Lublin: Tour to Belzec Death Camp & Zamosc

Belzec death camp was the first extermination center opened in a German zone of occupation established in Poland after invasion in 1939. Daily gassing operations at the camp began in March 1942. It is estimated that between 430,000 and 500,000 people were murdered in Belzec camp. It was the third-deadliest German Nazi extermination camp (exceeded only by Treblinka and Auschwitz). After sightseeing of the Museum and Memorial in Belzec we will take you to Zamosc – very beautiful city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is a unique example of a Renaissance town in Central Europe.

We organize private tours from Lublin to Belzec Concentration Camp and Zamosc on request.

Tour itinerary:

  1. hotel pick up at chosen time,
  2. up to 2,5 hours drive from Lublin to the Museum and Memorial in Belzec by private car/van accompanied by private guide in chosen language,
  3. up to 2 hours of walking sightseeing tour of the Belzec Camp Museum with private guide during which you will be able to see:
  • the area of the former German Nazi extermination camp in Belzec,
  • permanent exhibition in the museum building; the history of the extermination camp in Belzec and the extermination policy of the German occupiers in the General Government presented by photographs and audiovisual materials, presentation of everyday objects obtained during archaeological research on the site of the former camp,
  • a symbolic memorial area which includes:
  • ramp opening the entrance to the monument, it symbolizes deportation and the hearth where the Germans burned the bodies of the murdered in 1943,
  • a sculptural installation in the form of a pile of rails and slag, it symbolizes transports reaching Belzec, as well as the procedure of cremation of corpses on combustion grates,
  • Rift – the road leading to the so-called Niche-Ohel marked in a place where the remains of mass graves were not found, probably a special corridor through which the Germans drove naked victims to the gas chambers was located here,
  • so-called Niche Ohkel with a quote from the Book of Job and plaques with the names of the victims on the walls),
  • so-called Place of Crossing, a small square lined with rusty cast iron plates, with a relief in the form of imprinted wagon wheels that intersect in the shape of a star of David,
  • symbolic cemetery (place of the mass graves), the fenced off and slag-covered area,
  • made of cast iron plaques showing the names of the victims hometowns

4 . approx.1 hour drive from the Museum and Memorial in Belzec to Zamosc

5. up to 1 hour of free time in Zamosc, perfect moment for lunch,

6. up to 2 hours of sightseeing of Zamosc with our private guide during which you will be able to see:

  • The Great Market Square, one of the largest and most amazing squares in Europe,
  • the Old and New Lviv Gate, one of the three original city gates, built around 1599, designed by Bernard Morando
  • the Bastion VII, one of the seven earth embankments of the former Zamosc fortifications,
  • Cathedral of the Resurrection and St. Thomas the Apostle, built in the late 16th century,
  • Szczebrzeska Gate, also known as the Florian Gate; built in 1603-1605,
  • Zamoyski Palace, former residence of the city’s founder, Jan Zamoyski, and the Zamoyski family,
  • Jan Zamoyski Monument, located at Akademicka Street, near to the Zamoyski Palace,
  • Synagogue – Renaissance synagogue built between 1610 and 1618, currently Multimedia Museum of the History of Jews in Zamosc and the Surrounding Area is located here (entrance not included),

7. up to 1,5 hour drive back from Zamosc to Lublin
8. your hotel drop off in Lublin

Whole tour lasts approx. 10 hours

Prices:

  • 1450 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 750 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 530 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 410 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 340 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 290 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and drop off after the tour,
  • private transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car / van,
  • service of private guide in chosen language during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to the Belzec Camp Museum
  • up to 2 hours of private walking sightseeing tour of the Museum and Memorial in Belzec,
  • up to 2 hours of walking sightseeing tour of Zamosc with private guide in chosen language,
  • approx. 1 hour of free time in Zamosc

*Tour is available every day except Mondays when permanent exhibitions in the Museum and Memorial in Belzec are closed for visitors.

This private tour is available in following languages:

English, Spanish, German, Russian,

*some languages may be subject to availability and prices can vary

BUDGET VERSION

If you are particularly interested in the history of Belzec Death Camp but do not have enough time or will to visit Zamosc, we can offer you a shorter and cheaper version of this tour. Our private English speaking driver will take you directly to the Museum and Memorial in Belzec. After 2 hours of sightseeing with a local, private guide in English or German you will be taken back directly to your hotel in Lublin.

Whole tour lasts up to 7 hours

Prices:

  • 900 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 460 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 320 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 270 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 220 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 190 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and drop off after the tour,
  • private transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car / van,
  • service of private English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to the Museum and Memorial in Belzec,
  • up to 2 hours of private walking sightseeing tour of the Museum and Memorial in Belzec with local guide in chosen language (English or German)

*Tour is available every day except Mondays when permanent exhibitions in the Museum and Memorial in Belzec are closed for visitors.

This private budget tour is available in following languages:

English, German

Choose number of participants and date:

persons

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