Winter capital of Poland situated at the foot of the Tatra, the highest mountain range in Poland. The center of the city is at an altitude of 832 m. Excellent staging area for trekking in the Tatra mountains.

This legendary fiddler, story-teller and one of the first mountain guides was honored with a statue. As a young man he used to be a mountain robber and poacher. ul. Zamoyskiego/ ul. Chałubińskiego.

Kościeliska Street
is a natura heritage park of highlanders’ architecture, with so-called old church from mid 19th century. The church is wooden, shingle roofed, with three altars and sculptures carvedby the highlanders and glass paintings.

is the main street of the city. The Tatra Museum, focusing on the history and ethnology of the region, is located at Krupówki.

Po Krokwią Hill
World Cup Ski Jumping competition in January.

Wooden Jaszczurówka Chapel
from early 20th century is a good example of so-called Zakopane style of architecture; St. Witkiewicz Museum in „Koliba”.

A hill (elevation 940 m) with thermal sources and Aquatic Park. Highlander’s folklore dress, dialect and music in Zakopane and nearby villages of Kościelisko, Witów, Chochołów, Ciche, Ząb, Poronin and Bukowina Tatrzańska.

Władysław Hasior Gallery
arranged in the studio of the late set designer, sculptor, painter and poet. Tatra Mountains Tatra National Park inscribed in the UNESCO’s List of World Biosphere Reserves. Numerous trails lead to mountain lakes, valley, waterfalls and caves. Good climbing, cave exploring and trekking area in the summer and skiing grounds in the winter. A fee is charged for entry into Tatra National Park. Swiss pine, edelweiss and crocus, the harbinger of spring, are typical plants in the Tatra. Chamois, gophers and golden eagle live high in the mountains, while in the lower parts common species, such as deer, lynx and wildcat, can be spotted along with brown bears. Morskie Oko This mountain lake situated at an altitude of 1395 m is a favorite destination in the Tatra. Trout live in greenish water with a transparency of up to 15 m. A historic shelter is located nearby. Dolina Pięciu Stawów Polskich A valley offering a magnificent view of Alpine landscape with barren rocks and peaks overhanging mountain lakes. The plant cover is limited to mosses, lichens and grass. Siklawa The biggest waterfall in the Tatra (approx. 70 m high). Impressive during a heavy rainfall, the waterfall attracts many visitors. Giewont A peak of 1909 m with an iron cross 15 m high on the top. Its shape is reminding a sleeping knight. Easily accessible from the south. Dolina Kościeliska One of the most beautiful and easily accessible Tatra valleys. Horse-drawn carriage or sledge rides available.

A hill 1120 m high, easily accessible on foot or by cable car, Excellent conditions for skiers and snowboarders in the winter. Take the chair-lift from Butorowy Wierch on your way down to enjoy a vast view of Tatra Mountains.