Zakopane

A popular resort town, offering great ventures for nature-lovers, and famous for its architecturally unique wooden villas.

Zakopane is a town in the extreme south of Poland near the border with Slovakia. It lies in a valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubalowka Hill. The town is a center of Góral culture, is known informally as "the winter capital of Poland," and is a popular destination for mountaineering, skiing, and qualified tourism. In the winter, tourists are drawn to Zakopane for its excellent conditions for winter sports: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding. In the summer, tourists come to enjoy hiking, climbing, and spelunking. Many come to experience góral culture, which is rich and unique. Points of interest include the Koliba Villa, Jaszczurowka Chapel, and the Krupowki street.
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