Polish school holidays: first day of school in Poland and last day of school in Poland The school year in Poland is divided into 2 terms: the winter term (pierwszy semestr) and the summer term (drugi semestr). While the first and last days of school are set the same for all of Poland, the winter…

Winter in Warsaw: festive illuminations, lights, and decorations in Warsaw during 2019/2020 winter season Holiday illuminations and lights on Warsaw’s streets From December 7, 2019 The main attractions on Warsaw streets focus on the “The Royal Route” – Castle Square/Plac Zamkowy (including the Christmas tree), Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, Nowy Świat Street, Trzech Krzyży Square, Aleje…

Sunday trade ban in Poland and shopping Sundays in Poland in 2020 There are new regulations in Poland – stores can be open only on selected Sundays. In 2020, there will be 7 shopping Sundays in Poland: January 26, April 5, April 26, June 28, August 30, December 13, and December 20. Trade ban does NOT…

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…

Christmas Markets in Poland 2019/2020 winter season Poland is already getting into the holiday spirit. If you are planning a Christmas shopping or a day out for all the family, learn more about the festive markets and fairs offering classic decorations, Christmas gifts, arts and crafts, and food. Check out our pick of Poland’s best Christmas markets and…