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East Travel

East Travel

Travel agency East Travel is a travel agency that focuses on savouring a place, its flavours and cultural values. During trips, there is no shortage of time to taste the specialties of local cuisine or drink delicious coffee. The agency does not, however, limit the number of places visited. Participants can be sure that by […]

Janusz Kopaczek

Monument to the Union of Lublin

Guide Janusz Kopaczek is a city guide of Lublin and Cracow and the “Jagiellonian Trail” and the National Museum in Lublin. Tour leader, lecturer at guide training courses and examiner. President of the “East-West” Trails Union, “Jagiellonian Trail” Tourist Organisation and other Polish-Lithuanian Union Trails and its Borderlands, as well as “Via Jagiellonica” Foundation. Telephone: […]

The Tourism Factory

Widok na Stare Miasto

Guide The Tourist Factory invites you to take a tour around Lublin and the Lublin region! It is created by enthusiasts with reliable knowledge, full of energy, with a sense of humour, easily establishing contact with a group – including Łukasz Miazek, an Inspiration Guide. They also organise unconventional forms of sightseeing and exploring Lublin […]

Szczupak LubLin – Souvenirs and Tourism

Szczupak LubLin

Guide and Souvenir Shop Through interesting stories and legends told by a passionate Lublin guide, in a very criminal way, visitors will learn, for example, what the castle looked like when the king resided there, they will find the narrowest street in the Old Town, and they will get to know the old times of […]

LubLublin – Lublin Guide

LubLublin Magda Mazur Ciseł

Guide What fish is the city named after? What was the reason for the visit of devils in the Lublin stronghold? Why do you have to look carefully under your feet near the Trinity Tower? All these questions will be answered during a walk by the author of the book “Legends of Lublin for children” […]

Lubliniarnia – Tourism and Entertainment

Lubliniarnia

Guide If you would like to visit Lublin in an unusual way, it is worth taking a walk, during which the guides lead tours in historical costumes and act out paratheatrical scenes. It’s full of interesting stories and legends told by passionate people. Telephone: +48 605 389 934Email: [email protected]: @Lubliniarnia go up

Tourist Office JAR-TOUR Joanna Szmit

Joanna Szmit

Guide She pursues a profession she is passionate about. In her walks she captures history – not only the great history from the pages of textbooks and monographs, but also the stories of ordinary people. In everyday life she finds curiosities, captivating stories and important facts. During her walks she passes on as much knowledge […]

Guide of Inspiration

Przewodnik Inspiracji

Lublin City Programme Guides of Inspiration is a programme of the City of Lublin, which brings together city guides selected by competition. They are experts with great professional knowledge, positive attitude and experience in guiding groups and individual tourists. The Inspiration Guides will take you on a journey through Lublin of film, Jewish, legend or […]

Martin’s City Tours Lublin

Martin's City Tour

Guide How about getting to know Lublin from a different angle – in English, from the perspective of a foreigner? A completely different, exploratory approach to the city makes a guided tour by Martin and his colleagues interesting for tourists and locals alike. Telephone: +48 572 274 339Email: [email protected] site: www.martinscitytours.com go up

The White Horse Inn

Piękna Rosjanka

Crimes and their consequences The city legend says that dark things were going on in the tenement house at 39 Krakowskie Przedmieście. To this day, you can hear the frightening sounds associated with them … The history of the building at 39 Krakowskie Przedmieście goes back to the 18th century when in the former grounds […]

Semicircular tower

Baszta Gotycka

Firelight in the nooks and crannies of the tower The Semicircular Tower is one of the few preserved elements of the original city walls. Legend has it that a certain young man stole candles from it and therefore disappeared under mysterious circumstances. The Semicircular Tower has an unusual shape. It looks as if someone built […]

About Basia and Rudnicki

Kamienica Konopniców

Sensational love story There was no such thing in Kozi Gród before or later! Great love and daring kidnapping at Rynek 12 have been forever in Lublin’s tradition. It was 1602. At that time, the office of the Mayor of Lublin was held by Sebastian Konopnica, one of the wealthiest inhabitants of the city. Its […]

Frescoes in castle chapel

Kaplica Trójcy Świętej

How the beautiful frescoes of the castle chapel were painted It is a legend that connects Lublin with Lutsk, a city in western Ukraine. The chapel at the Lublin Castle still remembers the times of the first Jagiellons, especially Władysław Jagiełło, who visited Lublin several times. Lublin is located in the middle of the route […]

Clockmaker from Krakowska Gate

Brama Krakowska

All hobbies of Mr. Lutowski The clock on the Krakowska Gate was placed together with the helmet superstructure above the Gothic gate. Since then, the building has been inhabited by a clockmaker who looked after the mechanism. One of them was supposed to be Mr. Lutowski, who messed up the clock a bit … and […]

About pancakes and the great fire

Pożar Lublina

About Jadwiga who accidentally burned the city down Can you be so unlucky enough to set the whole city on fire? According to the legends, Jadwiga did. History blames her for starting the great fire that occurred on the night of May 7-8, 1575. It was the beginning of May 1575 and Lublin was teeming […]

Beautiful Russian: Tamara Kondratievova

Piękna Rosjanka

Murder on the train Beautiful, young, but pugnacious – Tamara was exactly like this. She died in tragic circumstances on the train from Lublin to Krakow. To this day, it has not been possible to explain what happened during that unfortunate trip. The Ziemia Lubelska daily of 20 March 1906 posted a disturbing note in […]

Unfortune Water Nymph

Akrobaci carnaval

Unhappily in love True love gives you wings, and unhappy love cuts your wings. The beautiful acrobat Inez, who once visited Lublin at the impresario theater at the corner of Jezuicka and Dominikańska streets, found out about it. The summer theatre building was willingly hired for circus performances. The audience was always fully packed. Józio […]

Boczarski’s Mill

Pałac Sobieskich młyn Boczarskiego

Like Boczrski with his mill Boczarski did not have a head for business. And since he had interests in his head all the time, sadly his life was over for him. When the night is moonless and windy, you’d better not take Bernardyńska Street. It is especially advisable you should walk well clear of the […]

Stone of misfortune

Kamień nieszczęścia

It is better not to touch this stone! Over the years, Lublin has been affected by fires, plagues and many other misfortunes. And some stone was to blame for all or at least some of this. What is intersting, it is still in the city today! One of Lublin’s curiosities is the stone of misfortune […]

Mysterious treasure

bernardynska

What happened one stormy night … Without this support, would the Bernardine church never have come into existence? The night was pitch-black and a rainstorm was rolling over Lublin. When yet another lightning struck, illuminating the market square with a deathly glare, it also cast light on a cart standing in front of the town […]

The story of father Ruszel

The Basilica of the Dominican Order of St. Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr

Ghost in Dominican church Father Paweł Ruszel is a historical figure. He lived at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries.> Father Ruszel went down in history as a saintly man, promoter of the cult of the relics of the Holy Cross Tree and the Church Brotherhood of the Holy Cross. He is the […]

The Holy Cross Tree

Wnętrze bazyliki dominikańskiej

Miracles in the Dominican church For hundreds of years, the miraculous relics of the Tree of the Holy Cross were kept in St. Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr. At that time, they were the cause of many miracles and fame of Lublin. The largest piece of the Holy Cross Tree in the Catholic world, kept […]

About the name of the city

Szczupak i lin

Pike or tench? The name of the city of Lublin is quite mysterious. Many etymologists have tried to find its roots. The city’s legend tries to explain the origin of the name, pointing to a rather surprising source. The sunshine was beautiful, it was May or maybe July. The surrounds of our town, which was […]

Goldsmith’s daughter

Piękna złotniczanka

The story of beautiful townswoman Many exceptional girls have gone down in the history of Lublin. The daughter of a local goldsmith did it a rather unusual way, and the fame about her beauty spread not only around the town, but also around the whole neighborhood. Her name was probably Tereska. She got up very […]

Lublin’s Coat of Arms ans the Billy Goat

Koziołek MPWiK na Krakowskim Przedmieściu

Like a goat jumped into the coat of arms Granting municipal charter to Lublin in 1317 was connected with taking further steps in building the city’s identity. One of them was the creation of the city’s coat of arms. According to the old story, the coat of arms porposed by Cracovian artist did not meet […]

Leszek the Black’s dream

Po Farze Square

A prophetic dream of a prince under an old oak tree The thirteenth century was marked by numerous enemy invasions, especially from pagan Lithuania. Once, something extraordinary happened in Lublin. We can see the traces of it indirectly to this day. It was summer of the year 1282. Lithuanians and Yotvingians tyrannize the Lublin region. […]

About Żmij who guarded the town

Instalacja "Żmij" na Trybunale Koronnym w Lublinie. Festiwal Legend Lubelskich

In the care of a creature For centuries, the inhabitants of towns and villages sought protection from various creatures and monsters. The dwellers of Lublin were to be looked after by Żmij – an angry, but fair creature. Once an oak grove grew on the Old Town Hill. It was inhabited by a peculiar creature. […]

The Devil’s Paw

Legenda o czarciej łapie inscenizacja

About devils who passed a fairer judgement than people Lublin became the seat of the Crown Tribunal for Lesser Poland at the end of the 16th century. It was the last court instance for the nobility. And although the judges were initially supposed to apply themselves to their work, they soon became corrupted. This legend […]

…the Old Town guide

The market square in the Old Town of Lublin

The Lublin Old Town – map with the most important places The Old Town is one of the oldest parts of Lublin. This is where the most important events in the history of the city took place, and this is where eminent residents and guests visited. There are several dozen monuments in less than a […]

Remembrance Trail

Izba Pamięci Żydów na Nowym Kirkucie

“Lublin. Holocaust Memory Trail” was prepared by the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre for the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin ghetto in 2017 and the launch of the “Reinhardt” operation.

Famous Lubliners Trail

Kamienice Starego Miasta

The Trail of Famous Lubliners is a path that leads to the places associated with life and work of many people who significantly marked their presence in Lublin. They were either natives of the city or those whose fate led them to become associated with Lublin.

Architectural Monuments Trail

Kaplica Trójcy Świętej

The Architecture Trail leads along with the most important cultural heritage objects of the city, the oldest of which dates back to the 6th c. The presented monuments testify to the unique tradition, history, and tourist value of the city. The object of special importance in this group is the Castle Chapel of the Holy Trinity which is an excellent example of the merging of Eastern and Western cultures.

Multicultural Trail

Wnętrze cerkwii

Lublin, with its specific character and peculiar beauty, differs strongly from other Polish cities because none of them combined so many religions and cultures. All the spots of this Trail reflect the multicultural character of the city and represent the most important elements of its cultural, social and religious mosaic.

…tasty Lublin

Śniadanie po lubelsku

The best ideas for food lovers What is the perfect way to explore Lublin for food lovers? Food tour! Regional Museum of Cebularz. How about making an onion flatbread yourself? Visitors of the museum will learn about city legends, the history of Lublin’s most famous delicacy, and … a recipe that they will later use […]

Lublin from above

The Trinitarian Tower and the Archcathedral seen from above

The best viewpoints in the city What do you think  about changing perspective and going higher? We have several suggestions for the best places to admire Lublin from above. Donjon, a Romanesque tower at the Lublin Castle, is a 3-floor building with a deck on the last floor. Once it was a habitable and defensive […]

Words and poerty in Lublin

Dom Słów - ekspozycja

Lublin – a city painted with words There are buildings, museums, monuments, and walls in Lublin where poetry lives. Get lost in the city to find them. The Józef Czechowicz Literary Museum is located near the monastery of Dominicans, at ul. Złota 3. There is a mural with Czechowicz’s poem “A Poem about the City […]

One day in Lublin

Front Zamku Lubelskiego

Get to know Lublin inside out! Are you just passing through and have little time to explore? Don’t worry, we suggest what to see in Lublin to get to know it quite well! It is also an offer for business guests who are eager to find out what to see in Lublin in their free […]

InstaLublin

Sztukmistrz z Lublina - rzeźba Jerzego Kędziory

The best places in Lublin to take an Instagram picture Lublin for a tourist of the younger generation? Yes, we invite all Instagrammers who want to take interesting and magical pics of the city. Glass terrace of the Centre for the Meetings of Cultures. Glass enfilades surrounding the edges of the front facade of the […]

Lublin underground

Podziemia browaru

Lublin a few feet under ground Why is Lublin worth visiting? Because you can go underground and learn the best facts from the history of the city there. The Lublin Underground Trail is a tunnel running through the basements of Lublin’s Old Town tenement houses. The route starts in the basement of the Tribunal and […]

Architecture in Lublin

Kościół powizytkowski

Architectural gems, unique details If you are a fan of architecture, know that Lublin has a few gems. Architectural monuments of Lublin can be found in not very obvious places. The Hansen housing estate and modernism in Lublin. Modernism is most visible on the so-called the Hansen housing estate,(also called the estate of Juliusz Słowacki). […]

Lublin legends tour

Instalacja "Żmij" na Trybunale Koronnym w Lublinie. Festiwal Legend Lubelskich

At the heart of every legend there is a grain of truth… Feel like an explorer and follow the trail of Lublin legends. Find out why you shouldn’t touch the stone of misfortune, what happened to the poor widow and how Lublin got its name. Mysterious treasure. As they say, a miracle happened during the […]

…active sightseeing in Lublin

Kajaki na rzece Bystrzycy

Explore unpaved trails actively For all sports and active recreation fans, we have a lot of attractions that will release endorphins in everyone, regardless of age and sports interests. A bicycle in Lublin is one of the best means of transport for those who like to rest actively. Over 170 km of bicycle paths and […]

…green trail in Lublin

Ogród Botaniczny UMCS

In the shade of trees, in the sea of ​​flowers… Discover the green side of Lublin. Find the perfect place to rest in the city! Saski Garden. It’s located in the centre and it’s the perfect place to relax after an intensive exploration of the Old Town and its surroundings. There is a historic sundial, […]

…Lublin on rainy days

Ludzie z parasolkami w Bramie Krakowskiej

Don’t let the rain spoil your visit to Lublin! The holidays are on but it is raining all the time? There is no need to worry. There are plenty of places to visit in Lublin and even more things to do when it’s gloomy outside! Museum of the History of the City of Lublin. The […]

…Lublin for free

Fontanna z kościołem ojców kapucynów w tle

Forget about money and feel a vibe of the city! Did you know that you can feel the vibe of Lublin without spending a single zloty? Enjoy remarkable art and rich history for free! Courtyard of the Lublin Castle. The courtyard, open to visitors all day long, is perfect for admiring the solids of the […]

…10 ways to feel like locals

Cebularz wywodzący się z kultury żydowskiej

Become a Lublin dweller for a moment! Regardless of where you come from, every Lublin dweller is your “brejdak” (“brother”). And since we are a family, we recommend you to familiarize yourself with the habits of the inhabitants of Lublin and feel like them for a moment. Meet next to “the baobab”. It is an […]

…museums, art galleries, murals in Lublin

The best places for art lovers Sightseeing Lublin from the perspective of art may surprise you. Art likes to hide in non-obvious nooks and crannies, so discovering it is even more interesting. The National Museum’s Art Gallery is home to many outstanding works of art. Among them, a huge canvas by Matejko “Unia Lubelska”, and […]

…Lublin for kids

Wystawa interaktywna dla dzieci

Best places for little explorers Where to go with a child in Lublin? What attractions for children can you find in the city? We have some ideas! Regional Museum of Cebularz. Have you thought about applying to the next edition of Master Chef? Try your hand at baking onion flatbread in the Regional Museum of […]

Only in Lublin

Noc Kultury

Things you can find and experience just in Lublin There are many unusual places, unique events, and rare traditions in Lublin. Come to explore it all! Neon light “Brejdaki” on ul. Zamojska. There are some words typical of the Lublin dialect. “Brejdaki” means “brothers”. This Lublin regional word was presented as a neon light by […]

…visit Lublin in winter

We are not afraid of snow and frost! What to do in Lublin in winter? We have an offer for both outside sightseeing and visiting some interesting places. Illuminations in the Old Town and Krakowskie Przedmieście are a must-see in winter in Lublin. Beautifully lit Lublin Angels, numerous Christmas trees, and even the light installation […]