A thousand and One Lights in Czestochowa


Dreaming yourself away into a winter fairy tale of a thousand and one lights is possible in our beloved Czestochowa. Christmas illuminations on Biegański Square are created each year when the holiday season draws near. This winter attraction is available free of charge 24/7 and its creation is a recurring event in Częstochowa calendar. Even the name of the city is beautifully illuminated. 

Are you already enchanted and want more?

Christmas season has a lot more to discover in Poland and above all in Czestochowa:

Do not miss the annual Christmas Market, a traditional event, organized by Częstochowa Tourist Organization. Dozens of merchant stalls are lined up along the Holy Virgin Mary avenue, offering a plethora of holiday and regional products. 

A beautiful Christmas nativity scene on Jasna Góra welcomes all faithful entering the Basilica. It presents a traditional scene of Christ in a wooden crib. This nativity scene also features live animals and moving figures.

And concerning culinary delights, you have to tast Trout from Złoty Potok. This is a very traditional dish in the region around Częstochowa It gained recognition thanks to Count Edward Raczyński, who established in Złoty Potok the oldest trout farm in Europe (est. 1881) using trout roe imported from Northern America.