- Pope John Paul II tour to Wadowice from Krakow
- Follow in the footsteps of the beloved pope
- Visit Wadowice, the pope's childhood home
- Stop at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki
- Visit the Archdiocese Museum in Krakow
Before you return to Krakow you will stop at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki. The sanctuary is situated some four kilometers south of Krawkow's central Old Town historic district and is a developing place of pilgrimage that you can pay homage to the holly relics of St. Faustyna Kowalska, who was canonized as the first saint of the Third Millennium by John Paul II, and admire the impressive modern basilica consecrated by the Pope in 2002.
Then travel to the foot of the Royal Castle to visit the Archdiocese Museum located in the most picturesque street of Krakow. In the museum you can see the flat where Karol Wojtyla lived while working as a lecturer of theology.
Finally, visit the Archbishop's Palace which is Wojtyla's last residence before leaving for the Vatican in 1978. See the famous "papal window", where thousands of people lit candles and prayed during his last days. Tour ends with drop off at Krakow city center,
Reviewed by NICOLAS JOSE M, August 2012
Great, muy bueno, the tour guide a young boy, spoke English and Spanish. Going to his church, his footsteps very nice.
Reviewed by Mario S, Malta, August 2012
A very good tour exploring Pope John Paul II's life and career taking you from his birthplace in Wadowice to his years as Bishop of Krakow, with also a visit to the Shrine of Divine Mercy.