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City break in Zakopane. Active leisure ideas for Zakopane - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The liveliest and the most interesting place in the city is the Krupowki Street is the central street of Zakopane. Lovers of active recreation start entertaining from this place. The picturesque street is an ongoing series of popular hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and shops. Here you can find one of the city's main attractions – the original stalls that sell delicious cheese, popular traditional sweets and unusual souvenirs. This lively and amazing street is never empty. It is hard to find better place for walks.
Zakopane has architectural and historical sights, as well as some very unusual museums. Perhaps one of the most unusual cultural institutions is the Karol Szymanowski Museum, which is also … Open
The city is largely focused on the enthusiasts of an active holiday. Therefore, the variety of sports and entertainment complexes is huge. The Aqua park Zakopane has been recently opened. So now you can diversify your leisure with water sports, not only with ski trips. The Aqua Park has 3 large pools and 6 Jacuzzis and lots of colorful slides. Fans of thrills will also find suitable rides. There is a great pool with a play area for young visitors. In addition, the park has several kinds of saunas and solarium. Everyone will find a place to relax.
The most popular route for hiking is the climb to the mount Gubałówka . Its peak is the most accessible. There is no need to have some special skills for lifting there. Thrill-seekers will find a pleasant surprise here too. There is a great attraction, which is a bit like the classic "roller coaster". Those who prefer a more relaxing holiday, will have an opportunity to visit equipped observation decks on the top, which offer a fascinating panoramic view.
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Each hotel of Zakopane is unique and attractive in its own way. Travelers should look forward to resting in a unique atmosphere of national characters and comfort. One of the most upscale … Open
Another awesome way to admire the panorama of the surrounding countryside is to take a ride on the aerial tram Kasprowy Wierch Tram. Its route is very scenic. Climbing to the top of the mountain in a tiny cabin lookout will give a lot of impressions for a whole family. Travelers, who want to visit Zakopane with young children, should definitely visit the Teddy Bear Museum. It hardly looks like a classical museum. It is a very marvelous gallery, which presents a rich collection of soft toys. Visitors will be told a fascinating story about creating a toy. After the tour a guide will offer a glimpse into the specialized shop and buy some souvenirs.
For a family holiday the amusement park Rabkoland will be a nice choice. It is located in the immediate vicinity of Zakopane. Amusement rides and recreational areas are for children of all ages. For those who prefer to have fun not only during the day but also at night, should go to the central area of the resort. Here are the most popular night clubs and bars. During the height of the tourist season almost every night an original entertainment program in the open air is arranged. While walking through the busy central streets you can be a witness of a folk festival or a cooking class. Guests can enjoy the beautiful sled pulled by horses or dogs. There are also popular shops and souvenir shops. You can discover them in the city center is literally everywhere.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Zakopane
♥   National Park 'Tatrzański Park Narodowy' , 3.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Gorczański Park Narodowy' , 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Pieniński Park Narodowy' , 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Babiogórski Park Narodowy' , 45.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Popradzki Park Krajobrazowy' , 56.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Zakopane
♥   Amusement park 'Miniature and Amusement Park' Inwald, 75 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Energylandia' Zator, 87.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Silesian Amusement Park' Silesia, 128.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Zakopane
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Zakopane' , 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Termy Bukowina Tatrzańska' , 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Tatralandia' , 35.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquacity Poprad' , 36.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'GinoParadise Bešeňová' , 43.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Since the ancient times the beautiful lake is connected with many legends. Even in the 17th century, the adventurers have visited this area in search of the treasures. Some tried to catch the magical fish in the lake. The outline of the lake is reminiscent of the human eye. Many travelers climb up to one of the mountain peaks to graze by the lake. From the bird's eye view opens the unforgettable panorama. A few years ago the territory around the lake was declared a protected area. The tourists here have a lot of variations for exciting recreation. Some districts of the lake are accessible for fishing. In the summer the hikers can pick the blueberries in the sea environment. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Zakopane - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Zakopane - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Zakopane?' disappears immediately.
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