The centre of the State Nature Protection Institution «Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve» is located 125 km from Minsk, 140 km from Vitebsk and 37 km from Lepel and is situated about 3 km from the road Minsk-Vitebsk.
A model of European nature
The Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve is the oldest and the only natural area of protection in the Republic of Belarus of the highest rank. It is a real model of natural environment, one of very few undisturbed corners of European part of the southern taiga
A kingdom of mires
Vast mire tracts are the beautiful element of the Reserve’s natural terrain. Due to the unique ability of peat layers to keep the remnants of once living plants, mires are an ideal chronicle of vegetation change in a certain area.