During your Pope John Paul II tour, you will visit places related to John Paul II and his youth, including his family home, which is now a museum, which was opened in 1894.
You will be able to follow in the footsteps of Pope John Paul II. Get to know his story deeper and see the place where he was born and lived as a young man. During your Pope John Paul II tour you will learn the history of his education and the path to becoming Pope. Find out the names of the professors who led him through the studies. Delve into the titles of the encyclicals he wrote. Find out which one was written first and what was proclaimed in it. Get to know his view of the world, and find out where the first pilgrimage took place. Find out what views he preached and what he did for the Catholic Church.
John Paul II tour
During your religious tour in Krakow you will visit, you will also visit Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Where you will see the Cross Road, and the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Par, which is a place of pilgrimage. Also during your religious tour in Krakow you will visit Divine Mercy Sanctuary. Which is connected with the life of St. Faustina, a place of pilgrimage. The sanctuary includes, among others, the historic monastery complex of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, Hall of John Paul II.
During this tour you will see many places that Karol Wojtyła visited in his youth. The places where he used to pray and the places he returned to during his pilgrimages to Poland. The entire trip takes approximately 7 hours. It is a very good option for those who are interested in the life of the Holy Father. And would like to see the place where he grew up and where he comes from .
John Paul II trail
Go on a Pope John Paul II tour and follow in the footsteps of John Paul II. Therefore our tour begins with being picked up at your hotel. Then sit back and go with us on a journey. In addition After about an hour you will reach the first point of our trip. Wadowice is located about 50 km from the city centre of Krakow. During your Wadowice Museum tour from Krakow you will visit the Family home of John Paul II. With a local guide learning the history of John Paul II and the place where he grew up. Get to know his family home. Where his parents grew up and lived, and the house where he was born. Here, the young Karol Wojtyla was taught the values that he is to follow in his life.
Places associated with John Paul II
Then in your Pope John Pauli II tour in Krakow you will visit Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Where you will visit the sanctuary and for instance walk the way of the cross.
After that in your religious tour from Krakow you will go to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki. A place related to Saint Faustyna. However it is also the place of numerous pilgrimages of Pope John Paul II and Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
Also visit the John Paul II Center, devoted to the life and work of John Paul II. In other words it is a place that is to serve as a votive offering for the nation for the pontificate of John Paul II. In conclusion, it is a trip that will immerse you in the biography of the Polish Pope John Paul II. You will also have the opportunity to see places related to the times of his youth.
After that you will come back to Kraków and be dropped off to your hotel or any place in the city centre.
1. Pick up from your hotel/hostel/apartment
2. Drive to Wadowice about 1 hour
3. Visiting Family Home of John Paul II
4. Visiting Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary
5. Visiting Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Łagiewniki and Sanctuary of John Paul II
6. Drive to Krakow
7. Drop off to your hotel/hostel/apartment