2018: Spiritual Highlights of Poland - Faith-Based Travel (5380)

8 days from Warsaw to Warsaw

On this inspirational journey throughout Poland experience a perfect balance of faith-based history as well as a rich cultural history as you see sights and hear stories of past and present. Follow in the footsteps of St John Paul II, the beloved pope proclaimed saint in 2014 by Pope Francis. Visit Czestochowa the spiritual capital of Poland to attend Mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery and pray before the Black Madonna. Hear the stories about the Franciscan friar, St. Maximillian Kolbe and the Divine Mercy of St. Faustina. Accompanied by other like-minded travelers looking for fellowship and faith, this Poland tour is a vacation sure to leave you with lasting memories.

HOTELS
WARSAW Mercure Grand (F)
CZESTOCHOWA Mercure Centrum (ST)
KRAKOW Conrad (F)

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Tour Operator
Cosmos
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1WarsawCheck into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Polish capital and prepare yourself for your upcoming spiritual journey. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2WarsawGuided sightseeing of Warsaw includes a visit of the GHETTO, the largest of all Jewish ghettos in Nazi occupied Europe during WWII. Later, celebrate [M] Mass at ZYTNIA STREET CHURCH, home to the Congregation of our Lady of Mercy, where St. Faustina Kowalska entered the convent at the age of 20. During her life, she had visions of Jesus and conversations with him, which she wrote about in her diary. The afternoon and evening are at leisure to further explore this fascinating city. (B)
Day 3CzestochowaThis morning, head towards Niepokalanow (City of the Immaculata) and visit one of the largest FRANCISCAN MONASTERIES in the world, founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of a stranger at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp during WWII. Continue to Swinice Warckie and visit the 700-year-old PARISH CHURCH OF ST. CASIMIR, where St. Faustina was baptized. Head south to Czestochowa, spiritual capital of Poland, and attend [M] Mass at JASNA GORA MONASTERY, founded in 1382. Here, you can pray in front of the Black Madonna, a sacred national treasure. (B,D)
Day 4KrakowJourney to Wadowice this morning, birthplace of Pope Saint John Paul II. Find out more about his early life and visit BASILICA MINOR, where he was baptized, before continuing to Krakow, where he served as archbishop. Here, a Local Guide offers insight into this beautiful city, founded in the 7th century. Stop for a prayer at ST. MARY'S BASILICA, home to the largest gothic altarpiece in the world. In 1941, during Nazi occupation, the altar was dismantled and shipped to the Third Reich. It was discovered in 1946, in the basement of Nuremberg Castle, and was returned to Krakow a decade later. Also, on today's agenda is a stop at remarkable Wawel Castle, former residence of Polish kings. (B,D)
Day 5KrakowTravel to Auschwitz for a somber visit of the former CONCENTRATION CAMP with St. Maximilian Kolbe's cell. Declared the 'Patron Saint of Our Difficult Century,' the Polish Franciscan friar was canonized by Pope Saint John Paul II in 1982. Return to Krakow to visit the SHRINE OF DIVINE MERCY and spend a few moments of prayer at the tomb of St. Faustina. (B)
Day 6KrakowThe entire day is free to explore Krakow, nestled at the base of the Tatra Mountains. You may enjoy the optional excursion to Zakopane, the 'Winter Capital of Poland.' This is where Pope Saint John Paul II spent time in prayer on some of the countless nature trails. Before returning to Krakow, visit quaint Jaszczurowka Chapel, dedicated to Pope Saint John Paul II. A superb example of the Zakopane architectural style, the small arcaded chapel features a traditional log cabin perched on a high stone foundation. (B,D)
Day 7WarsawLeave Krakow and travel north back to Warsaw. Spend an afternoon at leisure or further explore the capital. (B)
Day 8WarsawYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
March 18, 2018$1,169.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
April 01, 2018$1,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
April 22, 2018$1,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
May 14, 2018$1,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
May 20, 2018$1,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
June 10, 2018$1,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
July 22, 2018$1,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
August 26, 2018$1,219.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 02, 2018$1,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
September 09, 2018$1,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
October 07, 2018$1,229.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
November 04, 2018$1,169.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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US$ Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$240

Guaranteed shares available

No triple room reduction.

2019 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification.


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