On this full-day trip from Warsaw, you’ll discover the Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra —a sacred structure home to the painting of Black Madonna. Alongside your guide, you’ll travel to Poland’s most popular pilgrimage site and tour the treasure-filled monastery. Marvel at the painting of the Black Madonna in the Chapel of Our Lady; see the blood-stained cassock of John Paul II; and admire paintings by Jerzy Duda Gracz in the Golghota Gallery. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour — limited to eight people.
After hotel pickup in Warsaw, you’ll greet your guide and board a minivan destined for the Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra. As you travel, you’ll receive an introduction to Poland’s most popular pilgrimage site from your guide.
On arrival at the Paulite Monastery of Jasna Góra, head to The Chapel of Our Lady — the monasteries oldest enclave — to see the revered Black Madonna, which is ceremoniously unveiled twice a day. During your tour, you’ll admire the world-renowned painting — also known as ‘Our Lady of Częstochowa’ — and see votives offered to John Paul II.
Listen to history-rich commentary from your guide as you discover other objects of curiousity including a John Paul II’s blood-stained cassock and a golden rose. See, too, the unique paintings of the Golghota Gallery — executed by celebrated Polish painter, Jerzy Duda Gracz.
Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your Warsaw hotel.