The picturesque town of Zakopane is Poland's premier mountain resort and is one of the country's most popular holiday destinations, both for winter sports and summer outdoor pursuits.
Zakopane and the surrounding area is blessed with breathtaking scenery, plentiful ski slopes and offers a fantastic value-for-money holiday. Prices here are significantly lower than other European resorts which might explain why it’s visited by a staggering 2 million tourists a year.
What makes Zakopane so special is the preservation of the traditional highland culture which gives the town and region a unique identity. It’s an enchanting place and you will find pretty Alpine-style wooden chalets, horse drawn sleighs, charming restaurants and stunning views.
The main street through the centre of town – Krupowki, is full of charm with its bars, restaurants and shops. During Christmas and well into the New Year it is beautifully decorated with Christmas lights that compliment the town perfectly and gives Zakopane a truly magical feel.
Whether you’re a skier, hiker, mountain biker or just want to unwind, relax and re-invigorate yourself in the crisp mountain air; Zakopane offers it all. Relax in the wonderful natural thermal baths. Be surrounded by the splendour of the Mountains. Enjoy the warmth of the local people. Savour the delicacies of the delicious regional specialities. Zakopane is a truly wonderful place to visit at any time of the year.