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Hiking in Zakopane

Take advantage of the complete and scenic network of hiking trails in and around this idyllic southern Polish town!

From hiking in the bucolic valleys and woodlands at the foothill of the Tatras to climbing up some of their tallest peaks, there is plenty for hikers to love about this Polish border town! Enjoy a challenging trek up to the top of Swinica Peak or a hut-to-hut adventure through the undulating mountains and valleys of the region. There is no shortage of trails to explore in this scenic corner of the world.   “Compare and book a certified guide for your Zakopane Hiking trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Zakopane Hiking selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Zakopane

Hiking is a great way to get the blood pumping and increase endurance as well as core strength. Zakopane provides an excellent and elaborate network of trails to keep you wondering for hours and even weeks.


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Best time to visit:

June to September


Polish złoty (PLN)

How long should I stay?

This depends on how much time you have and what you would like to do. Many guides offer single-day hiking options as well as week and five-day long hut-to-hut treks through the wilderness around Zakopane

What’s the weather like?

During the summer, Zakopane is pretty warm with average temperatures ranging from 16°C 21°C. Rain is not common and there are plenty of sunny and clear days. June and July each get about 10 days of rain per month. August and September receive about six to eight

More info about Hiking in Zakopane:

Located on Poland’s southern border with Slovakia, Zakopane sits in a valley between the foothills of the Tatras Mountains and Gubałówka hill, the latter of which is an immensely popular hiking destination and offers spectacular views over the city and Tatras. The Tatras Mountains are another popular hiking destination due to the the abundance of wildlife and landscapes. They offer hut-to-hut tres and classic hikes to the top of several peaks. Getting to Zakopane can be a bit tricky, but is well worth it. To reach the town, you must take the train or bus from Kraków, which is about two hours away and has an international airport.  However, the effort to get here is worth the reward of remote mountain slopes in pristine and sublime wilderness


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