- Distance: 720 km
- Duration: 14:00 hour
- Kind: Bus tours
- Language of training: Russian
Charm of the villages mislaid in time, the mysteries of swamps, special architecture and a distinctive way of life, originality of lexicon and color of locals, surprising traditions and fascinating history - all this composes the Belarusian Polesia and an our excursion. The capital of the Belarusian Polesia - Pinsk that decorates the Belarusian lands since the XIth century, Logishin storing for us temples of the XIXth century, one of the most ancient settlements on Yaselda - Motol. Traveling around such cities, before you all patterns and paints of Polesia will open.
The excursion program- Patterns and fairy tales of Polesye
Gathering the group
Moving in Pinsk (300 km)
Pinsky Jesuit CollegeIn the old city - each step is a reminder on historical events and persons, gray-haired legends. There is a patriarch of the Pinsk old times - Jesuit коллегиум the XVII century - one of the best educational institutions of Belarus eras of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and a masterpiece of architecture, "Alma Mater" of Adam Narushevich, Mateusz Butrimovich and other famous people of edge. At his bottom the sky blue old river station shakes on a pontoon. Here you will be able will plunge into the unforgettable atmosphere of the medieval city.
Cathedral a church of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin of Maria in PinskThe cathedral church of the Assumption Virgin Mary's Saint was once a part of the monastery of Franciscans. And together they represent a beautiful and elegant architectural complex. It was promoted by one of the most graceful styles - baroque. A little ascetic appearance is combined with carved altars and sugary gilding of interiors. And the good safety allows will enjoy fine much.
Palace of ButrimovichAt the end of the 18th century the king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Stanislav Augustus Ponyatovsky has put the first stone of future architectural treasure. Construction of the palace of Mateusz Butrimovich, person notable and dear has so begun. It was the passing architecture - change of Baroque style with classicism. Her such type has received the name «Pinsk Moscow Criminal Investigation Department». Many outstanding personalities have visited on a visit at Mateusz. Some time I lived here and the grandson - the outstanding artist, the composer and the musician Napoleon Orda created it.
Ensemble of the Bernardine Monastery with the Church of Barbara in PinskAt the beginning of the 18th century the hetman of Grand Duchy of Lithuania Mikhail Servatsky Vishnevetsky has invited monks of Bernardines to Pinsk and has presented them the land plot. Here the big monastic complex and the temple in Baroque style has been constructed. Time he passed from Orthodox Christians to Catholics and back - now it is fine Varvarinsky church with an iconostasis where it is possible to see unique ancient icons and to feel spirit of former centuries.
Museum of the Belarussian PolesyeMost fully you will be able to understand life of the Belarusian Polesia in the museum of the same name - Museum of the Belarusian Polesia. The city over Pina will appear before you in all the diversity and unique beauty as the administrative, industrial, cultural and sports center, the important transport hub. You learn names of the famous people who were inspired by Pinsk and who have glorified it for ages by the creativity, knowledge, diligence and heroism.Visit of the museum is organized at the request of group.
LunchAt the request of a group can be arranged for dinner at one of the cafes or Pinsk on a farm. In the summer picnic possible.
Moving in Stavok (10 km)
The Church of the Ascension in StavokOn the place of the decayed uniatsky church in the middle of the 19th century the Orthodox church at the expense of the count Frantishk Puslovsky is built. It became a striking example of national wooden architecture. As well as it is peculiar to the Polesia sacral architecture, there are also a multilevel building and a set of a national embroidery, the bench hammers and banners decorated with talented Polesia skilled workers.
Moving in Logishin (18 km)
The Church of Transfiguration in LogishinIn the 19th century still there was a difficult process of transition of local uniats to orthodox church, but it wasn't a barrier to construction of Orthodox church. It was built on the place of old uniatsky church of the 16-18th centuries on which construction period historians still argue. The retrospective-Russian style the temple and a chapel called in honor of Alexander Nevsky store the history about which you will be told by the guide.
The Catholic Church of Peter and Paul in LogishinThe property of neogothic architecture is located in the Polesia town of Logishin - a church of Saints Pyotr and Pavel. However the temple of the 19th century is famous for the contents. One of the best-known wonder-working icons - God's Mothers of the Logishinsky Queen of Polesia is stored in him. The icon which has got to Logishin with the Swedish army attracts the whole processions of pilgrims who want to pay a tribute to appreciation of one of the most esteemed Polesia shrines. The icon of the patroness of Polesia esteemed by both Catholics and Orthodox Christians has been solemnly crowned by papal crowns.
Moving in Motol (39 km)
Motol museum of folk arts ”Our Roots”The Motolsky earth is amazing and people live surprising here, the earth loving, the traditions protecting. Thanks to them, the original culture of the Western Polesia isn't mislaid in centuries and informed up to now. You will also get acquainted with her during the excursion on the museum if you wish to visit it. History and country life, crafts and agriculture, a lnoobrabotka and weaving, holidays and ceremonies, clothes and any rich collections of products - you will feel special Polesia flavor. At the request of group the interactive ethnographic program in which you will become participants of ceremonies and celebrations can be also organized.
Moving in Minsk (300 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Patterns and fairy tales of Polesye for individual and corporate groups
- 24/7 support
- Meeting at the hotel
|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 3'963 ₽||27'740 ₽|
|8-19||from 1'949 ₽||37'032 ₽|
|20-52||from 1'024 ₽||53'258 ₽|
|53-68||from 843 ₽||57'315 ₽|
Included in the price
- other services
- certified guide services
- transport services
- entrance tickets
- Motol museum 58 ₽ / 42 ₽
- Museum of the Belarussian Polesye 79 ₽ / 39 ₽