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Winter vacation in Zakopane. Skiing and snowboarding: lifts, pistes and ski-passes

ZAKOPANE Zakopane is a unique ski resort that has always been popular with professional athletes. Nevertheless, it is also perfect for beginners. In total, the territory of the resort includes ten ski complexes, and each of them has its own features and advantages. On the Northern and Southern slopes of Antalowka , tourists will find a complex that shares the same name with the mount. It is particularly popular with tourists who choose one of the hotels in the center of Zakopane as their accommodation. Trails are mostly flat, and the elevation ranges from 35 to 40 meters. Therefore, this complex is perfectly suitable beginner alpine skiers. To the service of guests, the resort offers various charming cafes. Two ski lifts transfer tourists to the top. A pass for 10 lifts will cost customers approximately PLN10.
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Koziniec is one more destination that is also perfect for beginners. This ski resort has three platter pulls, one of which is designated for beginners. Among the advantages of Koziniec, it is worth mentioning its proximity to the city center, as well as its developed infrastructure, which includes equipment rental offices, a ski school, and a cafe. The price of platter pulls is similar to the one mentioned above - visitors need to purchase a pass for 12 lifts that costs about PLN10.
The next skiing destination of the region, Gubalowka , remains one of the most popular areas. A comfortable funicular connects the top of this mountain with the central district of Zakopane. As many as 5 platter pulls serve vacationers there. On the lower stations, visitors will find attractive restaurants, equipment rental offices, and other services. Families with children will be happy to find out about nice discounts on the funicular and ski lift services. Budget travelers are recommended to buy a full day pass, which entitles its owner to use the funicular and several ski lifts free of charge. The price of this pass is PLN70. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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No doubt, Kalatuwki is considered one of the most picturesque ski complexes. At the beginning of the 20th century, it often hosted various winter sports competitions. Nowadays, more and more advanced skiers and professional athletes choose this ski resort as their vacation destination. The trails are rather complicated. Thus, Kalatuwki is not the best place for novices. The famous hotel and a restaurant are situated in the territory of the ski complex, and absolutely everyone can visit the restaurant. There are also 2 ski lifts.
Novices and travelers with children should pay attention to the ski resort of Budzowski Wierch. The trails are flat there. The complex has 3 platter pulls, and all of them are suitable for beginners. Beginner alpine skiers can always take up several lessons from professional instructors. For the convenience of travelers, there are several popular cafes. Even budget tourists will like Budzowski Wierch, as a ski pass for 10 – 15 lifts will cost no more than PLN10.
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The ski resort of Kostelisko is the best choice for travelers who prefer to relax in a quiet atmosphere away from busy roads. Ski trails are in ideal condition and well-kept. It is almost never windy on the southern slope. To the service of vacationers, there are six platter pulls. That said, the ski passes are rather high priced. For example, a pass for 12 – 15 lifts will cost travelers approximately PLN15. However, there are nice discounts for groups of tourists, which allow saving up to 80% of the original price of the pass.
Zakopane The Nosal ski complex is recognized as one of the best in Poland. It is perfect both for experienced skiers and beginners. The most challenging tracks are located closer to the top of the mountain. At the same time, ski trails in the lower part of the resort are ideal for novices. A funicular railway with single chairs and 9 platter pulls serves the area. The prices are not fixed and depend on the time of the day.
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Winter recreation, skiing and snowboarding in resorts near Zakopane

Guide to the infrastructure of the ski resorts around Zakopane: rental services, pistes, ski passes, accommodation, restaurants and prices. We help you to organize your winter vacation in best possible way - where to rent the skiing and snowboarding equipment in Zakopane, which slopes and pistes to take, and, most importantly, how to relax after intensive skiing day. A week of recreation in a sunny winter, what can be better? Zakopane is waiting for you!
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