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Krzysztof (Christopher) Skutela (PhD) - Private Guide in Krakow

 Member Since 2012 

Black Madonna Tour

Private tour in Krakow

Tour Price : $190-280 Duration : 7-8 hours Languages: english (excellent), german (medium), russian, french (basic)

Black Madonna Tour to Czestochowa is the visit to Bright Mount Monastery where the famous Icon of Mary with Jesus is kept. It is the capital of Polish Catholicism visited by over 3 million people each year. It is one of the most famous pilgrimage site in the world. And all due to the famous Icon considered by many believers and not only to be miraculous. For centuries the place is also center of Polish identity. The Black Madonna is named Queen of Poland and historical event took place in 1655 there. Swedish who attacked Poland conquered all big cities but couldn't conquer the monastery. It was finally the turning point in war. Apart of Icon itself on this fortified monastery situated on the Bright Mount You will see the beauty of gothic Chapel, baroque Basilica and Treasury with e. g. St Therese's veil, JFK ring or Walesa pen.

Black Madonna Tour includes:

- visit to the Basilica with Black Madonna's Shrine,

- participation in Black Madonna's Icon closing and/or opening ceremony,

- visit to the Treasury with plenty of interesting gifts from noble and famous people (e. g. St Therese's veil, ring given by JFK or Walesa medal),

- walk around the monastery along stations of the cross situated on its huge defensive walls.

Included: The price includes the costs of transportation and my guiding, taking care of You and all needed assistance.
If You have any questions please ask me.

 

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $190-280
Duration: 7-8 hours
Group Size: 1 - 6 or more on request
Languages: english (excellent), german (medium), russian, french (basic)
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES