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Jun 2018 - Apr 2019

8 Day Pilgrimage to Poland

Collette Tour starting in Warsaw and finishing in Warsaw

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 8 Day Pilgrimage to Poland. On a pilgrimage through Poland, you will discover the country's deep faith. You will be immersed in moments that will build your devotion as you travel through the homeland of the beloved Pope Saint John Paul II. Get a glimpse into the formative...read more

Overview

Operator: Collette
Type: Tour (Premium)
Style: Classic
Max Group Size: 44
Duration: 8 Days
From: Warsaw to Warsaw
Tour Code: COL548
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Poland
Our Price From:
$ 2,111
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 88
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Warsaw, Poland - Tour Begins

You will come to know the city of Warsaw with its blend of Old World charm and deep history. Tonight, get to know your fellow travelers during a welcome dinner. Stay: Hampton by Hilton (2 Nights) (D)
2

Warsaw

Embrace the moving history of Warsaw, a city reborn after WWII, as you embark on a locally guided tour. Your journey through this capital city includes a stop at what remains of the Warsaw Ghetto. Pause to celebrate mass at 3/9 Zytnia Street Church, home to the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, where Saint Faustina entered the convent. The remainder of the day is free to take in the side streets and quaint cafés in the Old Town, explore a museum or simply relax. (B)
3

Warsaw - Niepokalanów - Czestochowa

Journey to Niepokalanów to discover one of the largest Franciscan monasteries in the world (founded by Saint Maximillian Kolbe). Continue south to Czestochowa, the spiritual capital of Poland. Begin your visit by celebrating mass. Then, journey inside the Jasna Góra Monastery to get up close to the famous Black Madonna. Pope Saint John Paul II visited this miraculous image many times during his papacy. Stay: Mercure (B/D)
4

Czestochowa - Wadowice - Krakow

Get a glimpse into the formative years of the beloved Pope Saint John Paul II with a visit to Wadowice, the town where he was born and raised. Step into the past when you see the church where he was baptized. In 1992, the pope gave the church the status of Basilica Minor. Continue to Krakow and explore the city on a tour with a local expert that includes a visit to the Market Square. Pause for a prayer at St. Mary's Church…be amazed by its famous wooden altarpiece created by Wit Stwosz (Veit Stoss), one of the best sculptors of the Middle Ages. You will also see the impressive Wawel Castle, the former residence of Polish kings. Stay: Holiday Inn (3 Nights) (B/D)
5

Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow

Today you embark on a poignant journey through history as you travel to Auschwitz. A local expert guides you through the former concentration camp where you will learn firsthand about the terrors – as well as the resilience – of the human spirit that occurred within those walls. Return to Krakow to visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy where the tomb of Saint Faustina is located. Spend time in worship and contemplation on the site of the monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy where Saint Faustina lived and died. (B)
6

Krakow - Zakopane - Krakow

Travel to Zakopane, Poland's most popular resort. With its stunning scenery, it is the perfect place to get up close to nature. The area has countless nature trails where Pope Saint John Paul II would spend time strolling along in prayer and reflection. Make a stop to see the charming wooden Jaszczurówka Chapel and sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima, built in thanksgiving after Pope Saint John Paul II's life was saved in 1981. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a folklore show and dinner at a traditional Polish restaurant. (B/D)
7

Krakow - Warsaw

Your journey through Poland comes full circle with your return to Warsaw. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating a fantastic journey. Stay: Hampton by Hilton (B/D)
8

Warsaw - Tour Ends

Your journey comes to a close. Depart with new perspectives, a strengthened faith and treasured memories. (B)

Day By Day

1

Warsaw, Poland - Tour Begins

You will come to know the city of Warsaw with its blend of Old World charm and deep history. Tonight, get to know your fellow travelers during a welcome dinner. Stay: Hampton by Hilton (2 Nights) (D)
2

Warsaw

Embrace the moving history of Warsaw, a city reborn after WWII, as you embark on a locally guided tour. Your journey through this capital city includes a stop at what remains of the Warsaw Ghetto. Pause to celebrate mass at 3/9 Zytnia Street Church, home to the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, where Saint Faustina entered the convent. The remainder of the day is free to take in the side streets and quaint cafés in the Old Town, explore a museum or simply relax. (B)
3

Warsaw - Niepokalanów - Czestochowa

Journey to Niepokalanów to discover one of the largest Franciscan monasteries in the world (founded by Saint Maximillian Kolbe). Continue south to Czestochowa, the spiritual capital of Poland. Begin your visit by celebrating mass. Then, journey inside the Jasna Góra Monastery to get up close to the famous Black Madonna. Saint Pope John Paul II visited this miraculous image many times during his papacy. Stay: Arche Hotel (B/D)
4

Czestochowa - Wadowice - Krakow

Get a glimpse into the formative years of the beloved Saint Pope John Paul II with a visit to Wadowice, the town where he was born and raised. Step into the past when you see the church where he was baptized. In 1992, the pope gave the church the status of Basilica Minor. Continue to Krakow and explore the city on a tour with a local expert that includes a visit to the Market Square. Pause for a prayer at St. Mary's Church…be amazed by its famous wooden altarpiece created by Wit Stwosz (Veit Stoss), one of the best sculptors of the Middle Ages. You will also see the impressive Wawel Castle, the former residence of Polish kings. Stay: Holiday Inn (3 Nights) (B/D)
5

Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow

Today you embark on a poignant journey through history as you travel to Auschwitz. A local expert guides you through the former concentration camp where you will learn firsthand about the terrors – as well as the resilience – of the human spirit that occurred within those walls. Return to Krakow to visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy where the tomb of Saint Faustina is located. Spend time in worship and contemplation on the site of the monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy where Saint Faustina lived and died. (B)
6

Krakow - Zakopane - Krakow

Travel to Zakopane, Poland's most popular resort. With its stunning scenery, it is the perfect place to get up close to nature. The area has countless nature trails where Saint Pope John Paul II would spend time strolling in prayer and reflection. Make a stop to see the charming wooden Jaszczurówka Chapel and sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima, built in thanksgiving after Saint Pope John Paul II's life was saved in 1981. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a folklore show and dinner at a traditional Polish restaurant. (B/D)
7

Krakow - Warsaw

Your journey through Poland comes full circle with your return to Warsaw. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating a fantastic journey. Stay: Hampton by Hilton (B/D)
8

Warsaw - Tour Ends

Your journey comes to a close. Depart with new perspectives, a strengthened faith and treasured memories. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Collette Experiences

  • See the charming wooden Jaszczurówka Chapel and sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima.
  • Spend time in worship where Saint Faustina lived and died.
  • Travel to Zakopane, Poland's most popular resort town and where Pope Saint John Paul II spent time in reflection.
  • Make a stop at what remains of the Warsaw Ghetto.

What's Included:

  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • Strategically located hotels (4 stars and above)
  • The services of a professional tour manager
  • Expert local guides who provide insider knowledge
  • Attraction & museum entrance fees with preferential access
  • All on-tour gratuities (excludes on-board cruise gratuities)
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Breakfast every day and over 50% of dinners
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Attraction & museum entrance fees with preferential access
  • Wi-Fi available on tour

Activity Level

  • Tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Flight Information

  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Warsaw (WAW) Airport, please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Warsaw (WAW) Airport, please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day

Trip Notes

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Roundtrip Home to Airport Chauffeur Drive Service

  • Chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings. This personalised service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is available between 41-70 kms for a small fee.

 

Trip Inclusions

Collette Experiences

  • See the charming wooden Jaszczurówka Chapel and sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima.
  • Spend time in worship where Saint Faustina lived and died.
  • Travel to Zakopane, Poland's most popular resort town and where Saint Pope John Paul II spent time in reflection.
  • Visit the Jasna Góra Monastery to gaze upon the world-famous Black Madonna.
  • Learn about the young life of the beloved Saint Pope John Paul II in Wadowice.
  • Celebrate mass in Warsaw and Czestochowa, the spiritual capital of Poland.
  • Enjoy a folklore show and dinner at a traditional Polish restaurant.

What's Included:

  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Private, chauffeur driven return airport transfers - up to 40km
  • The services of a professional Tour Manager
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Wi-Fi available on tour

Activity Level

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Flight Information

  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Warsaw (WAW) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Warsaw (WAW) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day

Trip Notes

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Collette Reviews: (9)
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Accommodation: 4 Star
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours, Short Breaks & Small Group Explorations
Max Group Size(s): 44 & 24
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, South & Central America, UK & USA

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Private Tranfers
Leave the hassle of getting to the airport behind and enjoy roundtrip home to airport private chauffeur driven service. This service is available for all Collette tour bookings. Service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is also available between 41-70 kms for a small fee. T&C's apply.
Repeat Travellers
Once you depart on your trip, you will receive a $150 credit (per person) towards the next trip you take within 12 months, or a $100 credit for a trip taken within 13-24 months.
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10 Apr 2018
Tuesday
17 Apr 2018

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88

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10 Apr 2018
Tuesday
17 Apr 2018

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112

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2,687

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Monday
04 Jun 2018
Monday
11 Jun 2018

2,369

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95

per person

2,274

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Monday
09 Jul 2018
Monday
16 Jul 2018

2,369

per person

95

per person

2,274

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Monday
06 Aug 2018
Monday
13 Aug 2018

2,369

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95

per person

2,274

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Monday
17 Sep 2018
Monday
24 Sep 2018

2,369

per person

95

per person

2,274

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Monday
08 Oct 2018
Monday
15 Oct 2018

2,369

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95

per person

2,274

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Monday
05 Nov 2018
Monday
12 Nov 2018

2,159

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86

per person

2,073

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Monday
03 Dec 2018
Monday
10 Dec 2018

2,099

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84

per person

2,015

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Monday
11 Feb 2019
Monday
18 Feb 2019

2,099

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84

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2,015

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11 Mar 2019
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18 Mar 2019

2,159

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86

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2,073

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Monday
08 Apr 2019
Monday
15 Apr 2019

2,369

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95

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2,274

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Monday
04 Jun 2018
Monday
11 Jun 2018

2,989

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120

solo traveller

2,869

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Monday
09 Jul 2018
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16 Jul 2018

2,989

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120

solo traveller

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Monday
06 Aug 2018
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13 Aug 2018

2,989

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120

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2,869

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Monday
17 Sep 2018
Monday
24 Sep 2018

2,989

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120

solo traveller

2,869

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Monday
08 Oct 2018
Monday
15 Oct 2018

2,989

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120

solo traveller

2,869

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Monday
05 Nov 2018
Monday
12 Nov 2018

2,639

per person

106

solo traveller

2,533

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Monday
03 Dec 2018
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10 Dec 2018

2,509

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100

solo traveller

2,409

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Monday
11 Feb 2019
Monday
18 Feb 2019

2,509

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100

solo traveller

2,409

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Monday
11 Mar 2019
Monday
18 Mar 2019

2,639

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106

solo traveller

2,533

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Monday
08 Apr 2019
Monday
15 Apr 2019

2,989

per person

120

solo traveller

2,869

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