Tour Following A. Mickiewicz

3 days
 

About tour Lida - Novogrudok - Svityaz - Tuganovichi park - Grodno

Маршрут: Lida - Novogrudok - Svityaz - Tuganovichi park - Grodno

Продолжительность тура: 3 days

Даты тура на 2020 год: Под запрос для организованных групп

Стоимость на 1 человека:

The program of tour

Day 1

9.30 Meeting of the group in Grodno. Departure to Lida.

11.000-12.00 Breakfast in Lida.

12.00-14.00 Sightseeing tour of Lida. Official year of the foundation of Lida is 1323, when the Grand Duke Gedimin laid a monumental castle here  which is to this day one of the most valuable monuments of the defensive architecture in Belarus. A century later, within its walls the grandson of Gediminus, the king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Vladislav II Jagiello, would celebrate his marriage with Princess Sophia Golshanska, which initiated the mighty Jagiellonian dynasty. Since the 16th century in the castle different courts took place and the polemics were conducted. The castle has been reconstructed — a tour in the castle will allow you to dive into the fascinating depths of the last millennium. Of course, in the city of Lida there are other important sightseeing, such as the Farny Church, where Kosciuszko’s rebels were buried, the monument to Francis Skaryna, the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel, the Mound of Immortality.

14.00-15.00 Transfer to Novogrudok

15.00-16.00 Dinner

16.00-19.00 Exciting tour of  Novogrudok — one of the most ancient cities of the Belarusian land. You will see the ruins of the Novogrudok Castle, from where you will see for many kilometers a beautiful panorama and monuments of antiquity: Borisoglebskaya Church (1519); (founded in the late 14th — early 15th century), the Cathedral of St Nicholas the Wonderworker (1780), the Church of St. Michael the Archangel — the former Catholic Church of the Dominican Monastery, built in the Baroque style in the first half of the 18th century. In honor of the Belarusian-Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz, who lived in Novogrudok, the «Mound of Immortality» (1924 — 1931) was poured on the territory of the Small Castle, the museum of the poet works in the house of the Mickiewicz family.

19.00 Check in at the hotel, rest.

Day 2

9.00-10.00 Check out, breakfast.

10.00-11.30 Transfer to the lake Svityaz. Walk along the lake, along the picturesque park, which Adam Mickiewicz so loved and praised in his works. According to the legend, which laid the beginning of the ballad of Adam Mickiewicz «Svityaz», the origin of the lake is in mystery. So, many centuries ago an enemy army attacked the city. Unconquered citizens preferred death to slavery: by their worships the city together with the conquerors fell into the abyss. Citizens died to be reborn in the form of flowers, ringing the shore of the lake. Some senior citizens insist that in clear weather at the bottom of the lake you can see the pavement of an unconquered city.

11.30-12.30 Transfer to Zaosie

12.00-14.00 Excursion in the mansion of A. Mickiewicz, where the great poet was born. A museum complex is a sample of the layout of a typical house of szlachta from XVIII-XIX century. In the central part of the complex there is a house, next to it a granary, not far — a barn and a stable. You can see a well in a form of crane, a cellar and a bathhouse near a small pond. You can also see the museum exposition and the interior with your own eyes.

14.00-14.20 Transfer to Karchevo village. Visiting the park Tuganovichi, the meeting place of Adam Mickiewicz with the love of all life Maria Vereshchako. There is also a stone of the Filaret, where Adam Mickiewicz and his friends from the University of Vilnius Tomasz Zan, Jan Chechot, Ignaty Domeyko, Jozef Ezhovsky, Frantisek Malevsky gave the word of loyalty to the ideals of freedom, justice and brotherhood.

15.00-16.30 Dinner in the farmstead Olizarovschina

16.30-19.30 Transfer Zaosie-Grodno, check in at the hotel. A thematic Belarusian dinner in one of Grodno’s restaurants.

Day 3

9.00-10.00 Breakfast, check out from the hotel.
10.00-13.00 Sightseeing tour of Grodno, visiting such attractions as Kalozhskaya or Borisoglebskaya church, which was built in the first half of the 12th century in honor of Saints Boris and Gleb. This is the only building of the Grodno architectural school, which has survived to the present day. Kalozha is an active church: daily services are held there. The old castle, which was built in the times of the Old Russian princedom. The new castle was built in the middle of the XVIII century and was the residence of the last king of the Rzeczpospolita. Now the castle is a historical-archeological museum. Farny Church was long considered as the richest church in Eastern Europe. Its interior is still amazing. The Church of the Acquisition of the Holy Cross is located on one of the highest places in the city. The view that opens from the base of the church is magnificent. The Bernardine monastery is one of the oldest buildings in the city, built in 1464. The Brigida church and the monastery are another monuments of the Vilno baroque. Inside the complex there is a «lyamus», a wooden structure, which is built entirely of wood, without the use of nails and staples. Pokrovsky Cathedral is the only Orthodox Cathedral in Grodno, built in 1904-1905 in the style of the Grodno eclectic.
13.00-14.00 Dinner.
14.00-14.40 Transfer to Augustow channel
15.00-18.00 Excursion to the most north-western corner of Grodno region, to the Augustow canal, where 3 states meet: Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. The channel belongs to the outstanding hydraulic engineering structures of the first half of the 19th century, it is a complex system of waterways, rivers, lakes and associated navigable and spillway locks. Next to the channel in Svjacka place a glorious noble family of Volovici has built his palace. The interiors of the palace have survived till today.
The group will take part in a tour of the Augustow Channel.
18.00 Arrival to Grodno. Departure of the group to Poland

Tour cost

 

Tour cost for a group of4 people15 people40 people
With our transport810 ZL+ entry tickets590 ZL450 ZL
Without transport665 ZL+ entry tickets480 ZL390 ZL

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