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Gorges de Dunajec

Practical information on Gorges de Dunajec

  • Extreme Sports
  • Countryside
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Water Sports
5 / 5 - One review
How to get there
2hr drive from Kraków
When to go
Preferably during summer
Minimum stay
1 to 2 days

Reviews of Gorges de Dunajec

Timothée D. Seasoned Traveller
271 written opinions

Situated on the Polish and Slovakian border, the Dunajec gorges offer amazing views of the Pieniny region.


My suggestion:
Hop on one of the traditional rafts and head down the river in style!
My review

A river on the border between Slovakia and Poland, the Dunajec winds its way through the Pieniny range, in a majestic landscape lined by mountains that are around a thousand metres high.

The highlight of this natural park is travelling along River Dunajec's gorges on wooden rafts steered by local Goral boatmen - a community that's been organising such tours since the 19th Century, at a time when wealthy, retired folk flocked to hotels in the region. Surprisingly, Dunajec's gorges are a popular attraction in Poland and hoards of visitors head there during summer months - be prepared for crowds on fine days!

Situated in the heart of one of Poland's rare mountain ranges, I can highly recommend a trip to these gorges to anyone visiting Poland.

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