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5 THINGS TO DO IN POLAND (JUNE 29 - JULY 08)

Jewish Culture Festival

Jewish Culture Festival

unconfirmedJune 23–July 3, 2022 • event

Every year the historically Jewish district of Kazimierz turns into a time machine with the sounds of Jewish music

Open'er Festival

Open'er Festival

June 29–July 2, 2022 • event

One of the leading music festivals in Europe, and what a pleasant surprise—one of the cheapest!

Hiking in Ojców National Park

Hiking in Ojców National Park

April–November • nature

Krakow attracts tourists not only with its beauty and rich history but also by its natural treasures. Ojców National Park is well worth checking out!

Książ Castle (Zamek Książ)

Książ Castle (Zamek Książ)

April–October • activity

A gothic castle built in 1288 is the biggest attraction in Silesia

Ceska Pivnica

Ceska Pivnica

all year round • food

A place with good food, nice atmosphere, and lots of beers in the heart of Lublin

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Great Dragon Parade

Great Dragon Parade

unconfirmedlate May 2022 • event

Krakow still has its own dragons. Usually they hide in their cages, but once a year everyone can see them flying around the city. Look up!

Krakow Christmas Market

Krakow Christmas Market

out of rangeNovember 26, 2021–January 2, 2022 • event

The iconic central square of Krakow, Rynek Główny, hosts most winter holiday festivities in the city

Warsaw Christmas Market

Warsaw Christmas Market

unconfirmedlate November 2022–early January 2023 • event

The best idea for a winter stroll in Warsaw

New Year's Eve (Sylwester)

New Year's Eve (Sylwester)

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Watch the impressive firework show against the backdrop of the gorgeous Palace of Culture and Science

Easter

Easter

out of rangeApril 17, 2022 • event

Join thousands of cheerful people in Easter celebrations

Painted Cottage Contest in Zalipie

Painted Cottage Contest in Zalipie

canceledmid-June 2021 • event

The best examples of traditional rural architecture—an hour and a half away from Krakow

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

out of rangeDecember 6, 2021 • event

Krakow Christmas tradition of recreating the nativity scene dates back to the 19th century

Christmas Markets in Poland

Christmas Markets in Poland

out of rangelate November–early January  • event

The main squares of Polish cities turn magical in the winter

Krakow New Year's Eve  (Sylwester)

Krakow New Year's Eve (Sylwester)

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

One of the largest annual events in Małopolska capital takes place at the central square

Krakow Film Festival

Krakow Film Festival

out of rangeMay 29–June 5, 2022 • event

Don’t miss a chance to visit one of the oldest film festivals in Europe!

Hot Beer or Grzane Piwo

Hot Beer or Grzane Piwo

out of rangeNovember–March • food

The winters in Poland may be severe and frosty, but there are many ways to keep warm. Among the various hot drinks, the most tempting is a hot beer

Skiing in Zakopane

Skiing in Zakopane

out of rangeDecember–February • activity

Those who are fond of winter sports shouldn't miss the chance to leave Krakow for a day or two and to visit Zakopane, a town located at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. Especially, when it takes only two hours!

Siuda Baba

Siuda Baba

out of rangeApril 18, 2022 • event

On Easter Monday, there is a high probability of meeting a strange man dressed up as an untidy woman, whose face is blackened with soot. Don’t get scared, this is Siuda Baba–a traditional Polish character

European Shooting Championships

European Shooting Championships

overFebruary 22–March 1, 2020 • event

Rifle, pistol, and running target shooting competition in Wroclaw

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