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Tour Grodno - Augustow Canal

To book a tour The excursion program
Route: MinskGrodnoSvyackSopockinNaumovichiDombrovkaMinsk
Distance: 761 km
Duration: 16:00 hour
Kind: Bus-Walking tours
Language of training: Russian

Grodno is a city that has repeatedly become the residence of Lithuanian princes and Polish kings. It was they who created, preserved and transferred to the heritage of countless masterpieces of architecture. After a walk with medieval trails, the excursion will take you to an outstanding hydrological structure - the Augustow Canal. Picturesque places along the Augustow canal with traces of the past centuries - military forts, the palace in Svyatsk, Sopotsky church and ancient sluices will not leave you indifferent.

The excursion program
At the request of the group can be arranged a picnic or trip on the boat on Augustow Channel.

The cost of the tour Grodno - Augustow Canal for individual and corporate groups

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Prices:

The cost of the tour 2-78-1920-5253-68
The cost for the group 37'397 47'103 56'990 59'445 Order
Price for 1 person in the group from 5'342 from 2'479 from 1'096 from 874

Included in the price

  • transport services
  • certified guide services
  • other services

Additional charge

  • entrance tickets
    • museum of New Castle Grodno 99 / 66
  • lunch
  • other services

The excursion program- Grodno - Augustow Canal

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Grodno (280 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Gorodnitsa (visual inspection)
    In the 18th century Anthony Tizengauz has planned replacement of small-scale handicraft trade with manufactory. For this purpose he has also constructed Gorodnitsu which became the administrative, cultural and industrial center of Grodno. The grandiose complex from 85 buildings has absorbed in itself absolutely new design methods and constructions – for the first time in the history of town planning of Belarus. The baroque ensemble in Grodno will be seen also by you.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Francis Xavier Church in Grodno (visual inspection)
    According to most of judges of art, he has won a rank of the "richest" and beautiful church in all territory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. And really, his ubraniye and shape, both in interiors, and in an exterior, impress that is peculiar to Baroque style. A set of distinguished details, sculptures, gilding – the embodiment of the ideas of Stefan Batory the unknown, unfortunately, architect. The Grodno church of Francis Csaverija – one of three temples of Belarus carrying an honourable title a small basilica.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross and Monastery of Bernardine in Grodno (visual inspection)
    On the high hill, in the downtown, the church of Finding of the Sacred Cross and a complex of the monastery of bernardines have taken the place of honor. It is unique cult ensemble and the most ancient Catholic shrine of Grodno. The baroque silhouette of a church and a high tower with a spike solemnly towers on the bank of Neman and is visible from all points of the historic center. As well as today, in days of old he drew attention to himself with noble and graceful shape – here, for example, Elisa Ozheshko got married, and in 1990 the Highest Roman Catholic seminary was placed.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Grodno Choral synagogue (visual inspection)
    To your attention the most beautiful synagogue in Europe, the biggest in Belarus and the oldest in the former Soviet Union. Her long story begins in the 16th century. Constructed on the project of the architect Santi Gucci, more than once suffering from the fires and destructions, it nevertheless has informed of solemn vernal shape and well remained interior up to now.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Old Grodno Castle (visual inspection)
    Old and New locks in Grodno are located absolutely nearby. It is a big rarity, even considering that in the territory of Belarus, in the Middle Ages, locks it was possible to meet through each 40 km. And both locks – royal. Powerful defensive system, high abrupt shaft, waters of Neman and Gorodnichanki – the residence under reliable protection. The unusual shape raises the mass of questions – the answer one: before you examples of the Belarusian defensive architecture. And today, the stone chronicle opens for "the amator ў" all new pages of historical reality.
  • Attraction
    Attraction New Castle in Grodno
    Quite often the fate of locks and palaces are shrouded in legends and mystical stories. And in a case with the royal residence - it is inevitable. One of 2 locks in Grodno – the summer residence of the grand duke Lithuanian and the king Polish Augustus III has received glory of the damned place. And, nevertheless, exactly there passed general diets of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the agreement on her section in 1793 and here, in 1795 has been signed here, Augustus Ponyatovsky has appended the signature under the act of renunciation.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Kolozhskaya (Borisoglebskaya ) Church
    In the 12th century, on a high slope of Neman, one of the first churches of Eastern Europe has been built. For unique shape and unique technology, she was entitled the historical and architectural reserve. Why most of people name her Kolozhska? The church in honor of Saints Boris and Gleb is lit. For what numerous jugs are walled in walls? In what a secret of the centuries-old temple and whether his destiny is so simple? After the excursion you with confidence will be able to answer these questions.
  • Lunch
    Lunch
  • Moving
    Moving in Svyack (23 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Svyatsky Vollovichey palace (visual inspection)
    Farmstead and park complex in the village of Svyatsk – an entail property of counts and noblemen Vollovichey. His graceful palace with refined landscapes of parks still remembers hospitable owners and frequent guests – only two centuries ago music sounded here and turned balls. Now, creation of the Italian architect Giuseppe de Sacco, endures the new period – revival. Magnificent parks and the palace which is so often compared to the French Versailles will be restored. About filled with legends and legends real, about the perspective future you should learn about the rich past.
  • Moving
    Moving in Sopockin (5 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Sopotskin (visual inspection)
    Teolin – the beautiful name, isn't that so? The suburb Teolin is called in honor of the wife of the Belarusian magnate Anthony Vollovich. Than it is remarkable and than the town is remarkable? About it to know from the guide better. Today the city settlement is recognized as Sopotskin, and his business card – a church of Rise of Virgin Mary. The history of the temple is full of riddles and doubts. We precisely know one – the fine example of architecture deserves your attention.
  • Moving
    Moving in Naumovichi (17 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction Fortification №2 (visual inspection)
    In the neighborhood of the August channel and the city of Grodno it is possible to find many various constructions of defensive type. At the beginning of the last century when need for thorough and powerful strengthening of the city has appeared, imperial Russia has allocated the best engineers, and huge funds – 13 main forts and a large number auxiliary have been constructed less. One of 13 – the Fort No. 2 – you will see. He has quite well remained, but has found tragic glory as the place of executions of civilians during the II World war.
  • Moving
    Moving in Dombrovka (22 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction The August channel - a lock of Dombrovkа
    The August channel - the first artificial waterway in Europe. He connects directly two big rivers – Vistula and Neman and in due time provided communication with the Black Sea. 102,2 km. a water smooth surface, including 22 in the territory of Belarus, include numerous locks and movable bridges that attracts a great number of tourists. It is possible to learn history of a grandiose construction here and to inhale fresh air of the nature, to admire picturesque types and to make fine photos. But if you want to feel all charm of the August channel – surely specify about desire to walk by motor ship with locking – unforgettable impressions are guaranteed. The way will pass across the channel course among the untouched bewitching woods of the August dense forest.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (310 km)
  • The end of the tour

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