How to get to the course venue

Transport to the Meditation Centre

Please find a connection which gets you to Dhamma Pallava by 17.00. If it's not possible and you know you are arriving later, please let us know.

Dhamma Pallava address:

Dhamma Pallava, Vipassana Meditation Centre,

Dziadowice 3a

62-709 Malanów

Poland

51°59'21.8"N 18°20'04.2"E, 63-233, Poland

Dhamma Pallava on map

By car:

Getting from the A2 highway from Warsaw direction: path from Warsaw

Getting from the A2 highway from Poznan direction: path from Poznan

Getting from the closest town Turek : path from Turek

HOW TO GET DHAMMA PALLAVA WHEN YOU GET TO DZIADOWICE VILLAGE

Follow the main road. You will pass a small primary school on your right. About 50 m from the school the tarmac road ends and becomes a dirty track forest access road. Continue stright through the forest (about 1 km). Turn left at the sign to Dhamma Pallava. Continue straight about 200m and you will see the centre on your right.

You can leave your car in the fenced parking slot. Please park close to the main gate.

If you would like to share a lift or are travelling by car and can offer someone a lift than you can use our Rideshare Board: rides.server.dhamma.org/pl/index.php

Please note we do not contact the participants re shared transportation.

By public transport:

Note that there is generally no public transportation directly to the centre.

Train and bus connections on Google map or (in Poland) www.e-podroznik.pl (the website is also available in English). Using this website, please type not only the date but the and the arrival time as well ex.17.00. Bus tickets are usually available at the drivers. Train tickets are available here. 

If you need any help with finding a suitable connection, please, let us know.

You should come to Turek (a town 12 km from Dhamma Pallava), eventually to Malanow (a village 8 km from Dhamma Pallava). There are more connections to Turek.

Please make all your homeward travel arrangements from Turek or Malanow before the course starts. You will not be able to use your mobile phone, iPad, tablet or any other internet device until after the end of the course.

We have organized paid shuttle taxi (marked with a sign VIPASSANA behind the front window) going from Turek via Malanow on the start day (day 0). The price per person is 20 zlotys. It will wait at the entrance to the bus station (there is a possibility of taking a meal there) in Turek at 13.30, 15.30, 17.30 and at Malanow bus stop (there is a possibility of taking a meal about 150 m from the bus stop) 15 minutes later 13.45, 15.45, 17.45. If there are more than 4 people waiting the car will do the second run.

There are also 4 taxi companies in Turek. You can find them at www.turek.rozkladyjazdy.pl/taxi/

The price for an individual taxi from Turek to Dhamma Pallava in Dziadowice is about 60 zlotys.

If you need to wait for pick up, please, go to the waiting room in Turek's bus station.

From some main polish cities like Wrocław, Toruń, Bydgoszcz, Trójmiasto there is a shuttle bus called Hoper -  www.hoper.pl . Early registration and booking is required.

By air:

The closest airports are in Warsaw (Chopin, Okecie) and Poznan. There are local buses from the airports to the main railway station in these cities. Please check a suitable connection to Malanow or Turek. Check the information above re shuttle taxis to the centre. If you are arriving in Warsaw, the easiest way to get a centre is to take a morning train from Warszawa Centralna (the train station) to Kalisz and a bus from Kalisz to Turek. If you decide to use this option, you might need to consider coming to Warsaw one day earlier and staying in a hostel/hotel.

If you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us.

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at  +48 505-830-915,

+48 789 243 875.

On the day when the course starts, if you have any questions, please use the telephone number: 

+48 504 340 425 which you may wish to give to your relatives/friends as an emergency contact number.

Note that this phone might be switched off during the course - any important massage should be left on the answering machine.

The contact phone number during the course is: +48 504 340 425

For students coming from Berlin:

By car
Dziadowice is 386 km from Berlin.
Take the motorway A12 from Berlin direction Frankfurt/Oder, continue on motorway A2 direction Warsaw. Leave the A2 at the exit Konin Wschód, continue on DK72 direction Turek, leave the DK72 after about 16 km and turn right, direction Malanow, after about 6 km turn left to Dziadowice, in the village of Dziadowice the way to the centre is marked by the signs

By train
The Eurocity Berlin-Warsaw Express leaves Berlin Hauptbahnhof a few times a day.There are some difficulties caused by the railway development till autumn 2018. If you cannot find a suitable connection to Konin, check the connection to Kalisz. There are buses from Konin and Kalisz to Turek.

 

See the information above re shuttle taxi to Dhamma Pallava.

If you have any questions regarding the course, please contact us.

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at  +48 505-830-915,

+48 789 243 875.

On the day when the course starts , please use the telephone number: +48 504 340 425 which you may wish to give to your relatives/friends as an emergency contact number.

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