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7 THINGS TO DO IN POLAND (DECEMBER 03 - DECEMBER 12)

Krakow Christmas Market

Krakow Christmas Market

November 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

November 26, 2021–January 6, 2022 • event

The best idea for a winter stroll in Warsaw

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

December 2, 2021 | December 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

late November–early January  • event

The main squares of Polish cities turn magical in the winter

Hot Beer or Grzane Piwo

Hot Beer or Grzane Piwo

November–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

December–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!

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

out of rangeMay 29–30, 2021  • 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!

Jewish Culture Festival

Jewish Culture Festival

out of rangeJune 24–July 4, 2021 • 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

out of rangeJune 30–July 3, 2021 • event

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

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

Hiking in Ojców National Park

Hiking in Ojców National Park

out of rangeApril–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!

Krakow Film Festival

Krakow Film Festival

out of rangeMay 30–June 6, 2021 • event

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

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

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

Książ Castle (Zamek Książ)

Książ Castle (Zamek Książ)

out of rangeApril–October • activity

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

Siuda Baba

Siuda Baba

out of rangeApril 5, 2021 • 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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