The most important Catholic places in Poland - 10-day Pilgrimage
1. Day - ARRIVAL
Pickup from the airport and drive to the hotel. After that we invite the guests to dinner at one of the best Warsaw’s restaurants. After the dinner - short walk to one of the most wellknown Warsaw’s landmark - Palace of Culture and Science. From its terrace on the 30th floor, at 114 metres, the guests will see Warsaw by night.
2. Day - WARSAW
The guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will go for a walk around Warsaw - the capital of Poland. You will have a bus at your disposal. You will see the most important places in Warsaw such as Warsaw’s Marmaid at the Old Town, Royal’s Castle… After the lunch that you will have time to rest at Lazienki Krolewskie Park.
Drop off to the hotel.
3. Day - HOLY LINDEN
Early morning pickup from the hotel and drive to Swieta Lipka (what means Holy Linden Tree) - famous Sanctuary of St. Mary. According to the legend, name of the place comes from the tree with wooden statue of St. Mary under which miracles took place.
The church is one of the most important examples of Baroque architecture in Poland. You will be able to hear the pipe organ concert. Since you are already at the Masuria - you cannot miss the lakes! Masuria is called ‚The Land of a Thousand Lakes’.
Night at Masiuria.
4. Day - LICHEN STARY
Early Morning pickup from the hotel and drive to Lichen Stary - Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń. According to the believes, in that place St. Mary appeared to one of the Polish solider who was getting back from the war with Napoleon. The icon of the Virgin Mary is believed to perform the miracles.
The church itself is one of the highest and the largest in the world.
After the visit - drive to Poznan and checking in the hotel.
5. Day - POZNAN
Discover the place where the history of Poland started! See the icon of Poznan - Billygoats and taste famous St. Martin’s Croissants!
After the walking tour - time for lunch and drive to Czestochowa - Spiritual Capital of Poland.
Checking in and dinner.
6. Day - CZESTOCHOWA
The most important place for all Catholics in Poland - Jasna Gora Monastery. The Monastery was founded in 14 century and since then - this is a place where kings, knights and all Poles seek for the St. Mary’s help during the hard times. St. Mary’s icon is believed to perform great miracles! Every year place is visited by millions of pilgrims including people who walk there by foot sometimes even 20 days!
You will visit the place with your private guides and have time to pray.
Dinner and night at the hotel in Czestochowa.
7. Day - FOLLOWING THE JOHN PAUL’S II FOOTSTEPS
After the breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel and after around 3-hours drive you will get to Wadowice - Polish Pope’s hometown. You will visit the Pope’s House, see the church where he was baptized and try his favorite cake - Kremowka! After the lunch you will be driven to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. There you will visit the Monastery and Cross Road which was listed on the UNESCO Heritage List. After the time to pray you will be driven to hotel in Krakow.
In the evening we would like to offer the guests Polish Folk Show and dinner.
8. Day - KRAKOW
After the breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel by eco-vehicles and dropped off at Wawel Castle. You will visit the Royal Chambers and see Lady with an Ermine - Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting. The guide will show you Wawel’s Cathedral and the Sigmund’s Bell (which is used only during the most important events in the history, such as the end of the war, electing Karol Wojtyla for a Pope…)
After that you will be picked up by eco-vehicles and have a ride around the Old Town - visit to St. Marych Church at the Main Martek Square.
After the lunch we are offeringa visit at Divine Mercy Sanctuary - the place connected with St. Faustina.
9. Day - ZAKOPANE
After the breakfast - morning pickup from hotel and drive to Zakopane - winter capital of Poland. On your way to this famous city - visit to Ludzmierz - St. Mary’s Sanctuary. The Statue of Virgin Mary from Ludzmierz is called ‚The Lady of the Mountains’. You will see the Holy Spring as well.
Lunch in Zakopane and ride by funicular to Gubalowka Mountain - view on the Tatra Mountains. Time on Krupowki for shopping and discovering the city.
On your way back to Krakow - visiting Jaszczurowka Chapel build in ‚Zakopane Style’.
Time to pray and after that - heading to Krakow.
10. Day - TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
Morning hotel pickup. On your way back to Warsaw, we would like to offer you visit and workshops in Cmielow 'The Living Museum' where you will learn about the porcelain and traditional pottery.
During the workshops you will have chance to paint your own porcelain cup which will be great souvernir form Poland.
Drop off to the airport in Warsaw.