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The Natural Reserve Sur

Region
Small carpathians
Place
Svätý Jur

Characteristics:

The national reserve Sur is significant location due to its bogs, fens, alders, and numerous protected wildlife plant and animal species. The alders in the Sur create the only one original biotope of this kind (1618 acres) in the Central Europe. The forest is situated in the cadastral territory of the village Svaty Jur. Being a unique feature in the Central European region, the biotope is in centre of interest among biologists and botanists. The Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava has in the Sur its external research centre. The location was on the 2ndJuly 1990 proclaimed the reserve of international significance.

What to do:

The location offers you many, rarely seen spots, highly suitable for observation of local fauna and flora. If you like learning some new facts about the spots in which you are spending some time, the educational trail Prirodne klenoty Suru (the Natural Gem of Sur) provides you with much useful information on its history and development.

How to get there:

The easiest route to be taken starts in the village Svaty Jur, along Fanglovsky potok (the Fanglovsky Creek) The trail is directly connected to the educational trail Prirodne klenoty Suru. If you take the green-blazed trail, you get to the mound of general Milan Rastislav Stefanik in the village Ivanka pri Dunaji. For those who like more challenging route, take the access trail that starts in the village Chorvatsky Grob. The national reserve Sur is accessible also from Bratislava-Vajnory (district Bratislava III). In this case, follow the trail beginning at the dam that is at Sursky kanal (the Sursky Channel).

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2.Sep

Kingdom of Goose

 The Bratislava Self-Governing Region and Bratislava Region Tourism are glad to invite you to visit the picturesque municipality of Slovenský Grob which will become the Kingdom of Goose Specialities on 2nd September at 2pm for the second time already. Royal experience will be ensured by the coronation of the King with the attendance of Maria Theresa, accompanied by a royal banquet, period tavern and delicious dishes along with a rich musical as well as cultural programme. The event of Kingdom of Goose Dishes aims at showing that goose specialities are offered throughout the whole year and not only from September to January.The Kingdom of Goose Specialities on 2nd September 2017 in Slovenský GrobSchedule:13:00 DFS Čečinka Children Folk Ensemble14:00 Polemic15:00 Official opening, the coronation of the King of Goose Dishes15:30 Royal banquet and dining16:15 Malalata Balkan beats17:45 Vajnory Beautification Association18:45 Družina Slovak Folk Band20:00 Klnka Children´s Folk Ensemble & Kochanski Music Band21:15 Čarovné ostrohy Dance Ensemble performing the show titled “Rockom krokom”22:30 Igor Kmeťo Jr.Presented by: Richard Vrablec & Lenka Debnárová Accompanying Events:The event of Kingdom of Goose will also include Farm Fest which aims at explaining and highlighting of traditional craft, gastronomic and product particularities of Bratislava Region. Farm Fest will bring the opportunity to taste and buy traditional goods made by 20 local specialty sellers coming from Bratislava Region on a square.On the occasion of the XVIIth  Days of Open Doors in Goose Gastronomic Operations, the Guild of Goose Speciality makers will offer a tasting menu in the value of 10€. The tickets are available and may also be purchased on www.ticketportal.sk. The discount menu may not be ordered without the ticket and its price will be in line with an effective restaurant menu. The coronation of the King of Goose Dishes with the participation of Maria Theresa and ceremonial procession. The show of a royal way of dining.A period tavern offering local beer and having non-traditional waiting staff.