Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Lublin and its surroundings
Situated at the crossroads of eastern and western Europe Lublin has a long history and unique heritage, which you can explore through its sites and activities. The Market Square in the Old Town is a great place to start.
The square's main attraction is the Old Town Hall, a classical 18th century building designed by an Italian architect. Surrounding the square are historic town houses, some dating back hundreds of years, with Renaissance-style doors, ornate stone carvings, murals and other decorations. Be sure to also visit Cracow Gate, one of Lublin's Lublin's iconic structures. The gate was constructed in the 14th century, as part of fortifications for the city. It blends Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architectural styles and is stamped with the monogram of an 18th century Polish king.
Another must see is the Dominican Church and Monastery. Established in the 14th century, the complex has Gothic and Renaissance elements and contains eleven chapels.
To learn more about the city's history, visit the Lublin Museum, which is housed in a 14th century neo-Gothic castle. The museum has archaeological, ethnological and military collections, as well as artwork by Polish and international artists. Not far away, the Holy Trinity Chapel features 15th century Russo-Byzantine art, a testament to Lublin's Lublin's mix of eastern and western European cultures.
So book your room at the Campanile Lublin today and start planning a memorable trip!