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According to legend, in nighttime of Kupala day (on the 6th of July), at 12 p.m. a magic flower (the fern flower) blossoms out but just for a couple of moments. And if someone lucky finds that place and gets the flower he or she will know all the secrets and get all the wealth of the Earth. more info

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28.05.2013 |

Open Doors Day in Belarusian country homestays

This time country homestays open their doors to hundreds of tourists, showed their houses, described the services offered, attractions around their B&Bs and of course offered something special to taste. The action involved local tourism administration, craftsmen, folklore groups. more info
05.05.2013 |

The term ‘quest’ is now familiar to homestay owners

In the beginning of May Vidomlya rural settlement hosted an unusual training . The participants got acquainted with an innovative and quiet popular tourist product – questing. Quests are a sort of educational and informative getting one's bearings. After theoretical introduction training participants implemented their knowledge on practical experience: while walking around Vidomlya they defined the key points for a quest, tips and hints, directions. One can say that at the end of the day Vidomlya dwellers already had the first version of quest. more info

Alba Ruthenia Homestay

Specialization:  fishing,  excursions, national cuisine, seminars, parties, cycling, camping, Horseback riding, swimming.

Services: double, single room, kitchen, indoor toilet, shower, sauna, picnic place/BBQ, phone, car parking, nursery, room for festivities, rooms seminars, TV,  sport equipment, farm animals, fruits and vegetables from the garden.

The farmstead “Alba Ruthenia” is located in the Grodno region, 140 km from Minsk, 120 km from Grodno, near the road M6. In the picturesque lakes and rivers Neman, Gavya and Zhizhma, which is near the farmstead, you can fish, swim, go boating, feel the beauty of nature. In a non-polluted forest there are many mushrooms, berries and animals. Rustic scenery, fresh air is around. As a result - great mood, relax of your body and soul.

The doors of our cozy home are open for visitors at any time. We offer five comfortable rooms, living room with fireplace for 50 people. The house has all the necessary amenities: bathroom with shower. On the territory of the farmsteads there is a gazebo, BBQ, smokehouse, Russian sauna, playground, pool, barn, animals in open-air cages, which you can rarely meet. Both small children and adults are interested to feed poultry and other animals, to meet them at close range, to observe their habits, listen to their singing. For those who like to relax following good age-old Belarusian traditions, to plunge into the history, we offer a collection of antiques, photos, excursion into the past of our country. For those who want to merge in harmony with nature, get lots of positive emotions of a healthy lifestyle and colorful interior we offer a walk in the restored cars through forests and swamps, cycling, skiing, sleigh and carriage rides, horse riding. Also paintball with special equipment and field kitchen is available. For guests we organize fishing, hunting and excursions to local attractions: tour to Lida, Lida’s Gothic fourteenth century castle, baroque church of Holy Cross of the eighteenth century, as well as visits to churches and cathedrals of Lida’s pavet, which amount is more than twenty-six.

Mistress of the farmstead is ready to provide food from her own organic food; the menu consists of dishes of Belarusian cuisine.

After a family vacation or a business dinner at the wooden table, you won’t want to leave the Belarusian hospitable farmstead “Alba Ruthenia”, feeling the joy of meeting with the nature and the hosts. And what a healthy and pleasant spirit is hidden in the Russian baths! Heart beats faster, and then toxins and sad thoughts go out, and you - cool in the snow or in the font. Then you can enjoy herbal tea and hold conversations about life. In the stove thus chubby pancakes are baked, potato pancakes and komyaki are ready, flyachki simmer, mochanka is rushing. Guests have the opportunity to hear funny national motives in the performance of professional folk family ensemble.

Finally, the owners offer special programs for visitors during Christmas, New Year celebrations, Carnival, Midsummer. We sincerely invite you to visit our farmstead, the door is always open for those who like Belarusian traditions.



Alexander and Julia Bartosik

Grodno region

Lida district,

Dokudovsky v/c,

Biskuptsy village, 6

Tel.: +375 29 7 831 497








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