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Krakow’s Christmas Market and Flavours

Tour Highlights

  • Visit an authentic Polish Christmas market full of holiday decorations and gifts.
  • Try some aromatic mulled wine served the traditional way, straight from a wooden barrel.
  • Admire Krakow’s famous handmade cribs and learn the centuries-old tradition of how they’re built.
  • Taste traditional seasonal dishes at a beloved local restaurant.
  • Learn about Christmas traditions in Poland, both today’s and those from the country’s communist-era.
Adults 18 years old and above
Children 6 to 17 years old
Private Tour (2 person minimum) Starting price per person

Visit an Authentic Polish Christmas Market

Locals in Krakow wait all year for their favourite market: the annual Christmas market! This is the place to try festive dishes and look for traditional, handmade gifts, but it’s more than just a place to shop.

It’s also a magical area, where it feels like time stands still as you explore. Stroll alongside local families among the colourful wooden stalls, admiring all the beautiful baubles and chains, and enjoying the scent of freshly cut Christmas trees.

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:

  • On this tour, you will be introduced to local holiday traditions while exploring Krakow’s vibrant Christmas market.
  • This tour also supports local cultural heritage by taking you to a small, local gallery where you will learn how traditional hand-painted glass balls are made.
  • As part of your tour, you will enjoy traditional Christmas food in a small, local restaurant located off the beaten track for a taste of authentic Krakow.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, local snack, a glass of mulled wine, typical Christmas plate at a nearby restaurant.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, items of a personal nature, transportation to and from the meeting and endpoints, tips and gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: 27 Main Square (Rynek Główny 27), inside the main gate to Under the Rams Palace (Pałac pod Baranami). View on Google Maps.
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  • Starting time: 10.00 AM
  • Ending point: Main Square of Krakow