8 days in High Tatras Itinerary

8 days in High Tatras Itinerary

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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
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Zakopane, Poland
— 5 nights
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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia

— 2 nights
A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Step out of the city life by going to Cold Water Waterfall and Waterfall Skok. Step off the beaten path and head to Radnica and Ski Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Liptovsky Mikulas side-trips: Obrovsky waterfall (in Tatranska Lomnica), Levoca (Master Paul's House & Marianska Hora) and ZION SPA LUXURY Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras (in Strbske Pleso). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Synagoge of Liptovsky Mikulas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Liptovsky Mikulas road trip app.

Budapest, Hungary to Liptovsky Mikulas is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Liptovsky Mikulas to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Spas

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Zakopane, Poland

— 5 nights

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Willa Koliba - Zakopane Style Museum and The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Strazyska Valley and Kasprowy Wierch. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Czarny Staw Gasienicowy, kick back and relax at Gubalowka Beach, hike along Ku Dziurze Gorge, and get in on the family fun at Gugu Park Linowy.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zakopane trip planner.

Getting from Liptovsky Mikulas to Zakopane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Zakopane sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums