Grofija Tourism Farm
The Grofija homestead, today a tourism farm in Vir pri Stični, has been active for over 200 years and is under conservation of historic buildings as it represents a well-preserved complex of farming facilities. It is situated in one of the most important European archaeological sites from the Iron Age – almost 3000-year town Vir, which was considered fairly big and important in those times.
The tourism farm with rooms and motorhome stopovers is renowned for its excellent culinary offer. It offer house menus from homegrown vegetables, cereal, fruit, foal meat and game to organised groups by prior arrangements. In wintertime you can order a country feast with homemade krvavice (blood sausages), pečenice (grilled pork sausages), sausages with matevž (puréed beans with cracklings), štruklji (rolled dumplings) and ajdovi žganci (buckwheat spoonbread). The farm cooperates in the project Taste Slovenia and makes traditional dishes of the Central Slovenia region: pražen krompir (sauté potatoes), ričet (barley and bean stew with smoked ham), štruklji (rolled dumplings), several types of potica roll cakes, Ljubljanske skutne palačinke (the Ljubljana cottage cheese pancakes). They will also serve you house cold cuts and homemade beverages – cviček, apple and elderflower fruit. Guests can taste as well as buy homemade produce, such asspirits, meat, marmalades, pickled vegetables, pastry, buckwheat flour and homemade vermicelli.
The homestead is an excellent starting point for exploring the surroundings. 4 twin rooms are available, including a bathroom, shared kitchenette and space for socialising, including TV and free Wi-Fi. Additionally the homestead includes a motorhome stopover and a tennis court.
Visitors can see deer at the enclosure and horses on the pasture. Children can play in the playground and feed domestic animals.
GPS: N 45° 56' 58'' / E 14° 49' 11''