Lublin. Day trip from Warsaw.
Lublin. Day trip from Warsaw.
Lublin Castle.
Lublin Castle.
Lublin. Cracow Gate.
Lublin. Cracow Gate.
Lublin. Old Town
Lublin. Old Town
Majdanek. Building of crematorium.
Majdanek. Building of crematorium.

Majdanek and Lublin Tour

From 53 EUR / 57 USD per person 

In the eighteenth century, Jakub Izaak Horowic, "Seer of Lublin" - a great Hassidic rabbi, Tzaddik, philosopher, prophet and healer authoritatively stated:

 

"According to my calculations, Lublin is the navel of the world.

 

This city is the cosmic center, the New Jerusalem, which the Lord stalked for his people. "

Lublin Castle.

Sitting lion with the head facing east put left paw on a shield with the coat of arms of Lviv.

 

Before World War II, Lviv belonged to Poland and was a major cultural center of the East. After the war, it was allocated to Soviet Union (republic of Ukraine).

 

The monument is a replica of a lion from contemporary destroyed Polish cemetery in Lviv and symbolizes Polish sentimental relation with lost lands.

However, in the coat of arms of the city of Lublin is the image of a goat jumping on a vine.

 

In memory of goats, which fed in the Middle Ages children which hid from the Tatars. Sculptor confused a sex of the animal and instead of the milk goat, he presented a powerful old cap.

 

Versions of confusion causes of the sculptor are extreme - from misunderstanding the Latin word "goat" - to a common state of intoxication.

Lublin. Krakow Gate.

Representative entrance to the royal and parliamentary retinues coming from Krakow, also served a defensive and observational function.

 

It is a conglomeration of different styles. Over the years, added new elements to it.

  • Gothic gate from the fourteenth century.
  • Two-storey superstructure of the gate from the fifteenth century.
    Corner towers from the sixteenth century.
  • Baroque dome on the tower from the eighteenth century.
  • Terrace on the tower for fire-fighters from the nineteenth century.
  • An interesting is visible clock from the sixteenth century, which traditionally works wrong.

 

Apparently, it is misbehavior of a spirit of watchmaker who once lived in the tower, and more time spent on drinking booze than on repair of the clock.

 

To this day, no one can remedy this and the poor spirit is forced for centuries to drinking and deterioration.

Lublin. Old Town.

One of the most interesting legends of Lublin is the story of the Devil's Court.

 

In the seventeenth century, in the local Court was a lawsuit of poor widow with rich magnate.

Bribed judges issued an unfair verdict.

 

Then the widow cried that the devils would have deliver a fairer judgment. On her lament appeared unknown judges in crimson robed and they began the process anew.

 

Of course they settled the matter in favor of the widow and as the confirmation of the judgment - instead of stamps, one of the judges put his hand to the table and fired at its countertop Devil's paw.

 

Judges with fear run out from the Court and a figure of Christ on the cross in a nearby church wept tears of blood, and turned head to the wall - not being able to look at the human justice worse than the devil's one.

 

To this day, in the Cathedral the crucifix is stored, and in Lublin Castle you can see a table with the Devil's paw.

Majdanek concentration camp.

In 1942, at night took place one of the most spectacular escapes in the camp.

 

Using the time of guards' change before midnight, 86 Soviet prisoners of war flipped blankets on the wires.

Then, on the blankets they put boards and jumped over the fence.

 

At that time there were only two towers guards, one of which jammed a rifle because of nerves.

Among 86 prisoners, 84 taken refuge in the forest and they were never found.

 

In retaliation, Germans shot 40 other Soviet prisoners of war in the camp.

The camp commander tried to show in the statistics that 40 killed in the camp were shot while trying to escape, but the fraud was detected quickly.

 

The commander has been removed from the office after a month.

After year he was arrested.

 

And after 2 years he was shot in Buchenwald concentration camp - one month before the end of the war, in April 1945.

Highlights of Majdanek and Lublin Tour from Warsaw.

Can you go to Majdanek and Lublin from Warsaw ?

  • Professional Guide to Majdanek Museum in 4 languages.
  • Individual Lublin Tour with own Guide in 4 languages (others languages available on request).
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
  • Professional Guide to Majdanek Museum in 4 languages.
  • Individual Lublin Tour with own Guide in 4 languages.
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
One Day in Poland. A sedan car.

Private sedan car at your disposal, perfect for three.

Capacity: 1 - 4 passengers. 

One Day in Poland. A Van car.

Private minivan car at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 5th.

Capacity: 1 - 7 passengers. 

One Day in Poland. A Minibus.

Private minibus at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 19th people.

Capacity: 8 - 19 passengers.

One Day in Poland. A Bus.

Private 49 seater coach at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 49th people.

Capacity: 49 passengers. 

Majdanek and Lublin Tour from Warsaw. Trip description.

What's the best way to see Majdanek and Lublin ?

  • Your journey by comfortable car (1-4 persons: Mercedes E or VW Passat B8 ; 4-6 persons: Mercedes Viano or VW Mulitvan; 7-20 persons: Mercedes Sprinter) will start from anywhere in Warsaw, at time which you will choose.
  • Then we are going to Lublin where you can choose from a choice of 3 tour with licensed guide (4 languages: English , German, Russian, Spanish): Multicultural Lublin Trail, Trail of Jewish Culture, The Most Beautiful Places of Lublin Trail. The last point of the trip will be a guided tour in the Majdanek concentration camp.
  • After completion of Warsaw Tour, our qualified driver takes you to any place in Warsaw.

Majdanek and Lublin Tour from Warsaw. Itinerary of the Trip.

How do I get to Majdanek and Lublin ?

1. Transit Warsaw - Lublin.

2. Guided sightseeing of Lublin. Multicultural trail - among others Orthodox Church, old Jewish quarter, Chapel of the Holy Trinity, monument to the Union of Lublin and Evangelical-Augsburg Church. Trail of Jewish culture - among others Jewish quarter, "Chevra Nosim" synagogue, Yeshiva - former Jewish school, Jewish cemetery. The Most Beautiful Places of Lublin - among others Castle Hill with Castle of Lublin, Grodzka Gate, Basilica of the Dominican Fathers, Market Square with building of Crown Court, Cathedral, Cracow Gate, New Town Hall, promenade and Lithuanian Square.

3. Majdanek Museum in Lublin. Gate - memorial and survived entrance gate to the camp. Rosengarten - Selection Square. Barrack 41 (bath, gas chambers). Barrack 45 (mock camp). Barrack 47 (multimedia exhibition - history of the camp). Barrack 52 (tangible evidence of the crime - shoes of the victims). Barrack 62 (prisoners of Majdanek - historical exhibition). Barrack 14 and 15 (conditions of life in the camp). Column of Three Eagles. Crematorium. Execution ditches. Mausoleum. Board commemorating the victims of "Enterfest" execution.

4. Transit Lublin - Warsaw.

Majdanek and Lublin Tour from Warsaw. Practical information.

Where is Majdanek ? Where is Lublin ? Are Majdanek and Lublin close to Warsaw ?

How much is guided tour of Majdanek and Lublin ?

Total price for private guided tour with english speaking  Educator & Driver :

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  • Total price for 1 person 300-EUR / 325-USD.
  • Total price for 2 persons 310-EUR / 336-USD (155-EUR / 168-USD per person).
  • Total price for 3 persons 320-EUR / 347-USD (107-EUR / 116-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a sedan car 340-EUR / 369-USD (85-EUR / 92-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a Van car 440-EUR / 477-USD (110-EUR / 119-USD per person).
  • Total price for 5 persons 450-EUR / 488-USD (90-EUR / 98-USD per person).
  • Total price for 6 persons 460-EUR / 499-USD (77-EUR / 83-USD per person).
  • Total price for 7 persons 470-EUR / 510-USD (67-EUR / 73-USD per person).
  • Total price for 8 persons by Mercedes Sprinter 895-EUR / 971-USD (112-EUR / 121-USD per person).
  • Total price for 9 persons 905-EUR / 982-USD (101-EUR / 109-USD per person).
  • Total price for 10 persons 915-EUR / 993-USD (91-EUR / 99-USD per person).
  • Total price for 11 persons 925-EUR / 1,004-USD (84-EUR / 91-USD per person).
  • Total price for 12 persons 935-EUR / 1,015-USD (78-EUR / 85-USD per person).
  • Total price for 13 persons 945-EUR / 1,026-USD (73-EUR / 79-USD per person).
  • Total price for 14 persons 955-EUR / 1,037-USD (68-EUR / 74-USD per person).
  • Total price for 15 persons 965-EUR / 1,048-USD (64-EUR / 70-USD per person).
  • Total price for 16 persons 975-EUR / 1,059-USD (61-EUR / 66-USD per person).
  • Total price for 17 persons 985-EUR / 1,070-USD (58-EUR / 63-USD per person).
  • Total price for 18 persons 995-EUR / 1,081-USD (55-EUR / 60-USD per person).
  • Total price for 19 persons 1,005-EUR / 1,092-USD (53-EUR / 57-USD per person).
  • If you want to reserve a trip for a larger number of people, email us.

All tickets and fees included in the price.

 

How long is tour of Majdanek and Lublin ?

The total duration of the tour: 8 hours.

How far is Lublin ?

Distance between Warsaw and Lublin is 175 km / 109 miles.

How long is the drive from Warsaw to Lublin ? 

Approximate driving time one way: 2 hours.

Approximate length of sightseeing: 4 hours.

 

Time Majdanek-Lublin Tour may vary slightly due to the situation on the road or random events which are out of Organizer's control.

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