Kraków is not only a Mecca for tourists from all around the world craving to explore historical and cultural sights, a visit here perfectly depicts Polish religious life which is still very lively and famous among European nations. Kraków area is especially famous for 3 modern saints: Maksymilian Kolbe, Faustina Kowalska and Pope John Paul II. Discover Poland following their footsteps.
5 days / 4 nights
FB (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners)
5 cities / towns
Up to 30 days*
St. Mary’s Basilica in Kraków is one of the biggest and after Wawel Cathedral the most important church in Kraków. St. Mary’s Basilica is a Gothic church built in the 14th and 15th centuries. Since the end of the 15th century it has had a famous late Gothic sculpture masterpiece the Great Altar by Wit Stwosz. Tourists not only admire a grand scale of this building and the altar piece but also its rich ornaments, polychrome decorations and stained glass windows. The basilica is located in the north-east corner of the ...
It is the best well known royal necropolis and real national pantheon. Close to the kings in the cathedral many noble people were buried, such as Cracow bishops, and Polish national heroes. Here you will find among other the tumbs of Kuyavia Ladislas the Short (Władysław Łokietek), Kazmir the Great (Kazimierz Wielki) and John III Sobieski (Jan III Sobieski).
St. Francis of Assisi Church is situated in the very heart of Kraków’s Old Town at 2 Franciszkańska Street just by the famous Pope’s Window. The church, currently Minor Basilica, was consecrated in 1296. It has been enlarged many times. In 1462, 1476, 1655 and 1855 the building burnt. Nowadays, it has a brick construction with a presbytery, transept, aisle and 3 chapels. Tourists usually want to see here stained glass windows made by famous Polish artist Stanisław Wyspiański and very original polychromy of the same a...
Kraków is one of the oldest Polish cities. The city attracts a lot of tourists from around the world. We will start sightseeing from the Old Town. Kraków Main Squere is Europe’s largest Medieval market square. You will see most of the attractions simply by walking. Spectacular Cloth Hall surrounded by historic tenement houses, the most famous Krakow artistic cellar - Piwnica pod Baranami, as well as St. Mary's church. We will continue our trip along Florianska Street. You will see a lot of small shops in colourful, h...
It is a city laying abort 125 km from Cracow which is the spiritual capital of Poland. Every year the sanctuary is also visited by a few million pilgrims from all over the world. It is the most important pilgrimage site connected to Marian devotion of the famous painting of Black Madonna. The sanctuary has been run by the Order of Saint Paul the Firs Hermit since 1382. The painting has been famous through the ages for miracles and healings therefore, tourists can observe here many thanksgiving offerings. The sanctuar...
It is a pilgrimage destination situated about 32 km from Cracow. The Passion-Marian Sanctuary of St.Bernards convent was put down to World Heritage List UNESCO in 1999, being the only Calvary in the list. The beginnings of the construction of the Calvary date back to the year 1600. Right now the complex consists of basilica and monastery at the top of Żar mountain, 42 chapels and path churches. The monument was built in the architectural style of the late Baroque.
It is a small town abort 50 km from Cracow. The main touristic magnet of Wadowice is the fact that pope John Paul II, the greatest of Poles, was born here. Pilgrims usually visit the Family Home of John Paul II’s Museum. The museum was opened in 2010 and after a complete modernization of the historic tenement it was reopened in 2014. The exhibition is fully modern and multimedia. Near the house of John Paul II, pilgrims usually visit Basilica of Offertory of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Wadowice main square.
Family Home of John Paul II in Wadowice town is about 53 km from Kraków (1:15 h drive). It is situated at main market square just by a church where we will find the original baptismal font of the Saint and holy relics of his blood. The museum can be visited with a guide and it takes about 1 h. The exhibition covers 3 floors of original building and about 1000 m2. Apart from the Wojtyła’s family flat the exhibition demonstrates John Paul II life starting from his family and hometown through youth, World War II period,...
It is a memorial and museum of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau which is situated in Oświęcim and Brzezinka about 65 km from Cracow. A visit in this place is definitely not an easy one. After a visit in this former Nazi German concentration camp you will definitely perceive the world in a different way. For many people it is highly depressing place and they are even unable to finish sightseeing of it. Still, it is important to know the history and take care that it never happens again. It is possible to vis...
Formerly a village near Cracow, since 1973 has become one of Cracow’s districts. Tyniec is especially famous for the Benedictine Abbey established in this place as early as 1044, on the picturesque limestone hill by Vistula river. Currently tourists can see the abbey and museum which is placed there. Pilgrims also visit the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul which was constructed in Ghotic and Baroque style.
The sanctuary in located in Łagiewniki, one of Cracow’s districts. The cult of Divine Mercy is connected to Faustina Kowalska and her revelations. The sanctuary became a popular place for pilgrimages, especially after pope John Paul II beatified and canonized Faustina Kowalska, causing the spread of Divine Mercy devotion. Modern basilica of Divine Mercy, built between 1999 and 2002, is a two-storey building which can accommodate up to 5,000 pilgrims.
Local guide for sightseeing and airport assistance
St. Mary's Basilica, Częstochowa Monastery sightseeing, Family Home of John Paul II, Auschwitz Birkenau Museum, Tyniec Monastery
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Airport and hotel for sightseeing trips
Hotel, airport for departure
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- Smoking is prohibited in all our vehicles.
- Eating is prohibited in all our vehicles.
- Tips are not mandatory but of course welcome in restaurants.
- During church visits bathing suits and very short miniskirts are not permitted.
Yes, we can arrange that on group request.
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