Zakopane ski areas – – which one will you visit first?

Zakopane skiZakopane is a quaint little ski village nestled in the Tatra mountains in southern Poland.  As early as 1889, Zakopane was recognized as a health resort attracting visitors from all over Europe.  During the 1930s, Zakopane became famous as a ski resort and the unofficial winter capital of Poland.  The beauty of the Tatra mountains combined with great ski conditions and wellness centers have kept tourists flocking to this charming Zakopane ski resort year after year. Continue reading

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Zakopane Isn’t Just a Ski Destination

Zakopane hotelsIf you’ve heard of Zakopane, it’s probably been in the context of skiing.  After all, Zakopane is one of Poland’s most popular ski destinations, which is why it’s called the “Winter Capital of Poland.”  But it’s also a popular place for summertime hiking through the rugged Carpathian Mountains.  The region is loaded with hiking trails all the way south to the country’s border with Slovakia. Continue reading

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Zakopane Excursion Trips

ZakopaneIf you have ever visited Zakopane Poland, you know that the Zakopane shopping, attractions and nightlife are enough to keep you more than entertained within the city.  However, there are several great excursion trips that are worth leaving venturing out from the city during your vacation activities in Zakopane. Continue reading

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