This tour includes visiting the Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Lagiewniki, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Wadowice - Pope John Paul II birthplace.
The tour is a tribute to John Paul II and Sister Faustina. You will follow in the footsteps of famous and powerful Poles and have the opportunity to see the places where the head of Catholic Church was born and raised.
Tour highlights include the Lagiewniki Sanctuaries, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary and Pope John Paul II’s birthplace Wadowice.
The district of Lagiewniki is a very important place because of Saint Sister Faustina, an apostle of the Divine Mercy. Annually, each Leading Sunday, pilgrimages from all over Europe arrive to pray in front of the miraculous likeness and Saint Faustina’s tomb.
Your tour includes a visit to Sister Faustina’s Sanctuary, the Shrine of Divine Mercy and a walk to the Center of St. Pope John Paul II, Sanctuary where the precious relics of the saint are stored. The tour then visits the UNESCO site of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary, a popular destination for tourists and pilgrims where you can see some of the famous Way of the Cross with 42 chapels illustrating the passion of the Christ. Among other historic sights noteworthy are the church and the monastery of Friars Observant, dating back to the 17th century and the famous, reportedly miraculous portrait of Our Lady of Kalwaria.
The tour ends at Wadowice, where you will visit the St. Pope John Paul II Family Home Museum, which features a multimedia exhibition, photographs, manuscripts and artefacts documenting Karol Wojtyla's life.
The tour terminates in city centre of Krakow. Occasionally, the order of the tour may change.
Please note: This Tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers for it to operate.
Please note: Due to construction work taking place around Krakow, morning departures may be subject to delays in traffic. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2018
Tour Availability: Thursday and Saturday only.
Duration: Approx.7 hours and 30 minutes.
Finishing Time: Approx. 4:30pm
Please note that hotel pick ups will take place from 8am to 9:10am and you will need to call the resort office to confirm your pick up point & time. We will pick up from the following Hotels:
Inclusions: Admission fee to Lagiewniki Sanctuaries (Basilica Divine Mercy, St. Faustina, John Paul II Centre, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary, John Paul's II Museum and Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary's Sacrifice in Wadowice).
Commentary: Live English language speaking guide.
Please Note: We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes. It is also recommended that you wear clothing suitable for visiting sacred places.
People with disabilities need to make a request 6 days prior to the visit. Please be aware that some parts of the tour may be inaccessible to those with wheelchairs.
Important: A minimum of TWO passengers is required for this tour.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.