Wadowice (280 – 300 m) is located in the west of Malopolska Voivodship on the bank of the Skawa river at the foot of the Beskid Mountains at the crossroads of the main routes between Silesia and Podhale and Kraków and Cieszyn.

We recommend the tourists and pilgrims to visit:
– Minor Basilica – the Church of the Presentation of Blessed Virgin Marry – the oldest part of the church – rectangular, gothic presbytery, comes from 15th century. The church strictly connected with Karol Wojtyła’s childhood and youth.
– Museum – Family House of Karol Wojtyła – the building is Pope’s birthplace. The Museum is led by the Sisters of Nazareth.
– Church of St. Peter – the temple was built in years 1986-1991 as thanks for the election of Karol Wojtyła as Pope and for the life of the Holy Father  after the assassination attempt on the 13th May 1981 in St. Peter’s Square.
– Monastery of the Order of the Discalced Carmelites – Monastery of the Order of the Discalced Carmelites was built in the years 1897–1899. There is Father Raphael’s cell in the  monastery which is accessible to visit.
– Town Museum – the building is from 1800. The museum gathers keepsakes and exhibits connected with the town and surroundings.