The population of the Republic of Belarus is less than 10 Million people. But our country is really multinational. In a small country live together Belarusians (81 %), Russians (11 %), Poles (4,9 %) more info
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|| A Better Way to Stay: Belarusian Farmsteads’ – the first map of farmsteads in Belarus
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
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
A Better Way to Stay: Belarusian Farmsteads’ – the first map of farmsteads in Belarus
Belarusian Association ‘Country Escape’ has lately published the map with Belarusian farmsteads on it. This is the first initiative of this kind in our country. The map includes all Belarusian farmsteads and historical and cultural heritage objects that could be of interest for tourists. There are around 50 farmsteads that have passed eco-certification according to ECEAT ‘green’ standards. They are market with green swallow – logo of ECEAT. The map was printed with the financial support of the Support program for Belarus of the German Federal Government. The map is convenient for tourists as they can find the address of each farmstead which they can insert into a navigator and find the GPS coordinates that will guide them directly to the village where the farmstead is situated. Or they can search the location of the village through Google maps by the name of the village. So welcome to Belarusian village!