Whiskey and Slovakia? You think it does not work? People in village Hniezdne in Spis region will persuade you that it does. In this village is situated Nestville park where the real Slovak whiskey is produced.
The tour starts with traditional folk crafts related to distillation. And than the most interesting part starts. One of the best equipped alcohol distilleries in middle Europe. It is really interesting to walk inside the factory and see all the machines and computers. The last part is dedicated to wood carving and maturing of whiskey in barrels.
You will see all the phases of production. Just a little curiosity – The whiskey has been baptized by Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Adult 5 Euro
Student 3 Euro
Retired people 4 Euro
January – April
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00 – last entry
May – September
Monday – Sunday : 09:00 – 17:00 – last entry
You will find all the necessary info here.
We definitely recommend this tour, which takes about 90 min. In this region is worth to visit also Stara Lubovna castle ruins, Strazky manor house with Mednyánszky gallery, or historical city Kezmarok with well preserved castle in the middle of the city.