk, Independence Square, Upper City, Iseland of Tears, and many more.

Day 2: Self-guided tour of Minsk, Nesvizh Palace, and Mir Castle with an English-speaking driver

Head to the famous palace and park complex in Nesvizh, just 70 miles from Minsk. Founded at the end of the 16th century by the Radziwills, the palace is a combination of several architectural styles. In the 19th century, a huge park was laid out nearby and is a perfect place for a walk even today. The palace was used as a health resort, which saved it from destruction and now it’s even landed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. 

Mir Castle, located 18 miles from Nesvizh, was founded in the early 16th century as a residence. After the new hosts, the Radziwills, took over the castle, it was rebuilt into a luxurious palace, replete with luxurious apartments appointed with works of art. Successive wars and decades of neglect resulted in complete decay by the end of WWII. Only after the inclusion of the monument as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a long restoration process did Mir Castle regain its former luxury, and open its doors for visitors.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide for Minsk city tour
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets to castles (13.00€ for adults)
  • Audio guides (1.50€ in each castle)
  • Guide for day 2

From £228.58 Per group up to 3

Organized by

Minsk Airport Transfer & Tours

Product ID: 301213