Location: Szymoszkowa is our faviourite ski slope around Zakopane. It's really close to town, has nice views over Zakopane and is good for beginngers and a bit more advanced skiers, although the pro's would get bored quite easily. It's a fun place too touch up on your technique.

How to get there: Take a mini bus from the main station towards Szymoszkowa or Kościeliska, you can't miss it. Or a taxi from the centre for around 15zl. From most central accomodation you can even just walk.

Ski Rental/Instruction: There are a few Ski Rental places as well as a Ski School with English speaking instructors.

Other facilities: Big parking area & many resturants. 


  • Get there early as it can get very busy.
  • If the resturants at the bottom are packed try some on the top of the chairlift.They have much better views.
  • Great place for night skiing.
  • The top of the slope can be very bumpy so take it easy if you're not experienced.
  • You can use the Spa and pool facilities at Hotel Mercure Kasprowy at a day fee.




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