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Fašiangy Carnival in Čičmany Village 2019

The best occasion to visit the colourful open-air museum of Čičmany village

Fašiangy Carnival in Čičmany Village in Slovakia - Best Time
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Čičmany is a very cosy village located in the Žilina Region surrounded by the spectacular Strážov Mountains. The village is unique due to its black wooden houses with gorgeous white patterns on them, which look like lace. Indeed, Čičmany together with some other villages like Martin, Zuberec, Vlkolínec, Banská Štiavnica, and Bardejov are the best open-air museums in Slovakia.

The most popular occasion in Čičmany village is the Fašiangy Carnival. The Fašiangy Carnival is a Catholic Holiday which is celebrated all around Slovakia, but the real traditional spirit of the Fašiangy Carnival can be observed only in the countryside.

Fašiangy Carnival in Čičmany Village in Slovakia - Best Season

The Fašiangy Carnival offers lots shows with folk music, traditional dances, beautiful Slovak clothes, and much more. Not to mention tasty Slovak food and home-made spirits. It'a great chance to feel the real spirit of Slovakia, enjoy its culture, learn traditions, and communicate with locals. And yes, don't be afraid if you come across young guys who wear scary costumes. Wearing masks is an important tradition during the Fašiangy Carnival.

Best time for Fašiangy Carnival in Čičmany Village in Slovakia

The celebration usually takes place around Ash Wednesday.

Fašiangy Carnival in Čičmany Village Map & Location