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Zakopane Tour

Over 136 Reviews
5/5

Escape the city for a day and visit a charming mountain resort in the Tatra Mountains. Discover delicious local cuisine, amazing views and experience the unique atmosphere of Poland’s winter capital.

Start your day trip in the morning where you will be picked up at the reception of your hotel. Enjoy a 2-hour drive to the lovely village of Zakopane while your English-speaking driver provides commentary along the way.

After arriving in Zakopane, you’ll have 5 hours of free time to explore the village on your own. You can try delicious Polish cuisine, or visit the local market to admire the creations of Polish craftsmen and try the popular smoked cheese.

Enter a wooden villa built in a traditional architectural style, or walk through the picturesque streets — the choice is yours. 

Select the option including tickets for the funicular railway and travel to the top of Gubałówka mountain.

Enjoy the view of the village and admire the peaks of the Polish Tatra Mountains around you. During your visit, the driver will wait for you, and after 5 hours you travel back to Krakow together.

Alternatively, choose the option which includes tickets for 2.5 hours in Chochołów Thermal Pools or the other option which includes guided visits to Gubałówka Mountain, Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump, and a Wooden Mansion built in a traditional architectural style.

  • Enjoy a day tour to the winter capital of Poland
  • See the best examples of traditional wooden houses
  • Explore the charming
    resort town of Zakopane at your own pace

Includes

Meeting point

To be picked up directly from your accommodation address, please provide us with the details at least 48 hours before tour starts. We will confirm the exact pick up time from your accomodation.

If you do not confirm your pickup details, you will be picked up from Straszewskiego 14 street.

Some hotels are situated in limited traffic areas and no direct pickup is possible. In that case, pickup is provided from the closest meeting point or hotel outside the restricted zone. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby/designated meeting point 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time.

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions.

  • Please note that temperatures in the mountain are lower than in other regions so please dress appropriately

Availability

Tour Schedule

HighLights

Tour Reviews

Cracking day out to Zakopane and Richard the driver/guide was very professional and very good, defo recommended

Jon Verified booking

Marcel our driver was fantastic! Highly recommend the trip! The town is beautiful and 100% worth the visit! The thermal pools are relaxing and a great way to spend the time there over looking the mountains!

GetYourGuide traveler Verified booking

We are delighted with all the care and attention that Dominika and Marcel had with us during the entire trip. The Communication was unambiguous, and they were available at all times to answer any questions and adjust the necessary details. Excellent professional conveyed peace and security. We had a wonderful tour. I highly recommend it because I want everyone to have a wonderful time in Poland as we had.

Cristiane Rodrigues Verified booking

The pick up to begin with was on time and the comfort for the journey was first class. As for zakopane it's self what a beautiful place to visit. We started our visit with our trip on the funicular railway not knowing what to expect at the top and we were blown away with the spectacular views and the amount of amenities and stalls available aswell as the amount of different activities you would be able to do. We then went for a walk around the town centre that was beautifully well kept with lots of different stalls, shops and restaurants to visit. then on our journey back our driver took us on a slight detour so that we could stop at a look out point with spectacular views.

Kenneth Verified booking

We are delighted with all the care and attention that Dominika and Marcel had with us during the entire trip. The Communication was unambiguous, and they were available at all times to answer any questions and adjust the necessary details. Excellent professional conveyed peace and security. We had a wonderful tour. I highly recommend it because I want everyone to have a wonderful time in Poland as we had.

Cristiane Verified booking

Our tour today was fantastic! The driver was very witty and on time and the drive itself was comfortable. It was snowing really hard so the roads were a bit dangerous but our driver was very cautious and made sure we got home safely. Zakopane was indeed very busy and with a lot of tourists, but we had plenty of time to see everything we wanted to see. On the way to Zakopane we made two additional stops which were very interesting!

GetYourGuide Traveller Verified booking

You get a good amount of time to enjoy zakopane I recommend getting tickets for the funicular! The little market at the bottom of the funicular is very nice, as is the market at the top! There are some really nice traditional stalls selling handmade products. I went when the weather was warm and will go back when it is winter as I imagine it is super pretty in the winter months. There is a lot to see, I recommend also going on the little Ferris wheel as you see some good scenes.

Beth Verified booking

The driver was very nice and we were picked up right on time for our apartment. However, the town of Zakopane was a bit disappointing, is very touristy. I had chosen a self guided trip with thermal baths in Chocholowski. Was a very nice and clean pool with a beautiful view.

Dakota Verified booking

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