Vitebsk Vacation Packages
Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is located roughly 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Vitebsk.
Visit the visitor attractions in Vitebsk. The the Memorial in Honor of Soviet Soldiers is a good place to start.
Consider using Vitebsk as a jumping off point for other journeys. Belarus possesses numerous cities, attractions and landscapes.
Stop by Belarus' historic castles, it's a good way to gain an understanding of the area's rich history. For a real insight into the heart and soul of Vitebsk, be sure to call into the region's many monasteries.
When it gets cold, spend time in the Vitebsk area. Rug up and have a go at the cold weather sports here. Try snowboarding or skiing. If you're the kind of traveler who likes to take things easy while holidaying, Vitebsk offers great cycling and wildlife watching.
Try common Belarus dishes or drinks to get to the heart of the local cuisine. Cabbage and pork are ingredients commonly used as components in dishes. Don't leave this region without trying out halubtsy (meat wrapped in cabbage leaves) as well as machanka (thick soup). Those who who are not quite satisfied, should try kulaga (thick drink made from berries, flour and honey), a lovely way to round out your Belarus dining experience. Miaducha (honey drink) is popular drink to enjoy no matter what time it is.
If you plan on arriving and departing by plane, keep in mind that the nearest major airport is Minsk International Airport, 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southwest of Vitebsk.