National Ascent of Sitno

GPS: N48°24'6'' E18°53'13''

Venue: Počúvadlo, Sitno

Date: 7/21/2019

Event type: folklore event, sports event, event for children, event for youth, music event

For the 18th time, national enthusiasts will find their way to the tallest mountain of Štiavnické vrchy soaring over the south-western horizon of Banská Štiavnica. Legendary Sitno with remnants of old castle not only provides fantastic views of the country underneath, but also fascinates for centuries.

The ascent day promises hiking in combination with cultural programme. The journey will be heading from Počúvadlo aritificial lake to the top of Sitno and back. An annual one-day hiking event on the third Sunday in July is organized by the Matica slovenská, the oldest all-nation cultural institution of the Slovaks home and abroad.

Web: Matica slovenská