Zakopane

A recreational town in Poland.

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Summary

Zakopane is a town in the extreme south of Poland. It is a popular destination for mountaineering, skiing, and tourism. Zakopane lies in a valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill. Popular tourist activity is taking a stroll through the town's most popular street: Krupówki.

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Reasons to visit Zakopane

  • It is a starting point for many hiking trails in the Tatras.
  • It is among the most popular ski resorts in Poland.
  • It is a popular destination for bike and horse riding.
  • Swimming and boat rides on the Dunajec river are also popular.
  • It is a place to experience Goral culture, which is rich in its unique styles of food, speech, architecture, music, and costume.

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Frequently asked questions about Zakopane

Why is Zakopane worth visiting?
  • It is a starting point for many hiking trails in the Tatras.
  • It is among the most popular ski resorts in Poland.
  • It is a popular destination for bike and horse riding.
  • Swimming and boat rides on the Dunajec river are also popular.
  • It is a place to experience Goral culture, which is rich in its unique styles of food, speech, architecture, music, and costume.
What other places worth visiting when traveling to Zakopane?
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Kraków
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Niedzica Castle
  • Morskie Oko
  • Zywiec Brewery Museum
  • Tropsztyn Castle
  • Silesian Beskids Landscape Park
  • Lake Czorsztynskie
  • Siwa Polana
  • Czorsztyn Castle
  • Tenczyn Castle
  • Lake Rożnów
  • St. Michael Archangel's Church
  • Observation tower in Dąbrówka Szczepanowska