ZAKOPANE TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS

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WHEN TO COME TO ZAKOPANE?

Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains are attractive at any time of the year - only November is quite gloomy - the days are short, the weather is unpredictable, and the city rests after the summer season and prepares for winter. read more about when to come to Zakopane
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ZAKOPANE SKI SEASON

The ski season in Zakopane usually begins around Christmas and lasts until the mid-March. Ski slopes (red and black runs only!) at Kasprowy Wierch are usually open until mid-April or even until the first days of May. read more about skiing in and near Zakopane
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AIRPORTS NEAR ZAKOPANE

The nearest airport to Zakopane is a tiny airport Poprad Tatry (Slovakia). The the best flight connections offers Krakow airport (100km far from Zakopane), the second recommended is Katowice airport (200km). read more about the airports near Zakopane
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HOW TO GET TO ZAKOPANE?

The easiest and most convenient way to come to Zakopane is ordering a private transfer from the airport, the cheapest one is to take a public bus.

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WHERE TO STAY IN ZAKOPANE

Before booking your accommodation in Zakopane think about whether you prefer to stay in a hotel, apartment or cottage for rent - in the centre, near restaurants and shops or close to the hiking trails or rather next to the ski slopes or maybe in the Tatra National Park. read more about hotels, cottages, mountain shelters
discover Zakopane - tips for travellers

TATRA NATIONAL PARK

There are 275 km of marked tourist trails in the Tatra National Park - from very easy to extremely difficult ones. The various colours of the trails don't indicate the degree of difficulty, but they help to identify the individual route in the open area. read more about the Tatra Mountains
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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TRAVELLERS WITH DOGS

The only places in the Tatra National Park where the dogs are allowed are Chocholowska Valley and Droga pod Reglami but there are fortunately several routes available for dogs in and near Zakopane. read more about Zakopane with dogs
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CYCLING IN AND NEAR ZAKOPANE

Cycling and Mountain Biking in Zakopane, Tatra National Park and the area - recommended routes and best bike rentals.

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cottages for rent
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ZAKOPANE - WORTH TO KNOW before arrival

Zakopane
  • The wooden sign ZAKOPANE is a popular place for the souvenir photo - it is located in the park Równia Krupowa, near the intersection of Kościuszki and 3go Maja streets.

Church Holidays

Most of the shops, some restaurants and activities like sleigh rides and rafting are closed on the Christmas Day, Easter Day and Corpus Christi

Dzien dobry!

Local people (especially older ones) like to be greeted with Dzien Dobry (jayn DOH-bry = Good Morning)

Zacopane? Zakopan?

The correct name of our town is ZAKOPANE (zakopane in Polish means buried..) not Zacopane, Zakopan, etc.

ZAKOPANE - GARDEN APARTMENTS

two apartments in the wooden house surrounded by the large garden and located only 800m from Krupowki Street. Zakopane Garden Apartments >>>
Tatra View and Library Apartment in Zakopane
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