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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

Holidays on the river Neman

It is a nice tour for those who like to discover new places and active leisure activities. You will live in a beautiful house located in the extraordinary place with pine-trees on the riverbank of the Neman. The hostess will serve you delicious Belarusian meal. And if you wish so, you may taste herb liqueurs made by the hostess under old Belarusian recipes. During the tour you will raft down the Neman River on a wooden raft; see the WW II military pillboxes and the virginal nature of the area. You will visit Novogrudok and Lida castle, and you will have an opportunity to enjoy the process of making glass ad the Neman glass factory.

The first day arrival to Minsk. Sightseeing tour around Minsk.
Departure to the Over Neman cottage, Lida region. Accommodation in the cottage. The cottage is located in a very picturesque place on the bank of the river Neman. You will be impressed by the grand beauty of this river.
In the cottage you will have an opportunity to go steam-bathing in a Russian sauna with a birch, oak or juniper broom, sit at a campfire, make barbeques. The hostess will serve you delicious Belarusian meal. And if you wish so, you may taste herb liqueurs made by the hostess under old Belarusian recipes.
The second and the third days - rafting down the Neman River on a wooden raft; seeing the WW II military pillboxes and the virginal nature of the area. Fishing is also available.
The fourth day - tour to the 'Neman' glass factory where you can watch the process of making various items of melted glass; visiting Novogruduk castle, a unique fortification structure. The castle was so powerful and unassailable that enemies could not capture it for many years.
The fifth day- excursion to medieval Lida castle of the 14th century. It was built by the Grand Duke Gedimin to prevent further penetration of the knights in the depth of the Great Dutch of Lithuania. If you wish so, we can arrange medieval knight tournament special for you! In the evening the hosts arrange a farewell party involving local musicians and, most important, the host of the cottage who is the only professional gusli (national string musical instrument) player in Belarus and is a prize-winner of the International Music Contest in Italy of 1993.
The sixth day departure to Minsk.

The price 250 euro per a person (for the group of 5-6 people).

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