In Poland there are many places where once diffrent kinds of miracles were observed. Some of them have a real interesting history. Destino Poland presents a list of three spots that are the most important to visit.
We will be pleased to take you there and share with you its histories and legends.
Częstochowa is a town in Silesia, famous for its magnificent Pauline monastery at Jasna Góra with the miraculous painting of Black Madonna, a shrine of the Virgin Mary. In the 17th century it was under a month-long siege by Swedish forces. A small group of monks fought off the numerous Swedes and managed to save their sacred icon.
Surrounded by hills and valleys this spot was perfect to build a Calvary. The Sanctuary and its neighborhood is the largest of the places of this type in the world.
It was one of the most favourite places that Karol Wojtyła was praying in. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is about 15km far from Wadowice, the town where the Pope John Paul II was born.
Grabarka is a holy hill in Eastern Poland, next to Siemiatycze town. It is especially important to the orthodox minority. The guests can visit a monastery complex and three small orthodox churches. There is also a little cementery that lies next to them.
- organize a guided tour to one of the places above
- find a good accomodation nearby for a reasonable price
- include some of these spots to the programme of your tour
- book a private transportation