This well-known ski resort is rightly called the winter capital of Poland. Located at the foot of the Tatras, Zakopane is the largest center for winter sports, where dozens of routes for mountain hikes are offered to lovers of outdoor activities. Here you will meet with a unique culture of gorals (local people), traditions, customs and folklore that have been preserved from the beginnings and passed down from generation to generation. Excellent climatic conditions, unique nature, clean water and fresh air, saturated with the life-giving balsam of coniferous forests, are ideal for improving health. And each time of year gives the city its exceptional attractiveness.
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. [..]