Jasna Gora Monastery
Jasna Gora. Our Lady of Czestochowa. Photo©OneDay.2018
Pilgrimage to Jasna Gora.
Czestochowa. Jasna Gora.
Jasna Gora. Main Gate.

Jasna Gora Tour - Our Lady of Czestochowa

From  48 EUR / 52 USD per person 

Jasna Gora Monastery is the center of the cult of Mary in Poland.

From 600 years are recorded miracles done through the intercession of the Virgin Mary.

From the well known and important for the whole Polish nation, as defense of Czestochowa against the Swedish invasion in the seventeenth century, to personal miraculous of cures patients, both centuries ago and today.

 

A special cult has the Blessed Virgin Mary icon (The Miraculous Icon of Our Lady of Jasna Gora) - painted according to tradition by St. Luke the Evangelist, and, due to scientists, its creation should be placed in the twelfth century.

Despite the numerous wars, attempts to destroy and hide from occupation in unusual places (eg. during World War 2 it was fixed under the table top in the library) - icon preserved perfectly to our time.

National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

The main altar dates from the seventeenth century and its wooden surface is additionally covered with ebony.

 

Ornaments and statues around the image of the Virgin Mary are made of silver.

 

On one side of the image are the royal insignia (scepter and apple), and on the second side are gifts from Pope John Paul II - gold rose, gold heart and in a glass casket - shot through and bloody belt of John Paul II cassock, who he was wearing at the time of the assassination on his life.

Especially solemnly is celebrated from the seventeenth century and ceremony of unveiling and covering of the Miraculous Image.

 

With the sound of trumpets, kettledrums and drum group of 16 monks perform baroque melody.

Pilgrimage to Jasna Gora.

Every year, in the summer - the believers depart from many cities in Poland to Częstochowa.

 

Most of pilgrimage arrives at the monastery in the middle of August.

Every year, according to estimates, is involved in it more than 100,000 people and every year the number of participants increases.

 

The longest pilgrimage is from Hel (near of Gdańsk) - distance 640 km / 398 miles. Walking time is 19 days.

The largest pilgrimage departs from Warsaw - distance in km is 245 km / 152 miles. Walking time is 9 days. Number of participants - 15.000 

 

In contrast, the oldest pilgrimage is Pabianice. The first took place in the fifteenth century.

Among the many treasures donated to the monastery in the Treasury can be seen following thanksgiving gifts:

  • gold-embroidered velvet bedspreads from the thirteenth century.
  • From the fourteenth century - the royal robes.
  • From the fifteenth century - travel altars and crosses of Polish kings.
  • From the sixteenth century - royal silver mirror and royal silver monstrance.
  • From the seventeenth century - royal and hetman maces, Turkish swords and bows, Hussar wings, rosaries, crosses, and especially valuable - pure gold monstrance from 1672, made in memory of Polish liberation from the Swedes, from jewels of the treasury of Jasna Góra. It is made of 2,368 diamonds, 2208 rubies, 30 sapphires, 81 emeralds and 215 pearls.

 

Sometimes it is made available to visitors Relics Chapel, which houses the relics brought from Rome.

 

There are, among others, four heads of the Martyrs:

Eusebius the Priest, St. Honorata, St. Candida and St. Donat the Deacon, as well as part of hand of St. Valentine.

The main gate to the shrine. Lubomirski Gate (XVIII century).

At the top of the gate placed statues of saints:

Michael the Archangel, St. Paul the Hermit and Anthony the Hermit (patrons of the Order of monks at Jasna Góra).

 

The characters are two-sided and therefore look alike for entering and for outgoing people.

 

Above the entrance is inscribed in Latin, the first line of prayer Under Your Defense:

"Sub tuum praesidium."

 

After passing through the Lubomirski Gate, pilgrim passes through 3 next gates: Our Lady of Victory (Queen of Poland), Our Lady of Sorrows, and through the last fourth - Jagiełło Gate.

Highlights of Jasna Gora Tour from Warsaw.

Can you go to Jasna Gora Monastery from Warsaw ?

  • Professional Guide to the Museum in 6 languages (English,French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish).
  • Individual tour with own Guide.
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
  • Professional Guide to the Museum in 6 languages.
  • Individual tour with own Guide.
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
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Jasna Gora Tour from Warsaw to Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Trip description.

What's the best way to see Jasna Gora Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa ?

  • Your journey by comfortable car (1-4 persons: Mercedes E or VW Passat B8; 4-6 persons: Mercedes Viano or VW Multivan; 7-20 Mercedes Sprinter) will start from anywhere in Warsaw, at time which you will choose.
  • After arriving to Czestochowa we go up the Jasna Gora hill where we visit the whole monastery complex with a guide-monk from the monastery.  After completion of Jasna Gora Tour, our qualified driver takes you to any place in Warsaw.

Day trip from Warsaw to Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Itinerary of Jasna Gora Tour.

How do I get to Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa ?

1. Transit Warsaw - Czestochowa.

2. Jasna Gora Monastery. Knights' Hall, Museum of the 600th Anniversary of Jasna Gora, Bastion of St. Roch, Basilica of Jasna Gora, Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Image, Vault, Arsenal, Jasna Gora Tower.

3. Transit Czestochowa - Warsaw.

Jasna Gora Tour from Warsaw to Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Practical information.

Where is Jasna Gora ? Is Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa close to Warsaw ?

How much is guided tour of Jasna Gora ?

Total Price for private guided tour :

          

  • Total price for 1 person 270-EUR / 293-USD.
  • Total price for 2 persons 280-EUR / 304-USD (140-EUR / 152-USD per person). 
  • Total price for 3 persons 290-EUR / 315-USD (97-EUR / 105-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a sedan car 320-EUR / 347-USD (80-EUR / 87-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a Van car 420-EUR / 455-USD (105-EUR / 114-USD per person).
  • Total price for 5 persons 435-EUR / 472-USD (87-EUR / 94-USD per person).
  • Total price for 6 persons 450-EUR / 488-USD (75-EUR / 81-USD per person).
  • Total price for 7 persons 465-EUR / 504-USD (66-EUR / 72-USD per person).
  • Total price for 8 persons by Mercedes Sprinter 750-EUR / 813-USD (94-EUR / 102-USD per person).
  • Total price for 9 persons 765-EUR / 830-USD (85-EUR / 92-USD per person).
  • Total price for 10 persons 780-EUR / 846-USD (78-EUR / 85-USD per person).
  • Total price for 11 persons 795-EUR / 862-USD (72-EUR / 78-USD per person).
  • Total price for 12 persons 810-EUR / 878-USD (67-EUR / 73-USD per person).
  • Total price for 13 persons 825-EUR / 895-USD (63-EUR / 69-USD per person).
  • Total price for 14 persons 840-EUR / 911-USD (60-EUR / 65-USD per person).
  • Total price for 15 persons 855-EUR / 927-USD (57-EUR / 62-USD per person).
  • Total price for 16 persons 870-EUR / 944-USD (54-EUR / 59-USD per person).
  • Total price for 17 persons 885-EUR / 960-USD (52-EUR / 56-USD per person).
  • Total price for 18 persons 900-EUR / 976-USD (50-EUR / 54-USD per person).
  • Total price for 19 persons 915-EUR / 992-USD (48-EUR / 52-USD per person).

If you want to reserve a trip for a larger number of people, email us.

All tickets and fees included in the price.

How long is tour of Jasna Gora ?

The total duration of the tour: 6 hours.

How far is Jasna Gora from Warsaw ?

Distance between Warsaw and Czestochowa is 220 km / 137 miles.

How long is the drive from Warsaw to Jasna Gora ?

Approximate driving time one way: 2 hours 30 minutes.

Unveiling of the image at 06.00 a.m. and 2 p.m. Covering at 1 p.m. (on Sundays and holidays 1 hour later).

Time of Czestochowa Jasna Gora Tour may vary slightly due to the situation on the road or random events which are out of Organizer's control.

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