With long winters in the mountains, It’s no secret that Zakopane with nickname “the winter capital of Poland”, awe-inspiring destinations have an incredible offering of skiing destinations up their sleeves. But even due to its central location on the verge of both the High Tatras and the Western Tatras, Zakopane a number of tracks to the mountain’s summit is the best gateway to the whole landscape so the area is also worth visiting during all other seasons. When the snow melts, the mountain is favorite of hikers and climbers attracted to the towering peaks and rugged beauty of Tatra Mountain National Park.
Zakopane, a cosy town with twenty thousand++ residents is well-developed in tourist infrastructure. Whether you are like us just a round trip or stays for few days it is a good choice. The town itself is home to a number of timber houses, chalets, new modern buildings and manor houses, making for an idyllic base from those whose like to explore the surrounding mountains. The beautiful Town of Zakopane is the gateway to the Tatra mountains National Park, the country’s largest nature preserve.
Just like many Poland castles, the history of Wawel hasn’t been without its turbulent times. After so many vicissitudes, the Castle was rebuilt, its combining the elements of nearly all European architectural a style of medieval, renaissance and baroque periods, Wawel Castle showcases one of the finest examples of a uniquely Polish design. The imposing interiors blend nicely with the majestic entrances, creating a unique atmosphere. The castle features typical medieval castle elements – a keep, a fortified, oval-shaped Hull, bartizans, and a moat.