From Krakow: Full-Day Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Guided Tour

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From Krakow: Full-Day Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Guided Tour

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Savor the atmosphere of Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains, and taste a highlander smoked cheese called oscypek. Ride a funicular to Mt. Gubalowka for breathtaking views. Visit a museum dedicated to the Tatra Mountain style with an English-speaking guide.

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Duration 10 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the unique culture of Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains
  • Discover Poland's most popular winter resort
  • Ride the funicular to Mount Gubałówka for breathtaking panoramas of the limestone and granite peaks
  • Walk down the main street of Krupówki to get a sense of the Zakopane style
  • Taste the complimentary salty smoked sheep's milk cheese of oscypek
  • Go to the Tatra Museum and learn about the lifestyle of the Tatra Mountain highlanders
  • Listen to the unique Podhale dialect of the highlanders and see their beautiful handmade outfits
Full description
Visit the popular winter resort of Zakopane on a full-day private sightseeing tour from Krakow and discover Poland’s most popular resort for skiing, rock climbing, rafting, trekking, cycling and paragliding. Begin your exploration of the area by visiting the highlander’s cottage and tasting the traditional highlander cheese known as oscypek. Then, continue your tour in the Koliba Villa, the Museum of Zakopane Style. After the visit to the museum, you will take the funicular railway to Mount Gubałówka for eye-popping views over the granite and limestone peaks. Return to the oldest part of Zakopane and wander the characterful main street of Krupówki to immerse yourself in Zakopane culture. Listen to the Podhale dialect - a language only spoken by the highlanders of the Tatra Mountains - admire beautiful handmade outfits, hear traditional music and peek into the workshops to see how the local art is made. Before World War I, Zakopane was widely regarded as the art and culture capital of Poland, a status it earned thanks to the many artists, writers and musicians who settled there. Among them was the painter Stanislaw Witkiewicz, who established a unique mountain cottage style of architecture known as “Zakopane Style.” You can learn more at the Tatra Museum. Having returned to the oldest part of Zakopane, you will have a chance to visit the enormous regional market and have lunch in a regional restaurant serving local specialities while enjoying your free time.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Zakopane sightseeing
  • Funicular ride ticket to Mount Gubałówka
  • Museum entrance fee
  • Roundtrip transportation from Krakow
  • Optional gratuities
  • Meals and drinks (other than Tasting of Oscypek)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    At the coach stop next to Krakow Main Post Office at Wielopole 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland.

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    • Comfortable clothes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

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    • Luggage or large bags

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    • Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 71 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5
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    From the beginning it was worth the money and time 100%! Very professional, a truely full programme not to be missed! Our tour guide Eva was fantastic! Polite, kind , full of knowledge and enthousiasm, together with our driver Peter, who was making every effort to make our journey as comfortable , punctual and enjoyable as possible! I would definately recomment this tour to everybody! Well done guys! Greetings from Cyprus, Chrystalleni!

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    August 23, 2020

    This was an excellent day ! I very nearly didn’t book it but so glad I did . From visiting a small village , crossing into Slovenia , visiting a shepherds hit and tasting local cheese to the funicular ride it was all amazing . Even though it was overcast the mountains were a majestic sight. Adam our guide was superb and managed the day professionally but in a relaxed and entertaining way - 10/10 to Adam and 10/10 for the tour

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    March 9, 2020

    Before booking this I wasn’t totally sure whether it would be a good idea as it is a long trip but oh my goodness was it worth it! Had the best day of the holiday on this trip. The tour guide was brilliant and guided our group with ease. 100% recommend!

    February 20, 2020

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