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Krakow in March - Weather, Events, and Tips

March Guide for Krakow Travel


Magnolia Buds at Wawel Castle

Magnolia Buds at Wawel Castle

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March Weather in Krakow

  • Average temperature: 7ºC / 45ºF
  • Average high: 11ºC / 52ºF
  • Average low: 3ºC / 37ºF
Early spring weather comes to Krakow in March, but temperatures will still feel chilly, especially in the evenings and on cloudy days.

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What to Pack for Krakow in March

March weather is variable all over East Central Europe, so keep this fact in mind when you pack for your trip. You'll want a coat that will keep out the cold and the wind, as well as a scarf and hat.

March Holidays and Events in Krakow

If Easter falls during March, be sure to check out the renowned Krakow Easter Market, which takes place on the main square. Easter in Krakow is a meaningful, culturally significant event with many events and traditions associated with it.

If Holy Week occurs in March, the Misteria Paschalia Festival will also take place. This classical and historical music concert is held in churches and the Krakow Philharmonic.

Also look for the Bach Festival and the Organ Festival in March.

The drowning of Marzanna is a pagan ritual that offers Poles a way to say farewell to winter. It takes place the fourth Sunday of Lent.

Tips for Travel to Krakow in March

  • March has good potential for travelers who want to avoid crowds and don't mind a bit of a nip in the air. Tourists flock to Krakow in the springtime, but not in the droves typical of summer.

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