On this faith-based Poland tour, you’ll overnight in Warsaw, Czestochowa, and Krakow and visit Poland’s many spiritual sites as well as some of its famous historic places. Along the way, you’ll learn more about the lives of St. Faustina Kowalska and Pope Saint John Paul II. </BR></BR>In Warsaw, you’ll attend Mass at the Zytnia Street Church, home to the Congregation of Our Lady of Mercy, where St. Faustina Kowalska entered the convent at the age of 20. In Swinice Warckie, visit the 700-year-old Parish Church of St. Casimir, where she was baptized. In Krakow, visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy, where you’ll spend a few moments of prayer at St. Faustina’s tomb. </BR></BR>Other highlights of this Poland tour are visits to Niepokalanow, one of the world’s largest Franciscan monasteries; Wadowice’s Basilica Minor, where Pope Saint John Paul II was baptized; and Krakow’s iconic St. Mary’s Basilica, home to the world’s largest gothic altarpiece, which was carved in the late 1400s. In Czestochowa, Poland’s spiritual capital, you’ll attend Mass at Jasna Gora Monastery. At this famous pilgrimage site founded in 1382, you’ll also have the chance to pray before the Black Madonna, the “Queen of Poland.” Finally, you’ll visit the former concentration camp at Auschwitz and see the cell—now a shrine—of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Catholic priest who volunteered to die in place of a stranger.</BR></BR>Accompanied by other value-minded travelers looking for fellowship and faith, this Poland tour is a vacation sure to leave you with lasting memories. It’s an inspirational vacation you can believe in!
Headsets throughout the tour Inside visits and special features:Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicableSightseeing: Visits to the Ghetto in Warsaw, Franciscan Monastery in Niepokalanow, St. Casimir Church in Swinice Warckie, Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa, Basilica Minor in Wadowice, Auschwitz Concentration Camp
WARSAW Radisson Blu Sobieski (F)CZESTOCHOWA Mercure Centrum (ST)KRAKOW Conrad (F)
Buffet breakfasts daily, 4 dinners
NOTE:Departure April 16 Easter in Warsaw (April 16)
Transportation:Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach.