Global Trips: Pilgrimage to Poland Summer 2019

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Global Trips

The resilience of Poland is revealed on this exploration of a land marred by a tragic war, but restored with enviable verve. Homeland of St. John Paul II, your pilgrimage will take you to Niepokalonow, Czestochowa and Wadowice. Explore the rebuilt centre of Warsaw, the medieval Old Town of Krakow, and Auschwitz.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Warsaw, Wadowice and Krakow
  • See the tomb of St. Faustina in Krakow, Maximilian Kolbe's cell in Auschwitz
  • Visit Zytnia Street Church in Warsaw, the Franciscan Monastery in Niepokalanow, the Parish Church of St. Casimir in Swinice Warckoe, Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa, the Basilica Minor in Wadowice, the Mariacki Church and the Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Krakow, Auschwitz Concentration Camp and Jaszczurowka Chapel in Zakopane
Dining Highlights
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2019
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1WarsawArrive Warsaw (2 Nights): Welcome to Warsaw, where you'll begin your pilgrimage. Join your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Leonardo Royal
Day 2WarsawWarsaw Sightseeing: Embark on a sightseeing tour of the Old Town in the company of a Local Specialist who will reveal how the city has re-emerged following the devastation of WWII. See the Market Square and the Barbican, then visit the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. See St. James Church where Helena Kowalska prayed when she arrived into Warsaw, and the church in Zytnia Street, the Shrine of the Divine Mercy. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city on your terms. Buffet Breakfast
Day 3CzestochowaWarsaw - Niepokalanow - Swinice Warckie - Czestochowa: Journey to Niepolalanow to pay your respects to St. Maximilian Kolbe, founder of one of the largest Franciscan Monasteries. End your day in Czestochowa, the spiritual capital of Poland and home of the Black Madonna. Later, you'll 'Dive into Culture' and attend a moving Mass at Jasna Gora Monastery. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Mercure Czestochowa Centrum
Day 4KrakowCzestochowa - Wadowice - Krakow (4 nights): We travel to Wadowice, best known as the birthplace of Karol Wojtyla who later became Pope John Paul II. Delve into the early life of the former Pope during a sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Visit the Basilica Minor, where he was baptised and attended mass as a child. Then, see some of his family's possessions at his family home, turned museum. There's time for an exploration of the city on your own before travelling to Krakow.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Qubus/Golden Tulip
Day 5KrakowKrakow Sightseeing: A leisurely start to your day could see you join an Optional Experience to the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, often referred to as the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland. Later, you'll embark on a walking tour of the medieval Old Town with a Local Specialist and visit the Market Square with its Cloth Hall, Town Hall Tower and Burgher Houses. Visit the Mariacki Church with its famous wooden altarpiece designed by Wit Stwosz, then view Wawel Castle. Visit Wawel Cathedral and spend some time in prayer at the tomb of St. Stanislaus, Patron Saint of Poland. The rest of the day is free.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6KrakowKrakow - Auschwitz Excursion: The tragic stories of Auschwitz take centre stage today on your sombre visit to the former Polish concentration camp. Visit the Shrine of the Divine Mercy next, which houses the Saint's convent chapel and tomb.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7KrakowKrakow - Zakopane - Krakow: Venture to Zakopane, once a favourite retreat of Pope John Paul II. Our first stop is at the wooden Jaszczurowka Chapel and Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Krzeptowki. Ascend Gubalowka Mountain and admire the sweeping views of the Tatras before some last-minute shopping for arts and crafts made by the Highlanders (Gorale). Counting your blessings after a life-changing spiritual journey, join our fellow travel companions and 'Connect with Locals' over dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dining
Day 8Depart KrakowDepart Krakow: Say a fond do widzenia to your companions after a memorable pilgrimage. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
07/07/2019$2,175.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/08/2019$2,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/22/2019$2,175.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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