Holidays at ski resort in Poland is one of the most acceptable options, for those is looking for something between the expensive ski resorts in Austria and France, but at the same time wants greater comfort and variety of tracks than in Russia or Bulgaria.
The best variant of winter vacations in Poland is alpine skiing. Ski Poland offers a wide choice of resorts from large, well-known and respectable (Zakopane) to tiny atmospheric villages in the Sudetes and Carpathians.
Some ski resorts in Poland are managed jointly with foreign companies. Such resorts as Szklarska Poreba are managed together with the Austrians.
The whole south of Poland is one extended mountain area. In the south-western Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic are located the Sudetes with the Krkonoše reserve region. Here are located such resorts are Karpacz and Szklarska Poreba. East from the Krkonoše stretch Beskidy with Szczyrk, Wisla and Ustro┼ä resorts. More eastern location has the High Tatras mountain range that divides Poland from Slovakia. Here is located the most famous ski resort in Poland - Zakopane.
High Tatras is the highest ski region in Poland (2400 m). It is followed by the Krkonoše (1600 m) and Beskidy (1200 m).
Ski season in Poland starts in November. The period of active accommodation booking for the Christmas and the New Year holidays in Poland is September. At the same time, in recent years there are more and more early proposals (available in May), which allow the tourist to get large (up to 30%) discounts on ski passes and accommodation.
Winter ski apartments in Zakopane, Polish ski resort hotels, ski cabins and winter homes for self-booking - all these types of accommodation are available on ski-holidays.ru. Ski resorts of Poland offer a wide selection of budget accommodation. Many hostels can be found in the vicinity of all major resorts in the country. The cost of accommodation is 4 Euros per person.
Prices for ski passes at Polish ski resorts are 20-40 Euros per day. This price includes the use of tracks, lifts and one hour of instructor services. The largest selection of tracks, modern lifts and, accordingly, higher prices - at the resorts of Zakopane, Zieleniec and Szczyrk. The cost of renting skis or a snowboard is 6-12 Euros per day.
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