Vitebsk tours - Polotsk

Dear visitors,

we invite you for a tour to the Polotsk city (230km from Minsk). It is a city that protects the beginnings of Belarusian history.

Polotsk, is the oldest city in Belarus (the first mention is at 862). Today, the city is called the city of museums, here's ten of them. For a small town its a lot.

 polock.jpgThe city will meet you with amazing views of the Western Dvina and like a white stone in the waves there is st. Sophia Church. The church is oldest and greatest monumental structure in Belarus (XI century). It is the symbol of independence and power of Polotsk, the Orthodox Kiev and Nowvogrodu of that time. Today it is not only a museum but also a concert hall, where you can hear the sounds of the majestic organs.

Today there is a monastery foundated at 1125) by Euphrosyne of Polatsk. Church of theTransfiguration (XII century) and the monastery are rare Slavic monuments of architecture and painting. There are also the relics of St.Euphrosyne of Polatsk. In the main church of the monastery - St. Cross Church there is a gold cross, made in 1161 at the request ofEuphrosyne of Polatsk by craftsman Lazar Bogsha.

There are also other sightseings in Polotsk: The hight and low shaft of Ivan the Terrible castle, the monastery complex of Revelation, the house of Peter I, the Council building, the residence of the governor, Jesuit College.

Tour from Vitebsk

9.00 Departure from Vitebsk
10.30- 14.30 Tour of Polotsk
14.30- 16.30 Free time, lunch break
18.00 back to Vitebaks

 

Tour from Minsk

09.00 Departure from Minsk.
12.30-16.30 Tour of Polotsk.
19.00 Back to Minsk.

 

Polotsk tour, price:

  1-2 people 3-7 people
Polotsk tour from Vitebsk (guide +  transport) 8h 170 euro 210 euro
Polotsk tour from Minsk (guide + transport) 10 h 190 euro 230 euro

* Entrance tickets are not included

** Door to door transport and hotel pick up are included

 

If you have any questions or would like to book a tour with a private guide in English language, please contact: [email protected]

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