The Wieliczka Salt Mine one of the oldest salt mines in the world. Many famous people have visited this place, such as Mikolaj Kopernik, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Dmitrij Mendeleev, Boleslaw Prus, Ignacy Paderewski, Karol Wojtyla, etc. In 1978, the Wieliczka Salt Mine was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Wawel Hillwith the castle and its beautiful courtyard and Cathedral.
Old Town (Stare Miasto) Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture
Main Market Square(Rynek Glowny) one of the lergest medieval squares in Europe (200x200 m)
Collegium Maius – an ancient building belonging to the Jagiellonian University,
Sukiennice Cloth Hall - the Gothic - Renaissance building decorated with a mascaron attic designed by Santi Gucci
A walk to the antique walls of the Old Town through Florianska Gate and to the Barbican. During the sightseeing: multimedia presentation about the story of amber called "Polish Gold". In 1978, Krakow was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Concentration camp in Auschwitz-BirkenauThe camp was built by Nazis during the Nazi occupation of Poland and more than a million people of different origin, mostly Jews, were murdered there. Today this place is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO.
Wadowice - the Pope"s home, where Karol Wojtyla was born on the 18th of May, 1920, as well as the church where he was baptised on the 20th of June, 1920.
Zakopaneis a town in the extreme south of Poland. It lies in the southern part of the Podhale region at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. Zakopane is a center of Góral culture and is known informally as "the winter capital of Poland". It is a popular destination for mountaineering, skiing, and qualified tourism.
The Dunajec is a river running through southern Poland. It is a right tributary of the Vistula River. It begins in Nowy Targ at the junction of two short mountain rivers, Black and White Dunajec. Dunajec forms a border between Poland and Slovakia for 27 kilometers in the Pieniny Środkowe range, east of the Czorsztyn reservoir. It is the only river taking waters from the Slovak territory to the Baltic Sea.
Trips and Pilgrimages to Poland and Europe
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Jacek Krupa Marshal of the Małopolska Region
Municipality of Krakow Mayor Prof. Jacek Majchrowski
Family Home of John Paul II
Centrum Jana Pawła II
Małopolska Organizacja Turystyczna
Marek Jędraszewski Archbishop of Krakow
Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz John Paul II`s secretary