- Distance: 250 km
- Duration: 10:00 hour
- Kind: Bus-Walking tours
- Language of training: Russian
On banks of the river of Berezina near Borisov, in the village of Studenka and on the Brilevsky field the destiny not only Napoleon and the French army, but also the whole Europe was decided. Here the history both Russian, and French, and Belarusian, and Polish, and German was written. Events of 1812 often call "an era of the last beautiful war" and expression "on war as on a parade" best of all is suitable for this time.
The excursion program- Borisov, Berezina, Studenka in 1812 year
Gathering the group
Moving in Borisov (95 km)
Monument to prince Boris (visual inspection)Boris Vseslavich is legendary Vseslav Charodey's son. After the death of the father he has occupied the Polotsk throne and many efforts has directed to distribution on the Belarusian lands Christianities. The unique monuments of an epigrafika which have remained up to now – "Borisov stones" are called his name. And he, according to chronicles, in 1102 has founded the city on confluence of Skhi and Berezina and called it Borisov.
Borisov Voskresensk cathedral (visual inspection)Majestic and colourful, festive and highly artistic – it is so possible to describe Borisovsky Sacred Resurrection Cathedral. In total for 3 years, forces of architects from St. Petersburg, artists from Vilno and masters from Ivents, have built the work of art in the pseudo-Russian style. A large number of domes and a play of contrasts draw attention of all guests and residents to cathedral.
Church of Christmas of Maiden Maria in Borisov (visual inspection)Church of Christmas of Blessed Virgin of Maria - the oldest cult construction of Borisov which decorates the square of the city also today. This striking example of architecture of late classicism became a part of the square which has kept the lines characteristic of building of the 19th century. You will see quite interesting example of provincial civil architecture. And the icon which has escaped at the fire with image of the Mother of God in a silver salary holding on a hand of the blessed baby Jesus has found the place in the church by miracle.
Earthen strengthenings of war of 1812 (visual inspection)On the eve of the war with France, the issue of defending the city from the possible enemy's landing was acute. Near the bridge over the Berezina, the construction of artillery batteries was planned. The invasion of Napoleon's army of work was interrupted - and not completed. Nevertheless, many of them were in force. Borisov in the year 1812. The surviving structures are recognized historically and to this day are referred to as "Batteries".
LunchAt the request of a group can be arranged for dinner on a farm or picnic summer.
Moving in Bryli (18 km)
Brylevsky Field"In consciousness of the French people Berezina is associated with a series of misfortunes which pursued a campaign of Napoleonic army... I decline the head before memory of the French and Russian soldiers who were at war here. I decline the head before the Belarusian earth which became a shelter for these soldiers" - these words of the ambassador of France reflect memory of many people whose representatives were at war and have died here in 1812. The Berezinsky crossing near Borisov, according to historians, became the most gloomy page of history of wars of Napoleon. Having lost about 50 thousand people, the most part of artillery and wagon trains, on November 26 the French army has ceased to exist as organized fighting force. Events of those years store memorial signs of the Brilevsky field.
The excursion can be complemented with the animation program - historical reconstruction of fight on the Brilevsky field. During historical reconstruction of fight of the Russian soldiers with Napoleon Va's army you will be able to plunge into the atmosphere of army life of 200-year, to see fragments of the attack of the Russian infantry troops.
Moving in Studenka (14 km)
Monument to victims of war of 1812 in StudenkaThe huge stones boulders polished with black granite – symbols of dark, ice waves of Berezina where in 1812 more than 8 thousand representatives of all the evropeskikh of the states have found a final resting place. Over stones the antique youth soldier struck by the enemy. And over him – an army banner. Studenka is a place of failure defeat of many thousands army of Napoleon. This place is considered a piece of the French earth. Often here it is possible to meet the French who lay flowers at the memorable sign.
Moving in Minsk (110 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Borisov, Berezina, Studenka in 1812 year for individual and corporate groups
- 24/7 support
- Meeting at the hotel
|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 2'268 ₽||15'879 ₽|
|8-19||from 1'092 ₽||20'748 ₽|
|20-52||from 524 ₽||27'273 ₽|
|53-68||from 447 ₽||30'382 ₽|
Included in the price
- certified guide services
- transport services
- other services
- entrance tickets:
- the estate Bivak - the program with an entertainment 358 ₽ / 358 ₽