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Zakopane

Known as the winter capital of Poland, Zakopane welcomes over 3 million tourists a year.  Zakopane is located in the Podhale region and is situated in between the foot of the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill.  Zakopane is best known for it’s skiing and mountaineering, however with over 250 km in trails in the summer one can hike, climb, raft or bike the magnificant landscapes and admire the unspoiled nature.  

Visitors from all over the world come to climb the high Tatra Mountains or take a carriage ride to Morskie Oko, a lake that stretches 1395 meters in length.  From Zakopane one can see Giewont because of its 15m steel cross at its peak. In Polish folklore, Giewont is known as the sleeping knight, because the legend tells of oversleeping knights awakening when Poland is in danger.  The hike up Giewont is about 2-3 hours and is not very difficult in the summer.  

Because of its all year round tourism, Zakopane is a fashionable destination for all seasons.  Krupówki is the most famous walking street in Zakopane.  It offers fabulous traditional Highlander restaurants, shops, live music, museums, local market and more.  Oscypek, sheep cheese, is just one of the Highlander’s delicacies.  

Zakopane guarantees for the perfect rest!