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Warsaw: Treblinka Heartbreaking Concentration Camp Tour

1. Warsaw: Treblinka Heartbreaking Concentration Camp Tour

After being collected from your accommodation in Warsaw, you will make your way towards Treblinka, the biggest Nazi camp in all of Europe. The camp is only a 1 hour drive from Warsaw, and once having arrived, your guided tour will begin. During World War II, there were almost 2 million people killed by Nazi Germany in Treblinka and Auschwitz-Birkenau, a smaller concentration camp that lies outside of Krakow. Treblinka is a very impressive and touching place when it comes to the history, of which you will learn about throughout your tour here. In the central part of a field full of stones, you will discover the famous must-see monument of "The Victims of Holocaust". During your trip you will also see the “Never Again” stone, which is dedicated to the Janusz Korczak commemoration. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned back to your point of origin in Warsaw.

Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp & Lublin Guided Day Tour

2. Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp & Lublin Guided Day Tour

Learn more about Majdanek Concentration Camp and the city of Lublin in Poland on a full-day guided tour. You’ll hear the history of the camp and how it fitted into the Nazi’s Regime plans during the Second World War. See the city of Lublin itself after the visit to the camp. After your pickup, your expert guide will escort you through what remains of the camp barracks, which was captured more or less intact in 1944. Hear how it was the first concentration camp to be captured by Allied forces and how it is unusual with it being located within the boundaries of a city. See the monument at the former front gate that symbolizes the conditions the prisoners lived in.   After a traditional Polish lunch, visit the city of Lublin, often dubbed “Little Cracow”, “Vienna of the North”, and “Little Jerusalem”. As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town, you’ll learn how Lublin was a very wealthy city with its palaces, sacral architecture, and tenement houses, all of which make it one of the most beautiful cities in East Poland.

From Warsaw: Lublin and Majdanek State Museum Day Tour

3. From Warsaw: Lublin and Majdanek State Museum Day Tour

You will go to the one of the oldest part of Poland. Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transfered to the one of the oldest city of Poland - Lublin by air-conditioned car/van with English speaking driver. Journey will take around 1,5 - 2 hours. First you will visit the second largest concentration camp in occupied Poland, after Auschwitz, known as Majdanek which was established by the Germans in 1940, in the wastelands a few kilometers beyond Lublin. You will have a sightseeng with the local Guide in choosen language. There you will see an exhibition on the policy of the Nazi authorities in the General Government, camp equipment, equipment and clothing, but also thousands of pairs of shoes stolen from prisoners and a pile of manure for the camp farm, the most important ingredient of which was human ashes from the crematorium. After that you will be transfered to the town called Lublin. With the assistance of the same guide you will see Lublin, one of the oldest cities in Poland. It was here in 1569 that the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania signed the Union that created the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the largest state in Europe until the 18th century. From the sixteenth century, a phenomenon on a global scale operated here, the Council of Four Lands, i.e. the Jewish self-government, and from the beginning of the seventeenth century, a Jewish religious school "yeshiva" with the status of a royal academy. Today, you can visit the charming Old Town or walk along the promenade at the Krakow Gate. Than you will have a free time ( around 1 hour ) for the lunch and rest. After that you will come back Warsaw to your hotel with your driver.

Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp, Lublin Day Trip by Car

4. Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp, Lublin Day Trip by Car

Travel with us from Warsaw to Lubin, to explore the site of the best-preserved camp of the Holocaust and one of the first major concentration camp liberated by Allied forces, the Majdanek Concentration and Extermination Camp. Immerse yourself in the turbulent history of Lublin. Book a 8-hour guided car trip from Warsaw to Majdanek Concentration Camp. Travel in comfort in a private car, with pickup and drop-off directly at your accommodation in Warsaw. Upon arrival in Majdanek, our Expert Guide will take you on an essential walking tour of the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp built and operated by the SS during World War II. The Majdanek State Museum occupies the the area of one of the largest Holocaust sites, with some 227 structures, including 7 gas chambers and 2 wooden gallows. In one of the barracks, you will find an educational exhibit of the Majdanek State Museum. Although the camp was originally built as a labour concentration camp, it was used to kill people on an industrial scale during Operation Reinhard. Discover the gruesome stories of forced labour, starvation, disease and death of Nazi war prisoners, including Soviet POW, Poles, and Jews. Choose the 12-hour option to visit the Majdanek Concentration Camp and see the highlights of Lublin Old Town. As one of the most important trade cities and military strongholds in Poland during the Middle Ages, Lublin boasts many impressive architectural monuments. See the charming Castle Square featuring the medieval Lublin Castle and stroll along the narrow Old Town streets to the beautiful Dominican Abbey. Follow your Private Guide to the Market Square to see the Old Town Hall, the iconic Fish Gate, and stunning old tenement houses. Continue along the ancient royal road Krolewiecka with many landmarks such as St John the Baptist Cathedral and Trynitarska Tower. Pass by the Stone of Misfortune - resisting the urge to touch it, to the last point of interest, Dominican Square. Immerse yourself in local history and culture, and learn about notable residents of Lublin, such as Potocki, Kraszewski and Wieniawski. After an exciting but long day of sightseeing, you will enjoy a convenient, private transportation back to your accommodation in Warsaw.

Lublin Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

5. Lublin Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Lublin with a knowledgeable, private guide on a walking tour of the historic city center. The Old Town in Lublin is considered to be one of the best preserved historic complexes in Poland. In the past, Lublin played an important role as an administrative, trade, and military center in the Polish kingdom. During the two-hour tour, explore the Market Square and stroll down streets to admire renaissance buildings and see the former Town Hall. Walk through the historic gates which are remnants from the defensive walls of the 14th century, Krakowska Gate and Grodzka Gate. See the extremely old remains of Fara Square and Trinity Tower. Follow your guide to check out the beautiful neo-Gothic Lublin castle. Enter St. John the Baptist Cathedral and discover its rich interior and stunning organs. Finally, visit the Church the Holy Spirit with its spectacular altar. Extend your tour to three hours and admire other extraordinary sacral buildings like the Carmelite Church or the Roman Catholic Church of St. Piotr and Paul. Lublin is full of delightful architecture; look out for beautiful Romanesque townhouses in the heart of Lublin, like the building of Theatre of Osterwy. End the tour at Lublin Union Monument and find out the story behind it.

eSIM Poland : Internet Data Plan high-speed 4G/5G

6. eSIM Poland : Internet Data Plan high-speed 4G/5G

Explore the rich history and vibrant culture of Poland without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're wandering through the historic streets of Krakow, marveling at the modernist architecture of Warsaw, or savoring the culinary delights of Gdansk. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Polish adventure. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at for more details.

From Warsaw: Kazimierz Dolny, Lublin, Majdanek & Kozlowka

7. From Warsaw: Kazimierz Dolny, Lublin, Majdanek & Kozlowka

This Kazimierz, Lublin, Majdanek, and Kozlowka private tour is a comfortable and special trip. During it, you will visit some of the most beautiful cities in Poland with a professional guide in an air-conditioned vehicle.  Stroll through the medieval Old Town in Lublin with its winding streets full of fascinating legends. Discover Kazimierz, the pearl of the Polish Renaissance, and a popular holiday resort, and visit Majdanek on this private tour. In Lublin, enter the impressive castle and see the fabulous Byzantine wall paintings of the castle chapel. Visit the oldest surviving Jewish cemetery in Poland and discover the history of the Jewish community of Lublin. The picturesque Kazimierz attracts many artists who seek inspiration here. Visit the concentration camp, blockhouses, a gas chamber, and crematory in Majdanek. In Kozłówka, you will find unique sights such as a social realist art gallery.

Lublin & Majdanek Small-Group Tour from Warsaw with Lunch

8. Lublin & Majdanek Small-Group Tour from Warsaw with Lunch

Lublin was competing for the title of the European Capital of Culture 2016, because it presents an idea of integration, tolerance and dialogue between cultures of the West and East. Amount of cultural festivals, galleries, theaters, places for artists is very impressive. You’ll never feel bored in this city. On the outskirts of Lublin there is a historical place of Nazi concentration and extermination camp – Majdanek. It was unique sample of camp located near population center. The camp was going to be the source of a free workforce for the realization of the plans to build a German empire in the east.  Prisoners came from nearly 30 countries, mainly Poles and Jews, also Russians, Byelorussians and Ukrainians.  The tragic history of the Lublin concentration camp came to an end on 23rd July 1944 after the Red Army entered the city. Now you can visit Majdanek National Museum, Monument of Struggle and Martyrdom at Majdanek, Mausoleum containing ashes from the victims of Nazi hate and some remains of the camp.

Lublin: Local Jewish Heritage Full-Day Guided Tour

9. Lublin: Local Jewish Heritage Full-Day Guided Tour

Your guide will greet you at the hotel and invite you for the fully private sightseeing. The history of Lublin Jews is almost as long as the history of the city - it has about 700 years. Before the outbreak of World War II, the Jewish population constituted 30% of the citizens of the city. Over time, Lublin became the center of Jewish culture, religion and science. In the 1930s, the largest and most prestigious rabbinical school in the world was opened in Lublin. The town was called the Jewish Oxford and the Jerusalem of Poland. Go through a Memorial Trail of Lublin Jews, that commemorates places related to the tragic history of the Jewish community and marks the borders of the ghetto in Podzamcze and the last road of Lublin Jews to Umschlagplatz, from where about 28,000 people were transported to the death camp in Bełżec. Hear about a world that no longer exists. See the Lublin castle, the Grodzka Gate (called also the Jewish Gate), Chewra Nosim Synagogue - the only preserved pre-war Jewish temple, the Old Jewish Cemetery, and the former Academy of the Sages of Lublin – currently hotel and synagogue. Finally, visit the Majdanek State Museum – the former German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp. Enjoy the most important places for Jewish history in Lublin and learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.

Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp and Lublin Old Town

10. Warsaw: Majdanek Concentration Camp and Lublin Old Town

Experience Lublin in 12-hours. From a hotel pickup and drop off. Your guide will take you through the best parts of south-east of Poland.  See Majdanek, the former Nazi concentration camp in Lublin. You will explore the barracks where prisoners from many European countries lived and the sites where they were murdered. The guide will show you multimedia exhibition as well as other exhibitions organized in the barracks. Majdanek is the best-preserved Nazi concentration camp of the Holocaust where you will see the original crematorium ovens as well as the famous Mausoleum that contains ashes of cremated victims. Next visit the Old Town of Lublin where you will have free time for lunch. Take your time exploring this beautiful and extremely calm place. Then you will discover the Lublin castle, its tower with a viewing terrace and the magnificent Chapel of the Holy Trinity where quite recently 15th century frescoes were discovered.

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(17 reviews)

I really love my tour guide Eva she was a really down to earth person and really knowledgeable about the concentration camp. This is a must to do trip and truly humbling experience. I highly recommend this place. It has a lot of history.

The excursion has been very good, Martín the wonderful guide, despite being Spanish and not fluent in English, he explained everything to us very well and the food in Lublin was great, highly recommended.

Excellent, knowledgeable guide, friendly, professional driver. Very comfortable transportation. And the Treblinka memorial itself was an extremely poignant, moving experience. Great tour overall.

Very complete excursion. The very nice guide took us to a very good typical Polish restaurant at a good price. Lublin very beautiful to visit. Recommended excursion.

The organization and availability of our driver (Kaspar) and, fundamentally, our guide, in excellent Spanish (Jola), was incredibly friendly.