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  • Location: Krakow, Poland
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $59.83

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While in Poland don't miss your chance to visit Wadowice - childhood home of John Paul ll. Travel through the stunning Beskidy mountain range, pay homage to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy and visit the Archbishop's Palace on this intriguing tour from Krakow.
Travel from Krakow and through the Beskidy mountain range with a visit to Wadowice, childhood hometown of John Paul ll, previously the Krakow archbishop Karol Wojtyla. You will see the house where the he was born, pass the parish church, where he was baptised, and places of interest that had an effect on him during his childhood and adolescence years.

Before you return to Krakow you will stop at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki. The sanctuary is situated some four kilometers south of Krawkow's central Old Town historic district and is a developing place of pilgrimage that you can pay homage to the holly relics of St. Faustyna Kowalska, who was canonized as the first saint of the Third Millennium by John Paul II, and admire the impressive modern basilica consecrated by the Pope in 2002.

Then travel to the foot of the Royal Castle to visit the Archdiocese Museum located in the most picturesque street of Krakow. In the museum you can see the flat where Karol Wojtyla lived while working as a lecturer of theology.

Finally, visit the Archbishop's Palace which is Wojtyla's last residence before leaving for the Vatican in 1978. See the famous "papal window", where thousands of people lit candles and prayed during his last days. Tour ends with drop off at Krakow city center,

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Our main point bus park /and hotel Cracovia Hotel/ at 11 Powisle street opposite the Sheraton Hotel.
Departure Time:
5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour concludes at the Archdiocese Museum, Kanonicza Street

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In the Footsteps of John Paul II from Krakow

In the Footsteps of John Paul II from Krakow

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance ticket to the Archdiocese Museum
  • Hotel pickup
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel drop off
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      • Some walking is involved
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      Traveler Reviews

      Reviewed by: Daniel P, July 2016

      Christopher, our Tour Guide loves Poland and Polish History. He provided an informative chronology of Poland History. Our Guide at the St. John Paul II Museum was excellent. She demonstrated her love for JP II. Christopher provided a detailed explanation of the beautiful Divine Mercy Basilica. A Great Tour!

      Reviewed by: john s, July 2016

      thoroughly enjoyed our guide was a lovely man went saturday last week was very informative would recommend this trip. our guide forgot his name nothing was too much trouble he gave us a lot of history onroute so please thank him he is a credit to you