If you’re planning to travel to Poland this December, you must visit Christmas markets now being organized in major cities. You’ll notice that Polish Christmas markets have a specific character and are often located in beautifully decorated, historic Market Squares. Christmas markets in Poland are popular among both locals and tourists and even the smallest markets will give you a good idea of how Poles celebrate the Christmas season. You’ll find unique, hand-made gifts, regional cheeses, meats, breads, beer, hot chocolate, sweets and mulled wine. Whether you’re visiting Wrocław, Kraków, Warsaw or Gdańsk get into the holiday spirit at Christmas markets these cities offer.
If you’re heading to Lesser Poland, don’t forget to visit the Krakow Christmas Market held in the Market Square. This is the largest and most famous Christmas market in Poland. It always attracts lots of visitors. In wooden stalls wrapped in Christmas lights you’ll find: hand-made Christmas tree ornaments, ceramic decorations, regional food and delicious hot spiced wine.
Christmas Market of Krakow – Market Square
From November 25 to December 26, 2011
In Warsaw’s Castle Square, in front of the Royal Castle – the main Christmas market is held every year. Another Christmas market can be found in front of the Palace of Science and Culture. Both of them take place throughout December and although smaller than the one offerd in Krakow, many great attractions await all visitors.
Christmas Markets of Warsaw – Old Town and Palace of Science and Culture From November 26, 2011 to January 8, 2012
The Christmas Market of Wroclaw takes place on the main square in the heart of the old town from November to December. When visiting this historic city in Lower Silesia, you can’t miss it’s Christmas market if you want to get into the holiday mood in no time. Find unique gifts and plenty of mouth-watering foods, bring your family and friends and enjoy arts, crafts and music.
Christmas Market of Wroclaw – Market Square
From November 25 to December 23, 2011
Gdańsk Christmas Fair will be organized for the 16th time this year. Visitors can buy original gifts, tree ornaments and meet Santa on December 6th!
Gdansk Christmas Fair – Targ Weglowy
From December 5 to December 23, 2011
To learn more about Christmas Markets in Poland, view additional photos and videos, please visit the following website (use Google translate feature to translate text):