The visit to the household and the mill is best during spring and summer.
An apartment in the mill (a miller’s room)
Total 2 beds (one double and one single)
Traditional, homemade dishes are prepared, the same ones as for the family. The guest should only state if vegetarian or vegan food is needed or if he/she is allergic to some ingredients.
May: mill works (grinding cereals), managing the farm, milking cows, looking after the sheep, producing dairy products, preparing gardens for planting, participating in making food
June: mill works (grinding cereals), mowing and hay gathering, managing the farm, milking cows, making dairy products, looking after the sheep, planting vegetables, participating in making food
July: mill works (grinding cereals), mowing and hay gathering, managing the farm, milking cows, making dairy products, looking after the sheep, garden works (clearing and hoeing), participating in making food
August: mill works (grinding cereals), managing the farm, collecting fruit, vegetables, making winter stores, milking cows, making dairy products, looking after the sheep, participating in making food
September: mill works (grinding cereals), managing the farm, collecting fruit, vegetables, making winter stores, producing brandy, milking cows, making dairy products, looking after the sheep, participating in making food
Tasting of products: Yes
Culinary classes – participation in preparation of meals: Yes
Horse riding: No
Organization of field trips: No
Children props: Yes
Bed sheets and towels: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes
Washing machine: No
Foreign languages in use in household: English
Ćirović family lives in the village Odžak, close to Pljevlja. This household is very proud for the facts that they’ve kept their 100-year-old watermill and their traditional village life. The household is made of Slobodan and Rajka with their daughters. Slobodan is a miller, he enjoys his job there, he looks after the farm and, when animals are concerned, he likes sheep and ducks the most.
Rajka is a housewife. She loves to cook, she grows various vegetables in their garden and she makes all kinds of delicacies from buckwheat and hulled wheat flour. She has perfected her recipe for buckwheat pie, which is a real delight in taste. Also, she makes cheese and clotted cream, she has even received special recognition from the municipality for her semi-hard cheese.
Their daughter Bojana helps them a lot in farm works. She has finished university in Podgorica but she doesn’t give up on her homeland. She advocates for the promotion of the mill and its values. She would like to introduce the importance of the village to young people. She is outgoing and communicative, and she always has her morning coffee in the mill. She shares her family story on social networks and is supported by a large number of people.
Ćirović family grows cereals on their farm (buckwheat, hulled wheat, rye) and they grind it in their mill. They keep cows, sheep, pigs, hens, cats and a dog, too. They produce all types of vegetables in their garden and the cattle gives them milk for dairy products.
Ćirović household is situated along the road Pljevlja – Djurdjevića Tara, some 12 km away from Pljevlja. Some important locations in their proximity are:
- Odžak – the bridge on Djurdjevića Tara, 24 km
- Odžak – Black Lake, 48 km
- Odžak – Durmitor, 50 km
- Odžak – Holy Trinity Monastery, 15 km
- Odžak – Husein Pasha Mosque, 13 km
- Odžak – Meandri Ćehotina, 30 km
- Odžak – Tara rafting, 22 km