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Skiing posted by Joy

Hi I am planning a ski trip at the end of December 18, are the conditions good enough to be able to ski ? If so which resorts ? [Read more]

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Day Trip To Slavakia posted by Elinor

Hi, I'm planning a couple of days in Zakopane in April. One of the days of my visit is I would like to make a day trip Slovakia. Can someone kindly give me… [Read more]

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posted by Cath Thomas

Hi Will there be a bar in Zkopenae We can watch RBS 6 nations Wales vs England on 11th February? Many thanks Cath… [Read more]

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posted by luas

Hi.I looking for a hotel with including stay and ski pass for whole stay.can ibuy a carnet for ej.8days for ski pass in all zakopane ? and hire snowbord for… [Read more]

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Camper Van in Zakopane posted by Tom

Hi guys, I am currently in Sweden and i am considering taking a camper van (RV/mobile home) down to Zakopane to spend a few weeks there around December. Is… [Read more]

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English Language schools? posted by ccoke4

Hi there I'm an English teacher looking for some work in the Zakopane area, but not sure where to start. Does anyone know of any good schools and if they are… [Read more]

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posted by Brian Griffiths

11 of us are going hiking in Tatras this summer from Zakopane.Is it advisable to book minibuses in advance to take us to start and finish points? Or could we… [Read more]

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Six Nations Rugby in Zakopane posted by riordandavid

Hi, I will be in Zakopane from February 27th to March 6th. Will any bars in Zakopane be showing the Ireland Vs England Six Nations Rugby Game on February… [Read more]

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Cheap place to stay posted by Mark

I am looking for a cheap place to stay - somewhere witha bit of character, but that is clean. Must be within walking distance of the town centre (say - 15… [Read more]

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Weather posted by Radiohead

I'm planning a snowboarding trip for my boyfriend and i for the end of march. Just wondering is there snow there now and is looking likely that I would get to… [Read more]

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buying property posted by anthony50

we are going to Zakopane, thinking of buying property, any tips or pitfalls. Anyone done similar recently. How easy is it ? Can you recommend a decent agent. [Read more]

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Laundry posted by Craigoz

Where do the locals go to wash their all their clothes? I'm currently on holiday in Zakopane and loving it but my accommodation hasn't got washing machine… [Read more]

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Torch lit Sleigh Ride posted by Rocket

In 2012 we enjoyed a Kulig Bacowski , a torch lit sleigh ride followed by a meal and entertainment at a hotel. We are bringing our family including… [Read more]

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Skiing on Kasprowy Wierch next weekend posted by swedes

Going to Zakopane for next weekend, 25-28 January. Planning to ski on Kasprowy Wierch. Can someone tell us about skiing conditions there for the moment? Seems… [Read more]

Reply & read 1 replies 6 years ago

Novel posted by nihilverius

My latest novel, The Tatra Eagle, has just been published. It takes place in and around Zakopane. My grandparents were from Zywiec area. http://www.amazon.com/ [Read more]

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Planning posted by monsicles

I am coming to Zakopane with my boyfriend and friends in July, I have been before as I actually have family in Andrychow a couple of hours away and we are… [Read more]

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Planning our days posted by ela007

Hi, me and my mom are planning to go to Zakopane from Jan 13-Jan 16. We have booked our stay at Willa Orla. I have been to Zakopane a few times but my mom… [Read more]

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Transport posted by gareth

Hi. Coming to Zakopane in February and staying in an appartment close to the bus station. Can we use local buses to travel out to Harenda, Poronin, Bialka and… [Read more]

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Sylvester event 2011/2012 posted by akaandy

Dear Sirs, I and my family are going to visit your town for new year holidays. Could you advice me the place where we will be able to celebrate the Sylvester… [Read more]

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ski lifts posted by davy3661

I am going back skiing to Zakopane in January and my parents are going to does anyone know if it is possible to go up on the ski lifts for the scenery whilst i… [Read more]

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Hairdresser posted by matilda

Hi, I am getting married in February and i am trying to find a hairdresser for the day. Is anyone able to recommend? [Read more]

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English Speaking Priest posted by cocochennells

Hi We are getting married in Zakopane next January. Does anyone know of a Church that has a Priest who could conduct the ceremony in English? Kind… [Read more]

Reply & read 1 replies 8 years ago

route from Zakopane to Vysoke Tatry posted by

Dear Sirs, I'm going to stay in Zakopane for winter holidays by car and I'd like to visit town Vysoke Tatry as well but don't know how. If the way by car is… [Read more]

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Stayig in Zakopane posted by clairelat

I will be arriving in Zakopane next week for a 9 day holiday. We are staying in the TWW Apartmenty. Is this within walking distance from the bus station. … [Read more]

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Zakopane to Slovakia posted by LJMScotland

We are in Cracow at the end of May and want to go on to Zakopane and then into Slovakia. We are having great difficulty getting information about public… [Read more]

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Check out my pictures from Zakopane posted by djtamuli

I visited Krakow and Zakopane in January. I had a lovely time there. I will visit again this summer to enjoy the summer weather there. I am a amateur… [Read more]

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from Katowice posted by melaniecvr

This is really my last question! ;-) Is there another option to travel from Katowice to Zakopane then to take a shuttle-bus of 600 PLN for 4 persons? Maybe… [Read more]

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what is the distance between ski pistes posted by melaniecvr

With the 4 of us, we plan our ski holiday in Zakopane. As I understood well, there are different ski areas. We wonder what the distance is between these ski… [Read more]

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location of ski lifts posted by melaniecvr

On which side of Zakopane are the most ski lifts located? Thank you for helping me! [Read more]

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ski lift passes posted by davy3661

I am going to Zakopane soon for my first trip. Can anyone advise me in relation to the cost of the lift passes and how they work. [Read more]

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skking in febreuary posted by catsum

Hi 3 of us are going skiing in the end of february for 4 days. We are all beginers. I was wondering where would be the best places to ski and how could we get… [Read more]

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ski march posted by irishtipp

i am thinking of going skiing third week of march 13th to 20th. are snow conditions good at this time of year? [Read more]

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Seasonal lift passes? posted by Krzysiu

Hello, I was just wondering if anyone knows if it is possible to buy a whole seasons lift pass for the resorts in and around the Zakopane area? Regards, [Read more]

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Overview of Low / Peak Season? posted by haivoltage

Hi There, Was beginning this year in Zakopane, was great. We'd like to go again in 2011. But does anyone know more about the low & peak season? thx, [Read more]

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staying in Zakopne posted by skwarek

Hi, I am planning to visit and maybe live in Zakopane next year. I have distant relative there whom I do not know. I am self-employed and do Decorative… [Read more]

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train destinations posted by bendwilsonfamily

We will be visiting Zakopane in August, coming from Krakow and going on to Prague. We will probably take the bus from Krakow, but don't really want to… [Read more]

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New Year 2011 posted by Mantas

Hello, I would like to ask if anyone have free rooms/apartments for New year 2010 12 30 till 2011 01 02. for about 10 people. [Read more]

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December short-stay accommodation posted by tonysergeant

Hi everyone I'm trying to book accommodation in Zakopane for 2 nights during 28th and 29th December and it appears hotels only take bookings for a minimum… [Read more]

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family trip posted by mart57

We are thinking of going to Zakopane next February with our three children for skiiing. Are all the hotels far from the slopes and how do you get from the… [Read more]

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LATE SNOW posted by gilly78

We are going to Zakopane march 22-26th after our wedding.Does anyone konw if there will be snow and which hotel is better... Villa Marilor or Hotel Litwor ? [Read more]

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rain, rain, rain? posted by harringtonlc

We arrive in Zakopane next week (20th August). Anyone any advice on what to pack? Rain gear??? We were hoping for some sunshine. Thanks Lisa [Read more]

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Condolences to Polish people posted by ogrodegorski

I present my condolences to the Polish people. I send my deepest sympathies to the families and relatives of the victims of that tragical accident. All… [Read more]

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Great late skiing posted by lee2ski

Hi, Just had 3 excellent days skiing on Kasprowy, Zakopane.Conditions were fantastic. Stayed at Tatranskie-Turnie, apartments were superb with great view to… [Read more]

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Any snow? posted by jonbonce

Hi all, I've got the chance to go to zakopane for a couple of days 0n 11th of April. Could somebody tell me what the conditions are likely to be?. Do I bring… [Read more]

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Getting engaged in Zakopane posted by fun_junky

Hi All, I Wonder if anyone could give me some advice about Zakopane. My girlfriend and I are planning to visit her home town of Krakow between April 22nd… [Read more]

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Bicycles on buses posted by bikerbill

Is it possible to take bikes on buses from Zakopane to, say, Szczawnica? Up to 5 bikes. [Read more]

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Ski clothes rental posted by shgavman

Hi, Looking to rent some ski clothing (Pants and jacket) today (8th February). I'll be arriving into Zakopane around 10 maybe? Does anyone know where I can… [Read more]

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Snowbording lessons and equipment posted by Aloha_UA

hi!Does anybody know if there is a russian-speaking instructors for snowboarding in Zakopane? How much for lesson and equipment hire per hour? Thanks for… [Read more]

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Equipment Hire and rate posted by kcchoy

HI we are going to ski in Zakopane in Feb2010, wonder where would be the best place for equipment hire and roughly how much would it be? Thanks! Kim [Read more]

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Ski-ing lessons posted by Betsy_Family

Hi there! We're coming over from North Carolina in February. My husband and I have skied before, but my girls are new to the sport. I was wondering if its… [Read more]

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where to spend NY night posted by anyuta

hi, please advise the best club to spend NY 2010 night. [Read more]

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Ski lessons in english posted by ogrodegorski

Hello, I know a resort very suitable for beginner level (and also for medium advanced level)where you can get ski lessons in english.The resort is Nosal.AS… [Read more]

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Scouting camps posted by aidan.moriar

I interested in bringing a group of scouts over to Zakopane for a week next summer. There will be upwards of 35 scouts. I would like to know if there are any… [Read more]

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Mountain Hikes? posted by mountainwalk

We are in Krakow now and thinking of taking a bus to Zakopane. We are wondering if there are good hikes in close distance to the village of Zakopane. We won't… [Read more]

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What else should I see in the area? posted by questman

Hi guys, Just wondering what else I could check out in the area.… [Read more]

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Folk tales from the mountains posted by folkfan

Hello, Does anyone know of any good folk tales from the Polish mountains? Or in fact of any general folk tale collections from Poland? Thank you for any help! [Read more]

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Skiing 2010 posted by kozmic

Im going to Zakopane Feb/March 2010 for 5 days and want to make the most out of skiing there. Any suggestions of how to get around the area ? Are there guided… [Read more]

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Snow in December posted by stefano

On the first week of December I will go together with some friends in Zakapone. Will there be any snow at that time, even just a little!We are from Malta and… [Read more]

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walking holiday posted by tomeisner

We are interested in a week's walking holiday in from September 12. Can anyone suggest something. We usually like to walk 10 miles plus per… [Read more]

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How to Get to Bialka Tatrzanska on a Sunday posted by janigal

Can anyone please tell me the best way to get to Bialka using public transport. I arrive in Krakow at around 2.00pm 27 December but do not know if it is best… [Read more]

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Bus or train? posted by britabroad

Hi, I'm in Krakow at the moment. Planning to head down to Zakopane at the weekend. Is it best to go by bus our train. Big thanks in advance! [Read more]

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Do people speak English in Zakopane? posted by explorer

I know it may sound like a silly question but do people speak english in zakopane? Thanks! [Read more]

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Welcome to Zakopane posted by ogrodegorski

Here are the Latest news from Zakopane! The summer season is already started: Great weather; national park, trekking and cycling paths already opened, lifts to… [Read more]

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Easter skiing posted by bizzielizzie

Had a great time with my daughter skiing week before Easter. Really loved the area and Foxhill lodge guest house. Will be back next year! [Read more]

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Last Minute Offers on Luxurious but still affordable appart posted by ogrodegorski

At the "OgrodyGorskie" Residence(High Gardens Residence), we offer you a wide range of luxurious apartments, fully furnished and equipped. Each one has at… [Read more]

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Wielkanoc(Easter) and Spring offers posted by ogrodegorski

At Ogrody Gorskie, we have special offers for this Easter and the coming months of Spring and Summer. Do feel free to Check our unbeatable offers on… [Read more]

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Luxurious but not least affordable Apartment posted by ogrodegorski

At the "Ogrody Gorskie" Residence(High Gardens Residence), we offer you a wide range of luxurious apartments, fully furnished and equipped. Each one has at… [Read more]

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information about Zakopane posted by katarzyna

If you need any information about Zakopane write to me, I used to live there for 1 year and realy enjoyed... regards and nice time in Poland ;) Kasia [Read more]

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tips needed for a week in krakow/zakopane posted by bevnicol

hi there... my wife and I have booked a week in March and need some advice - any advice - on EVERYTHING! we fly with ryan air... is it best to get a bus… [Read more]

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top trip posted by grayonatray

just done a DIY trip to Poland....cheap flights to kracow ( www.wegolo.com ) and a top cheap night out.Hotel bang in the middle of the city just 22 quid per… [Read more]

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thanks posted by grayonatray

thanks for the reply...much appreciated. if you have any more top tips they would be warmly received.We are two experienced (forty something) snowboarders… [Read more]

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kaspory wierch tickets posted by grayonatray

going to zakopane for the first time next weekend. short trip , time precious. have read that you can queue for literally hours to get onto the cable car up to… [Read more]

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Snow? posted by TeemuA

Hello Zakopanians!:) I'm coming there on the next Friday and I was wondering what is situation with snow there? Cheers… [Read more]

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Camera Found posted by MikeSmyllie

Hi there My friend found a cannon camera whilst holidaying in Zakopane - I was wondering if anyone on here has lost one? I will be in Zakopane mid… [Read more]

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Early Skiing posted by jimmyd

I am thinking of traveling to Zakopane before Christmas, around December 14th. When does the skiing season normally open. [Read more]

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Work/Jobs/Employment in Zakopane - Snow season posted by gdayaussi

G'day!! I'll be coming over to Poland in 2009-2010 winter season and i'm trying to find contacts/businesses employing people to work on the ski-fields/ski… [Read more]

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VILLA LELUJA, THANK YOU FOR A LOVELY STAY posted by shirls9

Have just returned from our first trip to Poland. Thought the place was great!Stayed 5 night in Villa Leluja, Zakopane. Found the apartment clean, cozy and… [Read more]

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apartment offer posted by VivaMarian

Are you looking for holiday destination in Zakopane? Visit http://www.zakopane.xip.pl [Read more]

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Zakopane and cross to slovakia posted by oslofer

Hi friends. I will go to cracow in december for 5 days. i want to visit zakopane, and cross the border to slovakia, for exaple to visit the oravsky castle, or… [Read more]

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Zakopane New year 2009 posted by bignottolo

Hi This is my first time i come in zakopane. What is the snow? Nightlife? thank… [Read more]

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Christmas in Zakopane posted by Skippy

Can anyone tell me if Zakopane is 'open' i.e bars, shops etc over Christmas eve, Christmas day and boxing day.… [Read more]

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American wants to live and work in Poland posted by TimothyT

My family on my Father's side come from Poznan and Zakopane. I would simply LOVE to work and live in Poland. I am happily divorced, kids are older now… [Read more]

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American wants to live and work in Poland posted by TimothyT

Hello, my name is Tim and I live in Chicago. My Father is of Polish heritage and my Mother is of Irish heritage. I have been trying to work in Poland for… [Read more]

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left luggage posted by bernard

is there a left luggage at the Z bus sor train staion as we want to go in the mountains for a bit? [Read more]

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Hotel Radowid posted by aquatuna

My father was a ski instructor for the Polish Olympic Team in 1932 and stayed at this hotel. Can anyone tell me if this building is still standing, or is it a… [Read more]

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travel in zakopane posted by djeffi

hello,i am french 37 old from the south of country ,and i will come with a friend ( 37 old too ) in zakopane during summer ,from 05/07 to 15/07 , i would like… [Read more]

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Band required for August Wedding in Zakopane - suggestions? posted by davena01

Hi, does anyone know of any good bands suitable for weddings in the Zakopane region? Could be Jazz, Tradional Folk, Chamber/Quartet - anything good basically... [Read more]

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Piste maps posted by skibum

Anyone know where to get a decent piste map of Zakopane and the surrounding areas? [Read more]

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NEW YEARS EVE ! posted by filety

where to spend great time over christmas and nye ? [Read more]

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Snow? Snow? Snow? posted by Yoda357

Can someone tell me what the snow conditions have been like in Zakopane this year compared to other parts of Europe? [Read more]

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snow posted by johnbmw

could someone tell me what the snow is like in zakopane… [Read more]

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Is there any snow posted by diablo

Can anubody please tell me what the snow's like in Zakoplane. [Read more]

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zakopane posted by jeffnimmo

spent a lovely 3 nights in marilor hotel.was very impressed by standard and service.would recommend it to anyone.lovely walks in tatras and excellent food in… [Read more]

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Help Please! posted by Sarah25

Im Australian single female visiting Zakopane on 14 March 2007. I want to go skiing for 2 weeks. I need all information I can get for cheap accommodation, ski… [Read more]

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what the snow like posted by Maximus123

coming out in couple of weeks time what the conditions like, is there snow matt… [Read more]

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Kaspowry Weirch Cable Car posted by bexster

Hi I have just returned from a week in Zakopane and want to book up again for next year. However, queueing for the Cable Car at Kaspowry Weirch took in… [Read more]

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Thanks Maximus posted by Sarah25

Is it all ok to travel on my own? are you going alone? Im still going on the 14th March but not sure for how long? are there heaps of other people travelling… [Read more]

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WILL THERE BE ENOUGH SNOW?!!! posted by CHACHA

me and 15 guys from college are headin to poland on the 10th of this month and then hopefully from the airport to zapokane, but we have worries that it might… [Read more]

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Snow condition posted by einhav

Hello! Can anyone submit some info about the snow condition in the slopes. Coming down march 26. Thank… [Read more]

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