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Ski Slopes

Zakopane is the perfect place for beginner and intermediate skiers to learn and practise their skills. We've put together a list of some of the main slopes in the area and the best places to go.

Cross Country lessons

Cross Country lessons

Cross country is a fun, all body workout winter sport. There are some well prepared routes around Zakopane and we have very good intructors to help you on your way. For those of you seeking to learn a new skill or try a different winter sport this is the perfect start. It is not necessary to be able to ski before you learn how to cross country ski. 

Husky Rides

Husky Rides

The winter husky ride trips in a valley near Zakopane is one of our faviourite trips. Explore the winter landscape, eat some local smoked cheese at an authentic Bacowka and ride on a sleigh pulled by Huskies, sounds like the perfect trip. We will pick you up from your apartment, drive you to the nearby valley and your husky sleigh ride and deliver you back to your apartment.

Ski + Snowboard lessons

Ski + Snowboard lessons

Zakopane and the surrounding area is really good for beginner skiing or snowboarding. The slopes are in general not difficult and most are wide and provide enough space for complete beginners to learn. We work with some of the best intructors in Zakopane and provide profesional lessons with transport to and from the slopes.

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Hiking routes

Zakopane is the gateway to the Tatras and with over 250km marked hiking routes we are spoilt for options. There are routes to suite each induvidual with long full day hikes or shorter half day routes. The hiking trails in the Tatras are well marked and easily accesable in the summer months, for winter hiking options we recommend that you consult with us before you choose a route. We also offer guided walks, and winter or summer hiking camps.

Bicycle trips

Bicycle trips

Zakopane and the surrounding area offer many well marked cycling routes. We offer tailor-made cycling trips according to your ability and needs. The trips can be mostly around town or in the nearby valleys or a combination of both. We discuss the trips in length with you before the day and decide together which route to take. 

Rafting on the Dunajec

Rafting on the Dunajec

The Rafting takes place on the Dunajec river and goes through the famous Dunajec Gorge in the  Pieniny Mountains. Wooden rafts organized by the Pieniny Highlanders has been a tradition since the early 19th century and is a great way to experience the scenic beauty of the area. The day trip also gives you a chance to visit Niedzica Castle, build in the early 14th century on the edge of Lake Czorsztyn. There is also a quick stop at St. Michael Archangel's Church in Dębno, part of the UNESCO Wooden Church path through Southern Poland.

Hiking trips

Hiking trips

Zakopane and the surrounding area offer some of the best hiking routes in Poland and some of the most spectacular scenery. We offer tailor-made hiking trips according to your ability and needs. The trips can be mostly in the nearby valleys or to some of the higher peaks. We discuss the trips in length with you before the day and decide together which route to take. 

Mountain hiking and climbing trip

Mountain hiking and climbing trip

The Tatras offer some of the best hiking and climbing routes in Europe. Some of the routes are only reachable with an experience Tatra guide, they are not marked for tourist and offer some of the best views and climbing possibilities. If you are experienced in hiking, you should definitely try our hiking and climbing trip to take your mountain hiking to the next level.

Restaurants Zakopane

Restaurants

Zakopane has some very good resturants, which serves mainly tradtional cuisine. Here are some of our favourites. 

Kasprowy Wierch

Kasprowy Wierch

Taking the cable car up Kasprowy Wierch is a great way of seeing the Tatra National Park. The views from the ride itself are amazing and on top of the mountain you have the chance to be in both Poland and Slovakia at the same time.