The Black Madonna Tour from Krakow

Cultural & Theme Tours in Poland

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The town is known for the famous Paulist Monastery and Jasna Gora that is the home of the miraculous Black Madonna painting, a shrine of the Saint Mary.
Millions of pilgrims from all over the world come to Częstochowa to see it. Czestochowa is a City of over 760 years of history, located in the heart of southern Poland, on the borderland of two geographical regions: Silesian Upland and Krakowsko – Czestochowska Upland. The city of Czestochowa is an important religious sanctuary connected with the cult of icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, better known as the Black Madonna. There have been reports for centuries of miraculous events occurring to those who made a pilgrimage to the unique portrait. While the portrait is what the pilgrims mostly focus on, also the votive offerings collected in the monastery given to the Black Madonna over the centuries are worth seeing. Gifts range from swords and sceptres to rosaries made of dried bread in concentration camp.You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the sanctuary, where you will enter with a English-speaking guide. After the tour we will show you the city of Częstochowa and drive you back to Krakow.Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Easter Saturday afternoon and Easter Sunday.

What’s included

  • Door-to-door transportation (Free hotel Pickup)
  • English speaking guide in Jasna Gora
  • English speaking driver assistance.
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Pauline Monastery

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Excellent value for money
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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