Visit Tatra National Park
In the Tatra National Park, there is a hiking track. The Tatra Mountains are Poland's highest mountain range and one of the country's most picturesque locations. They are part of the Carpathian range. The stunning vistas created by majestic peaks, clear lakes, lush woods, and huge meadows are distinctive to this area of Europe.
Tatra National Park is home to the best hiking paths in Poland, as well as diverse flora and fauna and well-developed tourism infrastructure. Endangered and endemic wildlife species can be found in Tatra National Park. Brown bears, grey wolves, Eurasian lynx, and European otters are among the park's most popular animals. The Tatra chamois and marmot are two of the park's most endangered species.
Location - Tatra Mountains of the southern middle part of Poland
Go to Zakopane
Zakopane is a Polish town in the country's far south, bordering Slovakia. It's located in the Podhale region, near the Tatra Mountains. It is quite popular with tourists, with approximately 33 thousand Zakopane locals and close to 3 million tourists arriving each year! Snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, alpine forests, mountain lakes, animals, quaint towns, and meadow-filled valleys are all part of this outdoor heaven.
Zakopane has its own architectural style. The structures are said to embody the Podhale spirit. With a wide range of hotel options, restaurants, pubs, museums, and discos, the tourist infrastructure is well-developed. Zakopane is impossible to be bored in, however it might be too much for peace seekers.
Location- At the base of Tatra Mountains, Southern Poland
Activities- Zakopane offers visitors a wide range of sports such as mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and even paragliding.
Krakow is Poland's former capital and remains one of its most important cities. It is also regarded as one of Europe's most attractive cities, owing to the outstanding preservation of its structures and its diverse artistic and cultural history. Krakow's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is brimming with magnificent Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance structures.
The heritage of the old city could fill entire history books, and many have already been written. Krakow has been through a lot, from being besieged by the Mongols to the heroics of Schindler's factory, but it's only served to make it stronger and more appealing. Over two million tourists visit Krakow each year, attracted not only by the city's charm and the generosity of its residents, but also by its proximity to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.
Location- Situated near the border of Czech Republic, Southern Poland
Activities- Sightseeing bike tours, Cycling along the river, hiking in beautiful surroundings
Take a Visit to Wieliczka Salt Mine
The "Wieliczka" Salt Mine is a unique location, hidden from the rest of the world and brimming with secrets and stories. The trip descends the 380 stairs of the 17th-century shaft to a depth of 64 metres, the mine's first level. Take a deep breath, savour the salt on your lips, breathe in the solitude, and then listen to stories about the mine's 700-year history.
You'll travel through 23 stunning chambers surrounded by various shades of grey, black, and white salt. The mine will affect all of your senses throughout your underground trek. The raw beauty of the soaring vaults, as well as the play of light, shadow, and darkness, will captivate you. So, at Poland's most frequented tourist destination, see stunning salt-chiseled chambers, underground salty lakes, and one-of-a-kind statues.
Location- Wieliczka, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Activities- Tour of the salt mine
Visit Pieniny National Park
Pieniny National Park is the smallest of Poland's National Parks, yet it has hundreds of unique and preserved plant species, as well as several uncommon animal species. Rafting on the Dunajec River is a popular activity in the park. The Pieniny, the Trzy Korony massif, and the Pieninki are all within its bounds.
These mountains are mostly limestone, and the surrounding area is densely forested. The scenery, as well as the flora and fauna, are protected within the park. There are about 1000 vascular plant species, comprising endemic species that can only be found here. Bobcats, roe deer, and deer are just a few of the unusual animal species found here.
Location- Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Activities- Hiking, Cycling, Special traditional rafting on Dunajec river and cross country skiing
Take a Visit to Babia Gora National Park
The zywiec Beskids, Poland's second highest mountain range, is home to Babia Gora National Park. The park's primary feature is Babia Gora's peak, which is the country's second tallest. Because of its extensive network of trekking, biking, and skiing paths, the park is one of the most renowned in the country. Many various types of wildlife, including deer, wolves, bears, and lynx, call the park home due to its diversified topography.
Location- Beskid zywiecki mountain range, Southern Poland
Activities- Hiking, Cycling, Biking
Explore Gorce National Park
The Gorce National Park is among Poland's 23 national parks. It includes the Turbacz and Gorca massifs and forms the centre component of the Gorce. The Gorce National Park safeguards Force's unique natural assets in the central and north-eastern regions. Trees live to be a ripe old age here.
Gorce is distinguished for its clearings, which are connected with communities and pastoral farming. The vegetation type flora includes around 800 different species, with the Mountain Zarzycka and Omega, as well as several snowdrops, wildflowers, and ferns, being among the most valuable.
Many types of wildlife, including wolves, lynx, and a variety of hoofed mammals like deer and roe deer, are attracted to the Gorce vegetation because of its unique characteristics. There are also numerous rare bird species.
Location- Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Activities- Hiking, Cycling
Take Thermal Baths Near Zakopane
The thermal baths provide enjoyment for both children and adults, as well as indoor and outdoor swimming pools and food. We may locate a few objects in Podhale that vary in size and offer, but each will help us to unwind after a strenuous hike in the mountains or a day on the slopes.
They'll also be a terrific alternative for days when the sky is cloudy, the mountains refuse to show themselves, and it's cold outside.
Activities- Relax after a tiring day, enjoy in swimming pools
Visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp
The Auschwitz concentration and death camp is the largest of the Nazi murder camps. Every year, about 2 million people visit this museum. One of the most frequent day trips from Krakow is to this gloomy, emotive, and thought-provoking location. It is a form of education that goes well beyond reading tales of this awful chapter in human history.
Location- Military base outside Oswiecim, a town in southern Poland situated near Krakow
Activities- A tour of the museum
See Lake Morskie Oko
Morskie Oko Lake is a true natural beauty, pleasing tourists' eyes with an array of shades and sparkles on the wind-blurred surface of the lake. Morskie Oko, at 1,395 metres above sea level and hovering over the famous winter resort of Zakopane, has been dubbed Poland's best hiking place for a reason.
The steep path that leads to the shore of Morskie Oko provides an exceptional view of the Wodogrzmoty Mickiewicza waterfalls, which can be heard in the distance, as well as passing by the Tatras' oldest wooden refuge, which has been replaced by a modern facility that serves hearty Zakopane cuisine at its restaurant.
Location- Tatra National Park, Southern Poland
Go To Gubalowka
Mt. Gubalowka (Gubaówka), which rises 3,694 feet above the southern Polish town of Zakopane, is one of the region's most famous year-round attractions. While partaking in a variety of outdoor sports, take in spectacular views of the neighbouring Tatra Mountains. The mountain is clothed in a thick green cover in the summer, and the peaks provide views of virtually the entire range.
The highest beach in the country is a sand-covered spot on the mountain known as the beach. Sunbeds are available for soaking up the rays. On this mountain, you have the option of relaxing or seeking adventure and this is considered to be one of the best things to do in south poland.
Location- Zakopane, Southern Poland
Activities- Skiing and snowboarding, snowmobile rides, descend by panoramic chairlift
Visit Szczeliniec Wielki
Szczeliniec Wielki, the highest mountain in the Table Mountains National Park, is the highest summit in the park. The landscape reserve and observation terraces with panoramic views of the Sudetes are part of the Crown of Polish Mountains, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Sudetes.
The highest point is a rock known as "Great Grandfather's Armchair." Hikes to the ruins of Homole Castle were popular among visitors to Duszniki, and excursions to the "wild and perilous" Bdne Skay were popular from Kudowa.
Location- Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
Go To Bledne Skaly
Erosion in an Upper Cretaceous sandstone layer created the Bdne Skay (Errant Rocks), a collection of gorges, crevices, cracks, shelters, and tiny caves. The weird rocks in Park Narodowy Gór Sto?owych are a popular tourist attraction and were featured in the film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
There are a few small caves and a well-developed network of wooden trails. Despite the fact that they are known as the Errant Rocks in English, Bdne Sky appears to be on purpose. Many rocks have names of their own, such as "Rock Saddle," "Hen's Foot," "Labyrinth," "Tunnel," and "Big Chamber." The "Three Crosses Boulder'' is located near Errant Rocks.
Take a Visit to Stolowe Mountain National Park
The park has a total area of 6,340.4 hectares, with a buffer zone of 10,515 hectares surrounding it. The National Park's greatest attraction is its fascinating natural rock formations, which provide a gorgeous environment punctuated by wide swaths of forest, green meadows, and marshlands.
They are accompanied by a variety of natural oddities as well as a variety of bird species, including some rare species such as the kestrel, falcon, grouse, and woodcock. Hiking trails and one cycle route make exploring the park simpler.
Location- Stolowe Mountains in the Klodzko Basin, Southern Poland