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Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup183 Reviews
Visit Zakopane and relax in thermal hot springs during the trip from Krakow. Admire the Polish Tatra Mountains on a cable car and taste local smoked sheep cheese and alcohol.
- Enjoy the beautiful views of the Polish mountains from the cable car
- Experience the healthy properties of thermal water during a hot spring visit
- Discover a unique highlander style of architecture, clothes, music, and food
- Learn the secrets of the production of traditional smoked sheep's cheese
DescriptionExplore Zakopane on a guided tour including round-trip transportation from Krakow. Experience the healing waters of hot thermal springs and in a spa complex, ride a cable car to the top of Gubałówka Mountain, and enjoy a cheese and alcohol tasting. Start with a pickup from your hotel, apartment, or another place of your choice in Krakow. From there the duration of the transport from Krakow to Zakopane is approximately 2 hours. About 20 minutes from Zakopane is the town of Chochołów. Chochołów is famous for its wooden houses that look almost identical. The settlers traditionally wash the wooden walls of the buildings with soap and water, which happens twice a year before Christmas and Easter. Thanks to this cleaning, long-standing buildings look brand new. The village is inscribed on the World Heritage List. Visit the shepherd's hut (cheese factory) where highlanders produce smoked sheep's cheese traditional to the region of Poland. Taste some of the local cheese called Oscypek, and learn about the history of its production. Arrive in Zakopane, the capital of the Polish mountains. Each year, this place attracts many tourists who want to experience the unique style of Górlaskie culture, which is expressed through architecture, food, music, style of speech, and clothing. In the town center lies Krupówki Street. Enjoy time for independent exploration and lunch (not included). This street is the market square of Zakopane, where you can find souvenir shops and many restaurants that serve local food. Zakopane also boasts cable car access. Hop on a cable car and take in views of the Polish Tatra Mountains from the top of Gubałówka Mountain. After exploring Zakopane and the surrounding area, your driver will take you to the Chochołow Thermal Pools. Once there, relax and feel the healing properties of thermal water. After your visit, your driver will take you to your drop-off location in Krakow.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned vehicle English tour guide Smoked sheep's cheese and alcohol tasting Ticket to the top of Gubałówka Mountain by funicular Free time in Zakopane town center Chocholow Thermal Springs entry ticket
- This is not a private tour, the vehicle is shared with other participants Information booklets in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish are available to select at the checkout, however, the tour itself is provided in English