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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Divine Mercy Sanctuary

From Krakow: Pope John Paul II Full–Day Tour

Product ID: 115695
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Explore the life and times of Pope John Paul II on this tour, seeing the John Paul II museum, established in the Pope's family home, visiting Kalwaria Zebrzydowska listed at UNESCO, and discovering the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Hotels in the Krakow area
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the museum dedicated to John Paul II
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sancturay
  • See the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Łagiewniki
Full description
To make the most of your day, the recommended pick-up time is around 9:00 am. Spend around 2 hours in Wadowice, 1 hour in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and 1 hour in the Divine Mercy Sanctuary and John Paul II center in Krakow - Lagiewniki. Finally you will be dropped off at your hotel or apartment in central Krakow.

The first stop of your tour is in Wadowice Town of John Paul II, situated in southern Poland, where John Paul II was born. Explore the John Paul II museum, established in the Pope's family home, with an interactive exhibition about his life from a toddler, through his studies, the Second World War, his period as a priest and the attempt against his life.

On the journey back to Krakow, stop at Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sancturay, the second most frequently visited pilgrimage sanctuary in Poland, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Over a million visitors come to this holy place every year. Travel to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy and John Paul II center in Łagiewniki. Pay tribute to the relics of the Pope and St. Faustyna Kowalska, who was canonized by John Paul II and admire the impressive basilica consecrated by the Pope in 2002.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Private air-conditioned minivan
  • Tour guide in John Paul II Museum
  • English-speaking driver's assistance
  • All vehicle, fuel costs, parking charges
  • Live commentary on–board
  • Wi-Fi access in minivan
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tip for the driver

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums: no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed, knees and shoulders must be covered
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Tour guide is included only in Saint John Paul the Second Museum
• At Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary, Sanctuary of Divine Mercy and John Paul II center in Lagiewniki there is only an English-speaking driver not a guide
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 11 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.2/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.3/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 115695