- Distance: 660 km
- Duration: 14:00 hour
- Kind: Bus-Walking tours
- Language of training: Russian
Belarus is a country with a pristine nature. However, time does not stand still. Against the background of enchanting expanses, not only palaces and temples were erected, but also powerful hydrotechnical constructions. Augustow canal is the embodiment of genius engineering thought. You will see a unique solution with your own eyes - the largest man-made channel in Europe not only did not violate the landscapes, but also perfectly complemented the natural landscape. Now the grandiose building claims to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The excursion program- Augustow Canal
Gathering the group
Moving in Svyack (300 km)
Svyatsky Vollovichey palace (visual inspection)Farmstead and park complex in the village of Svyatsk – an entail property of counts and noblemen Vollovichey. His graceful palace with refined landscapes of parks still remembers hospitable owners and frequent guests – only two centuries ago music sounded here and turned balls. Now, creation of the Italian architect Giuseppe de Sacco, endures the new period – revival. Magnificent parks and the palace which is so often compared to the French Versailles will be restored. About filled with legends and legends real, about the perspective future you should learn about the rich past.
Moving in Sopockin (5 km)
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Sopotskin (visual inspection)Teolin – the beautiful name, isn't that so? The suburb Teolin is called in honor of the wife of the Belarusian magnate Anthony Vollovich. Than it is remarkable and than the town is remarkable? About it to know from the guide better. Today the city settlement is recognized as Sopotskin, and his business card – a church of Rise of Virgin Mary. The history of the temple is full of riddles and doubts. We precisely know one – the fine example of architecture deserves your attention.
Moving in Naumovichi (17 km)
Fortification №2 (visual inspection)In the neighborhood of the August channel and the city of Grodno it is possible to find many various constructions of defensive type. At the beginning of the last century when need for thorough and powerful strengthening of the city has appeared, imperial Russia has allocated the best engineers, and huge funds – 13 main forts and a large number auxiliary have been constructed less. One of 13 – the Fort No. 2 – you will see. He has quite well remained, but has found tragic glory as the place of executions of civilians during the II World war.
Moving in Dombrovka (22 km)
The August channel - a lock of DombrovkаThe August channel - the first artificial waterway in Europe. He connects directly two big rivers – Vistula and Neman and in due time provided communication with the Black Sea. 102,2 km. a water smooth surface, including 22 in the territory of Belarus, include numerous locks and movable bridges that attracts a great number of tourists. It is possible to learn history of a grandiose construction here and to inhale fresh air of the nature, to admire picturesque types and to make fine photos. But if you want to feel all charm of the August channel – surely specify about desire to walk by motor ship with locking – unforgettable impressions are guaranteed. The way will pass across the channel course among the untouched bewitching woods of the August dense forest.
Moving in Minsk (310 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Augustow Canal for individual and corporate groups
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|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 4'625 ₽||32'375 ₽|
|8-19||from 2'216 ₽||42'108 ₽|
|20-52||from 1'098 ₽||57'125 ₽|
|53-68||from 930 ₽||63'275 ₽|
Included in the price
- other services
- certified guide services
- transport services
- entrance tickets: