2010 European Shrines & Pope John Paul
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$ 1359* no Air
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
Day 2 Arrival in Warsaw, Poland.
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
Enjoy this evening’s WELCOME DINNER with your traveling companions.
Day 3 Warsaw.
Guided sightseeing includes the CATHEDRAL
OF ST. JOHN, Lazienki Palace and the Warsaw Ghetto. Also enjoy an
excursion to NIEPOKALANOW, the Franciscan friary founded by St.
Maximilian Kolbe. (BB)
Day 4 Warsaw-Czestochowa-Auschwitz-Krakow.
Travel to CZESTOCHOWA, one of the world’s most famous Marian shrines
and Pope John Paul II’s favorite. Continue to Krakow. Afterwards
journey to AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP, visit the Martyrdom Museum
and St. Maximilian Kolbe’s cell. (BB,D)
Day 5 Krakow. Excursion to Auschwitz.
Guided sightseeing of Old Town Krakow, the city where Pope John Paul
II served as archbishop, includes ST. MARY’S CHURCH and WAWEL ROYAL
CASTLE. Balance of day at leisure. (BB)
Day 6 Krakow. Excursions to Wadowice and
This morning visit the world
famous SHRINE OF DIVINE MERCY. Then travel to Wadowice to visit the
birthplace and BOYHOOD HOME of Pope John Paul II. Also visit
KALWARIA ZEBRYZDOWSKA, the Pope’s favorite shrine. (BB,D)
Day 7 Krakow-Slovakia-Budapest, Hungary.
A scenic day as you travel through Slovakia. Arrive in Budapest,
Hungary. Balance of day at leisure. (BB,D)
Day 8 Budapest.
Sightseeing includes MATTHIAS CORONATION CHURCH, BASILICA OF ST.
STEPHEN CHURCH, and HEROES’ SQUARE. Balance of day at leisure. (BB)
Day 9 Budapest-Vienna, Austria.
Journey to Györ to see the miraculous IRISH MADONNA image. Arrive in
Day 10 Vienna.
Enjoy guided sightseeing including visits to Heldenplatz and ST.
STEPHEN’S CATHEDRAL. Balance of day at leisure. (BB)
Day 11 Vienna-Prague, Czech Republic.
Travel through the beautiful European countryside and visit Brno,
once Napolean’s headquarters, for an orientation tour before
arriving in Prague. (BB)
Day 12 Prague.
Guided sightseeing of Prague includes ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL (on
Sundays no inside guiding permitted) and the Astronomical Clock.
Also see the beloved INFANT CHILD OF PRAGUE statue at Our Lady of
Victory Church. Balance of day is at leisure. Enjoy this evening’s
FAREWELL DINNER. (BB,D)
Your homebound flight arrives the same day. (BB)
Walk in the footsteps of Pope John Paul II and discover Europe’s
greatest gems on this spectacular pilgrimage. Experience
first-hand the life and history of Pope John est, Vienna and Prague
11 buffet breakfasts (BB); 6
three-course dinners (D), including welcome and farewell
- Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE
in the tour description, including admission charges when
- Airport transfers may be included when you make your
flight arrangements .
- Professional Tour Director while touring and Local Host to
assist you at airports and hotels.
- A variety of modes of transportation, including private
deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning, extra leg room, and
emergency washroom while touring.
us for more information, or to speak to a guide about this trip.