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THINGS TO DO in ZAKOPANE - summer:

CARRIAGE RIDES in Tatra National Park:

DUNAJEC GORGE RAFTING FOR EVERYONE:

PRIVATE WALKS & HIKES:

ATV / QUAD RIDES and TOURS:

Good to know before arrival

  • The correct name of our town is ZAKOPANE (not Zacopane, Zakopan, etc.)
  • Local people (especially older ones) like to be greeted with Dzien Dobry (jayn DOH-bry = Good Morning).
  • The nearest airport to Zakopane is Krakow Balice airport located 100km far from Zakopane, the second one is Katowice Pyrzowice (200km far from Zakopane).

AIRPORT TRANSFERS TO ZAKOPANE

  • The various colours of the trails in Tatra National Park don't indicate the degree of difficulty.
  • The only places in the Tatra National Park where the dogs are allowed are Chocholowska Valley and Droga pod Reglami.
  • The only places in the Tatra National Park where the bikes are allowed are: Droga pod Reglami (10 km /easy-medium ), Chocholowska Valley - from the parking on Siwa Polana up to the refuge on the Chocholowska Clearing (7 km / medium), black trail from Brzeziny, through the Dolina (Valley) Suchej Wody to the refuge Murowaniec on the Hala Gasienicowa (6.5 km / difficult).
  • The ski season in Zakopane usually begins around Christmas and lasts until the end of March, but some ski slopes can be closed earlier.
  • Most of the shops, some restaurants and activities like sleigh rides, rafting, guiding are closed on Easter and Christmas Day.

RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATION in ZAKOPANE:

  • ARIES Hotel & SPA:
    Zakopane Hotel Aries
    The newest, 4 star hotel in the centre of Zakopane
  • Hotel Grand Stamary:
    Zakopane Hotel Grand Stamary
    Historic 4 star, stylish hotel in Zakopane
  • Highlander's Huts Javorina:
    Zakopane cottages Javorina
    six wooden cottages in the centre for 4-6 pax each
  • Cottages under Gubalowka Hill:
    cottages under Gubalowka
    six cottages in the centre for 4-6 pax each
  • Cottages Osada Harenda:
    Harenda Cottage
    six comfortable cottages for 4-8 pax each

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Zakopane live: see the webcam and weather forecast:

  • Krupówki promenade - the very centre of Zakopane
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  • View from the top of Mt. Kasprowy Wierch:
    Kamera TOPR Tatry
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