Knights at the Devín Castle
The Association of Old Martial Arts and Crafts, oldest such ensemble in Slovakia, wishes to humbly invite Your Highnesses to Devín Castle to see the unseen, to hear the unheard and to experience the unexperienced!
Travel back in time on the first Saturday of every month from May to September to experience the rebirth of knights and brave warriors during the Knights at Devín event.
Events at the iconic castle include an interesting programme that takes visitors back to the distant past with fencing, theatre, contemporary dance, a magician, and especially the 4 p.m. programme in which the knights and their steeds are the main attractions.
Throughout the day visitors of all ages can enjoy many fun events and activities such as archery, spinning using a potter’s wheel, rides on real horses as well as wooden and metal horses, a torture chamber, craft stands and refreshments, as well as an Oriental tea room.
KNIGHTS AT DEVÍN IN 2022
Saturday, June 4th Renaissance – the period of decaying knighthood and the succession of courtiers
Saturday, July 2nd the Middle Ages – the period of knights, dames, and troubadours
Saturday, August 6th Renaissance – the period of decaying knighthood and the succession of courtiers
Saturday, September 3rd the Middle Ages – the period of knights, dames, and troubadours
Individual days play out various historical periods. The Days of Knights will be organised each day in the spirit of a different era – Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque. All of the day’s programmes will be set in one of the periods.
Immerse yourselves into the glorious past times, in the era of brave knights, gallant heroes and proper ladies at the place full of stories, heritage and traditions and spend a nice time with your family and friends in beautiful surroundings.