Learn about the history of Zakopane and see the most interesting sites in the area. Discover for yourself why Zakopane become so famous in Poland and around the world. The tour stops at Chochołów village and the nearby Jaszczurówka Chapel as well.
What to Expect
Experience the culture and fresh air of the Polish highlands. Explore the area from the vigorous city center to wooden churches and majestic mountain views.
On your way to Zakopane you will experience an unforgettable time in the small village of Chochołów, where you can admire a great number of cottages preserved from the 18th century. You'll also visit their interiors to see how the highlanders used to live more than a century ago in that area.
After you arrive in Zakopane you will walk through its old district to see that oldest church in the town, a cemetery at Pęksowy Brzyzek and the Museum of Zakopane Style.
You'll be given a break in the city center, where you can try delicious regional cuisine and get some adorable souvenirs from the local open-air market.
To discover the panorama of the Tatra Mountains you'll ride up to Gubałówka Mound with a funicular. After a short walk along the hill, you'll reach the chairlift station to ride down above the Szymoszkowa Glade back to the town.
But that's not all! Your guide will also show you the ski jump area and a marvel of the wooden architecture - the Jaszczurówka Chapel, which is hidden just outside Zakopane.
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance tickets to: Museum in Chochołów, the "Koliba" Villa, riding up to Gubałówka Mound with a funicular, riding down with a chairlift
Know Before You Go
• The distance between Kraków and Zakopane is 100 km (up to 2 hours riding)