Goddess of winter Morena was burnt at Čachtice castle

People welcomed spring.

(Source: TASR)

People at Čachtice castle burnt the goddess of winter Morena and welcomed goddess of spring Vesna, who with joy and cheerfulness hurries winter out and brings warmth to gardens, forests and meadows.

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“It is great, except the cold, maybe,” said visitor of the castle Tatiana, as quoted by the TASR newswire. “I hope that by burning Morena, Vesna will finally arrive, the weather will be warm and we can go to the castle more often.” More information about this castle can be found in our Trenčín Region Travel Guide.

Summer season will start soon

​​The summer tourist season at Čachtice castle will officially open on April 11. “We have already prepared a common project, Road for a treasure, which includes the Čachtice, Beckov, and Plavecký castles ,” said castellan Katarína Orthová.

Visitors will collect ducat hidden in the castles. She added that the 2019 season brought a record number of visitors to the castle – more than 68,000.

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