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Lublin Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

1. 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.

Lublin Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

2. Lublin Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

Meet your friendly guide at Krakowska Gate, then set off on a 2.5, 3.5, or 5-hour food tour (depending on the option chosen). The tour has been designed to showcase the very best of Polish cuisine at 2, 3, or 4 carefully selected venues across the city while giving you a guided walking tour of Lublin's highlights. At each venue, taste, compare, and explore the flavor combinations of Polish delicacies while learning about local history and traditions. On the 2.5-hour option, visit 2 venues to taste different styles of dumplings, as well as Polish meats. Your meal is accompanied by a soft drink, a coffee or tea, and a delicious cake. On the 3.5-hour tour, taste authentic Polish food at 3 venues, including 3 kinds of dumplings, Polish meat, regional specialties, traditional soup, as well as a soft drink, coffee or tea, beer, and a cake. During your tasting, listen to your guide share fascinating information about local customs and which delicacies are related to which occasions. To get a deeper understanding and appreciation of Polish cuisine, select the 5-hour option, which offers a combination of food and alcohol tastings with sightseeing. In addition to food sampling, savor tastings of 8 vodkas or beers, and enjoy a guided walk through the city’s Old Town where you can admire the stunning architecture of the district which is one of the best-preserved historic complexes in the country. Stop by the former Town Hall in the bustling Market Square, then end the tour with a stroll by the Old Town Gate, a remnant of the defensive walls from the 14th century.

Lublin Private Vodka Tasting Tour

3. Lublin Private Vodka Tasting Tour

Embark on an amazing party tour with a great combination of facts and hands-on vodka experiencing. Grab your friends for a tasting and lesson at the same time. Drink both white and flavored vodkas, as well as legendary local liqueur, and play fun games to compare the flavors with your mates. Your guide will teach you how to drink vodka the Polish way and tell you about the occasions in which Poles drink vodka, as well as why it is referred to as the national drink. All the locations are carefully chosen based on their unique atmospheres, which reflect different periods in Polish culture and history. During the tour, you will also taste appetizers perfectly matched to the spirits, which include white vodka (potato, grain), flavored vodka (nuts, lemon), liqueur, and 70% absinthe. If you and your friends like partying and nightlife tours, this activity is a must-do during your stay in Lublin. Choose the two-hour option to taste a set of five vodkas and appetizers at three different venues. If you are interested in more flavors, then opt for the three-hour option, which includes seven special shots at four different venues, all paired with appetizers. For the best combination of Polish vodka and traditional cuisine at five venues, select the four-hour option to enjoy 10 vodkas and more food than you're able to eat.

Lublin & Majdanek Small-Group Tour from Warsaw with Lunch

4. 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 Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

5. Lublin Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

Sample the best Polish popular, craft, and regional beer throughout a beer-tasting tour in Lublin. This experience aims to better introduce you to Polish beer, including its history, Polish tradition, and customs. This fun and cultural evening offers an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beer. Spend time with your group of friends or family privately, as your guide takes care of you personally and explains each beer that you will drink. The beers sampled will include those from major Polish breweries, as well as specialty regional beers. Your first venue will offer you Polish appetizers, and each venue you visit will provide a different experience, including a different atmosphere and selection of beer to choose from. Throughout the 2-hour option you will taste a set of 7 beers and some appetizers at 3 different venues. If you want to try more flavors of beer, then the 3-hour option is for you. This includes 11 beers at 4 different venues with appetizers which are a perfect match to beer. There is also the option to choose a 4-hour option for those who would like to have the best combination of Polish beer and traditional food in 5 venues. With this option, enjoy 13 beers and more food than you are able to eat.

Lublin: Magic Christmas Tour

6. Lublin: Magic Christmas Tour

Get into the Christmas spirit by taking a walking tour through the beautiful and festive Lublin. Discover a wide variety of traditions and customs when it’s filled with colors and traditional Christmas offerings. Wander through the streets draped in Christmas lights, and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere during the festive time. Learn about the history of the Christmas tree and the first person who decorated it. Hear interesting the stories of the Christmas spells, and the Christmas legends of the city.  Visit the beautiful and realistic nativity scene of Lublin. At the authentic markets, savor some of the most renowned local products of the city. Fill your heart with joy and experience the magic of Lublin. 

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What people are saying about Lublin

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Damien was awesome, very knowledgeable about the area's history, he kept us entertained for the full three hours, would definitely recommend this tour!

Damien was awesome, he was really fun and knowledgeable. We had a great time, highly recommend this tour!