Krakow John Paul II Trail Tour: 2-Hour Private Tour with local historian


6.58 EUR

Learn about the history of the man who became the pope by discovering the most beautiful monuments of Krakow! Come and see places related to one of the greatest saints of the catholic church in the XX and XXI century.The route of the “John Paul II trail

Duration: 2 hours
    Available in
  • English


  • See the most important places related to the life of Pope John Paul II
  • Visit the Wawel Cathedral situated on Wawel Hill
  • Go to the Jagiellonian University, the oldest Polish university
  • Hear inspiring stories about Karol Wojtyla, the man who became the pope
  • See the famous Papal Window

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The John Paul II Trail Tour will take you to the places which are particularly associated with Karol Wojtyla who could become pope. Krakow is a special place to learn about the life of Pope John Paul II as he lived in Krakow for more than 30 years prior. During his years in Krakow, he was first a student, then a priest, and finally as bishop of Krakow. In Krakow, he has also experienced the unimaginable cruelty of World War II and then communism.

Your guide will be a history teacher and PhD student who will lead you throughout Krakow showing you the places that shaped Pope John Paul II and tell you about his life in Krakow. After meeting your guide visit the Jagiellonian University. Then continue to the Wawel Cathedral, where Karol Wojtyla sought spiritual guidance and confession and where he celebrated his first Mass. After, go to his apartment on Kanonicza Street, the Franciscan Church, and the Bishop’s Palace.

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What’s included & not included

  • Private guided walking tour
  • Small-group tour
  • English-speaking guide

Meeting point

Saint Adalbert's Church (front door), Rynek Główny 3 (Saint Adalbert's Church, Rynek Główny 3)

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6.58 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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Tour operated by: Krakow Tour Guide