Home / Travel Guides / Europe / Poland / Zakopane

Zakopane, Poland

View gallery

5 photos

Below are pictures and videos. Select what you want to view below.

Zakopane is a major mountain resort, deluged with visitors throughout its summer hiking and winter skiing seasons. It has been an established attraction for Poles since the 1870s, when the purity of the mountain air began to attract the attention of doctors and their consumptive city patients. Within a few years, this inaccessible mountain village of sheep farmers was transformed, as the medics were followed by Kraków artists and intellectuals, many of whom lived here for several months in the year. In the years before World War I, Zakopane experienced more in the way of belle époque hedonism …
Information by Rough Guides

Top Hotels in Zakopane, Poland

from Yahoo Travelers

Mercure Zakopane Kasprowy

Enjoying views of the Tatra Mountains, the Mercure Kasprowy Zakopane hotel is located just four kilometres from the bus and railway stations in Zakopane ...