The Krakow Christmas Market has become a permanent part of the annual program of events at the Krakow Market Square. This long-standing tradition has left an indelible mark on the cultural and economic evolution of Krakow. The characteristic atmosphere introduces visitors to the Christmas atmosphere, turning the Main Square into a more lively and vibrant space than usual. Anyone who has ever walked through the Krakow market square knows that this is quite a feat.But is this the peak of the market's charm? Absolutely not! The Krakow Christmas Market is a great opportunity to enjoy local delicacies or indulge in some delicious delicacies. Merchants from Poland, Slovakia, Lithuania, Ukraine and Hungary present carefully crafted items such as Christmas decorations, jewelry, ceramics and clothing. There are also traditional woolen socks, perfect for winter. T

Krakow Christmas Market – discover the magic of Christmas early!

Local craftsmen and artisans at the Krakow Christmas Market display a variety of Christmas offerings, including hand-painted baubles, Christmas tree decorations, Christmas decorations, Christmas trees, ceramics, wooden, woolen and textile products, art glass, jewelry, as well as souvenirs and postcards. Additionally, the air is filled with the tempting aroma of grilled dishes, the spicy smell of traditional grilled oscypek cheese with cranberries and the warmth of mulled Galician wine. The youngest can enjoy treats such as roasted nuts, marzipan treats, Christmas cookies and gingerbread.

The Krakow Christmas Market is not only a place for shopping; it is a spectacle decorated with spectacular decorations, including, above all, the symbol of a colossal Christmas tree on the Main Square. The city offers a wide range of events during Christmas and New Year. If you like the Christmas atmosphere, you will surely be delighted by the Main Market Square in Krakow. Christmas Eve becomes a special time that you can spend even before December 24, immersing yourself in the charming atmosphere of this place!

When does the Christmas Market in Krakow start?

This year’s Christmas Market starts on November 24 and will last until January 1, 2024. The fair is accompanied by numerous artistic events. The opening of the fair will be honored with the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree in the Market Square. On November 25, a “Flash Mob” will take place on the Market Square with an artificial crowd.

Krakow Fair – an event appreciated throughout Europe!

In 2012, the CNN Travel program recognized Krakow as the best city to spend Christmas. As you can see, Krakow sets high standards for other cities, as evidenced by the inclusion of the Krakow Christmas Markets on The Times’ list of the 24 best markets in Europe last year.

Tourist attractions in Krakow – what is worth visiting?

The Christmas market in Krakow is just one of the elements of the city’s charm. If you want to immerse yourself in Krakow beyond the Christmas Market, we offer a wide range of guided tours that will provide an enriching and immersive sightseeing experience.

1. Personalized tour of Krakow

Embark on a walking tour of Krakow with our local guide to experience this historically rich Polish city in the most immersive way. The most important attractions include the iconic Wawel Castle and more.

2. Krakow Wine Tasting

Make your dream of an exciting wine tasting come true on this tour, specially prepared for wine lovers.

3. Trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mine

When in Krakow, a visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine is a must, which will enchant not only children, but all visitors.