One of the most popular Christmas Markets in Europe that attracts tourists from varied countires is finally on the Main Market Square. It is a regular feature of the city’s festive season. Annually it starts on 28 November and lasts till 26 December – although sometimes stays open through January.
1. Handmade ornaments and jewellery:
If you like unique and extraordinary products that no one else has, this is a place for you. It sets perfect conditions to make yourself a small gift, as well as find a beautiful present under the Christmas Tree for your loved ones. Snowflake – shaped earrings, small wooden Nativity Scenes, Christmas balls, porcelain dishes, Christmas lights, minature trees, varied Christmas ornaments… We could go on and on… 🙂
During shopping and hopping from one place to another you might need to reenergize. Dont’t let the crazy Christmas spirit make you forget about the importance of trying some local cuisine. Start with Bigos – a traditional meat and cabbage stew. Then move to grilled mountain cheese (which tastes best with cranberies!). Still hungry? Find closest stand with sweets and choose from hundred differend Christamasy – shaped lollypops.
3. Mulled Wine
This is a place where you have to stop! Can you imagine anything better on a cool, frosty night in a lovely white scenery than a worm cup of antyfreeze? No? Deffinetely try mulled wine then! The best thing about it is that it is served by a nice lady hidden in a extended berrel. Immediate spirit improvement guaranteed!
Christmas music is going to be your constant companion during shoping. Don’t be worry about getting sick of the same kitschy Christmas songs though. They also organise concerts, live music gigs and local bands performances. You will have a chance to see local, traditional costumes, as well as hear Polish most beautiful carols.
All of those factors set an amazing and unforgettable spirit that will keep you in a Christmas mood till the end of December! Consider Kraków as your next travel destination:)