Legacy of Pope John Paul II – Faith-Based Travel
About Warsaw, Poland
Start in Warsaw with a welcome dinner, and a guided visit to the Cathedral of St. John, Lazienki Palace, and the Warsaw Ghetto, as well as an excursion to Niepokalanow, City of the Immaculata, where you will visit the Franciscan Friary, founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe. Continue to Czestochowa to see the famous Black Madonna, an image of great significance for Pope John Paul II. Next is a moving visit to Auschwitz to see the remains of the former concentration camp. Visit the Martyrdom Museum and St. Maximilian Kolbe’s cell. Continue to Krakow, where you visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy, Wawel Royal Castle, and St. Mary’s Church. End this fascinating journey with an excursion to the Pope’s hometown of Wadowice and to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Poland’s most famous shrines. A farewell dinner at your hotel has been included.
WARSAW Welcome dinner with wine; guided sightseeing, visit the Cathedral of St. John and the Warsaw GhettoNIEPOKALANOWVisit the Franciscan FriaryCZESTOCHOWAVisit the shrine and the Black MadonnaAUSCHWITZVisit the remains of the former concentration camp, the Martyrdom Museum, and St. Maximilian Kolbe’s cellKRAKOWVisit the Shrine of Divine Mercy; guided sightseeing, visit Wawel Royal Castle and St. Mary’s Church; farewell dinner with wineWADOWICEVisit the Museum of Pope John Paul II, including the Pope’s birthplace and boyhood homeKALWARIA ZEBRZYDOWSKAVisit the shrine Headsets throughout the tour
WARSAW Hilton (D)CZESTOCHOWA Mercure Czestochowa Centrum (F)KRAKOW Holiday Inn Krakow (SF)
Full buffet breakfast (B); 4 three-course dinners (D), including a welcome dinner in Warsaw and a farewell dinner in Krakow
NOTES:April 24 Departure– Divine Mercy Sunday in Czestochowa (April 27)October 16 Departure– Blessed Pope John Paul II Feast Day in Wadowice (October 22)
Motorcoach with free Wi-Fi