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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

The land of yellow water-lilies and grey boulders

If you want to see the landscapes of unique beauty amazing forests, the web of rivers and lakes with crystal clear transparent water, if you want to feel the spirit of the ancient times. If you like folk music and you would like to participate in the ritual performance Tsyareshkas Marriage so we are looking forward to you in the Lepel region of Vitebsk oblast.
The first day arrival to Minsk. Sightseeing tour around Minsk. Departure to the Priozernaya farmstead in Lepel region where the hospitable hosts will offer you special Lepel meals and bever-ages.


The second day visiting Old (Stary) Lepel where on the top of the hill you will see stone-made crosses hidden in the shadow of trees witnesses of the past days. Then you will go to a private museum of rural life of the region of the early XIXth late XXth centuries.
The next stop is the village of Okono, near the lake of the same name. In the village you will listen to the local folk group Akanitsa               


The third day you will go to the village of Anoshky where you will be able to participate in the ritual performance, called The Tsyareshkas Marriage. Anoshky is also famous by its hospitable people. You will certainly try local dumplings and sausages and take a traditional drink to the health of the hosts.

 

The fourth day- traveling to Gogalevka, where you will see the Snake Stone, one of the most famous Belarusian boulders, it appeared there about 20 thousand years ago. In the village of Toronko you will be impressed by the sacrificial stone that has a round hollow on top capable to accommodate up to 20 people. . And on a high hill behind the village there is a medieval cemetery where tombstones and crosses with various symbols of that time are also cut out of stone. The final point of our travel is the Liukshyna farm that operates under old Belarusian traditions

 

The fifth day departure to Minsk.

 

 

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