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  • Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Day Tour from Krakow

    1. Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Day Tour from Krakow

    Start your day trip in the morning where you will be picked up at the reception of your hotel. Enjoy a 2-hour drive to the lovely village of Zakopane while your English-speaking driver provides commentary along the way.   After arriving in Zakopane, you'll have 5 hours of free time to explore the village on your own. You can try delicious Polish cuisine, or visit the local market to admire the creations of Polish craftsmen and try the popular smoked cheese. Enter a wooden villa built in a traditional architectural style, or walk through the picturesque streets — the choice is yours.  Select the option including tickets for the funicular railway and travel to the top of Gubałówka mountain. Enjoy the view of the village and admire the peaks of the Polish Tatra Mountains around you. During your visit, the driver will wait for you, and after 5 hours you travel back to Krakow together. Alt...

    Mountains were amazing. Well worth the visit. Went to heated pools defo would not go back as I have never seen so many people. Not relaxing at all.

  • Day Trip Zakopane & Polish Tatra mountains from Krakow

    2. Day Trip Zakopane & Polish Tatra mountains from Krakow

    This tour to the Polish Tatra mountains and resort town of Zakopane begins at 9:00 am from the center of Krakow, or from your place of stay in the city. Zakopane is located about 150 kilometers from Krakow, and the entire day trip will last between 8 and 10 hours. One of the main attractions you will visit is Gubalowka peak, which is reached via a modern and quick incline railway. At the top, you will find outstanding views of the whole area, including the cute town below and the commanding and towering Tatra range behind it. In your time exploring Zakopane, it’s possible to see a long list of worthwhile sights, including: the center and lively main street (Krupowki), large professional ski jump (Wielka Krokiew), Jaszczurowca Chapel, Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, and the Old Cemetery on Peksowy Brzyzek. For the duration of the journey, you will be accompanied by a professional, knowled...

  • Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour from Krakow

    3. Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour from Krakow

    Following pickup from your hotel in Krakow, journey into the Tatra Mountains to experience the pristine nature of the highest mountain range in Poland. Make your way to the village of Chochołów near Zakopane, where the locals still live in traditional wooden houses. Hear about everyday life and the folk culture of the local Góral people, before visiting the workshop of a talented sculptor. Return to Zakopane via Witów to look at an old wooden church and visit the shepherd's mountain shelter of Bacowka, where traditional cheese is still produced. Get breathtaking views of the Tatra Mountains on the way to Krupowki Street, Zakopane's commercial heart with lots of shops and restaurants serving local cuisine. Ride the cable car to take in breathtaking views before returning to Krakow at the end of the day.

    Reliable, friendly, punctual and informative. Will definitely choose them again.

  • Zakopane: City Highlights Private Walking Tour

    4. Zakopane: City Highlights Private Walking Tour

    Discover the highlights of Zakopane with a very knowledgeable, private guide on a two or three-hour walking tour. See unique architecture and experience the culture of this amazing southern region in Poland. Zakopane boasts a one-of-a-kind regional highlander culture; get to know it with facts and visits to the city's most significant locations. During the two-hour tour, explore the most popular places in Zakopane, such as Krupowki Street, which is the heart of this "winter capital" of Poland. Follow your guide to see the oldest neo-Romanesque brick church in the city, dating back to 1877. Explore the Peksowy Brzyzek National Cemetery, a place unlike any other. Enter the wooden masterpiece that is the Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Check out the villa Jutrzenka, which is great example of local Gorals architecture. Then, your guide will take you to Rownia Krupowa, where you can see ...

  • From Krakow: Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Tour

    5. From Krakow: Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Tour

    On the drive to Zakopane stop at the 16th-century village of Chochołów for a visit to the Tatra Museum. Attractions in Zakopane include a ride on the funicular railway, built in 1938 for the FIS World Skiing Championship. At 1,120 meters you’ll have spectacular area views. Take a walk down Krupówki, the town's main strip. See the ski jump, and the Old Church and its cemetery, and visit the Museum of Regional Art and Culture. The trip from Kraków lasts around 9 hours. For private tour options, an early start is recommended to make the best use of the daylight hours. Private tours can be extended to up to 12 hours for an additional payment to the driver.

    A very good trip into Chocholow, Tatra National Park and Zakopane. Worth the trip.

  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Private Tour

    6. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Private Tour

    Your tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel or another pre-determined place in Krakow then you will travel for approximately 2-hours to Zakopane. You will then visit the town. Your driver will show you the central point of the town which is Krupówki Street. This street is the town market square and is full of tourists looking for souvenirs, trying local cuisine, admiring the style of architecture, clothing, and music specific to this region of Poland.  At the end of the main street is the cable station As part of the tour you will be able to use the cable car, which will take you to the top of the Gubałówka Mountain where will be a beautiful view on the Polish Tatra Mountains. Every year in Zakopane, the World Ski Jumping Competition is organized, and as part of the trip, you will be able to see this place. In the town of Zakopane will be a break for lunch and self sight...

    Absolutely worth every penny myles are tour guide was absolutely brilliant he was so friendly and helpful he made are trip worth it thank u so much

  • Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Krakow

    7. Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Krakow

    Zakopane is the capital of winter Poland. Here there is superb scenery, perfect for winter sports lovers and fans of trekking trails. This area also has a characteristic dialect, splendid food and unique architecture. First, you will see the work place of a traditional Polish sculptor who makes outstanding wooden objects. Then here will be time in Zakopane traditional marketplace to buy handmade equipment for your house, or traditional cheeses "oscypek", and many other kinds of food. Afterwards, you will have possibility to take a funicular railway to the top of Mount Gubałówka for views over the granite and limestone peaks of the Tatra Mountains. Having returned to the oldest part of Zakopane, you will visit the charming wooden old parish church and cemetery. At the end of the trip, you will stop near the highest ski jump in Poland, Wielka Krokiew, where many international cups in ski...

    We arrived in Zakopane about 1:45 from Krakow. You reach a stunning area in its beauty. It is recommended to go to the cable car and enjoy the view of the Tetra Mountains. If you have time and the driver allows So it is also advisable to do snowmobile trips

  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths

    8. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths

    Explore Zakopane, the skiing capital of Poland and the most popular holiday resort. See the Chocholow village, featuring traditional wooden houses built by the local highlanders years ago. Spot the beautiful and historically famed wooden chapels.  Krupowki is the main street of Zakopane. Mee locals and see what village life has to offer as you shop for souvenirs. Take a trip up the mountain Gubalowka on a funicular and experience the natural surroundings. From the top of the mountain is a beautiful view of the Tatra Mountain range. See the ski jump hill, used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition. Relax in the warm waters of the Chocholowska Baths, which is the largest thermal complex in Podhale. Dip into natural waters extracted from a depth of nearly 3,600 meters below ground and enjoy the stunning panoramic views. 

    We throughly enjoyed our day out to beautiful Zakopane and the amazing thermal baths. Thomas our driver was just the very best person to take us out for the day he was informative kind and so friendly, we really did get a wonderful guide making our time perfect , thanks again Thomas.

  • Krakow: Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour

    9. Krakow: Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour

    Your Zakopane tour begins with a breathtaking panorama of the Tatra Mountains, viewed from the top of Gubalowka Hill, and a cable car will take you there. The charming city of Zakopane is located at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. It is visited all year long by many Polish and international tourists. Founded in the 16th century on seasonal shepherd settlements, it has evolved into an impressive city through the years. Throughout your route to Zakopane, you will stop off to Chochołów, which is a wooden village. People still live there in the original wooden houses built by the Polish highlanders, which are under the protection of UNESCO. You will also get the chance to go inside one of them to experience how people used to live. Following this you will visit a Bacowka (a traditional shepherd’s hut), where you will have the chance to try the famous regional cheese Oscypek, and will also...

    The Zakopane tour was great. Really nice to see the countryside and a different way of life compared to Krakow. The cheese tasting was amazing! I cant remember the name of our guide but he was really helpful and would definitely recommend

  • Krakow: Tatra Mountains and Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

    10. Krakow: Tatra Mountains and Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

    Travel comfortably from Krakow to Zakopane, a charming town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, the highest mountain range in Poland. Alpine in its character, the range forms the Tatra National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Pass a traditional village, where you can appreciate its distinctive wooden architecture. Your tour will start with a stroll along Krupowki Street, one of the best-known Polish promenades attracting visitors from all over the world with dozens of shops and souvenir stalls, and regional arts and crafts. Next you will have a chance to ride by a funicular railway (cable car) to the top of Gubalowka Hill to admire beautiful panoramas of high mountains in the Tatra National Park. After a gentle walk around the peak, visit the oldest parts of Zakopane, passing the beautiful timber lodge of Villa Atma with its archetypal Zakopane-style architecture. The lodge is now us...

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 107 reviews

The driver was very nice and we were picked up right on time for our apartment. However, the town of Zakopane was a bit disappointing, is very touristy. I had chosen a self guided trip with thermal baths in Chocholowski. Was a very nice and clean pool with a beautiful view.

The Zakopane tour was great. Really nice to see the countryside and a different way of life compared to Krakow. The cheese tasting was amazing! I cant remember the name of our guide but he was really helpful and would definitely recommend

A nice get away from Krakow. The driver was extremely good, knowledgeable, giving us the right information and giving us options what to do. I recommend this tour if you want to get away from the city and meet the countryside!!!

Absolutely worth every penny myles are tour guide was absolutely brilliant he was so friendly and helpful he made are trip worth it thank u so much

Gregor is a very good person and he makes our journey more relaxing.