Excursions to the Belarusian castles 2019: Brest Fortress | Tourism Belarus

Excursion to Brest — Brest Fortress — Belovezhskaya Pushcha (Białowieża Forest)

Brest — Brest Fortress
— Belovezhskaya Pushcha (Białowieża Forest)

What You are to see:

  • Brest Arbat Street: Sovetskaya Street – numerous shops, cafes, souvenir shops, cute sculptures and alley of kerosene lamps, that are lighted after dark by the only lamplighter in Belarus
  • Brest Millennium Monument is a majestic monument erected to commemorate the millennium of Brest, decorated with various sculptures and reflecting all the significant events of the city for all 10 centuries of existence
  • Holy Simeon Cathedral – the main Orthodox Church of the city, built in the middle of the XIX century
  • The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is a Brest Cathedral Church, which houses one of the seven miraculous Catholic icons of Belarus
  • Brest Fortress – one of the fortresses, which was built in the XIX century on the Western border of the Russian Empire. It became known after the events of the defense of the Brest fortress in the first months of the Great Patriotic War. It became a symbol of courage, fortitude and heroism of Soviet soldiers
  • Belovezhskaya Pushcha – the Oldest relic forest in Europe, a UNESCO world heritage site, is recognized as a natural phenomenon of exceptional beauty and aesthetic importance
  • Museum of nature will acquaint You with the history of the establishment of the reserve regime in the forest, as well as with the diversity of flora and fauna of Belovezhskaya Pushcha
  • Excursion enclosures – after a walk along the enclosures, You will meet permanent residents of Belovezhskaya Pushcha, in their natural habitat. And, of course, You will see one of the symbols of Belarus — zubr (the European bison)

Brest is a thousand-year-old city over the Bug river, a city with an ancient and rich history, which became known due to the heroic defense of the Brest fortress in the first days of the Great Patriotic War. The city, which perfectly preserved the historical center of the XIX-XX centuries, with many wonderful sculptures, lanterns, corner stores and souvenir shops. And one of the four UNESCO monuments of Belarus is 60 kilometers from Brest – Belovezhskaya Pushcha, which together with the indigenous inhabitants, powerful zubrs (european bison), has become a symbol of Belarus

Tour details:

Duration - 14 h
Distance - 800 km
The guide - a responsible and knowledgeable person, who will answer all Your questions
Tour language - any
Excursion variation - By car/on foot

Types of excursions:

Starting point of the excursionFixedWhich is convenient for you
Excursion programFixedChangeable
Number of touristsMore than 20 peopleOnly Your group
TransportBusPassenger car or minibus
GuideWorks for everyoneWorks only for Your group
Finishing point of the excursionFixedWhich is convenient for you