The tour gives you a chance to follow the footsteps of the man who was to become one of the greatest Popes and human beings in history.

Our tour begins with a visit to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska park, national Historic Monument, added in 1999 to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Then we will visit Wadowice, “the place where it all began” as the Pope referred to his hometown in 1999 during his visit here. We will see the places dearest to Karol Wojtyła during his childhood and adolescence. Including the parish church where he was baptised and the house where he was born. Our journey to and from Wadowice also gives you a chance to view the peaks of the Pope’s beloved Beskidy mountain range where he used to hike. We would also like to invite you for a Kremówka, which was a favourite cake of the Pope. On return to Krakow we stop at Kalwaria Zebrzydowska park, national Historic Monument, added in 1999 to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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During this walking tour, you will have an opportunity to see the Kazimierz district with plenty of romantic small cafes, which have made it the centre of artistic life in Krakow. The hot spot surrounded by buildings that witnessed horrors of the Holocaust is also a place where Jewish culture has flourished for centuries. Incidentally, the Kazimierz district was a film set for Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning “Schindler’s List”. Then, we will go to the district of Podgórze to see the Schindler’s factory (admission is not included in the tour price) and the surviving remnants of the Krakow ghetto from World War II.
There will be also time for: a 1/2 hour coffee break to discuss the social and economic situation in Poland | funny stories and legends, customs and traditions

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The Royal Way leading from Floriańska Gate through the Main Square, up to the foot of Wawel hill is a beautiful route which is an obligatory point on the sight-seeing program for every tourist visiting the former capital of Poland. Along the Royal Way we have the chance to see the beautiful, historic churches of St. Mary and St. Peter and Paul, important to the city’s history, as well as admire the beautiful architecture of the Main Square with its central point – the Cloth hall, now above an underground museum. The Royal Road ends at the Wawel hill with its royal castle, until the 17th century the seat of Polish kings; the golden age of Poland is reflected in the architecture and richness of the castle, together with its cathedral, courtyard and chapels, the kings’ eternal resting place

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We’ll drive you to the outskirts of Krakow to visit the model Communist city & steelworks – Nowa Huta. You’ll experience the wonders of this one-of-a-kind place, including its monumental Central Square, wide avenues, residential units, steelworks’ headquarters, a Soviet tank and an impressive Solidarity church. Not only will you discover how the average Pole lived, worked and played under Communism, but stories and anecdotes from your laid-back local guide will bring the “good old days” back to life!


An expanded 4-hour version of the standard Communism Tour, which includes lunch in an old-school “Milk Bar” canteen and a guided visit to our private museum. Explore everyday life in Poland in the 1970s in our exclusive and unchanged Communist apartment, where you have the rare opportunity to eat pickled cucumbers and have a shot of vodka. You can also try your hand at driving the trusty Trabant.

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One of the most beautiful cities in the country – Zakopane is said to be the winter capital of Poland. It is only 100 kilometres away from Kraków but its local folklore will surprise you! From charming wooden villas in the Witkiewicz style through the picturesque little shops and plenty traditional restaurants at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, Zakopane has it all. Its unique atmosphere is a result of people and Nature working in unison. In the past, many noble Polish artists lived there and had a tremendous impact on Zakopane’s history.

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