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Pieskowa Skala Castle and Czestochowa including the 'Black Madonna' Day Tour from Krakow

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  • Location: Krakow, Poland
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2145IT11

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Follow the Eagles Nest Trail to Czestochowa to see the "Black Madonna", a Gothic painting of Our Lady at the monastery of Jasna Gora. Returning to Krakow you will stop at the Renaissance Castle in Pieskowa Skala which is home to the Museum of the National Wawel Art Collections.
In the city of Czestochowa is Poland's national shrine and the icon which has drawn pilgrims from across the globe for centuries.

The monastery of Jasna Gora is home to the miraculous "Black Madonna", a Gothic painting of Our Lady, which after Rome, Lourdes and Mecca makes Czestochowa one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in the world today. Your visit to the monastery includes the Miraculous Picture Chapel and the Basilica.

Also, you can visit the 600th-Anniversary Museum, the Arsenal and the Treasury on your own, if you wish, while others on the tour have a break for lunch and buying souvenirs.

Your journey back to Krakow takes you along the Eagles Nests Trail, an historic strategic system of watchtowers and castles. Today most of these are in ruins. However, not all of them have been destroyed completely and you will see some that have managed to endure the rigors of time.

On the way back from Czestochowa there will be 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. Today it is home to the Museum of the National Wawel Art Collections.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs at 9am bus park at 11 Powiƛle Street, opposite the Sheraton Hotel or at 8am from selected hotels
Departure Time:
9:00am
Return Details:
Tour concludes at the Wyspianski Hotel.

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Pieskowa Skala Castle and Czestochowa including the 'Black Madonna' Day Tour from Krakow

Pieskowa Skala Castle and Czestochowa Day Tour from Krakow

Inclusions:
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
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  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
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  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Lazy traveller, Australia, September 2014

Love the day trip and the guide is very knowledgeable.

Reviewed by: Sue N, August 2014

The guide was very knowledgable. His English was perfect, and he was very nice. The tour was a wonderful experience. I suggest it to anyone who is interested in visiting Poland.

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