Zakopane

DMC Poland sample program 1 night in Zakopane

Morning

Afternoon

Evening/Night

Day 1


Arrival to Zakopane.

Transfer by horse-drawn carts for a dinner in the rustical settings of a typical mountain cottage. There, guests will receive salt and bread, a traditional Polish welcome. There will be music – cheerful songs accompanied by shrill violins and highlander merry-making. Let’s try to dance a traditional highlander dances.

Day 2

Enjoy rafting experience on the traditional wooden rafts and canoe on Dunajec river. After that picnic in the countryside.

Local urban sightseeing of the village. Among the attractions: cable car ride up the Gubałówka Mountain, walk around the Old Town of Zakopane, visit to an ancient cemetery, The Tatra Museum, Atma Villa, Papal Sanctuary at Krzeptówki and the Jaszczurówka Chapel.

Highlander flavors’ feast in a typical local restaurant where mountain specialties like saffron milk cap, Kwaśnica sour soup, the delicious fried mutton and sheep cheese with cranberry will be tasted. Among the drinks: shots of vodka and the beloved “highlanders' tea” loaded with white spirit will be served.

DMC Poland sample program 1 night in Zakopane
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Zakopane

Sample program

1 night/2 days

day: 1

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EVENING – HIGHLANDER NIGHT

After a warm welcome you will be transferred for a dinner in the rustical settings of a typical mountain cottage. There, guests will receive salt and bread, the traditional Polish welcome. There will be music – cheerful songs accompanied by shrill violins, highlander merry-making. There will be a possibility to learn traditional highlander dances. Poles are known of their hospitality and night-long feasts. Be prepared for an extraordinary and unique experience.

day: 2

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MORNING – RAFTING EXPERIENCE

After breakfast prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience! Let’s raft in the stunning countryside of the Polish Tatra Mountains. The first stop on the way to Dunajec is in Debno, where you will visit a unique and charming wooden church that dates back to the 16th century, which is currently listed in the a UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Afterwards, the ride will take you to the Dunajec River, where you will enjoy rafting on traditional wooden rafts surrounded by the beauty of the Tatras. The towering cliffs and the limestone rock formations of the gorge are enhanced by the picturesque mountain scenery, the surrounding national forest and the colourful river-guides make for a wonderful day in a pristine and wild environment. The best way to finish such a high-adrenaline expedition is enjoying a picnic in the countryside.

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AFTERNOON – LOCAL URBAN VISIT

After a well-deserved rest from the day’s adventures, you will have the chance to discover the local treasures of Zakopane, such as the ancient cemetery, where many famous artists from Poland came for their last rest. The Museum of the Tatras is installed in one of the few remaining houses build in the Zakopanean style, a place where the lifestyle of the beginning of the century comes to live thanks to the exhibitions of typical costumes, artworks and many more. Down through Krupówki, the visitors will find the Big Market, where a table with different varieties of the region’s famous goat cheese will be waiting for them. The big market offers a lot of products in wool and wood, and it is well worth a stop; however, for us is just the beginning of a trip to the top of the Gubałówka mountain. Besides a splendid view of Zakopane and the Tatras, Góbałówka also counts with facilities where travelers can sit down, relax and enjoy the fresh air of the mountain after a day of excitement.

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EVENING – THE FEAST OF HIGHLANDER FLAVOURS

After the whole day of activities we invite you to a typical highlander dinner in a mountain cottage inn, where delightful staff will serve you in a traditional outfit. The restaurant offers regional delicacy. Among others, we recommend you to taste mountain specialties like saffron milk cap, Kwaśnica sour soup, the delicious fried mutton and sheep cheese with cranberry and, with no doubts, shots of vodka and the beloved “highlanders' tea” which is a thick dark tea loaded with white spirit. in the meal will be accompanied by the cheerful highlander music. You will not be disappointed.