3. Warsaw to Majdanek Concentration Camp One-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. During the 7-hour tour you will embark on a hassle-free journey from your accommodation in Warsaw to Lublin in an air-conditioned private vehicle with an English-speaking driver. Upon arrival, you will embark on an essential tour of Majdanek - a Nazi concentration and extermination camp built and operated by the SS on the outskirts of the city. 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 extend sightseeing 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.