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  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Pools Tour

    1. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Pools Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel, apartment, or other place of your choice in Krakow at the time you specify. From there the duration of the trip from Krakow to Zakopane is approximately 2 hours. About 20 minutes from Zakopane lies the town of Chochołów. This village is famous for its wooden houses which look almost identical. Settlers have traditionally washed the wooden walls of buildings with soap, which happens twice a year in the periods before Christmas and Easter. Thanks to this cleaning, the buildings that are many years old look like new. In the vicinity of Chochołów there are places where highlanders produce sheep's cheese traditional to this region of Poland. This cheese is called "Oscypek", and as part of your trip you you learn of its production history whilst tasting it. The town of Zakopane is the capital of the Polish mountains. Each year, this place attracts many tou...

  • Day Trip Zakopane & Polish Tatra mountains from Krakow

    2. Day Trip Zakopane & Polish Tatra mountains from Krakow

    This tour to the Polish Tatra mountains and resort town of Zakopane begins at 9:00 am from the center of Krakow, or from your place of stay in the city. Zakopane is located about 150 kilometers from Krakow, and the entire day trip will last between 8 and 10 hours. One of the main attractions you will visit is Gubalowka peak, which is reached via a modern and quick incline railway. At the top, you will find outstanding views of the whole area, including the cute town below and the commanding and towering Tatra range behind it. In your time exploring Zakopane, it’s possible to see a long list of worthwhile sights, including: the center and lively main street (Krupowki), large professional ski jump (Wielka Krokiew), Jaszczurowca Chapel, Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, and the Old Cemetery on Peksowy Brzyzek. For the duration of the journey, you will be accompanied by a professional, knowled...

  • Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths Private Tour

    3. Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths Private Tour

    The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Krakow and heads towards one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland, Zakopane. Along the way, marvel at views of the impressive Tatra Mountains, then soak up the atmosphere of this charming town upon arrival. Next up, ride the Gubałówka cable car up the mountain side, admiring the sprawling landscape that surrounds you. Afterwards, wander along the vibrant Krupówki, full of local restaurants, gift shops, and more. Finish the tour at the famous Chochołów Thermal Baths. Warm up or cool down in the baths’ 30 different pools, against a backdrop of yet more mountainside views. At the end of the day, enjoy drop-off back to your Krakow accommodation.

  • From Krakow: Excursion to Zakopane Town in Tatra Mountains

    4. From Krakow: Excursion to Zakopane Town in Tatra Mountains

    Zakopane carries the proud name of the "skiing capital of Poland". It is Poland's most popular holiday resort. During this tour you will be able to see the Chocholow village, which features traditional wooden houses that have been built by the local highlanders years ago. Along your way spot out the beautiful and historically famed wooden chapels. Visit Krupowki, the main street of Zakopane. Meet some locals, see what village life has to offer and shop for some souvenirs. Take a trip up the mountain Gubalowka, ride in a funicular and experience the natural surrounds. From the top of the mountain you will have a beautiful view of the Tatra Mountain range. On this trip you will be able to view the ski jump hill, which is used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition.  This mountainous journey will take 2 hours to drive depending on traffic. The driver may be up to 15 minutes late dependin...

    Our guide Chris from Legendary in Krakow ensured we had a great tour. Thanks very much!

  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths

    5. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Baths

    Explore Zakopane, the skiing capital of Poland and the most popular holiday resort. See the Chocholow village, featuring traditional wooden houses built by the local highlanders years ago. Spot the beautiful and historically famed wooden chapels.  Krupowki is the main street of Zakopane. Mee locals and see what village life has to offer as you shop for souvenirs. Take a trip up the mountain Gubalowka on a funicular and experience the natural surroundings. From the top of the mountain is a beautiful view of the Tatra Mountain range. See the ski jump hill, used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition. Relax in the warm waters of the Chocholowska Baths, which is the largest thermal complex in Podhale. Dip into natural waters extracted from a depth of nearly 3,600 meters below ground and enjoy the stunning panoramic views. 

    We throughly enjoyed our day out to beautiful Zakopane and the amazing thermal baths. Thomas our driver was just the very best person to take us out for the day he was informative kind and so friendly, we really did get a wonderful guide making our time perfect , thanks again Thomas.

  • From Krakow: Private Zakopane and Pieniny National Park Tour

    6. From Krakow: Private Zakopane and Pieniny National Park Tour

    Take a private full-day tour to discover Zakopane and the stunning landscapes of Pieniny National Park. Begin your day trip in the morning with pickup at your hotel. From there, enjoy the 2-hour drive to the lovely town of Zakopane in southern Poland.  Spend 3 hours exploring the town on your own. Ride the funicular railway to the top of Gubałówka Mountain to admire the incredible views. You can stop at a local restaurant or cafe to try traditional Polish cuisine. Alternatively, visit the local market to admire the creations of Polish craftsmen, such as local smoked cheese. Wander along Krupówki Street in the heart of Zakopane to browse traditional shops and get a feel for local life. The choice is yours. Continue to the Dunajec river to enjoy a relaxing 2-hour rafting trip through the Dunajec River Gorge. After this, start the journey back to Krakow. If time permits, you can visit th...

  • Krakow: Dunajec River Gorge & Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

    7. Krakow: Dunajec River Gorge & Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

    The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Krakow and heads to the scenic Dunajec River Gorge. Hop onboard a traditional-style raft then embark on a 2.5 hour sail across the river. Soak up epic views of the Pieniny Mountain Range and the rocky slopes that line the river. Next, head to the popular resort town of Zakopane, known as the capital of the Polish mountains. Admire Zakopane's impressive alpine scenery, which attracts tourists year-round, and enjoy a guided tour of the town. See the famous Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump, the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Jaszczurówka Church, and Pęksowy Brzyzek cemetery. Finally, ride the funicular railway up to Gubałówka for a little mountaintop adventure. From the top, marvel at the breathtaking views that surround you and feel immersed in the beauty of nature. After an unforgettable day, enjoy drop-off back to Krakow.

  • From Krakow: Zakopane, Sleigh Ride & Thermal Baths Tour

    8. From Krakow: Zakopane, Sleigh Ride & Thermal Baths Tour

    Discover the natural beauty of Zakopane, the skiing capital of Poland and also the most popular holiday resort in Poland. Explore the fascinating Chocholow village, with traditional wooden houses that have been built by the local highlanders years ago. See the beautiful and historically famed wooden chapels along your way. Stop at Krupowki, the main street of Zakopane. Meet and engage with some locals and see what village life offers. Stroll through the streets and shop for some souvenirs from the market. Next, take a trip up the mountain Gubalowka on a funicular and experience the breathtaking panoramic views of the area. Get the stunning view of the Tatra Mountains from the top of Gubalowka. See the ski jump hill used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition. Experience an unforgettable sleigh ride amidst the spectacular views of the snow-covered mountains and enjoy a feast by the fir...

  • From Krakow: Zakopane and Tatras Private Day Trip

    9. From Krakow: Zakopane and Tatras Private Day Trip

    Escape the city and spend a day exploring the Polish countryside in the comfort of a private vehicle. See traditional wooden houses, view the Tatras mountain range from the top of Gubałówka Hill, and taste traditional smoked sheep-milk cheese. Begin your tour with a pickup from a location of your choosing in Krakow. Hop onboard an air-conditioned vehicle and head towards one of the most picturesque locations in Poland, Zakopane and the Tatras Mountains. Once in Zakopane, head straight to Krupówki Street located in the center of town. Explore the many boutiques, restaurants, and curio shops that line this pedestrian-only street. At the end of Krupówki Street, you'll find your next stop on the tour, the station for the Gubałówka Hill funicular. Hop onto one of the cable cars and enjoy fantastic views of Zakopane and the surrounding mountains as you make your way up Gubałówka Hill. Once ...

  • Krakow: Zakopane, Quads and Thermal Baths

    10. Krakow: Zakopane, Quads and Thermal Baths

    Explore Zakopane, Poland’s skiing capital and popular holiday resort area, with a balance of adventure, sightseeing and relaxation. See the Chocholow village, with traditional wooden houses built by the local highlanders, and historical wooden chapels. Meet locals and discover what village life has to offer as you shop for souvenirs in Krupowki, the main street of Zakopane. Then, take a trip up the mountain Gubalowka on a funicular for great views of the surroundings, including the Tatra Mountain range, and the ski jump hill, used for the Grant Prix Ski Jump Competition. Next it’s time to get adventurous – and ride a one-person quad for 1 hour with a licensed instructor, who will take you for an unforgettable adventure. After you’ve had your adrenaline fix, relax in the warm waters of the Chocholowska Baths, the largest thermal complex in Podhale. Dip into natural waters extracted fr...

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What people are saying about Gubałówka Hill Funicular

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 29 reviews

We throughly enjoyed our day out to beautiful Zakopane and the amazing thermal baths. Thomas our driver was just the very best person to take us out for the day he was informative kind and so friendly, we really did get a wonderful guide making our time perfect , thanks again Thomas.

Our guide Jakob gave us a great insight into the beauties of the Tatra Mountains. The tour was well organized and is definitely worth a trip! In addition to a cable car ride in Zakopane, you can stroll through traditional and commercial markets in Zakopane. Fantastic even in winter!

RIGHT ON TIME, VERY CLEAN CAR, PERFECT DESTINATION ZAKOPANE & THE BEST OF ALL CHRIS, OUR DRIVER, POLITE & GAVE US ALL THE INFORMATION WE NEEDED!!!!

AMAZING TRIP

Our driver Tomasz was so friendly and helpful, he really made the day very special!! highly recommended!!!

Our guide Chris from Legendary in Krakow ensured we had a great tour. Thanks very much!