The little township Wadowice is situated in southern Poland, small distance from Krakow. You can get at that place in one hour by bus. Wadowice’s trademark is the remarcable fact that the Pope John Paul II was born there.
Given birth in 1920, he used to live in that place until 1938 so plenty of places in Wadowice relate to his activity at the time of his maturity. When you come there proceed to Koscielna 7 Street where you would see the family home where the Pope was born.
People are faced with some preserved original devices and possessions of Wojtyla’s family line suchlike articles of house furniture, images, libraries, even a skiis. In the vicinity of the flat there is the glorious baroque church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the city square where the young Karol Wojtyla used to go aside.
Additionally his school is opened for guests. The town itself dates back to XIII century so there is a nice selection of additional ancient architecture.
Private Wadowice tours are best way to explore John Paul II hometown.
Katowice Pyrzowice regional airport is third in Poland in terms of total amount of users. Katowice Pyrzowice is situated approx. thirty km from Katowice, near the town named Pyrzowice. 3,6 million users per annum can use 2 terminals. The cheap companies became the business partners with Pyrzowice in 2003. Thanks to that, the number of international connections has increased diametrically.
This sacred monastery is really often reckoned as the spiritual capital for Polish. That’s why each year thousands of pilgrims come to pray at that place to the most remarkable image of the Virgin Mary. What’s exceptional about it is the supernatural force which it is related to.
The sacred representation of the Madonna with immature Jesus on Her breast is the most commonly blessed as well as time-honoured relic by the whole group of the Catholics from Poland as well as the members of the conservative Church. The icon is very often regarded as the national emblem of Republic of Poland.
This beautiful residence is situated inside the lowland. You may get there within half an hour from the city of Krakow by car. The area’s historic tradition is simply incredible and adds the particular appeal to the place.
The Dunajec Gorge, known as the pearl of Pieniny Mountains, is one of the most appealing spots you should see when visiting Poland. The gorge is placed in the southern Poland and in the northern Slovakia. Dunajec gorge makes the base for the Dunajec River that you may raft on. Dunajce gorge makes 7 meanders and is closed by very towering limestone and dolomite stones.
It is a well-known spot of legacy to many generations of mining engineers and their households.
It is noteworthy, that Wieliczka Salt Mine has a significant contribution to the development of national economy. Moreover – Wieliczka is reputed as the oldest Polish brand name. The mine was the prime enterprise that put a trademark on their produce. Employees place the trademark on the whitest, clear as ice table salt which was destined to the kings. The predestination of salt was the reason of marking the barrels with the image of the Royal Eagle. The historical arms is still in use what gives evidence of long tradition, high standard and solidity of Wieliczka Salt Mine.
Ojcow National Park is positioned in the neighbourhood of Krakow zone, more or less 15 minutes away by car, inside the Jurrasic Krakow-Częstochowa . Although it’s one among the smallest Polish national parks, the beauty of its setting cannot be overestimated.