Highlights • Enjoy excellent views of the Tatras mountain peaks • Ride by funicular to the top of Gubałówka Hill or to the top of Butorowy Wierch hill (if weather permits) • Visit Catholic Churches and the sanctuary of our Lady of Fatima • Experience the thermal pools of the Szaflary Thermal Water complex • See the wooden heritage village where all houses are made of wood
In the morning drive to Zakopane, a beautiful resort village nestled in the Tatra Mountains region. Originally a seventeenth century forestry settlement, Zakopane is now a sprawling town, close to the Slovak border at the edge of the Tatra Mountains National Park. Visiting Chocholow, a village comprised almost exclusively of the heritage Polish wooden houses (góralskie chaty) built by the Góral highlanders. Celebrate Holy Mass in the sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Krzeptowki. A sanctuary in Krzeptowki and the place for the Virgin Mary's cult, that is closely related to John Paul II. Afterwards, visit of Zakopane Old Town, funicular to Gubalowka hill, a mountain above the Polish town of Zakopane and a popular tourist attraction, offering views of the Tatra Mountains across the valley below. Later visit a local market famous for woodcraft, leather and other souvenirs. You will also see Srednia Krokiew ski jumping hill in Zakopane. On the way back you will relax and rejuvenate at the thermal hot spring complex which offers five pools and a Jacuzzi. The thermal water in the swimming pools is mineral rich and has numerous helth benefits. The baths are equipped with numerous appliances for hydro massage such as water jets, massage benches, hedgehogs, geysers, devices for massaging the neck or the shoulder with wide and narrow streams of water.