We meet in the morning hours in the small village of Maglenča near the mountain hut called Kamenitovac. The environment of nature and the charms of green Bilogora hills will be your home for the next 2 days. With a welcome drink, you´ll meet your host and start your nature exploring. You´ll visit the new educational trail of Bilogora hill, only 250 meters long, which consist of educational boards that says about the flora and fauna of the Bilogora region. Take your time, rest on the benches on the way, and use the opportunity to take beautiful photos. After getting acquainted with the landscape, you´ll head off to the authentic Gypsy house.
An attractive, authentic and completely open Gypsy story awaits you next to the greenery of the Bilogora forest. Right at the entrance, you´ll notice details like a signpost on which you can see directions to major European cities where Gypsys are still looking for their place under the sun. How to move inside the home, why is the entrance to the house facing east or why is there an apple tree right next to the entrance? You´ll learn all about the unknown history of Lovar Gypsy, about interesting language, very interesting culture, and taste homemade brandies (we recommend lavender brandy/rakija) and pastry cakes.
After tasty snacks and local drinks, our next stop is a nearby family farm. The farm nurtures the tradition of producing mare’s milk and skincare products as well as many domestic animals. With a tour and getting to know the estate, we will taste local products, relax by getting to know more about noble horses, and get active with horseback riding.
After all, you´ll treat yourselves with a dinner at the mountain hut, and by to your choice, maybe embark on an exploration of nearby Bjelovar town.
After morning coffee and breakfast, it is time for nature recreation via hiking. Accompanied by a local guide, you´ll set off for a walk on a trail length 11.5 km. Just before departure, you pick up a Hiking diary which you´ll carefully keep during hiking and fill out with stamps at the checkpoints. The roads lead you to the hidden views of Bilogora hill villages and rustling forests. With nature and its charms, you´ll immerse yourself in the calm atmosphere of this area, slightly tire the body, but rest the spirit with your hiking experience. After, approximately, 4 hours of walking, we arrive at our destination where a well-deserved lunch awaits us. We share comments and impressions and say goodbye until your next visit to green Bilogora hills.