At the top of the castle hill above the old town centre, from where there is a beautiful view of the Sava River valley, of the surrounding hills and the old town part towers the Sevnica castle – a mighty four-wing building with round towers and an arcaded inner courtyard with a fountain. In the castle halls there are six ceremonial rooms – a conference and a wedding hall, a Baroque lounge … Especially magnificent is the oval room in the tower with Baroque frescoes named “The Four Seasons”. In one of the chambers, there is a School Museum, which presents an old classroom with aids of old times.
The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park with the gardener’s villa and a wish fountain. On the slope below the castle spreads the castle vineyard with 500 vines of “Blue Franconian” and the offspring of the oldest vine in Slovenia.
Next to the castle, there is the Luther Cellar, a one-storey building with a portal and a small tower. In the cellar interior there is a partially preserved painting of “The Last Judgment” dating back to around 1600. In the Luther Cellar, which for several decades used to be the dwelling of the last castle owners, Jurij Dalmatin, known as the first translator of the Bible into Slovenian language, should have taught Luther’s teachings.
LATE LUNCH IN THE REPOVŽ INN AT AN ORGANIC FARM
The Repovž Inn, holder of the “Gostilna Slovenija” trademark, has been one of the best inns in Dolenjska and Posavje for over two years and is one of the ten best inns in Slovenia. It is situated in the village of Šentjanž in the municipality of Sevnica.
The inn, which has a more than hundred year tradition, offers authentic flavours that satisfy even the most demanding palate. They try to grow most of the products in their home garden, thus creating a perfect culinary journey that will satisfy even the most demanding gourmets. To the tasteful and colourful hospitality belongs also wine of the finest from the family vineyard or from other Slovenian wine regions. You may expect exceptional tastes, pleasant local atmosphere and excellent local cuisine.
You can also visit the organic farm where fruit, cereals and vegetables are grown and a number of finished products are prepared, such as juices, jams, spirits, wines, different sorts of flour … There are also accommodation possibilities.
FOLLOWING THE WAYS OF THE FIRST LADY
You will experience a panoramic drive past the town primary school and to the settlement, where in one of the block of flats the America’s First Lady used to live. The drive will be followed by a walk from Kopitarna factory to the family house where she spent part of her youth. On your way back you would stop in the guesthouse Rondo to taste a dessert named Melania.
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