It's never too cold to have fun - Zakopane, the winter capital of Poland, with its modern ski lifts, jumping hills, slopes of variable difficulty, pro skiing instructors and astonishing panoramas stretching from above, welcomes thousands of comers a day with the warmth of its residents and cosiness of the world-famous wooden architecture. Experiencing white madness under the peak of Rysy (2503 m) is at your fingertips, regardless of your experience!
The pearl of southern Poland Zakopane
undeoubtedly is may be easily reached from Krakow, being roughly located 100 kilometres south from the city and its Balice airport. Situated in the heart of Tatra Mountains
, close to the Slovakian border
, it serves as a perfect spot for a winter break
, with plenty of snow covering its skiing routes until the end of April, or longer. A typical skiing escapade encompasses a 2- to 6-night stay in Zakopane with a variety of skiing activities included, as the choice of packets is exceptionally extensive.
You may decide to learn the art of skiing by accommodating yourself close to Nosal Ski Centre
(known for its excellent quality of artificial snow), Wielka Krokiew
or Gubalowka Hill
, with the professional guidance for minors included within their skiing kindergartens. The skiers of intermediate experience will surely enjoy the facilities of Szymoszkowa and Harenda ski centres, with the most famous and steepest slopes (Gasienicowa - 1,400 metres long
and Goryczkowa, stretching for over 2 kilometres) for the advanced ones, starting under the peak of Kasprowy Wierch
.The 16 pistes of Zakopane ski area, over 50 kilometres of cross country tracks and 20 ski lifts make it possible to customise your stay under Rysy
to a great degree.
The opportunity to practice skiing in the capital of Podhale region
, famous for its unique wooden Goral architecture (best exemplified by the vicinity of lively Krupowki street
), untouched nature, the oscypek cheese
and the folklore of Goral people, whose unbelievable dances with ciupagas demonstrate great physical fitness, is pure pleasure. Be sure not to miss the crown event of Zakopane - the widely attended FIS ski jumping competition
which provides a lot of adrenaline even to its spectators.
If you feel ready for skiing in beautiful Zakopane, contact us with no hesitation!