The winter season in Zakopane and Krakow is a magical time full of joy, breathtaking natural beauty and the rich culture of the region that surrounds it from all sides.
Located in the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland, Zakopane is a popular ski resort known for its picturesque mountain scenery and distinctive traditional wooden houses adorned with handicrafts. Meanwhile, Krakow, for years regarded as the cultural capital of the country, is a vibrant and historic city full of charming Old Town squares, Gothic churches, historic buildings with the Royal Castle at the forefront. Whether you're looking for adventure on the slopes or a more leisurely time in the city, you'll find something for you and your family during the winter holidays in both places.
One of the most popular pastimes in Zakopane during the winter holidays is skiing and snowboarding on the nearby slopes. The Tatra Mountains offer some of the best skiing in Poland, with a variety of trails for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. If you're a beginner, you'll find plenty of gentle slopes and ski schools to help you take your first steps. For the more experienced, there are challenging black runs and off-piste areas to explore. After a day on the slopes, you can relax in one of Zakopane's many thermal baths or spas, or enjoy traditional highlander cuisine in one of the cozy restaurants, of which there is no shortage in and around Zakopane.
Zakopane is also many cross-country skiing and walking trails. Winter holidays in Zakopane are just the perfect time to explore them. The pleasure of winter walks will be found here not only by fans of professional expeditions to the mountains, but also by those who appreciate peace and slow strolls among nature. As you can easily guess, winter holidays in Zakopane are one of the hottest destinations chosen by tourists, so it is worth booking your stay well in advance. Preferably in a facility that will emphasize the regional character of the place and make it pleasant to relax after a day of excitement. ApartArt Apartments Zakopane are a dozen or so unique apartments, among which everyone will find something for themselves. The choice of ApartArt Apartments will please the elderly, families with children, as well as people with disabilities. The rich offer and adaptation of the apartments to the needs of all groups will make the stays not only climatic, but also comfortable.
If you're planning to visit one of Poland's cities this year, Krakow is the perfect place to spend the holidays with your family, all thanks to its rich offer and multitude of unique attractions. The city is home to many world-class museums and galleries. Also impressive is its rich history dating back more than a thousand years. One of the city's most iconic landmarks is the Wawel Royal Castle, along with the cathedral, located on a hill with an impressive view of the city. The castle houses many historical artifacts and works of art, as well as a beautiful garden and park.
No winter vacation in Poland would be complete without exploring the country's rich cultural traditions. In both Zakopane and Krakow you can attend traditional concerts, visit popular museums or parks that are part of the cities' colors. The city is visited by Polish and foreign tourists at this time. So it is worth organizing your stay well in advance to enjoy your stay in a comfortable place located in close proximity to the city center.
In Krakow we recommend the unique Belle Epoque Residence located a dozen minutes from the Upper Square by a pleasant walk through the historic part of the city. The very stay in the apartment building is a real pleasure for those who appreciate the combination of modernity and tradition. The Aparthotel, located in a restored historic building, impresses from the entrance with its beautifully preserved ceilings, and the impression is complemented by the beautiful interiors of the apartments.
A winter break spent in Zakopane and Krakow is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. Whether you want to hit the slopes or immerse yourself in Poland's rich cultural traditions, there's sure to be something for you in these two destinations. So why not consider adding them to your winter travel list this year?
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