The Tatra Mountains, Poland, Slovakia. The mountain range borders two countries and is the highest in the Carpathian Mountains. It is a favorite tourist spot all year round. Moreover, it attracts scientists as well due to its nature: being a part of Alpine belt, the Tatra range is comparatively younger.
In winter it gets crowded with winter sports enthusiasts, who can enjoy the snowy slopes in the resorts. The most popular one is found in Zakopane, also called “winter capital of Poland“. Meanwhile in summer visitors can go hiking and climbing. Amazing panoramic views to the valleys, meadows, emerald lakes and peaks open.
Why to go there?
Discover the unspoiled nature in Middle Europe. Resorts provide all the necessary facilities, while prices are much lower than in the Alpine resorts in Italy, France or Switzerland. It also features difficult trails like Orla Perć that attract professional climbers and adventurers.
When to go there?
Anytime – the mountains provide all year round activities.
How to get there?
From Poland side get there by bus, from Slovakian – by train. It has an easy access, since it is a popular tourist destination.
Lead photo by Karol Nienartowicz