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5 THINGS TO DO IN POLAND (JUNE 27 - JULY 06)

Jewish Culture Festival

Jewish Culture Festival

June 23–30, 2024 • 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

July 3-6, 2024 • 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

19 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Great Dragon Parade

Great Dragon Parade

out of rangeJune 8–9, 2024 • event

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

Krakow Christmas Market

Krakow Christmas Market

out of rangeNovember 24–December 26 • event

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

Warsaw Christmas Market

Warsaw Christmas Market

out of rangeNovember 24, 2023–January 7, 2024 • event

The best idea for a winter stroll in Warsaw

Christmas Markets in Poland

Christmas Markets in Poland

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

The main squares of Polish cities turn magical in the winter

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

Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week & Easter

out of rangeMarch 24–April 1, 2024 • event

Join thousands of cheerful people in Easter celebrations

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

Kraków Nativity Scenes Contest

out of rangeDecember 03 • event

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

Painted Cottage Contest in Zalipie

Painted Cottage Contest in Zalipie

unconfirmedmid-June 2023 • event

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

Gdansk Christmas Market

Gdansk Christmas Market

out of rangeNovember 17–December 23, 2023 • event

One of Poland's coziest holiday markets, jam-packed with festive fun

Radom Air Show

Radom Air Show

out of rangeAugust 26–27, 2023 • event

Two thrilling days of the finest airplanes and aerobatics!

Jazz nad Odrą

Jazz nad Odrą

unconfirmedmid-April • event

The most prestigious jazz competition for young artists in Poland

Krakow Film Festival

Krakow Film Festival

out of rangeMay 26-June 16, 2024 • 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!

Poznan Christmas Market

Poznan Christmas Market

out of rangeNovember 18–December 22, 2023 • event

Holiday shopping and entertainment in the city center

Antidotum Airshow Leszno

Antidotum Airshow Leszno

out of rangeJune 21–22, 2024 • event

One of the biggest and brightest airshows in Poland

Siuda Baba

Siuda Baba

out of rangeApril 1, 2024 • 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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