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Zakopane

Zakopane Ski Resort Guide

Zakopane, Poland

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,960m6,430ft
Resort Height931m3,054ft
 Nearest AirportsKrakow and Katowice
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Zakopane

The Polish ski resort of Zakopane is in the Polish Tatras at an altitude of 931m3,054ft.

Summary

Zakopane has direct access to 16 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

Skiing

Zakopane offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Zakopane offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Zakopane?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 4 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Zakopane
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1,469m4,820ft

Ski Area Stats

Zakopane Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 
Cross Country
Total Length
50km31 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

Altitudes

Zakopane Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,960m6,430ft
Lowest Piste1,030m3,379ft
Resort Altitude (Zakopane)931m3,054ft
Max Vertical1,029m3,376ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Zakopane
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Lessons in Zakopane

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Zakopane Ski Schools and Zakopane Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Zakopane?

This ski resort is in the Polish Tatras.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Zakopane is Krakow, 95 minutes drive away.

Katowice and Kosice airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 12km7 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Zakopane open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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