Poland is a very varied country. His history is always surprising for those who travel through Poland for the first time. For some travellers, this journey can become a real discovery.
You will find here a beautiful towns full of monuments, Baltic sea's amazing beaches, lakes, plains, forests and mountains.
Often, you will find in the middle of Europe the country full of contrasts and exotic.
During this trip we would like to invite you to the south of Poland, to the Tatra mountains. So be welcome in the highlander's home!
You are in the Carpathian range and The Tatra Mountains is its highest elevation. Polish Tatras counts 175 km² of area. The rest of the massif is located in Slovakia. The whole Tatra's massif occupies 795 km². From both sides the mountain is protected by the Tatra National Park. The polish part of the park counts 212 km². This is one of the biggest polish national parks. The Tatra's chamois - la Rupicapra Tatrica is its emblem. Nevertheless, in this beautiful mountain you will find more than chamois. During the hikes you will have the occasion to meet marmots, deers, does. If you are really lucky you will walk on the wolf's or lynx's footprints. It is not unusual to see in the sky a royal eagle hunting. However, the animal whose presence will make you the most excited is a brown bear which you can find eating blueberries along the path. Nowadays there are about 60 specimens living in The Tatra Mountain.
The highest polish mountain is located in the Tatras. Its name is Rysy and measures 2499 meters above sea level. Still, in the Tatras you will find the highest summit in the Carpathian range - Gerlach at 2655 meters above sea level. Polish side of the National Park offers more than 275 km of marked trails. In Slovakian side you will find 651 km of paths. We would like to guide you there and offer some summertime walks and winter adventure like snowshoeing or ski touring.
Helena Gasienica-Roj is an experienced, licensed Tatra Guide and Ski Instructor. She is fluent in French, Spanish and English. Helena can take you on a hiking or ski trip to the Polish or Slovakian Tatra Mountains, but you can also ask her to organize for you a trip to the Alps or the Pyrenees.Barbara
Very friendly hotel located on the border of the Tatra National Park and only 10-15 minutes walk from the Krupowki Promenade. A great place for mountain hiking and walking in the woods fans.
The guest house is located two steps from the lower station of the cable car to Kasprowy Wierch as well as from the several interesting mountain trails. Zajazd Kuznice offers rooms with bathrooms and TVs. There is a restaurant in the same building.