high season: June to September
low season: January to March, November
shoulder season: April to May, October, December
Weather InformationDuring the summer, temperatures average 76 degrees, with some days hitting over 86 degrees. The coldest months are January and February, with temperatures dropping to a few degrees below zero. Snow falls liberally in the mountains.
Crowd InformationJanuary, February, and March are the least crowded months. Major cities, especially Warsaw and Krakow, can be crowded all year long.
Closure InformationMost hotels, shops, and venues in Poland remain open year-round. Exceptions include small seaside and lakeside villages, where they are usually closed from October to May. Opera and major theater season starts in September and ends in June.
When to SaveTo save money, the best time to go is during the shoulder and low seasons, when airfares are at their lowest.
When to BookBook two to three months in advance, especially for hotels in Krakow, Warsaw, and Gdansk.
Information provided by the Polish National Tourist Office