Things to do in Krakow during winter

It didn’t look like it was going to snow! But it did, and it transformed into a magical winter wonderland filled with stunning structures, quaint, lovely bars underground, and great friendly residents.

Was it, in fact, chilly? Yes. The average temperature in Krakow during winter is between -5 and +5 Celsius degrees, which is perfect for snowfall.

Krakow is also less crowded in winter, making it an ideal off-season destination. With the exception of Christmas and New Year’s Eve. However, if you enjoy Christmas markets, Krakow in December is incredibly stunning, and despite the crowds, it is one of Europe’s best winter city holidays.

Krakow during winter
Krakow during Christmas

Beernarium Beer Spa in Krakow

Beauty Care & Tasting

Natural beer and oil are used to make the bath that will nurture and moisturize your skin to perfection. During the treatment, you can taste wonderful craft beer created in the Castle Brewery in Cieszyn using traditional methods.

Historic Tenement House

Beer Spa is situated in a historically significant location. The institution is housed in the basement of the Kmitów Palace, a fourteenth-century building. You can observe the arched vaults while swimming and feel as if time has stopped for a moment.

Intimate Attraction

Because we put an emphasis on privacy during relaxation, each treatment takes place in its own bathhouse. Beernarium is perfect for a romantic evening for two, a pleasant outing, as well as a rainy or lazy day entertainment.

Recommended services
  • Bath in beera fantastic attraction for two people. A relaxing beer bath with a tasting session and time spent on the straw.
  • VIP Bath a beer, wine, or goat’s milk beauty bath paired with a sauna session, unlimited beer or wine tasting session, and straw relaxation.
  • Special Day Spafor the most demanding, an unconventional form of relaxation. A sauna session, a relaxing VIP Bath, and full-body massages are included in the package.
Beer bath in Krakow - Beer Spa
Beer Spa in Krakow

Visit Wawel Castle

It doesn’t matter what time of the year you plan to visit Krakow. The Wawel Castle should be on everyone’s list of things to do in Krakow during winter. You may learn about the legend of the dragon who dwelt beneath the castle here. The legend says that the dragon demanded human sacrifice once a week until it was destroyed by two princes.

Things to do in Krakow during winter – Visit Christmas Markets

During December, Krakow is bustling with Christmas markets. You can stroll around Market Square and shop for adorable Christmas items, homemade gingerbread, and other festive goodies. What is more, it can be snowing if you’re lucky!

Things to do in Krakow during winter - christmas market
Things to do in Krakow during winter - christmas market

Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine, which dates back to the 13th century, is one of the world’s oldest salt mines. Is there a better time of year to go underground than winter?

Expect three kilometres of tunnels with stunning salt chambers, incredible chandeliers, and green underground lakes. The Krakow Saltworks Museum is well worth a visit.

Wieliczka Salt Mine in Krakow
Wieliczka Salt Mine in Krakow

Reflections on winter in Krakow Poland

There is no doubt that winter holiday in Krakow, Poland, is worthwhile. This is an excellent off-season location because there is so much to do that you won’t be able to do in the summer.

Krakow is perhaps one of the best places in general in Poland, primarily because of the snug underground cellar bars and restaurants. And is there a better time to visit Krakow than in winter?