Krakow Christmas Market 2021
Krakow Christmas Market 2021
Krakow's 13th century Market Square with its majestic Cloth Hall and towering St Mary's Basilica, provides the perfect backdrop to this most traditional of Christmas Markets.
The wooden stalls with their twinkling fairy lights have plenty to tempt Christmas shoppers. Look out for hand painted glass baubles, traditional Boleslawiec pottery tree decorations with their distinctive blue and white designs, pine wreaths and gingerbread in all shapes and sizes.
This tour also takes to to the charming villages in the impressvie Tatras region of Southern Poland -a majestic mountain range, the highest in the Carpathian Mountains with pretty wooden timbre villages.
You also have option to include a visit to the subterraan salt mines in Wieliczka.
What we love
A Christmas market set in Krakow's 13th century Market Square where delicious edible treats, from dumplings and grilled oscypek (sheep cheese served hot with cranberry jelly) to gingerbread and warm and spicy Galician mulled wine, tempt at every turn. And a night in Zakopane, Poland's snowy 'winter capital' nestled at the foot of the Tatra mountains.
Experiences you will treasure
Shopping for hand painted glass baubles, traditional Boleslawiec pottery tree decorations with their distinctive blue and white designs, pine wreaths and gingerbread in all shapes and sizes in Krakow's Christmas Market. (You can read more about these traditional decorations on our blog)
Discovering uniquely Polish seasonal traditions, including the Christmas crib contest. Held in the city each December since the 19th century, the decorated nativity cribs, some of which reach two meters in height, are taken in procession to the Historical Museum where they are put on public display.
A spectacular Gubalowska cable car ride over Tatra Mountains
Visiting a traditional wooden 'goralskie chaty' house, built by the Polish highlanders, in the picturesque town of Chocholow
Exploring Zakopane, Poland's historic winter capital nestled at the foot of the snow-capped Tatra Mountains
The option to visit Poland's most important sites - the Wielicka Salt Mine and Auschwitz Birkenau
Poland's 'winter capital', Zakopane is located at the foot of the spectacular Tatra Mountains and no visit here is complete without a trip up into the peaks and no visit here is complete without a trip up into the peaks. We will take a funicular to Gubałówka (1129 metres at the highest point), which offers panoramic views of the mountain range.
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