The Podhale ( Subcarpathian ) is one of the southernmost regions of the country, sometimes called " Polish highlands " called. It is located on the northern edge of the Tatra Mountains in the Carpathians and is characterized by a rich folklore tradition that is highly romanticized in the Polish patriotic imagination.

Among the attractions of the region include the popular vacation spots in the vicinity of Zakopane. Nowy Targ is the regional capital.

The region is among other things known for Oscypek, a cheese made ​​from sheep's milk.

In winter the Podhale with its ski slopes of one of the most important tourist regions of Poland.

The history of the inhabitants - the highlanders - see there.