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Krakow in December - Weather, Events, and Tips

Guide for December Travel to Krakow


Krakow Christmas Market

Krakow Christmas Market

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December Weather in Krakow

  • Average December temperature: 0ºC / 32ºF
  • December average high: 3ºC / 37ºF
  • December average low: -3ºC / 27ºF
Krakow sees a lot of snow in December, so expect a white Christmas experience!

What to Pack for Krakow in December

Pack for winter weather for December travel to Krakow. Follow tips for winter dress, consider your ability to layer clothing, and pack a pair of warm boots that will allow you to easily tramp through the snow.

Don't forget:

  • Long winter coat
  • Snow boots with tread
  • Hat, gloves, scarf

December Holidays and Events in Krakow

December 24 and 25: Christmas in Poland is celebrated. Christmas in Krakow is a special event, with the Krakow Christmas market lasting the entire month of December. A Christmas creche competition, holiday concerts, a decorated old town, and other festivities make Christmas in Krakow a popular winter attraction.

December 31st: Head to Main Market Square to join the Krakow New Year's Eve festivities.

Tips for Travel to Krakow in December

  • Be sure to try cold-winter treats, like Christmas gingerbread, at the Krakow Christmas market.
  • Visit the square at night to see it lit up with lights for the holidays.

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