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Popular driving routes: Belarus

Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe, known for its picturesque landscapes, historical sites and hospitable inhabitants.


1. Right-hand traffic. Right-hand traffic is used in Belarus.
2. Road condition. Most major roads are in good condition, especially motorways.
3. Traffic. In large cities, such as Minsk, traffic jams are possible during peak hours.


Interesting facts:
1. Belarus is often called the "lungs of Europe" because of the large amount of forests.
2. Belarus is home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Belovezhskaya Pushcha. 3.
3. Belarus is the birthplace of Marc Chagall, the famous painter.


Places to visit by car:

1. Minsk: The capital of Belarus, combining historical architecture and modern entertainment complexes.
- How to get there: Minsk is the transport hub of the country and many roads lead to the capital. If you're travelling from abroad, such as Russia, take the M1.
- Route: There are many interesting places in Minsk itself, so it is recommended to drive along the main Independence Avenue to see many of them.


2. Brest: A city on the western border of the country, home to the Brest Fortress, a symbol of resistance in World War II.
- How to get there: To get to Brest from Minsk, take the M1 motorway south-west. The journey will take about 3.5-4 hours.
- Route: On the way you will pass by the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, which is also worth visiting.


3. Vitebsk: The birthplace of Marc Chagall, where you can visit the artist's house-museum and enjoy cultural events.
- How to get there: To travel to Vitebsk from Minsk, take the M3 motorway to the north-east. The journey will take about 3 hours.
- Route: On the way you can stop by Polotsk, one of the oldest cities in Belarus.


4. Grodno: A city with unique architecture and history, located near the border with Poland.
- How to get there: To get to Grodno from Minsk, take the M6 motorway westwards. The journey will take about 3.5 hours.
- Route: Along the way you will pass through the towns of Lida and Novogrudok, which also have interesting historical sites to visit.


International driving licence:
When travelling around Belarus by car, it is recommended that you carry an International Driving Permit (IDP) in addition to your national driving licence.

Belarus is a country with a rich history, picturesque landscapes and friendly inhabitants. From medieval castles to national parks, travelling around Belarus by car offers a unique and exciting experience.






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