Open-door Weekeend Šmartno pri Litiji 2017

From Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September 2017

The puls of special events and culinary delights

From Friday to Sunday, 8th - 10th September, discover Šmartno pri Litiji! Ask the tourism providers about the leaflet and participate in the prize draw for the award of a FAMILY PICNIC ON A TREE for a family of 4 in the Adventure Park Geoss.

Experiences in Šmartno pri Litiji are prepared by:

  • Bogenšperk Castle
    On Friday at 6 pm join us on a free tour of the Bogenšperk Castle with Valvasor's copperplate printing workshop. At 7 pm you are invited to the opening of the 4th Valvasor's International Graphic Days exhibition.
    2nd Competition for the Beer Knight of the Slovenian brewers will be held on Sunday at the Bogensperk Castle from 10 am onwards.  Visit the castle market with beer and local product tastings, creative workshops, tours of the castle at a reduced price (2.5 EUR / person), performances by castle animators and the competition for the Knight of Bogenšperk. The castle market also includes presentations of local providers: Domačija Pivec, Herbarium farm Pr' Janez, Ambrož craftsmen creations and others.

  • Tour around the town of Šmartno pri Litiji
    On Saturday you can join a free guided tour of the sights of the old town core of Šmartno pri Litiji under the guidance of Jernej Kotar, Phd. The tour will end in the studio of ceramics by Barbara Dacar. The starting point is on the square in front of the Church of St. Martina at 10 am.

  • Ethnological Association Jurij Humar, Primskovo
    The Ethnological Association of Jurij Humar invites you to visit Primskovo on Sunday for a traditional blessing feast. The program starts with the mass in the Church of Mary's Birth at 10 am. From 11 am onwards, the gathering under Primskovo linden tree will follow with the delicacies, the preservation of customs and habits, the presentation and the visit of the Growing Book of Primskovo and the visit of the tomb of Jurij Humar. In sunny weather you will be able to take a walk around the Turkish camp with a beautiful view of the surrounding hills.

  • Organic farm Kordiš
    On Saturday, visitors of the Ecological farm Kordiš at Primskovo village, can get acquainted with the Scottish cattle, deer and goats. Guests will be served with culinary delicacies such as beef and deer salami and sausages, beef and deer prosciutto, various teas flavors and seasonal fresh fruit.

  • Homestead Pivec
    Herbal workshop will take place on Friday at Pivec homestead. The participants will learn about making herbal tinctures and will  be able to create theirown. Jožica Bajc Pivec will welcome you with herbal spreads and tasty tea from wild herbs. The symbolic price of the workshop is 5 EUR. 

  • Organic farm Vodnjov
    From Friday to Sunday Eko farm Vodnjov from Primskovo invites you to visit their theme park - orchard with more than 30 species and more than 100 varieties of fruit trees and to take a relaxing rest in the apiary by inhaling its microclimate. Every visitor will be able to taste homemade linden tea.

  • Unique ceramics from Barbara Dacar
    Barbara Dacar invites you to see the demonstration of work on the potter's spindle on Saturday between 9 am and 12 am. You will also be able to try to make a pottery product with your own hands. Every visitor receives a gift!

  • Na hribčku Tourist farm
    On Saturday and Sunday at the Tourist Farm Na hribčku in Velika Štanga, order a lunch and receive a seasonal dessert free of charge. You can also go on a tour around the farm and learn about domestic animals such as calf and American mini pigs.

  • Restaurant Maček
    All Saturday’s guests of the Maček Restaurant in Šmartno pri Litiji will receive a coupon for a 5 % discount on all services that they can redeem at the next visit to the inn.

  • Tavern at the Bogenšperk Castle
    On Sunday between 11 am and 20 pm the Castle Tavern at Bogenšperk order a piece of cake you will be rewarded with a free cup of coffee.

More information:
Development Centre of the Heart of Slovenia
+386 1 896 27 17

All information about the activities at the Open-door Weekends in Šmartno pri Litiji will also be available at the TIC JZ Bogenšperk located on Staretov trg 12. They will be open on Friday between 8 am and 4 pm, on Saturday between 9 am and 2 pm, and on Sunday zou can find them at BogenŠperk Castle between 10 am and 5 pm.