Pieskowa Skala Castle And Czestochowa Including The 'Black Madonna' Day Tour From Krakow

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:45am-8:45am, Tour starts between 7:45am-8:45am. If you are interested in complementary hotel pickup please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24h prior to your tour on + 48 12 422 58.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    We offer departures from our central meeting point in Krakow or the centrally located Krakow hotels., Our central meeting point in Krakow is located at the bus park at 11 Powisle Street, situated on.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Return details Tour drops off at selected Krakow hotels. You will be advised on the day the closest drop off point to your hotel.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

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.

Know More about this tour

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.

Itinerary:

Pieskowa Skala Castle is currently closed for refurbishment from November to March, during this time you will visit Ogrodziniec Castle instead.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance ticket to the Pieskowa Skala Castle (from November to April Pieskowa Skaa Castle is closed for the visitors. You will visit the castle from the outside).
  • Licensed guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

From November to April Pieskowa Skaa Castle is closed for the visitors. You will visit the castle from the outside.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements, Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Not wheelchair accessible

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