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Czestochowa - Jasna Gora Abbey
Czestochowa - Black Madonna Icon
Czestochowa - Jasna Góra Monastery

To get the full picture of the former royal province of Cracow you should not miss to visit Czestochowa with its Jasna Gora monastery, Poland’s national shrine famous for the miraculous icon of the Black Madonna (the famous Gothic painting of Our Lady).

This famous sanctuary has been attracting not only pilgrims from all corners of the country and beyond for centuries. Local monk will give you a tour of the monastery which will include Chapel of the Miraculous Picture, splendid Baroque Basilica, 17th century Knights’ Hall, Arsenal and the Treasury. the Paulite Fathers' Monastery.

We need something for our body too – lunch will be the best! The way to Czestochowa called “On the Trail of Eagles’ Nests” will show us a fantastic landscape of limestone rocks and the ruins of some Gothic - Renaissance castles like Ogrodzieniec and Olsztyn , which are worth to see too.

Distance: 140 km north-west from Cracow
Duration including lunch: approx. 7 - 8 hours

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    Г. С. - Lithuania

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