Enjoy the real farm experience!
In our bio-farm you can take a peek at food preparation for our cows and sheep, watch cows or sheep being milked, meet our “adult” cows or visit a children garden to caress little calves, which have just been born!
You will learn, how many stomachs a cow has, who is the strongest person on the farm, why there is a hairdresser and pedicure for our cows in the farm, and why they live in a hotel. Through the experience, you can get to know the process of breeding cows and sheep in our farm, you can learn more about the production and processing milk, taste the freshest cheese before it goes to shops and meet farm animals!
All this is waiting for you when you visit the highest located farm in the Liptov region, where our cows are looking up the legendary Mt Kriváň! Are you ready to a visit you and your children will never forget?
Would you like to know the miraculous power of medicinal herbs? Visit the herb plantation in the village named Východná, where they will show you how the herbs are grown, harvested and subsequently processed to produce quality teas without unnecessary chemicals. In addition, while tasting delicious teas, you will also learn what story is hidden behind the creation of the plantation itself.
Tours of Východná Farm last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes
Outside the summer season (September-June), it is necessary to order a tour at least 1 day in advance, or inquire about the possibility of a tour on the same day.
Regular admissions during the summer season (July, August) are at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00.
The tour must be ordered online, or by phone or email.
The most interesting facts from the rich almost 740-year history of Liptovský Mikuláš town are presented by the Janko Kráľ town Museum. The main exhibition of Liptovský Mikuláš history chapter , Jánošík’s Torture Chamber and the Courtroom are hosted by the ancient premises of the first landlord house and the Strauss House in the historic centre. Take a look into the room of the romantic poet Janko Kráľ and the life of the world-famous inventor Aurel Stodola, who was respected by Einstein himself! Meet another famous native citizen of Liptovský Mikuláš – Eduard Penkal, inventor of the first mechanical pen. Get to know the leading local families and tannery that made Liptovský Mikuláš famous far beyond the borders of the country. You will surely be enchanted by the museum’s beautiful historical library with 4500 rare titles.
The building that houses the Janko Kral Museum is one of the most distinctive buildings of the square in the town of Liptovský Mikuláš. It has several names – the County House (Stoličný House), the Illešházy Manor House and the Seliga’s House. It features a triple arch that is unusual for the town and stands out from the rest of the buildings on the square’s western side.
The Seliga’s House as well as the adjacent Strauss’s House feature one of the Janko Kráľ Museum’s permanent exhibitions called Chapters from the History of the Town of Liptovský Mikuláš. It showcases the town’s history from the earliest era until the end of WWII, and includes a commerative room of Romanticist poet and the town’s native Janko Kráľ.
The building’s subterranean areas feature the Liptovský Mikuláš Torture Chamber that displays the torture and interrogation of legendary outlaw and folk hero Juraj Jánošík on the second day of his court process. He robbed the rich and gave to the poor. You can see torture instruments used at court interrogation in 18th century.
The other permanent exhibitions of the Janko Kráľ Museum are located in the historical evangelical parish house on Tranovského Street (Tatrín and the Petitions of the Slovak Nation), and in the house of Rázus brothers on Vrbického Street (Rázus’s House).
The museum also administers the Jewish Synagogue on Hollého Street that is available for the public in summer.
Biely Potok is the salient point for the community of Vlkolínec – a monument reserve of folk architecture. This extraordinary and remarkable oasis of folk architecture was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.
The community was first referred to in 1376. Its unique compound of original folk buildings remaineduntouched by modern construction. Based in comparative study of ICOMOS (International Council for Monuments and Settlements) it was classified as the best-reserved settlement of this time within the Carpathian Arch. Originally it was the settlement of loggers, shepherds and farmers.
Vlkolínec is a typical example of a two-line street pattern with long yards. In its centre, the community divides into a street leading to the Baroque-Classicist Roman-Catholic church of the Virgin Marys Visitation of 1875 and a street heading along a steeper terrain to the foothills of the Sidorovo Mountain (1,099 m).
At the division of the streets the two most frequently photographed objects stand – alog two-storey belfry from 1770 on a stone stand and a log well from 1860. Among the protected buildings in the community are 45 log houses with farmyards from the 18th century. The interesting thing is that it was painted in blue, rose and white paints twice a year.
A typical example of a house in Vlkolínec is the farmers’ house – a detached outdoor part of the expositions of the Liptov Museum. The house was built in 1886 and opened to public in 1991. Its well-preserved original interior and furniture provide a true picture of the way of life of its ancient inhabitants from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. The remaining protected objects in the monument reserve are still inhabited, its population amounts to 30 and this is the reason why visitors can see only the exterior of houses.
Vlkolínec is included in the National Park of Veľká Fatra. The cyclist route crosses it and owners of several private houses offer accommodation. The interesting folk event called “Sunday in Vlkolínec” is organised every summer at the beginning of August.