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Useful information for visitors:

  • In the undergrounds there is a constant temperature of + 9o C / 48o F all the year round, and humidity amounts to 70-80%.
  • The entrance to the undergrounds is located in the escarpment below the Church Of Holy Apostles The Messengers at ul. Lubelska 55a.
  • Persons suffering from claustrophobia are not recommended to enter the route.
  • Taking photos and filming are allowed in the undergrounds without additional charges.
  • The underground route is directly connected with a stylish restaurant. Thus, it is possible to end the sightseeing tour in the restaurant.
  • A car park for coaches is situated next to the Municipal Park in ul. Armii Krajowej (opposite the Kamena Hotel) about 300 m from the entrance annex.
  • Passenger cars can park in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to the annex. Car parks in the city are free of charge. The centre of the Old Town is excluded from vehicular traffic.

Rules of sightseeing the tourist route:

  • Sightseeing tours of the undergrounds are organised by the

 'Labirynt' Chełm's Chalk Undergrounds Company,
22-100 Chełm ul. Lubelska 55a tel. + 48 82 565 25 30,
Its office is open: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday-Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.

  • The tourist route of the Chełm chalk undergrounds is open for visitors all the year round except at Easter, Christmas, on 1st January and 1st November.
  • Individual tourists can visit the undergrounds at fixed entrance hours: 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm (in July and August there are additional entrance hours).
  • Sightseeing in groups of 20-35 people is subject to prior reservation. Sightseeing the chalk undergrounds can be done only with a guide (ticket price includes the guide's service).
  • Ticket prices : normal ticket - 12 zł, reduced ticket - 9 zł
  • Reduced-fare tickets are available for children and school youth from 6 years of age to 26 years of age as well as for Polish pensioners and EURO <26 card holders. Children under the age of 6, couriers and organised group leaders are entitled to free admission.
 
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