Chelm's helpful tourist information office (Lubelska 63; tel. 82/565-36-67; is on the main street, Lubelska, which runs through the center of the Old Town. The entrance to the chalk mine is a 3-minute walk from the tourist office. The office has free walking maps of the city, as well as a few scattered brochures available in English on Chelm's history and attractions.

City Layout

Chelm is a relatively small city with a compact Old Town. The entrance to the Chalk Mine and the tourist information office are within a couple of blocks of each other on the main avenue, Lubelska, in the center of town. As it passes through the center, Lubelska slopes upward, culminating in a peaceful park and hilltop monastery.

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