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Planning to spend Christmas in Poland? Nothing is more magical than spending Christmastime in Poland! Throughout the entire country, major cities, towns and villages celebrate this special time of the year in the most festive of ways. From Christmas tree decorating in charming market squares, to caroling in the streets and churches, to holiday food at Christmas Markets and traditional Christmas Eve – “Wigilia” dinner, to gift shopping for one-of-a-kind handicrafts made by local artists, Christmastime in Poland is truly unique and magical!

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Every early December, Poland Culinary Vacations offers 10 days/9 nights “The Magic of Christmas Markets in Poland” tour so that our guests can experience the festive Christmastime in Poland in top cities starting in Warsaw then on to Poznan, Wroclaw and ending in Krakow with a day visit to Zakopane, the winter capital of Poland.

Here are just some highlights of what’s included in the trip itinerary:

– Small groups, maximum group size no larger than 16
– Visits to Christmas Markets in Warsaw, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow and Zakopane
– Visit to the International Ice Sculpture Festival in Poznan –
this is a two-day weekend event so not available on all dates, please see specific trip itinerary
– One-of-a-kind Christmas gifts shopping
– Christmas ornaments decorating class
– Polish Christmas cookies baking class
– Polish Christmas Eve dinner – “Wigilia” dishes cooking class with local chef
– Charming boutique accommodations
– Leisurely paced itineraries everyone can enjoy
– Scenic and breathtaking sights including UNESCO World Heritage Sites
– Local, expert, English speaking guide on each tour

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Christmas Market in Wroclaw, Poland

Here are locations for each of the Christmas Markets in the cities we’ll be visiting and 2021 open dates – the Christmas Markets are scheduled at about the same time each year with some date changes possible for special festivities and events:

WARSAW
Where: Christmas Market in Old Town & Royal Castle Square*
When: November 27 – January 9

*Warsaw has more than 10 “mini” Christmas Markets scattered throughout the entire city so one can easily spend an entire week exploring those markets just in Poland’s beautiful capital alone!

POZNAN
Where: Poznan’s Bethlehem in Old Town & Freedom Place
When: November 20 – December 24

International Ice Carving Festival in Poznan
December 11 -12

WROCLAW
Where: Christmas Market on Old Town Market Square
When: November 25 – December 23

KRAKOW
Where: Christmas Market on the UNESCO Old Town Market Square
When: November 27 – December 26

ZAKOPANE
Where: Market by Gubalowka & Krupowki Street
When: Opened every day, morning till evening hours

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas tree ornaments at Poznan's Christmas Market

Christmas tree ornaments at Poznan’s Christmas Market

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Poznan, Poland

Christmas Market in Krakow, Poland

Christmas Market in Krakow, Poland

Food booths at the Christmas Market in Krakow, Poland

Food booths at the Christmas Market in Krakow, Poland

Poland Culinary Vacations guests baking Christmas cookies in Krakow, Poland

Poland Culinary Vacations guests baking Christmas cookies in Krakow, Poland

Plan a getaway to POLAND with FAMILY & FRIENDS  December 9 – 18, 2021 on “The Magic of Christmas Markets in Poland” tour with Poland Culinary Vacations (our past Christmas Market trips to Poland SELL OUT therefore please email us at info@polandculinary.com right away if you’d like to reserve a spot(s). This 10 Days/9 Nights Christmas Markets adventure in Poland starts in Warsaw and ends in Krakow/Zakopane with stops in Poznan and Wroclaw along the way! All of those cities have spectacular Christmas Markets with plenty of additional holiday festivities.

Merry Christmas! – Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia!