Poland in January: tips for making the most of your winter in Poland Weather in Poland in January January is the coldest month in Poland. The average temperature in January in Poland is -1,5°C / 30,2°F. The average rainfall level in Poland in January is 37 mm. The Polish name for January – styczeń –…

Unexpected Places to Experience a Winter Wonderland in Poland Poland may not be the first place that comes to mind when you imagine a winter wonderland, but give it a chance to surprise you. Poland is a country filled with diverse natural landscapes including calm seas, endless forests, and towering peaks. In the wintertime, each…

Poland in December: tips for making the most of your winter in Poland Weather in Poland in December In 2020, astronomical winter begins on December 21 with the winter solstice – it’s the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in Poland in the whole year. On a positive note – starting from December 22, the days in Poland get…

Christmas in Poland: traditions, family, and… food Christmas Eve in Poland (Wigilia), December 24 Christmas Eve Dinner – kolacja wigilijna – is the most important Christmas celebration in Poland. Christmas Eve Dinner starts in the late afternoon or in the evening, depending on a family (some people visit 2 or even more families during Christmas…

What’s on in Poland in August 2020 Weather in Poland in August The average monthly temperature in August – the last summer month in Poland – is 18,5°C / 65°F, and the average monthly rainfall level is 66 mm. In Poland, the name of the month (sierpień) comes from the sickle (sierp) used during the harvest,…

Summer 2020 in Poland: 2 bank holidays, 2 shopping Sundays, observances & celebrations    Children’s Day  Kids receive gifts. Schools and kindergartens host special events for kids – picnics, concerts, games, sports competitions, etc. There are many events for children organized all over Poland by the city authorities, institutions, theaters, restaurants. Let’s see what will…

Spring 2020 in Poland: 6 bank holidays, time change, observances & celebrations  Women’s Day (Dzień Kobiet) The tradition of Women’s Day is not as popular as during communism time in Poland, but still, women usually get flowers or other gifts. St. Patrick’s Day (Dzień Świętego Patryka) Poland also celebrates St. Patrick’s Day – people wear…