TATRA open international capoeira competition | Português

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Name:                                Hala Sportowa przy Szkole Podstawowej nr 5

Address:                            Nowotarska 42 (Wejscie od ulicy Chramcowki), 34-500

Spectator Capacity:           300

Web page:                         https://facebook.com/245623039178221/

Participants can freely choose their place of residence in the city of Zakopane.

To obtain corporate prices (below daily prices), the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) entered into partnerships with 2 hotels, whose names are listed below.

For corporate rates, members must contact the hotels and mark "Capoeira Competition" at the time of booking.

 

Tatrzańska Rezydencja Pod Brzyzkiem

https://tatrzanskarezydencjapodbrzyzkiem.business.site/

Contact: +48 784368087

rezydencjapodbrzyzkiem@gmail.com

 

Mała Bawaria

https://www.booking.com/hotel/pl/mala-bawaria.pl.html

Contact: +48 880880851

 

Note: dates 11-13 november in this hotel were reserved for TATRA event participants. The booking.com link is for viewing the photos of the hotel. For reservation participants should contact the hotel directly or through the local organizing committee: kontakt@dietanazdrowie.com

Zakopane is a town in the extreme south of Poland, in the southern part of the Podhale region at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. As of 2017 its population was 27,266. Zakopane is a centre of Goral culture and is often referred to as "the winter capital of Poland". It is a popular destination for mountaineering, skiing, and tourism.

Zakopane lies near Poland's border with Slovakia, in a valley between the Tatra Mountains and Gubałówka Hill. It can be reached by train or bus from the provincial capital, Kraków, about two hours away. Zakopane lies 800–1,000 metres above sea level and centres on the intersection of its Krupówki and Kościuszko Streets.

 

CLIMATE

Zakopane has a humid continental climate with the main factor behind its relative coldness compared to the rest of Poland is its altitude. In general, the temperature tends to fall with altitude, therefore Zakopane is almost 3 °C (5.4 °F) colder than more northerly Kraków, which is more than 600 m (2,000 ft) lower than Zakopane. With higher altitudes, the climate gets even colder, therefore, on the top of Kasprowy Wierch (1,987 m (6,519 ft) above sea level), the climate is tundra-like (Köppen: ET). The tree line is located at about 1500 m above sea level in the Tatra Mountains.

 

Winters are typically frosty but are relatively sunny for Poland - in fact, Zakopane receives among the most sun in winter in the country. Snow is normally abundant, particularly in the higher altitudes, which makes Zakopane among the most popular ski resorts in Poland. Summers are cool to warm but rarely get hot.

 

The defining feature of the local climate is the location on the northern slope of the Tatra mountains. Zakopane receives significantly more precipitation than cities on the lowlands to the north of the Carpathians, and, just like in the mountains in general, there might be sudden weather changes from sunny to rainy, and vice versa. Occasionally, a very warm foehn wind locally known as halny may dramatically increase the temperatures, sometimes beyond 10 °C (50 °F) in winter.

 

TOURISM

Zakopane is visited by over 2,500,000 tourists a year. In the winter, Zakopane's tourists are interested in winter sports activities such as skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, snowshoe walks, and Ice skating. During the summer, Tourists come to do activities like hiking, climbing, bike and horse ride the Tatras mountain, there are many trails in the Tatras. Tourists ride quads and dirt bikes that you can rent. Swimming and boat rides on the Dunajec river are popular. Many come to experience Goral culture, which is rich in its unique styles of food, speech, architecture, music, and costume. Zakopane is especially popular during the winter holidays, which are celebrated in traditional style, with dances, decorated horse-pulled sleighs called kuligs and roast lamb.

Popular tourist activity is taking a stroll through the town's most popular street: Krupówki. It is lined with stores, restaurants, carnival rides, and performers.

During the winter and summer seasons, Krupówki Street is crowded with tourists visiting the shops and restaurants. In the summer, a local market along Krupówki Street offers traditional Goral apparel, leather jackets, fur coats, shoes, and purses. Venders also sell foods like the famous oscypek smoked sheep cheese, fruit, vegetables, and meats. There are also many stands with Zakopane souvenirs.

The mountain scenes from the Bollywood film Fanaa were filmed around Zakopane.




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