In the footsteps of Pope John Paul II
Wadowice -the Birthplace of John Paul II is the town located about 50 km south-west of Krakow. During this tour you will visit the places connected with John Paul II , including the house at Koscielna 7 street where he was born and spent his childhood.
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska - is a small town situated 35 km on the south-west of Krakow between Krakow and Wadowice. You will visit The Shrine of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska - one of the most often visited pilgrimage places in Poland . As a historical architectural , park landscape and the pilgrimage complex-the basilica, the Franciscan Monastery and the avenues was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1999.
Lagiewniki - Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy-located on the southern outskirts of Krakow On return way to Krakow you will have opportunity to visit the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy and the local convent of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy and you can pay homage to the relics of St. Faustina.
The tour lasts about 4-5 hours
-Transfer to Wadowice -up to 1 hour
-tour in the family house John Paul II
-walking around Wadowice Main Square and visit to Parish Church where Polish Pope was baptised
-transfer to Kalwaria Zabrzydowska
-tour in Kalwaria Monastery
-drive back to Krakow and visit to Łagiewniki Sanctuary of Divine Mercy
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel
End location: Your hotel
Duration: 6 hours
Toyota Avensis Station Wagon
Licensed guide service, car transfers ,nice memories from the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 zloty - per person for entrance fees
Drinks, lunch, snacks.
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Our final day with Chris was excellent. Chris was a great guide and drove and toured us through the Catholic sites. Unfortunately we weren't able to tour the churches as thoroughly as we would have hoped due to the crowds attending Sunday Mass. If we had this as a do over we would not have done the Catholic tour on a Sunday! We did enjoy the whole trip today but especially the tour of Pope John Paul II home and museum. A favorite for sure ! Thanks to Chris our tours in Krakow were A++. -Bob & Lee Robida