Day trip

The Footsteps of John Paul II & Divine Mercy Private Tour

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12 reviews

Activity provider: Cracow Visit local tours
Day trip

The Footsteps of John Paul II & Divine Mercy Private Tour

Activity provider: Cracow Visit local tours

From US$ 91.65 per person

Discover the story of John Paul II and St. Sister Faustina Kowalska, following their footsteps around Krakow.

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Duration 8 hours
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Spanish, English, French, Italian
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English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish
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  • Discover the home of John Paul II Museum with audio guide
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary
  • Stop at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy at Krakow-Łagiewniki
  • Find out about Saint Sister Faustyna Kowalska in the place where she lived and died
Full description
Follow the footsteps of Pope John Paul II and visit the nearest places to his heart in Krakow and its surroundings. The excursion contains three main points: • The Family House of Karol Wojtyła in Wadowice Visit the first home of future Pope, the place where everything began. See where he was born and spent his childhood on a audio-guided tour with a professional guide. Explore the museum, which is about 1,200 square meters on four floors and see sights such as animations, multimedia shows, and authentic things belonging to Karol Wojtyla and his family. After visiting the museum, spend some free time on the Market Square in Wadowice. Try tasting the fondant - the Pope's favorite sweet snack in his favorite confectionery. • Sanctuary in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, basilica, and monastery on the John Paul II trail. See the now UNESCO World Heritage sight which was particularly close to the heart of John Paul II, combining the cult of Jesus Christ Suffering and Our Lady.  • Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Łagiewniki, Kraków Visit the sacred complex associated with the life and activity of the Sister Faustyna Kowalska. A place of pilgrimage connected with the presence of the image of Merciful Jesus and the grave of Sister Faustyna Kowalska.  
  • Hotel pick-up & drop off
  • Private transport by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver as tour attendant
  • Entrance tickets to the Family House of Karol Wojtyła
  • Augio-guide and self-guided tour in Family House of Karol Wojtyła
  • Insurance
  • Meals and drinks

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4.4 /5

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Suggestive and out of the ordinary experience, I'm really happy I did it! My friends agree too (we were a group of 7 people). Our driver (his name is Dalek) was very kind and thorough in giving us many explanations about the various places visited, we were really lucky!

August 21, 2019

Good excursion, but the local agency

December 2, 2021

Well done organised.

September 26, 2019

Product ID: 172362