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Częstochowa Monastery Tour

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Key Highlights

  • The Monastery of Jasna Góra in Czestochowa, Poland, has been a pilgrimage destination for centuries
  • It is home to the ‘Black Madonna’ painting, alleged to have created many miracles.
  • An English-speaking expert guide will keep you entertained and feed you with knowledge of Czestochowa
  • Includes a private vehicle and hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    6 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 09:00am
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Krakow.(Please advise us of your preferred tour departure time and hotel address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Krakow

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    The Monastery of Jasna Góra in Czestochowa, Poland, is the third-largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world. Home to the beloved icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the icon depicting the Mother of God with the Christ Child.

    It is known as the Black Madonna of Czestochowa or Our Lady of Czestochowa. It is also widely venerated and credited with many miracles. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Jasna Góra monastery which has been a pilgrimage destination for hundreds of years

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Krakow at a convenient time chosen by you. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will travel in private vehicle for a guided tour of Czestochowa.

    • Upon your arrival at Czestochowa, visit the famous Pauline monastery of Jasna Gora that is the home of the Black Madonna painting, a shrine of the Virgin Mary.
    • You can also visit the baroque Basilica that is attached to the Chapel of the Black Madonna.
    The Armoury Room.
    • Visit the Treasury Room which is a rich storehouse of votive offerings given to the Black Madonna over the centuries, from the 14th century to the present. Gifts range from swords and scepters to rosaries made of dried bread in concentration camps.

    At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel in Krakow.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

    Exclusions

    • Entrance fees to The Arsenal and Treasury (€2 to be paid locally).
    • Food and drinks
  • Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.