ZAKOPANE AND GUBAŁOWKA

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Duration
8 - 10 hours
Location
Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Krakow
Kraków
Małopolska
Poland
Price Students
€70 EUR
Currency
EUR
Tour Type
Nature Tour, Guided Tour
Social
Take a break from the city and head to Zakopane and the spectacular Tatra Mountain landscape on a guided day trip from Krakow. Discover the highland culture and get a taste of local cuisine, including the famous and EU-protected oscypek cheese.

Zakopane is known as the capital of the Polish mountains. Its stunning alpine scenery and priceless views from up high attract tourists year-round. Zakopane is also well worth a visit because of the great ski jump Wielka Krokiew, Jaszczurówka Church, Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, and Pęksowy Brzyzek cemetery. We additionally go to Gubałówka, with its funicular railway and alpine slide, for a little mountaintop adventure!

Our trip to the city Zakopane, lying just a short distance from Krakow, will give you a chance to see some fabulous mountain landscapes and also to get to know the rich culture of the Tatra highlanders. After a walk in the city centre during which we will visit the Wielka Krokiew ski jump, the church in Jaszczurówka, the Krzeptówki sanctuary, and the Pęksowy Brzyzek cemetery we will go up the Gubałówka Hill in a funicular railway. The first station of the funicular can be found at the end of the most famous street in Zakopane – Krupówki.

You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in a comfortable minivan. The tour includes a visit to the workshop of a local artist in Chocholow wooden village. Experience a ride by funicular to the top of Gubałówka Hill from which one can admire the impressive panorama of the Polish mountains. Walk through the magical and bustling Krupówki Street and enjoy a 1-hour break to taste some local specialties (own expense). Discover highlander culture and architecture in the Tatra Museum and the Museum of Zakopane Style located in Villa Koliba. See the biggest ski jumping venue in Poland – the Great Krokiew.

ALL INCLUDED:

- free hotel / hostel pick-up & dropp-off
- private transport by mini-bus,
- english speaking tour leader assistance,
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