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Following in the Footseps of John Paul II

offered by supplier M21154 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 255 people
Destination(s): Poland  
Specialty Categories: Museum Tours   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 60 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 60 Euro (EUR)

During his pontificate, John Paul II undertook a great number of trips abroad. He was the first pope from Poland and the first bishop of Rome who was not Italian in 455 years. The visit provides the opportunity of seeing the places where the young Karol Wojtyla lived, for instance his home town Wadowice - the place where the greatest Pole of the 20th century was born. After a visit to the Pope's House and the Basilica, visitors must not miss the famous cream-cakes of Wadowice.

Another place of interest is the Sanctuary in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska founded in the early 17th century. In 1999, it was designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Sanctuary comprises a Baroque basilica with The Lady of Kalwaria miraculous picture, a monastery and a complex of churches and chapels - all of them against the picturesque backdrop of hills and greenery. Kalwaria is also home to John Paul II's reliquary and has preserved numerous souvenirs of his visits.

Łagiewniki – the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy is a tribute to the life of St. Faustyna Kowalska. Since the 1940s, it is a pilgrimage destination visited for the famous painting which depicts the Lord's Mercy and for the grave of St. Faustyna. The life of John Paul II was in a particular way marked with the mystery of Divine Mercy which constituted an important part of his pontificate. The excursion ends under the famous "papal window" in the Archbishops' Palace in Cracow

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Professionally Guided Tour Hotel Pickup
- Transport by Air-Conditioned Bus
- Traditional Papal Cream Cakes
- Tickets to the Family Home of John Paul II.

Supplier Information
Location: Poland
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2012
Client Request Served: 7

M21154 is one of the biggest tour operator company based in the royal city of Cracow. With M21154 you can build your whole stay simply choose services you are interested in: start from transfer and accommodation, find a tours, which suits you best and we will deal with the rest. We specialize in local tours, our offer...

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