Zakopane is known as a Polish winter wonderland and a popular ski resort. Located 100 kilometers south of Krakow, just at the foothill of Poland’s highest mountains, it is a beloved holiday destination for people who want to experience the beauty of the natural mountainous landscape and the rich culture of the Gorals (Polish Highlanders). Funicular railway to Gubalowka Hill, cable car to Kasprowy Wierch, Krupowki street with regional restaurants, and Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump attract thousands of tourists to Zakopane region. The town is a great overnight base for skiing, hiking in the Tatra National Park, trekking to the famous Morskie Oko Lake, or having a relaxing day at the thermal baths in the nearby towns Bukowina Tatrzanska and Chocholow. Also, Zakopane Aquapark is a fantastic attraction for families with children. Delicious specialties, such as Oscypek smoked cheese, and handmade products manufactured by local craftsmen are a pride of the entire Podhale region. Zakopane offers a wide range of accommodation, from spa facilities, hotels to Airbnb and private apartments.
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