Country Estate Larva

Authentic farm stay in Slavonia

In the foothills of UNESCO Global Geopark Papuk (Nature Park in Western Slavonia, in the eastern part of Croatia), there is a small village Trenkovo. It will amaze you with its extraordinary beauty and serenity of a small Slavonian village. And there is situated the authentic Slavonian country estate „Larva“ with its rural holiday farmhouse built in 1933.

The country estate is remained authentic just as it was in times past. The concept of the farm holidays offers an experience of a real farm life in the original farmhouse with authentic furniture and original cuisine with minimum technology (the refrigerator and a cooker).

A farm stay well preserved and rich in charm and history of Slavonia region. For everyone who wants to experience authentic Croatian countryside.

Hanging out with friends or family, doing sports activities, reading or sleeping on the grass under fruit tree. You can join in the work on the farm or feed farm animals. After, you can enjoy local home-made specialities accompanied by the cheerful Slavonian tamburitza music. What an amazing farm stay!

Let us create interesting tours for you and you will discover what makes the Slavonia region so special.

Self catering accommodation

Services:  house rental

On request: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Accommodation: 3x private rooms with 3 bathrooms:

  • double room „Ana“  (12 m2 ),
  • double room „Marija (16 m2 ),
  • double room „Katica“ with extra bed (16 m2 )

-          All rooms are non-smoking rooms.

-          WiFi Internet (free of charge).

-          Standard equipment: bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer, table with two chairs.

-          TV is available in sitting room where you can read and play board games.

-          Full equipped original kitchen as was in times past, but with refrigerator and cooker.

-          Ourdoor barbecue, kettle/pot and bread oven for nice open air evenings (free of charge).

-          Pet-friendly accommodation. Pets are free of charge.

-          Child-friendly estate.

-          Private parking place.

Traditional cooking  /  Meals:

  • Local home-made products traditional in the Požega Valley and Slavonia region: pastries from pork greaves - favourite savoury pastries; traditional, hot smoked sausage called “kulen” – authentic Slavonian product protected in EU; cheese; smoked ham; wedding cakes; Graševina – wine from Kutjevo region, šljivovica (plam schnapps).
  • Fresh and tasty breakfast on request with home-made products: sausage, bacon, pork greaves, krvavica (some kind of black pudding), milk, coffe, fresh eggs.
  • Meals can be prepared in different ways: on the grill, in a bread oven or old pot/kettle, on a skewer in traditional way with various seasonal vegetables, incl. homemade wine and brandy (schnapps). There is also a wine cellar.

Some of traditional meals in Slavonia: Fiš-paprikaš – hot fish goulash soup ; grilled carp; Čobanac – "shepard's stew" with several kinds of meat (especially venison).

Price information & additional costs:

 Dates

 15.3. – 1.12.

 1 overnight stay

 17 € a person/day

 2 – 5 overnight stays

 15 € a person/day

 6 and more overnight stays

 14 € a person/day

  • Included in room price: tourist tax, bed linen, towels and final cleaning.
  • VAT is not included in the price because this service is not VAT taxable.

Additional costs:

  • Breakfast: 3 €
  • Estate rental for one day : 2 € per person / event, incl. usage of kitchen, dishes and the entire outdoor space.

Payment on the spot is only possible in cash.

DISCOUNTS: Children up to age of 10 pay only 50% of the price for accommodation.

Highlights of the Country Estate "Larva"

  • Award „Sunflower of Croatian Rural Tourism 2015” – a special award for a faithful representation of the traditional way of living in the Croatian countryside
  • Living in an authentic Slavonian farmhouse.
  • Ethnological collection of old farm tools and implements that have been used in the past by farmers.
  • Sleeping on straw in a small barn or helping out around the farm.
  • Picking fruit with your own hands in a big orchard.
  • Preparing traditional Slavonian meals outside in the garden.
  • Going around for sightseeing in the Golden Valley of Požega county or just relax in the greenery of the spacious courtyard.
  • Suitable for families with children and larger groups of people.
  • Great starting point for visiting wine cellars around Kutjevo wine region.

Požega Valley also known as Golden Valley

This fertile valley has been important since the antiquity. Its Roman name was Vallis Aurea, meaning "golden valley". The valley is formed by the Slavonian mountains of Požeška Gora, Psunj, Papuk, Krndija and Dilj. Thanks to its protected position no other county in Slavonia has more sights preserved than Požega Valley. Archeological sites, old towns, churches, fortresses, etc. all that can be found in or around the Golden Valley.

Nature Park Papuk is absolutly the crown jewel of all natural beauties in the county. Because of an exceptional geological heritage of its mountains Papuk and Krndija the Papuk Geopark is being one of 120 official UNESCO Global Geoparks around the world.

Recommended one-day trips:

  • Visiting the castle of Baron Trenk (Trenkov dvorac), only 500 m away from the property.
  • Fishing on the river Orljava, on fish farms or eco-ethno estates with their own fish ponds.
  • Wine roads with numerous wine cellars in the Pozega Valley (also called “Golden Valley”), especially the internationally award-winning wines of the wine region Kutjevo.
  • Trip to Nature Park Papuk (UNESCO Global Geopark ) and its Mountain Lodge „Jankovac“, 30 minutes drive through the wood.
  • Trip to the old baroque city of Pozega, just 8 km away. Požega itself is a monument of the baroque architecture built in the Middle Ages.
  • Visiting mediaval Fort Kaptol Old town, Jesuit Castle Kutjevo, Požega's Monument to the Plague (to commemorate Pozega’s plague victims in 1749), …
  • Hiking: educational - hiking trail „Lapjak“ with posted detailed signs (the first one over a hilly terrain in Slavonia); hiking trail „Šulerov put“.
  • Numerous cycling trails and organized tours.
  • Paragliding in the Nature Park Papuk, on the hill „Pliš“.

Any of the recommended trips can be booked through Inlandia.com. Just give us a call or drop us an e-mail at info@inlandia.com . Our local experts will design for you a tailor-made itinerary.

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