Destination guide

The majestic setting of Zakopane is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Zakopane. This city's skiing, mountain views and hiking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Zakopane

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Zakopane for its skiing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Zakopane a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zakopane Aqua Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Polana Szymoszkowa (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Nosal Ski Center (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mount Gubalowka Ski Resort (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Harenda Ski and Recreational Center (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kościeliska Valley (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Zakopane

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zakopane is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gubałówka (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Dolina Białego (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Nosal (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Olczyska Valley Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Giewont Mountain (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Polana Kopieniec (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Zakopane

The nearest airport is in Poprad (TAT-Poprad - Tatry), located 20.5 mi (32.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Krakow (KRK-John Paul II - Balice), which is 54.3 mi (87.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Zakopane Station.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zakopane?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Zakopane. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Kasprowy Wierch Ski Resort: 204 holiday lettings
  • Villa Koliba: 152 holiday lettings
  • Jaszczurowka Chapel: 58 holiday lettings
  • Zakopane-Gubalowka Transmitter: 159 holiday lettings
  • Nosal Ski Center: 196 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zakopane listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Zakopane?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Zakopane. Our other popular types of Zakopane holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zakopane?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Zakopane. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.