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Black Madonna Painting in Czestochowa - Tour from Krakow

  • When does it run?
    Tuesday & Thursday
  • Start time
    08:35am
  • Duration
    8 hours
Inclusions
  • English/Spanish/Italian speaking guide
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entrance Tickets
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Key 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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday & Thursday

  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Start time

    08:35am

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details.

    Alternatively, make your way to  Central stop – the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, situated on the opposite side of the Sheraton Grand Hotel

  • Ending Point

    Tour concludes at the point of origin.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from Hotel Wyspianski 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.

    In 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.


Inclusions & Exclusions

  • English/Spanish/Italian speaking guide
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Hotel drop off

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Please note

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

From November 17th  to April 18th , Pieskowa Skala Castle is closed for the visitors. You will visit the castle from the outside.

Additional info

From November to April Pieskowa Skala Castle is closed for the visitors. You will visit the castle from the outside.

Customer Reviews

  • Great day tour.
    Vincent Farrugia, Malta 06/09/2018
  • The Black Madonna Painting in Czestochowa is a tour that should be on your visit list to Krakowl
    ALBAN MASCARENHAS, Canada 07/19/2015
  • very intersting
    MIHAIL MANTA, Romania 07/16/2015

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