Start in Warsaw with a welcome dinner, and a guided visit to the Cathedral of St. John, Lazienki Palace, and the Warsaw Ghetto, as well as an excursion to Niepokalanow, City of the Immaculata, where you will visit the Franciscan Friary, founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe. Continue to Czestochowa to see the famous Black Madonna, an image of great significance for Pope John Paul II. Next is a moving visit to Auschwitz to see the remains of the former concentration camp. Visit the Martyrdom Museum and St. Maximilian Kolbe’s cell. Continue to Krakow, where you visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy, Wawel Royal Castle, and St. Mary’s Church. End this fascinating journey with an excursion to the Pope’s hometown of Wadowice and to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Poland’s most famous shrines. A farewell dinner at your hotel has been included.