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Visa-free travels to Grodno and park Augustow Canal

Foreign tourists can visit the tourism and recreation park Augustow Canal without visas as from 26 October.

Grodno and part of Grodno District now belong to the so-called visa-free zone.

To visit the park, foreign citizens will need their passport (or another document for travels abroad) and the document confirming their right to visit the Augustow Canal. Such documents are issued by travel agencies.

Applications can be submitted online at

Tourists are required to have money to finance the costs associated with staying in Belarus and leaving the country. In particular, tourists will need at least two base amounts per day in Belarusian rubles or a foreign currency. One base amount stands at Br21 at present.

Visa-free travels will be available till 31 December 2017.

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