Vitebsk City Tour. Museum Estate "Zdravnevo"

Description

Vitebsk is one of the oldest, and also one of the most beautiful cities of Belarus. By its magnificence it can be safely put together with such beautiful cities as Minsk and Grodno. And every year the popular festival "Slavic Bazaar" is helping Vitebsk to become even more beautiful, because local authorities are always trying to make it better before the festival.

During the tour you will see the area of the Old Town, where buildings of the XVIII-XIX centuries were preserved. There are also numerous sights of Vitebsk, such as the Holy Dormition Cathedral, the Resurrection (Market) Church, the Town Hall, the Governor's Palace, and the Art Center of Marc Chagall.

Besides the Old Town you should see the Summer Amphitheater, which is the main concert venue of the international festival of arts "Slavic Bazaar".

An another pearl of Vitebsk is one of the oldest churches of Belarus – the Annunciation Church. It has greatly suffered during the Soviet era, but was restored in 2006.

In addition to the magnificent architecture, the city of Vitebsk is also famous for its unrivaled creative atmosphere. Here lived and worked such outstanding artists as Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich, Yudel Pan. And the famous Russian artist Ilya Repin even bought a mansion near Vitebsk, where he managed to draw inspiration for his works!

During the tour you will visit the Museum House of Marc Chagall, in which a famous worldwide artist grew up. There will be an opportunity to familiarize with the life of the Chagall family, see items belonging to Chagal, documents, photographs, as well as his works.

Our tour will be accomplished by visiting the Museum Estate of Ilya Repin “Zdravnevo”, where the famous Russian artist has spent 8 summer seasons. Here you will start to understand why Repin has chosen this place: the majestic Western Dvina and a beautiful park, picturesque alleys and a pine forest, and of course a cozy wooden farmstead. You will have an opportunity to familiarize with the life and work of the artist.

Duration

about 13 hours (the length of the route is 640 km)

Inclusions

Private professional guide
Excursion service in Vitebsk and in the manor "Zdravnevo"
Transport services

Exclusions

Entrance tickets to the house-museum of Chagall and to the estate "Zdravnevo" ($ 3.5 per person, children under 7 years free of charge)

Beginning

At your hotel or any other location in Minsk

Ending

At your hotel or any other location in Minsk

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