1ST TIME IN 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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TATRA NATIONAL PARK

The various colours of the trails in Tatra National Park don't indicate the degree of difficulty. 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.

read more about cycling in and near Zakopane

cottages for rent

ZAKOPANE - WORTH TO KNOW before arrival

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  • 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.

Tatra View and Library Apartment in Zakopane

DISCOVER ZAKOPANE

TRAVELLER INFORMATION

hiking in the Western Tatras
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Zakopane THINGS TO DO in SUMMER:

Summer activities and attractions in Zakopane. Hiking, climbing, rafting, cycling, bike-quads rides, bus day trips, Zakopane walks, festivals, thermal baths.

winter activities

Zakopane THINGS TO DO in WINTER:

Winter activities and attractions in Zakopane. skiing, snowboarding, sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, husky rides, Zakopane walks, ski jumping world cup, thermal baths.

raftin on Dunajec
April - October Rafting on the wooden rafts through the Dunajec River Gorge
sleigh ride in the Chocholowska Valley
December - March

Discover Chocholowska sleigh ride in the Chocholowska Valley

on the top of Mt. Rysy
all-year round

Hiking in the Tatra National Park in Polish and Slovak Tatras

snowmobiling in Zakopane
December - March

Snowmobile tours in Zakopane - great fun for everyone.

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