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Black Madonna Painting in Czestochowa - Tour from Krakow

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Highlights

  • Poland’s national shrine has been drawing the pilgrims and tourists from all over the globe for centuries
  • The world-famous ‘Black Madonna’ painting is believed to have extraordinary properties
  • The religious tour includes visits to the Jasna Góra, the Miraculous Picture Chapel and the Basilica
  • See the Eagle Nests Trail with its collection of castles and watchtowers

Overview

Visit Poland's national shrine in the city of Czestochowa, including the icon which has drawn pilgrims from across the globe for centuries. The miraculous ‘Black Madonna’ a Gothic painting of Our Lady, housed in the monastery of Jasna Góra.On this guided, religious tour, you will also visit the Miraculous Picture Chapel and the Basilica.

Your journey back to Krakow takes you along the Eagles Nests Trail, an historic strategic system of watchtowers and castles. Take a stop over in Pieskowa Skala to visit a well-preserved Renaissance Castle along the Eagle Nests Trail. High on a cliff over the valley of the Pradnik river, this 14th century fortification was rebuilt in the 16th century as a Renaissance residence.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from Hotel Wyspianski at around 08:00am in a tourist coach.

Proceed towards the city of Czestochowa. Arrive at the monastery of Jasna Góra where you’ll visit the chapel that houses the miraculous painting of the Black Madonna.

Next, visit the Basilica, which is the main church of the monastery.

On your free time for lunch, you can visit the 600th Anniversary Museum and Treasury on your own, or attend Mass.

On the way back, the tour bus takes the scenic route to admire the most spectacular limestone rock formations typical of the Kraków-Czestochowa Uplands.

Visit the only remaining castle of the so called Eagle Nest Trail at Pieskowa Skala.

You will be dropped back at your original point of pick-up.

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Reviews

Again there were only 5 of us on this trip so we were taken by private car.The guide was excellent and very knowledgeable and entertaining.... mr john hand

A delightful and fascinating trip. Our guides were knowledgeable and gave us much information. The length of the trip was just about right, including the stop at the castle... Robert Trachimowicz

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Tuesday & Thursday

Duration

8½ hours

Start time

Start time: 0845h (08:45am)
Duration: 8½ hours

Meeting point

From selected centrally located Wroclaw hotels as listed under “Itinerary”. (Please advise your hotel 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).
Alternate Location: Central stop – the bus park at 11 Powiśle Street (ul. Powiśle 11), situated on the opposite side of the Sheraton Hotel.

Ending point

Tour concludes at the point of origin.

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Inclusions

  • English speaking guide
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up

Exclusions

  • Hotel drop off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

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