town in southern Poland

Nowy Targ is a town in Małopolskie Province in southern Poland, 80 km south of Kraków. The main reason to visit is to explore the Gorce Mountains to the north, and Tatra Mountains to the south.

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Map of Nowy Targ


St. Anna Church


  • Podhale Nowy Targ Ice Hockey Team (Podhale Nowy Targ), Parkowa 14 34-400 Nowy Targ, +48 533 997 141. Podhale Nowy Targ is a Polish ice hockey club based in Nowy Targ. They play in the Polska Hokej Liga. They have won 19 major championships and their biggest success came in the 2003/04 season when they won the European Interliga Championships. Being a major winter sports city, ice hockey is very big in Nowy Targ and matches can have up to 3,000 spectators on a regular basis. The city bid unsuccessfully for the 2022 Winter Olympics with Krakow. You can go see all the venues early yourself. from 5PLN.    
  • Turbacz mountain. Hike the Turbacz mountain, the highest summit of the Gorce Mountains. The climb from Nowy Targ takes about 2.5 hours.


Nowy Targ market
  • Nowy Targ Market, 1 km SE of town centre, is one of the biggest and oldest street markets in Europe. It's open Thursday and Saturday mornings, with Thursday also being a livestock market. You'll find a huge variety of goods from ball gowns to hunting goods, axe heads to babies clothes, fresh fruit, sweets, electrical gear, lighting and bedding. Just be mindful of your budget flight's baggage allowance, and how many more ball gowns and cattle do you honestly need?




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