Czestochowa Black Madonna

 

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The most important pilgrimage destination in Poland is in Czestochowa, located approx. 140 km from Krakow. World famous Monastery of Jasna Gora was raised on the hill in XIV century. Monastery is the home of the Black Madonna painting (made by Saint Luke the Evangelist - according to tradition ). The icon is credited with many miracles and widely venerated. One of these was miraculously saving the monastery during the Siege of Jasna Gora at the time of 17th-century Swedish invasion - the Deluge. Every year thousands of Poles go in pilgrim groups to visit Jasna Gora. It is also willingly visited by foreign tourists. Sightseeing is possible with a local Monk guide who reveals all the secrets of this unique historic place.

Tour is organized as fully private service, including transportation and service of local monk guide.

Itinerary:

  • hotel pick up, starting at chosen time
  • approx. 2 hours of driving from Krakow to Czestochowa, transportation by private, comfortable car/van with English speaking driver,
  • 1,5h of walking sightseeing tour of Jasna Gora Monastery with private local monk guide in chosen language

You will see:

  • The Basilica of Jasna Gora – the main part of the monastery complex,
  • Knights’ Hall – medieval chamber where you can learn the history of the Monastery shown on the paintings.
  • The Chapel of Miraculous Painting of Our Lady with the image of Black Madonna of Czestochowa – the main icon of worship.
  • Museum of the 600th Anniversary of Jasna Gora Monastery,
  • The Treasury – the oldest part of the museum with the most valuable gifts handed over to Our Lady of Jasna Gora,
  • St. Roch Bastion with 18th century exhibition which include art craft and historical memorabilia,
  • return to Krakow - approx. 2 hours of drive,
  • hotel drop off.

*this is a sacred place so you should remember about appropriate clothing and behavior during the tour inside the Basilica.

Whole tour lasts approximately 6 hours

We are able to organize this private tour in following languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Ukrainian and Hungarian

*some languages may be subject of availability

Prices:

  • 800 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 400 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 270 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 230 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 200 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 170 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

Prices include:

  • hotel pick up (starting at chosen time) / hotel drop off,
  • private transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car / van,
  • service of English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to Jasna Gora Pauline Monastery in Czestochowa,
  • 1,5 hours sightseeing tour of the Monastery with private local monk guide in chosen language (English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Ukrainian or Hungarian)

BUDGET OPTION

We can give you the opportunity to discover Jasna Gora Monastery on your own . We will provide you with service of private car and private English speaking driver. In Czestochowa you will have up to 2,5 hours of free time to visit Jasna Gora Monastery and eat lunch or explore city of Czestochowa.

Whole tour lasts approximately 6,5 hours

Prices:

  • 650 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 330 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 220 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 190 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 160 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 140 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

Prices include:

  • hotel pick up / drop off,
  • private transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car / van,
  • service of English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance to Jasna Gora Pauline Monastery in Czestochowa
  • up to 2,5 hours of free time to visit Monastery and explore Czestochowa / have lunch

EXTENDED VERSION

There are a lot of tourist attractions on the way from Krakow to Czestochowa which can be easily visited by making only short stops. We can recommend for example amazing ruins of Ogrodzieniec Castle and beautiful Ojcow National Park. If you would be interested in such extended version of Czestochowa tour, please contact us for more details and best possible price offer.

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