Zakopane Poland

Zakopane Poland is a town home in southern Poland in a large scenic valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gublowka Hill. Zakopane is today a sought after mountain resort town with many Zakopane travel opportunities.

Visitors from around the world come to Zakopane throughout the year for various winter sports and the beauty that is found at the foot of the Tatra Mountains during spring, summer, and fall. Visitors can enjoy all the beauty this area has to offer with a Zakopane tour that will allow you to enjoy all the popular tourist attractions and even a few of the off the beaten path locations if you choose the right Zakopane tour. One of the most popular tours in Zakopane Poland is one that takes in Krupowki Street. This Polish promenade invites visitors from all over the world to see a side of Poland that encompasses wonderful architectural design in a variety of shops, bars, inn, pubs, and restaurants.

Another Zakopane tour offers a funicular railway ride to the top of Gubalowka Hill. At the tip of Gubalowka Hill, there is a spectacular view of the Tatra Mountains, Gorce Mountains, Pieniny Mountains, and the Beskid Mountains.

Zakopane Travel can take you to various locations throughout Zakopane Poland including to Mt. Kasprowy where you will be standing on the border of Poland and Slovakia with a view that is hard to put into words. The magnificent scenery of mountains tops and the valley below places visitors at the top of the world, so to speak.

While on your Zakopane trip you should include Villa Atma as a must see. This unique timber lodge is now home to the Museum of Karol Szymanowski and Na Peksowym Brzyski, the infamous cemetery. The grave markers alone are well worth the visit as they are works of art created completely from wood. After the visit to the cemetery, you must also take a peek at the 1847 Old Church nearby.

A Zakopane trip must take in the well-known Wielka Krokiew, which is a ski jumping venue. Wielka Krokiew was the host of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1929, 1939, and 1962. Therefore, whether you are a skiing enthusiasts or not a Zakopane tour must include the Wielka Krokiew. The first ski jump built in 1925 has attracted visitors the world over for other championship ski jumping events such as the Winter Universiades in 1956, 1993, and 2001, the biathlon World Championship, Nordic and Alpine European Cups. Wielka Krokiew has seen several athletes walk away with medals such as the crowd that was seen at Wielka Krokiew K80 when Bradl only won over Birger Ruud and became world champion.

No matter what you might wish to see and do while on your Zakopane trip, you will find a variety of tours, guided tours, and even self-guided tours to keep your family on the go.

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