Pivec Herbal Homestead, Šmartno pri Litiji
At the Pivec Herbal Homestead in the village of Vrata, not far from the Bogenšperk Castle, you can see how medicinal plants are cultivated in a model herb garden. You can also learn how to pick wild-growing herbs and prepare various tinctures and ointments in their home kitchen at various workshops.
At Pivec Farm, hand-picked herbs are dried in the traditional way, on a wood-fired oven. Different herbal tea blends are prepared from dry herbs. At the farm, you can also taste and try herbal teas, ointments, tinctures and other preparations, which Jožica Bajc Pivec has been preparing for 20 years.
You can arrange to visit the herb garden or participate in one of the many workshops.
GPS: E 46°00'46" / N 14°51'46"