Time zone holidays opening hours in Krakow

 

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There are several national and church holidays in Poland: 1st January – New Year Easter Sunday & Monday – variable date 1st May – Labour Day 3rd May – Constitution Day Corpus Christi – variable date in June 15th August – Assumption of the Holy Mother of God 1st November – All Saints Day 11th November – Independence Day 25-26th December – Christmas


On Easter Monday and second day of Christmas there are more businesses opened than on Easter Sunday and first day of Christmas when really everything is closed. However all major institutions are also closed on those days. Some institutions including banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Most of museums are closed on Mondays, other days are open as usual. Shopping centers are usually open all days of the week, some supermarkets like Tesco and petrol stations are open 24 hours.
Krakow lies is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Poland Time, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). After the Summer months the time in Poland Time is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time (CET) or (GMT+1) Summer time applies between the end of March and end of October.



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