Join us on a week-long pilgrimage to Poland where we will get to explore wonderful Krakow and visit its most important shrines, including the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki.
On a sightseeing tour of Krakow we will visit the city's most iconic sights such as Wawel Hill location of the Castle's Chambers and Cathedral, the wonderful UNESCO-listed Old Town, the famous Market Square and the Old Jewish District, where scenes of Schindler's List were filmed.
We will also travel to the Salt Mine Museum in Wieliczka also a UNESCO World Heritage Site over 700 years old and featuring spectacular sculptures, chapels, chandeliers and event a ballroom all carved in salt.
Another must-visit while in Krakow is the Auschwitz and Birkenau Museum in Oswiecim, which educates visitors on the horrors of the war and the Holocaust. As part of our tour of this harrowing former concentration camp, we will visit the cell of St Maksymilian Kolbe (1894-1941), priest, friar and martyr canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1982. St Maksymilian Kolbe saved the life of one of his fellow prisoners at the camp by going volunteraly to the 'starvation cell' where he died.
In the neigbourhood of Lagiewniki, where St Faustina lived, we will visit the Sanctuary of Divine Mary and have mass at one of the chapels, and we will also visit the St John Paul II Sanctuary.