"Discover Zakopane: Top 10 Places Worth Your Visit" part I
The unique atmosphere of Zakopane is loved by its inhabitants and tourists from all over the world. We appreciate the cultural richness, regional flavors, picturesque mountain areas and unforgettable views, as well as the multitude of places that give answers to the questions of what to do in Zakopane during the rain. Are you planning a trip to Zakopane? Or maybe you want to discover new interesting places? Here is the first part of our list of Top 10 places to visit in Zakopane.
Krupówki is the constantly vibrant heart of Zakopane. This is certainly the first place that comes to mind when talking about this picturesque town in the Tatra Mountains. And although you can love them or hate them, everyone should visit this extraordinary street. It is full of shops offering handicrafts, highlander and sports clothing, as well as souvenirs. However, that's not all - Krupówki is also the power of culinary experiences, both regional and more commercial. Restaurants, bars and cafes serve traditional highlander dishes and delicious desserts, such as kremarz highlander, i.e. a honey-based cake layered with cream or sękacz. Walking along Krupówki, you can feel the pulse of Zakopane, meet local residents and immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of this place. Krupówki Street is only a few hundred meters away from the ApartArt Apartments (link to the offer). This is the perfect opportunity to combine a comfortable stay with the local atmosphere of the extraordinary Zakopane.
2. Tatra National Park
The Tatra National Park is a true natural pearl of Zakopane. It is a huge mountain area that offers spectacular landscapes, beautiful lakes and unique flora and fauna. The park is a paradise for hikers and nature lovers. Wandering along the paths of the park, you can meet wild animals and admire the panoramic views of the Tatra peaks. The park offers many opportunities for active leisure activities, including mountain climbing, cycling, downhill skiing and ski touring. It is also a great place to photograph nature in its full glory. For those who want contact with nature and a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Tatra National Park is a must-see on a trip to Zakopane. There are more difficult and easier routes to choose from. Mountain peaks, valleys, as well as vast forests where you can breathe deeply, especially during rainy weather in Zakopane. It is a "must have" on any list of places to visit in Zakopane. Regardless of whether you are planning a city break or a longer stay, try to set aside a few hours to walk around one of the unique places located in the Tatra National Park.
3. Restaurant "Bąkowo Zohylina"
The "Bąkowo Zohylina" restaurant is a culinary experience in Zakopane. As the restaurant itself writes, "Here the gazda brews dishes that he knows from the stories of his great-grandfather, and there will be delicacies for gourmets and culinary discoverers." Bąkowo Zohylina has two locations, at Piłsudskiego 6 and 28. Located only 650 meters from the ApartArt Apartments, it specializes in traditional highlander dishes, such as oscypek (sheep's cheese), bacon, and sour soup (a traditional highlander's soup).This is a place where you can try the authentic taste of the region and feel the homely atmosphere of the mountains The restaurant is known not only for its exceptional food, but also for its cozy atmosphere and hospitality of the staff.It is a perfect place to relax after an eventful day, where you can enjoy delicious food and the unforgettable regional atmosphere of Zakopane, it was highly rated by almost 6,000 visitors in the Google ranking they can't be wrong!
4. ApartArt apartments with a fireplace
Is there anything that emphasizes warmth, hospitality and the specificity of a mountain region more than a wood-burning fireplace? ApartArt offers apartments with a wood-burning fireplace! It is an excellent choice for families with children or a group of friends who plan a shorter or longer stay in Zakopane. The peace and intimate atmosphere in the apartments is ensured by two separate bedrooms. The center of the living room is a wood-burning stone fireplace, which, on cold days or evenings after an eventful day, spreads not only warmth, but also a unique atmosphere. In addition, from the windows of the apartments you can admire the view of Giewont or Gubałówka. A fully equipped kitchen allows you to cook your own meals, and comfortable bedrooms ensure a good night's sleep. Our apartment is a unique place to stay in Zakopane also because it is located close to the city center. To make your stay even more special, we offer a family atmosphere, the highest standards of service, competitive prices, breakfasts and comprehensive service.
5. Kasprowicz Museum
The Kasprowicz Museum is a place that will introduce you to the life and work of one of the most important Polish poets, Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer. The museum is dedicated to his life, literary work and social activities. It's a fascinating place to get to know