We invite you to a journey in the steps of a Jewish ethnographer, writer, and social activist – S. An–ski.
The route includes 7 townships in Volhynia: Luboml – Volodymyr-Volynsky – Kovel – Lutsk – Ostroh – Dubno – Kremenets –Korets.
The route: 420 km, time of a car journey – one week.
We invite you to embark on an intriguing trip of literary heritage of Isaac Bashevis Singer – a Nobel Prize laureate, who drew inspiration for his novels and short stories from traditions and lots of small towns lost deep amidst the woods of Roztocze and mosaic fields of Wyżyna Lubelska.
The trail will run through: Lublin - Bychawa - Turobin - Goraj - Frampol - Biłgoraj - Tarnogród - Józefów Roztoczański - Tyszowce - Komarów - Zamość - Izbica - Piaski - Lublin.
Length: 362 km
automobile road - 2-3 days
cycle track- 5-7 days
We invite you to join the route tracing Jewish printeries, which were very important places for Jewish communities. Because of their extraordinary care for books, including the most import one, the Torah, for centuries Jews have been called the People of the Book.
The route includes 17 towns, where Hebrew publishing houses were present during certain periods: Lublin, Józefów Biłgorajski, Międzyrzec, Grodno, Kopyl, Berdyczów, Meżyrów, Połonne, Sławuta, Ostroh, Korets, Dubno, Zhokva, Turka, and Oleksiniec. We suggest covering it in three separate branches:
1) "Polish-Belarusian" (644 kilometres): Lublin - Międzyrzec Podlaski (99 km) - Grodno (229 km) - Kopyl (256 km) - Słuck (60 km);
2) "Podolia" (909 km): Lublin - Józefów Biłgorajski (111 km) - Zhokva (90 km) - Turka (171 km) - Oleksiniec (324 km) - Minkowice (117 km) - Meżyrów (96 km);
3) "Volhynia" (461 km): Poryck - Dubno (131 km) - Ostroh (80 km) - Sławuta (30 km) - Korets (55 km) - Połonne (110 km) - Berdyczów (55 km).
The black-and-white photographs are sometimes the only remnant of the lost gone world of Jewish shtetls. To us this resource is all the more valuable as there aren't many photos preserved and most were damaged and destroyed during World War II. The route in the footsteps of local photographers goes through 22 towns, where we will get to learn about 28 photographers.
The route goes through: Szczebrzeszyn, Wielkie Oczy, Cieszanów, Siedlce, Orla, Kleszczele, Ciechanowiec, Szczuczyn, Międzyrzec Podlaski, Kazimierz Dolny, Lubaczów, Ostroh, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Kremenets, Volodymyr-Volynsky, Zhovkva, Lenin, Navahrudak, Stolin, Slonim, Dzyatlava, and Pinsk.
The route in the footsteps of painters goes through 31 towns, where we will get to learn about 37 painters. The towns along the route are places where the painters were born in, or ones which they took as their home in their adult and professional years. Currently they are spread across the borderlands of Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus.
The route goes through: Sejny, Tykocin, Knyszyn, Międzyrzec Podlaski, Radzyń Podlaski, Kosaki, Siematycze, Lublin, Chełm, Kazimierz Dolny, Tyszowce, Hrubieszów, Biłgoraj, Lubaczów, Nowy Sącz, Rava–Ruska, Zhovkva, Bolekhiv, Delatyn, Kosiv, Dubno, Hvizdets, Rohatyn, Buchach, Kremenets, Kovel, Chortkiv, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Kobryn, Drohobych, Navahrudak.
The route of famous rabbis
In the footsteps of poets