The 15th Laser Ceramic Symposium


The conference venue is the Conference Centre Hyrny in Zakopane, where also accommodation of all participants will be arranged by the local organizing committee.


The Kraków Airport is located about 110 km away from Zakopane.
Flights Schedule
Special, direct and free of charge transport by bus for the participants from ESTE2019 conference will be assured (Kudowa Zdrój - Zakopane, ~420 km).


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. Zakopane is a center of góral culture and is often referred to as "the winter capital of Poland.
In the winter, Zakopanes 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 is popular. Many come to experience góral culture, which is rich in its unique styles of food, speech, architecture, music, and costume.
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 góral apparel, leather jackets, fur coats, shoes, and purses. Venders also sell foods like the famous oscypek smoked sheep cheese, fruit, vegetables, and meats.
It can be reached by train or bus from the province capital, Kraków, about two hours away.
Zakopane - more information