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Explore the beautiful city of

Krakow & Tatras Mountains

 

Tatras Mountains
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy an amazing winter wonderland holiday to Zakopane, at the foot of the Tatra Mountains
    • Join our tour of Zakopane to learn more about the town’s fascinating history and to see excellent local sights
    • Explore incredible Krakow, one of Poland’s oldest cities, and see magnificent attractions such as the main square, the Barbican and St Mary’s Basilica

    Situated at the foot of the spectacular Tatras Mountains lies the resort of Zakopane, an incredible gateway to a real winter wonderland and where we’ll stay during this superb holiday. Take in the beautiful views and relaxing atmosphere, while enjoying a tour of Zakopane and a day at leisure in the amazing city of Krakow.  Read More

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    • Great for - Activities
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Entertainment
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery


    Krakow
      
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    The Czarny Potok hotel in Zakopane will be our base throughout our holiday - this centrally-based hotel has a traditional Alpine feel, with lovely gardens and a stream surrounding it. Here, we’ll find all the facilities we’ll need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay, as well as enjoying a welcome drink upon arrival and a traditional Polish folklore evening during our stay.

    Learn more about Zakopane’s interesting history as we take an included guided tour of the town, famous for being the ‘winter capital of Poland’. Delve into the culture of Zakopane and see the town’s splendid sights, which include its main street, Krupowki, and its charming wooden mountain villas.

    We’ll have plenty of time to explore Zakopane at leisure, so we can make the most of our relaxing surroundings and the spectacular views of the Tatras Mountains. There will also be a chance to take a trip to Krakow, one of the oldest cities in Poland.

    Krakow is also the country’s second-largest city and is home to a splendid selection of attractions, such as St Mary’s Basilica, the Barbican, Wawel Cathedral and much more. Spend our day here exploring at leisure to discover this incredible city.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Hotel Czarny Potok

    • Czarny Potok
    • Czarny Potok
    Located just five minutes' walk from the main street of Zakopane, the Czarny Potok is a very comfortable hotel, with a homely atmosphere and good standards.
    • All bedrooms have satellite TV, radio, phone, mini bar and safe
    • Dining room offering buffet breakfast and three course dinner with choice of main course
    • Bar
    • Indoor swimming pool and fitness centre
    • Official three-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    City square in Krakow
    Full Day: Krakow

    Explore the famous city of Krakow, which was the royal capital for 500 years and is today a treasure trove of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. One of Poland’s oldest cities, as well as its second-largest, Krakow is known for its magnificent historical attractions, such as the splendid Wawel Castle, St Mary's Basilica, the Cloth Hall, and the main square. 

    Zakopane
    Half Day: Introduction to Zakopane

    Join our tour of Zakopane, a charming town nestled in the foothills of the Tatras Mountains. This wonderful little town is steeped in history, with a fantastic culture that we’ll get the opportunity to learn all about during our tour. Zakopane is known as the 'winter capital of Poland', famous for its winter sports, and boasts amazing mountain views. Enjoy a stroll down the town’s main street - Krupowki - and sample some of the local delicacies here. 

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Auschwitz
    Full Day: Auschwitz
    The Auschwitz concentration camp was the site on which the Nazi’s committed their terrible crimes against Jews and many other minorities within Nazi-occupied Europe. The museum provides a stark look at what occurred during the war, and is an important part of the country’s history.

    We’ll experience a guided tour of the camp, with full information relating to the museum and the history of the camp provided by an experienced tour guide.
    View over town
    Full Day: Scenic Dunajec Valley
    Take in the amazing views of the Dunajec Valley during our scenic drive today, as we make our way through this splendid landscape. We’ll follow the Dunajec River along part of its path through southern Poland, admiring the mountainous landscape with its rolling green hills. Sit back, relax and make the most of this wonderful day out. 
    Wielicksa Salt Mine
    Half Day: Wieliczka Mine

    The Wieliczka Salt Mine is located in southern Poland and is one of the oldest salt mines in the world. On our tour, we’ll uncover the history of the Royal mines, and will also get to see some of the astonishing sculptures that the miners managed to carve.

    These include depictions of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, as well as statues of Pope John Paul II and St Barbara. Each has been carved out of the rock salt itself, making them even more impressive.

    City square in Krakow
    Krakow City Tour
    Krakow is famed for its marvellous historical monuments, which really allow the city to stand out. It was once the capital of Poland and dates from the Stone Age, and it still maintains its magical atmosphere. Legend has it that the city was founded when a man named Krakus built the beginnings of the city above a cave occupied by a dragon called Smok Wawelski. 

    We’ll take an exciting tour of the city to find out about its most famous landmarks, and to learn about its fascinating history.



    EXTRAS

    Polish folklore evening
    Learn all about Poland's culture and traditions with an interesting traditional Polish folklore evening. 

    Welcome drink on arrival
    Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival.

 


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What's included

  • Two nights overnight express coach travel
  • Six nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and six evening meals
  • ADDED VALUE - Welcome drink and traditional Polish folklore evening
  • Two included excursions
  • Four optional excursions
Czarny Potok

Hotel Czarny Potok

Located just five minutes' walk from the main street of Zakopane, the Czarny Potok is a very comfortable hotel, with a homely atmosphere and good standards.

Learn more about the hotel

Hotel Czarny Potok

  • Czarny Potok
  • Czarny Potok
Located just five minutes' walk from the main street of Zakopane, the Czarny Potok is a very comfortable hotel, with a homely atmosphere and good standards.
  • All bedrooms have satellite TV, radio, phone, mini bar and safe
  • Dining room offering buffet breakfast and three course dinner with choice of main course
  • Bar
  • Indoor swimming pool and fitness centre
  • Official three-star rating
  • 2
  • 3
  • British Travel Awards
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  • 5
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