Detvianska Huta is situated near the main road from Zvolen to Lučenec and in village
Kriváň you branch off and go on further through town Hriňová 4km to Detvianska Huta.
Village consists of surrounding settlements Vrchdobroč, Komárno, Ľuľovka, Žabica,
Bratkovica enclosed by spruce forests where mushroom collectors show their passion
during the summertime.
Village and the beautifull nature
In the village its beautiful environment is exploited for travelling - tourism,
There are several boarding houses - Penzión Nosálová and the School in nature to be
exploited by students, pupils, sportsmen, scientists and charitable families from the
foreign countries, too.
In their leisure time they can go to visit a farm - the Ranč Haferník - very suitable
for horseback riding or for taking a course of this.
Points of interest, remarkables and rarities
The highest peak is Vrchdobroč at 920m above sea level, the middle of the village is
at 840 m above sea level.
In the wintertime are all areas covered by snow and are exploited two ski-lifts, lines
for cross-country skiing and all places for sledging and bobbying.
In every season you can visit and drink the natural water locally called Šťavnica.
In the village is an amateur theatre group in operation which members are of all age
categories and in case of interest they are very glad to show you their repertoire.
An important tradition to be proceeded from generation to generation are the carols of
the Bethlehems during the Christmas feasts, the Three Magi, singing of carols under
windows of neighbours on the Christmas Eve, burying of jug at the beginning of the
Lenten season, building and rolling of May columns.
In the village there live several craftsmen producing wood-carved crosses, Podpolianska
embroidery by crooked needle, hooked laces, manual weaving of linen and domestic
carpets, blacksmiths of agricultural tools and shoeing of horses.
Dominant of village is not only a lovely nature, but also the Roman-Catholic Church
consecrated to Virgin Mary and who has preserved his customs, he wears it on every