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Resort 7.8
Ski area 6.4
Piste Map
Kasprowy Wierch
Piste Map Kasprowy Wierch
Information about the ski area
Kasprowy Wierch
Highest point: 1,987 m
Lowest point: 1,014 m
Altitude ski resort: 833 m
Lifts in total: 4
Tow lifts: 0
Chair lifts: 2
Gondola lift: 2
Pistes in total: 15 km
3.5 km
11.5 km
0 km

Ski holidays Zakopane - Winter capital of Poland!


Zakopane lies in the southern part of Poland at the border to Slovakia and is approx. 90 km away from Krakow. The Tatra National park borders on the southern part of the city. Zakopane presents itself in the "Zakopane-Style". The resort is build up of numerous traditional wood houses, which were built by the Gorals, a West Slavic tribe. With the establishment of the first hotels, at the beginning of the 20th century, more and more people started to travel to Zakopane, especially to climb the mountains and to relax. In the meantime Zakopane had already made a name for itself and has now become the most important winter sports resort in Poland. The resort gained fame as an event site of many northern ski championships as well as biathlon championships and ski jump competitions. The locals spoil the guests with great service and hospitality, so that you can enjoy a relaxed winter holiday, in this lovely area.


As a natural border between Poland and Slovakia the Tatra is a small, but alpine chain of mountains. The High Tatra is as a sub area of the Tatra the highest elevation of the western Carpathian mountains and stretches itself to approx. two third on Slovakian and approx. one third on Polish ground. With its breathtaking views, steep peaks, sharp cliffs, deep ravines and crystallised seas it builds the most attractive part of the Tatra. Its Polish as well as its Slovakian part has officially been declared a National park and a biosphere reserve by the UNESCO. The under and middle part of the mountain is covered in fragrant pine forests that accommodate a rich wildlife. The highest peak of the Polish Tatra , also being the highest mountain of Poland Rysy, arises at an altitude of 2, 500 m above sea level. Numerous glacier seas also add to the beauty of the mountain region. A further aspect of the Tatra is the 650 legends of surrounding caves, whereof 6 are accessible to the public. The are located in the Koscieliska valley and can be reached through wide hiking routes. The mountains of the High Tatra do not only offer a lot of nature beauties, but also convince with ideal conditions for winter sports. Overwhelming views, an untouched nature as well as excellent alpine slopes and cross-country trails provide a diversified ski enjoyment!

Travel Zakopane

  • By train: Zakopane (in resort), Krakow (approx. 105 km)
  • By plane: Poprad Tatry (Slovakia, approx. 70 km), Krakow (approx. 115 km), Kattowitz (approx. 195 km)

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