What is The Best Time of Year to Visit Auschwitz?

The museum at the former Auschwitz concentration camp is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Poland. Many people come to the country just to see Auschwitz and wonder when is the best time to visit Auschwitz. What time of year is the best to visit Auschwitz? Let’s find out!

Poland is not one of the countries that can boast good weather all year round. Spring and autumn can be cold and rainy here, in winter even if it doesn’t snow the temperature falls well below 0 degrees Celsius (32°F), and at night it can even reach -15 Celsius (5°F).

In spring, autumn and winter the days in Poland are short and quite cold, visiting the Auschwitz Museum in such weather is not the most pleasant experience. Especially as it is a large open space and can be windy.

When is the best time to go to Auschwitz? What is the best time of year to visit Auschwitz? The best time of year to visit Auschwitz Museum near Krakow is summer.

The best months to go to visit Auschwitz are June, July and August. August is the hottest month in Poland so beware of hot days full of sunshine. Those who do not like hot weather can organise a trip to Auschwitz in May. Then it is already quite warm in Poland, but not yet hot. Temperatures have not yet reached around 30 degrees Celsius but it is already warm.

Summary: When is the best time to go to Auschwitz? The best months to visit Auschwitz are May, June, July and August.

Find out how much it costs to visit Auschwitz here, and read how to get to Auschwitz from Krakow here.

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