Overnight at farmstead accommodation (BLD) Day 11 – Mir Fortress – Nesvizh Transfer to Mir, a small town 90km to the South-West of Minsk.
Overnight Hotel Jolly Alon or similar (BL) Day 21 - Chisinau - Capriana Monastery - Hincu Monastery - Codrii - Chisinau After breakfast we begin a walking tour of the capital, visiting key sites including the Arc de Triomphe, the cathedral, and the Moldovan Parliament.
We then head to the village of Capriana to view its 14th century monastery. (BL) Day 22 - Cricova - Orheiul Vechi - Butuceni This morning we drive to the vast underground tunnels of the wine cellars of Cricova, and take a train through the tunnels, before enjoying a taste of some of the wine.
After lunch we arrive in Grodno and explore the city.
Overnight in a comfortable hotel in Grodno (BL) Day 10 - Belarusian Farmstead Today we travel to a traditional village where we spend time meeting local people and learn about the old customs and crafts that are still practiced today.
This afternoon we explore some of the key sights of Kiev, including the ancient ‘onion-domed’ St Sophia Cathedral, its bustling main boulevard Kreschatyk, and the Golden Gates, the only remaining section of ancient Kiev’s original fortifications.