Vitebsk

Vitebsk

Things to do - general

Vitebsk region is another picturesque corner of Belarus. With its natural beauty and unique flora and fauna and an amount of reserves, it can not be put on an equal footing with other regions of the country.
The region occupies the north-eastern part of Belarus. In the east it borders on Russia, in the north-west – on Latvia, in the west – on Lithuania.

Vitebsk is located in the Euroregion Lake District, where there are more than 2,800 lakes and 500 rivers. That is why health improving tourism and agrotourism are well developed there.

Lands of Vitebsk region are famous for Polotsk Principality, which was in the basins of such rivers as the Western Dvina and Berezina. The Principality had a convenient geographical location, there was a famous trade route “from the Vikings to the Greeks”. The trade was conducted with Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic and other countries. The main center of the principality – Polotsk, which is still famous for its history and preserved monuments.
Also, the area is a home for famous people: Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Ivan Hruptsky and Simeon of Polotsk who were born and lived in the Vitebsk region. It was Polotsk that gave the world the great Francis Skaryna – the famous humanist and printing pioneer.

Besides, Vitebsk region has been a major religious and cultural center. There are a lot of monasteries and cathedrals on its territory. The famous St. Sophia Cathedral is located in Polotsk. Going there, you can feel the whole spirit of the holy land, and touch the relics of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk.
Vitebsk region is also known for its national and international festivals. The most famous of them is “Slavic Bazaar” in Vitebsk, which annually invites Belarusian and foreign stars. During this period, tours to Vitebsk are especially popular.

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Braslav Lakes national park.

One of the most beautiful corners of Belarus is located in the north-west of Belarus. It combines an unusual configuration of terrain, unique flora and fauna and the heritage of Braslav region - unique and pristine lakes.
The complex is not only a natural value, it also specializes in hunting, agriculture, tourism, fisheries, and forestry activities.

House of Marc Chagall

Vitebsk region is famous not only for its natural and architectural monuments, but also for talents! It was Vitebsk region where lived and worked one of the most famous natives of the Belarusian land, painter, graphic artist and writer - Marc Chagall.

Tyzengauz house

The monument was built in the small town of Postavy, 250 km away from Vitebsk, in the second half of the 18th century. The palace has expressive features of classicism.

The palace belonged to the genus Tizengauzen, who were the owners of Postavy. One of the most beautiful ornithological Museums was organized in palace. A little later, art gallery was opened, which houses the works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Rubens and other famous artists.