Belarus might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of a holiday abroad, but you’d be surprised just how much there is to do and see. The rich culture, outdoor activities and historical sites will keep even the most experienced traveller busy.
Some 40% of Belarus is covered by woodland and forests, so the colours in autumn are a sight to behold. And in winter the weather is crisp and cold with plenty of snow.
Belarus has plenty to offer tourists, and now you don’t have to spend your time and money on getting your documents in order and applying for a visa. For tourists from 74 countries entering the country through National Airport Minsk-2, the visa-free regime has been extended to 30 days.
If you are feeling a bit under the weather or could simply do with some care and attention, why not visit one of the Belarusian health resorts? Sanatorium treatment in Belarus is very popular with foreigners. Before the visa extension, tourists could only enjoy a two or three day spa visit, but now they can fully take care of their health!
Most procedures begin to affect your body only after a course of 12 days. So thanks to the visa-free regime, you can relax, forget about the time and put yourself into the hands of professionals.
More than that, you’ll have a chance to enjoy natural beauty of Belarus. Belarusian sanatoriums are located in the most picturesque places of the country: by rivers and lake shores, in the middle of birch groves and coniferous forests.
What else can you do during your visa-free stay? Online travel guide VETLIVA will gladly advise you where to start and how to spend a couple of weeks getting to know the country better.
It used to be that tourists could only briefly explore Minsk, go to Brest fortress or visit the Belovezhskaya Pushcha, but now you can visit amazing castles, ancient monasteries, temples and many other attractions on educational excursions and trips around Belarus.
Travel guide VETLIVA also knows where to spend the night in comfortable surroundings, where to go to relax with the whole family and where to see the most beautiful scenery Belarus has to offer.
Belarus is a small country in the heart of Europe. It has much in common with its neighbours but it has many unique places to visit as well. If you spend all 30 days exploring Belarus, you will not be bored. Stunning nature, great museums and memorials, national parks and reserves – this is Belarus in all its glory.
Every year the country hosts great festivals as well. So discover the new Belarus and enjoy this exciting journey!
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