Zakopane with its surroundings boast breathtaking views and lush unspoilt nature of the Tatra mountains. Now easily accessible, Zakopane was separated from the rest of Poland by impenetrable forests for centuries and developed its own unique folklore and architecture. It is located at the foot of the Tatra Mountains with their pleasant walks and demanding climbing routes.
Zakopane nestles at the foot of Gubałówka in the North with one of the most beautiful panoramas of Zakopane and the Tatra mountains.
South of Zakopane there are the Tatras with the majestic ‘Sleeping Knight’ - Giewont. The proximity of the mountains, breathtaking views, unique highlander architecture and clean, mountain air have made Zakopane a top destination among visitors from all over the world, including such famous people as Henryk Sienkiewicz, Wladyslaw Orkan, Stanislaw Witkiewicz, Stefan Żeromski, Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer, Jan Kasprowicz, Karłowicz, Karol Szymanowski and many others.