Zakopane
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  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Pools Tour

    1. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Pools Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel, apartment, or other place of your choice in Krakow at the time you specify. From there the duration of the trip from Krakow to Zakopane is approximately 2 hours. About 20 minutes from Zakopane lies the town of Chochołów. This village is famous for its wooden houses which look almost identical. Settlers have traditionally washed the wooden walls of buildings with soap, which happens twice a year in the periods before Christmas and Easter. Thanks to this cleaning, the buildings that are many years old look like new. In the vicinity of Chochołów there are places where highlanders produce sheep's cheese traditional to this region of Poland. This cheese is called "Oscypek", and as part of your trip you you learn of its production history whilst tasting it. The town of Zakopane is the capital of the Polish mountains. Each year, this place attracts many tou...

  • Zakopane: Quad Bike Adventure

    2. Zakopane: Quad Bike Adventure

    Meet your guide in the Quadoo base and get kitted out with a single or double-seated quad bike. After a brief introduction to the vehicle and safety briefing set out on your off-road adventure. Choose from a variety of routes through the mountainous terrain. Drive over dirt roads and forest tracks with downhill portions and slopes. Admire the beautiful views of the Tatra Mountains as you pass through scenic glades. This tour is suitable for beginners and experienced riders. Choose from a variety of tour lengths from 1 to 6 hours. There is also the option to include a warm BBQ meal in the middle of the tour.

  • Zakopane: Tatra Mountains Full Day Tour from Krakow

    3. Zakopane: Tatra Mountains Full Day Tour from Krakow

    Your English-speaking driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you straight to Zakopane. In Zakopane you will have the chance to take a cable car ride to Gubałówka Hill, hike to the beautiful lake of Morskie Oko, go skiing or visit a thermal baths. Whatever option you choose, you will have plenty of opportunity to be absorbed in the natural beauty of Tatra National Park. You will also be able to meet local people and sample their traditional, regional cuisine. At the end of your activity in the mountains, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Krakow.

    Peter our guide was amazing. Our private tour was full of surprises and very informative. Recommend taking this trip, is a majestic place.

  • 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.

  • Zakopane: Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

    6. Zakopane: Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

    Embark on a beer tasting tour of Zakopane and sample the best Polish popular, craft, and regional beer. Get to know the different beers and their history, as well as Polish traditions and customs. This fun-filled tour will provide an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beers. Spend the evening with a group of your friends or family, while your private guide takes care of you personally, explaining to you each beer that you drink. Sample brews from major Polish breweries, as well as speciality regional beers. At the first venue, you will also be treated to traditional appetizers. Every venue you visit will provide a different experience, each with a unique atmosphere and selection of beers to choose from. On the two-hour tour, taste a set of seven beers and some appetizers at three different venues. If you'd like to try even more different types and flavors, the three-hour o...

  • From Krakow: Zakopane Tour with Thermal Baths Entrance

    7. From Krakow: Zakopane Tour with Thermal Baths Entrance

    Immerse yourself in the culture and way of life of Southern Poland on this all-encompassing day trip. After getting picked up from your hotel in Krakow, head to Gubalowka Hill where you will take the cable car to reach the summit and admire panoramic views of the Tatra Mountains. Next, continue to Chochołow, a picturesque wooden village. Enjoy a stroll around these UNESCO-registered wooden houses and even get the chance to enter one of them before continuing to your next stop.  Next, visit a Bacowka, which is a traditional shepherd’s hut, where you will have the chance to try the famous regional cheese Oscypek, and see how it is prepared. Eventually, reach Zakopane where you can explore the local old-school bazaar and Krupowki Street, filled with restaurants, local stores, and regional goods, as well as gift shops.  After breaking for lunch, head to Podhale to enjoy 3 hours soaking in ...

  • Krakow: Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour

    8. 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

  • From Krakow: Morskie Oko and Zakopane Day Trip

    9. From Krakow: Morskie Oko and Zakopane Day Trip

    Spend the day with a scenic hike to a glacial lake at Morskie Oko and exploring the charming town of Zakopane. After getting picked up from your accommodation in Krakow, relax during your two-hour drive towards the Tatra Mountains. Arrive at the base of the Morski Oko hike and prepare yourself for beautiful nature and stunning views.  Leisurely hike up the mountain for approximately two hours until arriving at the Morski Oko Lake. The name of the lake means the Eye of the Sea and was formed from glaciers in the mountains. While at the lake relax for a bit before heading back down on another two-hour hike. From Morski Oko head to Zakopane where you can take a trip up Gubalowka Mountain by funicular. Also spend time on Krupowki Street and peruse its shops and restaurants before going back to Krakow.

  • Zakopane: Group Tour from Krakow

    10. Zakopane: Group Tour from Krakow

    Explore Zakopane, also known as the "skiing capital of Poland". See the Chocholow village, which features traditional wooden houses that have been built by the local highlanders years ago. Seek out the beautiful and historically famed wooden chapels along your way. Visit Krupowki, the main street of Zakopane. Meet some locals, see what village life has to offer, and shop for some souvenirs. Take a trip up Gubalowka Mountain, ride in a funicular, and experience the natural surroundings as you emerge from the forest floor and ascend upon the mountain. From the top of the mountain, you will have a beautiful view of the Tatra Mountain range. View the Ski Jump Hill, which is used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition.

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What people are saying about Zakopane

We had an amazing trip! The tour operator knew a lot about Zakopane and its surroundings. Before visiting Zakopane we had a stop at a cute village with a local cheese smokery. We tasted a lot of amazing sheep cheeses and some local wodka! In Zakopane we received the freedom to fill in our own hours. That was great! I can recommend this tour to everyone. We had an amazing time, it was really worth the money!

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

Peter our guide was amazing. Our private tour was full of surprises and very informative. Recommend taking this trip, is a majestic place.

We (family with 2 teenagers) can recommend this tour to everyone. Everything was great, driver and the transport were perfect.

Fantastic day trip up to Zakopone! Our guide Kamil was great and the vehicle was very comfortable.