Lublin Travel Guide, Poland
Lublin is located in eastern Poland and it is the ninth largest city in the country. It is the capital of the Lublin Voivodeship and is the educational center of the region. It has six state universities and plenty of other school institutions. Although Lublin is a modern city filled with underdeveloped infrastructures, it still has many scenic attractions.
At first glance, tourists would not think of spending time exploring the city, but if they know better, they will surely enjoy the tour. Lublin is even aiming to be a European Capital of Culture in the coming years. If you are contemplating to go to the city, better take the Lublin Travel Guide with you.
Lublin Travel Guide – Travel
Lublin is comfortably situated at the crossroads of major cities such as Warsaw, Kiev, Odessa and Berlin. When taking a plane ride, tourists can book a flight that will arrive at the airports in Warsaw or Rzeszow. A train or a bus can take the passengers from the airport into Lublin.
Another means of transportation that will get travelers in to the city is the train. Polish State Railways connect Lublin to other major cities in the country such as Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, Gdansk, and Krakow. From the train station, a bus ride is needed to reach the city center.
There are a lot of international buses that connect Lublin to different European cities. Dworzec Autobusy Glowny, the main bus terminal, is located at the northern part of the Old Town. It is served daily by destinations such as Cologne, Rome, Bremen, Paris, Geneva, London, Zurich, Venice, and Hamburg. On the other hand, the Southern Bus Terminal is served by regional bus lines.
There are three modes of transportation that commuters can use when exploring the city – bus, trolleybus and taxi. Lublin is served by 50 bus lines and they are the cheapest public transports. There are eight trolleybus lines that travel around the city and during summer, there is a special trolleybus line for tourists. Taxis in Lublin are cheap but still more high-priced compared to buses and trolleybuses. Meanwhile, the city center and the Old Town can be traversed on foot.
Lublin Travel Guide – Climate
Lublin has a continental climate. Spring is from March until May and summer is from June until August when days are alternating from hot to rainy. Autumn is from September until November when days start warm and clear before they change to cold. Winter lasts from December until January and there are plenty of snowfalls and nights are extremely chilly. The coldest month is January while the warmest and wettest month is July.
Lublin Travel Guide – Festivals
The city hosts a lot of events and festivals. Lublin aspires to be one of the most renowned cultural cities in Europe. Some of the best events happening in the city are Festival of Theatre “Neighbors”, Culture Night, Open City Festival, Storytellers Festival, Poetry Festival, and International Folk Music Festival. Along with these, there are plenty of other events held each year.
Lublin may not be as publicized as other major cities in Poland but the city has its own beauty that is worth exploring. Lublin Travel Guide shows you all these facts about its splendor as a part of the European Continent. For more facts in the country and other places in Europe, track information from Kaliningrad Travel Guide and Vilnius Travel Guide.
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