Holy Father John Paul II Remembrance
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
This tour includes visiting the Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Lagiewniki, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Wadowice - Pope John Paul II birthplace.
Lagiewniki is a district of Krakow famous thanks to Saint Sister Faustina, an apostle of theDivine Mercy. Sister Mary Faustina Kowalska promulgated the worship of God's Charity and the painting "Jesus, I Trust You" - the shrine of 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. On 17th August 2002, the Pope John Paul II consecrated the newly built Basilica and devoted the whole World to the Divine Mercy.
After visiting the sanctuary of Saint Faustina the tour is going for Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, also a destination for tourists and pilgrims. There is a famous Way of the Cross with 42 chapels illustrating Christ's passion. Among other historic sights noteworthy are: the church and the monastery of Friars Observant, dating back to the 17th century, as well as their rich furnishing. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is entered on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Wadowice is the town where the Pope John Paul II was born. Here you will visit the new opened Family Home of John Paul II (extended sightseeing ca. 1 hour, museum after reconstruction) and parish church dating back to the 15th c.The tour terminates in city centre of Krakow.
- Lagiewniki - district of Krakow is famous thanks to Saint Sister Faustina, an apostle of the Divine Mercy.
- little town Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
- Wadowice - Pope John Paul II birthplace.
Please note: This Tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers for it to operate.
know before you go
The Holy Father John Paul II Remembrance tour starts at 9:10 AM on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The tour duration is approximately 7 hours and30 minutes.
A minimum of TWO passengers is required for this tour.
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.
Please note that hotel pick ups will take place from 8 AM to 9:10 AM and you will need to call the resort office to confirm your pick up point & time. We will pick up from the following Hotels:
Best Western Premier, Best Western Efekt Express, Best Western Galicya, Hotel Conrad, Hotel Crown Piast, Demel Hotel, Elektor, Hilton Garden Inn, Chopin, Novotel City West, Park Inn, Sympozjum, Qubus, Fortuna Bis Hotel, Petrus Hotel, Orient Hotel, Wentzl.
2 Matejki Square and 7 Szczepanski square 2, Galaxy Hotel
Alexander I Hotel, Andel's Hotel, Ester Hotel.
Globus Hotel, Logos Hotel, Wyspianski Hotel
Holiday Inn, Novotel Centrum/ Ibis Centrum, Queen Boutique Hotel.
Royal Hotel, Radisson Blu & Sheraton - Departure point and start point of the tour.
A bus for collecting guests from bus stops.
Minibus for the sightseeing.
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).
Live English language speaking guide.
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.