Separating Poland and Slovakia Tatras continue to attract a great number of tourists all year long.
Despite the ever changing weather the hiking trails are always full of people who want to
experience firsthand the majesty of the Tatra Mountains. The splendid landscapes of the mountains
are inspiration for many polish writers and painters. The view of Zakopane from Gubałówka,
Giewont and Kasprowy Wierch are symbols of the region that make it impossible to leave. Tatras
are also the only place where you can taste the real handmade oscypek.
Zakopane, known informally by the tourists as “the winter capital of Poland”, is the biggest town lying at the foot of Tatra Mountains. It is one of the most popular destinations for skiing, mountaineering and tourism in Poland. The most common way to visit Zakopane is to walk through Krupówki and the oldest street Kościeliska, and to see the monuments here – cemetery at Pęksowy Brzyzk or Stary Kościół (Old Church). However, there is a lot more to discover in Zakopane. [..]
Who doesn't get fed up with the hustle and bustle and the city from time to time? Nobody, most likely. For those who need a break Tatra Mountains will be the perfect place to go. Merely two hours drive from Kraków, along Poland’s border with Slovakia one can find stunning views and pristine nature commonly known as the Tatras. [..]
Polish slopes are still developing – each year there are more and more ski lifts, trails, and modern places to live in. Small and old-fashioned ski tows and slopes belong to the past. Polish ski resorts fight to keep their tourists in the country. [..]