In southern Poland lies the amazingly beautiful Tatra mountains, one of Poland's most frequented tourist areas. The highest peak of the 51-kilometre long mountain range is Rysy, which is 2,499 metres above sea level, which makes the Tatras Poland's highest mountain. The alp-like scenery with the steep snow-clad mountain peaks and the divinely beautiful mountain lakes have inspired painters and poets from all over Poland through centuries and tourists continually return to this destination.
The tatras are beautiful both summer and winter. In winter the area is Poland's best and most frequented ski resort and in summer many tourists enjoy the beautiful scenery.
When it is 12 noon in Denmark, it is 12 noon in the Tatras.
In Zakopane, the principal city of the Tatras, you can visit a range of attractions and exhibitions of the culture, nature and people in the Tatras. Moreover, a big folk festival is held every year at the end of August.
Towns in the Tatra region offer many possibilities of private accommodation - even if you haven't booked in advance. In Zakopane there are also boarding houses and hotels. Book your hotel in Polish Tatra Mountains here
Taxis only operate in the major towns in the Tatras.
There are several mountain bus services in the Tatras.