Warsaw – the Polish capital, located on the Vistula River. You will see here the Old Town (listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site) with the Royal Castle; Lazienki Park (the largest park and palace complex); Palace of Culture and Science (the tallest building in Poland and the most visible landmark in Warsaw).
02:00 pm – leaving Warsaw for Zelazowa Wola – the birthplace of pianist and composer Fryderyk Chopin.
03:00-04:30 pm – sightseeing of the manor house and park in Zelazowa Wola
05:00 pm – leaving for Niepokalanow Sanctuary, famous for Maximilian Kolbe (a Polish Franciscan monk). He was canonized by Pope John Paul II.
06:30 pm – depature; dinner break.
Accommodation in a hotel around Lichen.
09:00 am – leaving for Lichen Sanctuary
10:00 am – 01:00 pm – sightseeing; Lichen is known for its biggest temple in Poland. In the centre of the sanctuary a 25 m tall hill is built, as a symbol of Golgotha. The church is built to remind a cross. It has 33 stars (reminding 33 years of the 33 years of Jesus life on Earth), 365 windows and 52 doors (they symbolize days and weeks in a year).
03:00 pm – departure, dinner break.
Accommodation in a hotel around Opole.
08:00 am – leaving for Czestochowa
10:00-11:30 am – sightseeing of Jasna Gora Sanctuary – a monastery complex of the Pauline Fathers, with the famous image of Black Madonna (depicting the Mother of God with the Christ Child). The painting is supposed to have been made by Lukasz the Evangelist on a piece of wood, taken from the table at which the Holy Family sat, prayed and had its meals. Recent research show that the painting is dated 6th - 9th century.
12:30 pm – leaving for Wadowice
03:00 pm – tour around the Family Home of John Paul II, the birthplace of Karol Wojtyła – the future Pope John Paul II.
04:00 pm - transfer to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. The town in named after the religious complex (Calvary), listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. The sanctuary in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska combines the elements of the cult of Christ the Suffering and the cult of the Virgin Mary. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is also known for the celebrations of the Holy Week, when paschal mysteries take place, gathering more than 100,000 people each year. They are one of the oldest and biggest in Europe.
05:30 pm – departure, dinner break.
Accommodation in a hotel in Krakow.
08:00-10:00 pm – we recommend to visit Aqua Park in Krakow and relax.
08:00-11:00 am – Krakow sightseeing „The Royal Road”, which begins at the medieval Gothic Style Barbican and leads through the Market Square, Grodzka Street to the Wawel Hill.
12:00 pm – tour around the Lagiewniki Sanctuary, the resting place of Saint Faustyna Kowalska. The Sanctuary is situated in buildings of monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy.
01:00 pm – transfer to Wieliczka
02:00-04:30 pm – sightseeing of Wieliczka Salt Mine – one of the oldest salt mines in the world, which still operates. Inside the mine three chapels and an entire cathedral can be found.
05:30-07:00 pm – visit at Rynek Underground Museum; Underneath Cracow Main Square is an odyssey into past. It is a place full of construction and architecture relics, stone paths with grooves worn by the wheels of wagons transporting goods in the times of the King Wladyslaw Lokietek, the oldest brick constructions of trading buildings, ornaments, coins, any many other objects lost or left here on purpose by the ones visiting this place ages ago.
07:30 pm – we offer a regional evening at one of the restaurants in the city centre. You can try here regional dishes and listen to regional live music.
Overnight stay in a hotel in Cracow
08:00-10:00 am – transfer to Zakopane
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Zakopane sightseeing trip; a town in southern Poland at the foot of the Tatra mountains. Zakopane with its Old Cemetery; Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Krzeptowki; an old chapel in Jaszczurówka.