Zakopane city  is located in Tatra Mountains, it lies in a big valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill, over several flows, where the most important is Zakopianka (the inflow of Biały Dunajec). Zakopane has the highest elevation (800-1000 m) of any town in Poland. The central point of the town is at the junction of Krupówki and Kościuszki streets. From north, it borders with Gubałówka and from the south, city is predominated by Giewont mountain. Zakopane is the biggest city in Tatra mountains, is the most important Polish centre of mountaineering and skiing, called informally: „The winter capital of Poland”. Zakopane hosted the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1929, 1939, and 1962, the winter Universiades in 1956, 1993 and 2001, the biathlon World Championship, several ski jumping world cups, and several

Nordic combined, Nordic and Alpine European Cups. Right now, city remains in the running to host this latter competition in 2013.

A wide range of hotels, hostess and apartments will offer you the great service and great value-for-money. City offers plenty of restaurants where you can try traditional food, lot of cafes and night clubs.


Except of Tatra mountains, there’s many other attractions in Zakopane:

- Zakopane-Gubałówka transmitter
- Wielka Krokiew ski jumping ramp
- Kasprowy Wierch cable car
- Butorowy Wierch cable car
- Theatre. Stanisława Ignacego Witkiewicza
- International Folk Festival of Mountain Regions
- Churches (e.g):
- The St. Family Church
- The St. Mary from Chestochowa Church
- The St. Mary from Fatima Sanctuary
- The Jezus Chapel in Jaszczurowka
- Museums and galleries:
- Tatra’s Museum  dr. Tytusa Chałubińskiego
- Folk group Museum
- Museum of Tatra National Park
- Museum of Kornela Makuszyńskiego
- Museum of Jana Kasprowicza
- Museum of Karola Szymanowskiego in "Atma"
- Galery of Władysława Hasiora
- Museum of Martirology

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