6. Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup
Enjoy unforgettable memories in Zakopane. This captivating destination that caters to nature lovers, offers a perfect blend of traditional highland architecture, vibrant street life on town center and outdoor adventures. Your tour will begin with pickup from your hotel or apartment in Krakow (or from the nearest location if access by vehicle proves impossible or difficult). Transport from Krakow to Zakopane will take about 1,5 - 2 hours depending on road conditions. The first point of the tour is a small village Chocholow. Known for its well-preserved examples of traditional wooden architecture, provides visitors with a glimpse into the region's rich cultural heritage. Get ready for a walk and take your camera for lots of amazing photos from this place. The second stop on the tour is a shepherd's hut (cheese factory). In this place, you will have the opportunity to taste traditional smoked sheep's cheese called Oscypek and a shot of Polish vodka - giving extraordinary taste sensations. The next stop will be the city of Zakopane, where you will have 2.5 hours of free time. Once there, you'll start on the Funicular Railway that will take you to the top of Gubalowka. Viewpoint is renowned for its breathtaking panoramic views of the Tatra Mountains. There you will also find numerous cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and a gravity slide (open in summer, not included in the tour price). After going down, it is worth going for a walk along the charming streets and lunch in one of the local restaurants (not included in the tour price). Krupowki is the main pedestrian street in Zakopane. This lively and vibrant street is the heart of the town, serving as a hub for both locals and visitors. The street is lined with a diverse array of local restaurants, shops, and market stalls. Visitors can find a wide range of goods, including traditional highlander crafts, souvenirs, local food products, and clothing. The last point of the journey is the Hot Springs Complex. On site, you will receive a watch giving access to the changing room and locker. The admission ticket for 2,5 hours to the Chocholow Thermal Baths includes themed areas for children and adults so that everyone can enjoy their time well. Visitors have access to outdoor and indoor pools, as well as water slides and jacuzzis (nudity zone is not included). Inside you will also find a pool bar where you can order drinks (drinks and food are not included in the price of the ticket). After the tour, your driver will take you back to Krakow, Poland.