Wadowice

Wadowice in the footsteps of John Paul II

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Wadowice

Wadowice is a well-known town located 50 km from Krakow. Although it is small, there is probably no person in the whole country who would not hear about this place, and thanks to the Polish Pope – Karol Wojtyła, who just here came to the world and spent his childhood. Thanks to this, the city became famous all over Poland and in the world, and Wadowice itself took care of making the resort attractive both for tourists and pilgrims. Travel time from Krakow to Wadowice is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

You choose the attractions and places you want to see.

Travel time:

around 5h

Price per person:

  • 2-3 persons 55 € / 230 PLN
  • 4-6 persons 39 € / 160 PLN
  • 7-8 persons 32 € / 130 PLN
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The travel price includes:

  • Entrance card for the museum – home of Pope John Paul II
  • A private mini van, air conditioned and comfortable – with a driver just for you
  • Door-to-door service: You will be picked up and taken directly to / from your hotel / selected location in or near Krakow
  • Our driver will help you during the trip. This makes the trip enjoyable – you do not have to worry about anything
  • A selection of refreshing drinks in summer

Additional fees:

Entry tickets for selected attractions are not included in the tour price.

Possibility of connecting with a trip to Oświęcim or Wieliczka.

Tourist attractions in the area to choose from:

Museum-Family home of Pope John Paul II
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Due to the great interest of the Pope by pilgrims and tourists from around the world, a Museum was created presenting items related to Karol Wojtyla. The museum is located in a tenement house where he once lived with his family. At present, the entire tenement house has been wonderfully renovated and modernized, and the heart of the Museum is the 3-room flat of the later Pope.

Basilica in Wadowice
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Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a miraculous image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. It was here that Karol Wojtyła received baptism on June 20, 1920, and later, I Holy Communion, living right next to the temple, since 2006 in front of the basilica there is a statue of John Paul II.

Church of Saint Peter the Apostle
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The church was created as a vote of gratitude to God for the election of Karol Wojtyła as the Holy Father and for saving him from the attack on pl. St. Piotr on May 13, 1981.

Market Square – John Paul II Square
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The Market Square was the meeting place of John Paul II with Wadowice during his pilgrimages to his hometown. Young Karol Wojtyla walked the market every day going to a general school, located in Magistracy, and later to a gymnasium. On the square there is a monument of Pope John Paul II.

Ride the railway around the biggest tourist attractions in Wadowice
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A ride on the “in the footsteps of John Paul II”, touring the most important tourist attractions in Wadowice.a

Sanctuary
in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
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The worship of this place is a vibrant religious cult. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is the most important pilgrimage center in Poland, next to Częstochowa, located on the famous Papal Route leading from Wadowice to Krakow. The central part of the village is the famous Passion and Marian Sanctuary along with the monastery and Kalwarian paths with historic chapels.

Miniature park
in Inwałd
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In just one day you will stand under the Eiffel Tower, on St. Peter, at the Moai statues, under the Brandenburg Gate, by the gondola moored in the water channel surrounding St. The brand or the wheel of the Chinese Wall. Most of the miniatures that were made in the 1:15 scale in the Miniature Park, and the Venetian complex – St. Brand, Basilica of Saint. Brand, Belfry of St. Make – 1:10 scale.

Medieval Park in Inwałd

In Inwałd on a stony hill, surrounded by wooden bales, a medieval castle was created in which you will go back to the fifteenth century. The stony road leads to the courtyard of the medieval stronghold, which hides unusual places – a medieval settlement, an armory, a torture chamber. On the spot you will meet a potter who smokes pots, women weaving materials on a loom, a blacksmith forging a sword and a shoemaker dealing in the production of leather ciżemek.

The charmic town
of Lanckorona
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Lanckorona is a very charming town located a few km from Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Lanckorona is located on a hillside, which is why the Market Square offers amazing views of the following valleys and even distant towns. With good visibility, the magnificent panorama reveals Calvary with the monastery, Krakow or Babia Góra.




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