Częstochowa is a town in Silesia, famous for its magnificent Pauline monastery at Jasna Góra with the miraculous painting of Black Madonna, a shrine of the Virgin Mary. In the 17th century, it was under a month-long siege by Swedish forces. A small group of monks fought off the numerous Swedes and managed to save their sacred icon.
• 6 hours
Visit the infamous museum and memorial site of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, a city whose name is a burning symbol of the unimaginable wartime tragedy, suffering, and deaths that affected millions of innocent souls. Some 1.1 million people of 28 nationalities are estimated to have died there.
• 6 hours
Lower Silesia is a fascinating region. With its turbulent past, interesting culture and incredibly beautiful landscape make it one of the most visited voivodeship in Poland. Unique place for an excellent day journey that offers plenty to explore.
• 8 hours