Zawoja Tourism, Poland

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Zawoja [zaˈvɔja] is a village in Southern Poland located close to Maków Podhalański. It is situated in Sucha County (Lesser Poland Voivodeship). With neighbouring village of Skawica it constitutes a rural Zawoja Commune. It has 6,200 inhabitants (2001) and is often mentioned as one of the biggest Polish villages. It is also very often referred as the longest one as it stretches for about 20 kilometres in a picturesque mountain valley. It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south of Sucha Beskidzka and 52 km (32 mi) south-west of the regional capital Kraków. It is situated close to a mountain massif of Babia Góra (1725 m). The headquarters of Babia Góra National Park is located here. Since 19th century Zawoja is one of the important mountain resorts in Poland. It is known for its wooden architecture and folk culture of Babia Góra highlanders.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Zawoja in Poland is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Zawoja, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Krakow. Take a short trip from Zawoja and set some time aside to explore the Krakow. Dotted with places like Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Zawoja are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Zawoja*

  • Pollution Statistics in Zawoja

    Know the pollution level of Zawoja before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Zawoja: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Zawoja for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Zawoja.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Zawoja - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Zawoja

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Zawoja

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 78.05 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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