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Sacred Poland - St. John Paul II Humble Beginnings

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 20 people
Destination(s): Poland  
Specialty Categories: Pilgrimage/Spirituality  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 913 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 913 US Dollar (USD)

Get fascinated on different things Poland has to offer. Visit to Divine Mercy Shrine will definitely rejuvenate your faith and spirit. Get inspired by Pope John Paul II by following his footsteps and see his humble beginnings. The 400 year old Basilica Kalwaria Zebrzydowska which is a UNESCO site and Our Lady of Częstochowa will not only strengthen your spirituality but will also amaze you with its architecture and art works. Have your pilgrimage combined with holiday experience as you will surely get enchanted with the old city of Krakow. Take yourself back in history by visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum. Art works definitely flourished in Poland. See the stunning beauty of sculptures and other art works made from salt in Wieliczka Salt Mine and be a witness to a wonderful presentation of Polish culture in the famous Baltic Amber Gallery. Aside from that, Poland takes pride about the breath taking views they can offer to all visitors in Tatra Mountains Region. Complete your Polish experience by satisfying your palate with delectable polish cuisines.

Day 1 – Go around the enchanting old town of Krakow. Get amazed with the brick-Gothic architecture of St. Mary's Basilica and its famous tall wooden altar piece. See the second oldest university in Central Europe, the Jagiellonian University. Traditional Polish cuisine for your selective palate while looking at the traditional wooden architecture. A guaranteed Polish highlander experience.

Day 2 – Visit the UNESCO site Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum. Learn more about the martyr priest Father Maksymilian Kolbe. Later, visit the house of Pope John Paul II and know more about his early life. Visit another UNESCO site, the 400 year old Basilica Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and its 44 chapels.

Day 3 – See the famous Black Madonna in the monastery of Our Lady of Częstochowa, one of the most popular shrines in Europe and the spiritual capital of Poland. Experience another traditional Polish dinner.

Day 4 – Visit the Renaissance-style Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral which is the coronation and burial site of all Polish monarchs. Witness a wonderful presentation of Polish culture in the famous Baltic Amber Gallery. Dinner in a floating restaurant in Vistula River.

Day 5 – Take part in Divine Mercy Chaplet in front of St. Faustina's tomb in Divine Mercy Shrine. Get fascinated in the chapel and sculptures made from salt in Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the world's oldest salt mines. Experience a one of a kind dinner inside the salt mine.

Day 6 – Enjoy sightseeing the in the Tatra Mountains Region. Go around the beautiful resort village of Zakopane and experience the authentic folk culture. Optional: Dip yourself and relax in a thermal hot spring. Gastronomical experience in a historical restaurant that served Nobles of Poland.

Day 7 – After breakfast, transfer to Krakow Airport.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 6 nights / 7 days accommodation in 3-4 star hotel
- Breakfast and special organised 3 course dinners
- Private transport as per the itinerary
- Professional English speaking
- All entrance fees, local taxes

Price Excludes:
- Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Tips/gratuities
- Mass offerings
- Lunch
- Personal expense for shopping etc.
- Anything else which is not mentioned in the itinerary.

About This Supplier
Location: Poland
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2009

A family run business owned by Mrs. Anna Ledzka-Dutta and Shubho Dutta with previous experience working with Jurys Doyle and Sheraton group of hotels. We opened this company in 2005 and have established a reputation in UK churches and other communities of organizing high standard Christian, Asian and European holiday. ...

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