What to do

Come for cure and beauty treatment all year round.  Thermal waters:  spas and swimming pools near Farmotel Stefania. The water contains formula with high number of minerals which cure pain in the back, legs, hands and bones. Team of doctors can recommend treatment which is available right here: massage, exercises on the water, relaxing, beauty treatment, etc.   Pools are designed also for children. Prices are very low, starting from 7 euro.  

Thermal waters spas

Thermal spa opened all year round

Thermal spa opened all year round

Come for swimming: small and big swimming pools.  Fresh water under the skies.  Sport training is possible.  Also for children with high security. A lot of water attractions. Pools are open from spring till late autumn. Prices are low. All near Farmotel Stefania. 

Swimming pool for children

Swimming pool for children

Huge swimming pool

Huge swimming pool

Come to hunt and watch wild world. YOUR DEER IS WAITING FOR YOU. Here it is famous Gyulaj game reserve with its rare special red deers, wild boars and pheasants. Hunting in this spectacular environment is unforgettable experience for children and adults.  Enjoy walking in the colorful forests with lakes.  We can organize hunting and safari tours, help with hunting licenses and transfer to the park. Prices are on request. 

Pheasant in winter

Pheasant in winter

Rare red deers near Farmotel Stefania

Rare red deers near Farmotel Stefania

Come to fish.  HUGE FISH IS WAITING FOR YOU, IF YOU WANT TO FISH IT – YOUR PLACE IS HERE.  In Gyulaj wild life park: forests and natural lakes with carps, catfish, trout and much more.  Fishing all year round.  Possibility to eat what you fished: do-it-yourself facilities or we can prepare for you Halaszlé  (famous Hungarian fish soup). Fishing licenses and transfer we organize.  There is also another fishing lakes at the Farmotel which can be reached by bicycle or walking, if you like with Szú – the treasured village dog, or shall we say “doggy” because she is small. Bicycles we have.

Gyulaj hunting and fishing national park

Gyulaj hunting and fishing national park

Huge carp fishing

Huge carp fishing

Come to Pálinka Distillery with pálinka-tasting tour. You can visit World awards winning Distillery which produces delicious Raspberry, Quince, Red and Blackcurrant, Apricot, Pear, Apple, Plumbs and other types of pálinka.
During pálinka-tasting with traditional Hungarian food specialists will show and explain four phases of pálinka production, a traditional Hungarian fruit brandy invented in the Middle Ages. Farmotel Stefania has its own BIO Apple, Elderberry and other types of bottled pálinka available for tasting and purchase.

Distillation of Pálinka old fashioned way

Distillation of Pálinka old fashioned way

Pálinka - Hungarian fruit brandy

Pálinka – Hungarian fruit brandy

Come to eat BIO (organic) food.  We are using organic farming, without dangerous synthetic inputs, to grow fruit and vegetables in the Farmotel Stefania garden.  Over 100 types of fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices are here for the guests.  Gather freshly from the garden and prepare meals in our well-equipped kitchen.  Or we can do it for you. Garden season starts from April till November.  In winter we offer canned BIO food.  Experience Green Revolution and you will discover healthy changes in your mind and body.

Bio strawberries in our garden

Bio strawberries in our garden

Our bio peach tree

Our bio peach tree

Come for bicycle touring.  We show you the best bicycle tracks in Tolna region: from 50 to 150 km.  Designed for all ages.  Farmotel Stefania has bicycles for rent. Daily price is 9 euro (limited number).  We can organize the tours.

Bicycling in Tolna region

Bicycling in Tolna region

Cycling race

Cycling race

Come to taste unique Hungarian cuisine.  It is a passion of meat stews, casseroles, steaks, roasted pork, beef, poultry, lamb, game, fish, vegetables and fruit.  Two remarkable elements of Hungarian cuisine that are hardly noticed by locals, but usually elicit much enthusiasm from foreigners, are different forms of vegetable stews (főzelék) and cold fruit soups, like sour cherry soup (meggyleves). Old fashioned home made cakes are very delicious. Enjoy low priced local restaurants.  Three course dinner-for-two starts from 19 euro. We can help with restaurant and food choice, make the reservations and provide transfer.

Flódni cake: famous cake of Hungarian Jews.  It is apple, walnut, and poppy seed pastry.

Flódni cake: famous cake of Hungarian Jews. It is apple, walnut, and poppy seed pastry.

Cold cherry soup

Cold cherry soup

Come to discover archaeological and historic sights.  Nearby is one of the beautifulest and oldest Hungarian cities Pecs with its numerous sights and museums.  Also wine-capital Szekszard, town Hogyesz with Apponyi castle, village Mohacs where every spring is held UNESCO protected Busó carnivalEach year we offer a special discounted packages during this period. Near Farmotel Stefania is an ancient trade and military route from  Roman Empire times hidden between beautiful hills and forests. The collectors hunt here for treasures they find Roman-era coins, ceramics and other valuables. Many are still to be uncovered. We can organize the tours.

Roman-era coins

Roman-era coins

Ancient Pecs city

Ancient Pecs city

Come to taste Hungarian wine.  Farmotel Stefania is located in the old wine region.  It was revived in 1998 and now known as “Tolna wine route”. There are many wine yards and cellars.  Wine growing had an old tradition in this area and can be tracked back to the Roman empire. Ethnic Germans (Schwabs) played an important role in establishing viticulture here since the 16th century. This region is famous for its dry and sweet red wine.  Recently also rosé wine” production started since its got a status of “fashion drink”. Many local restaurants are open all year round.  We can organize the wine tasting excursions with traditional region food.We also offer to our guests a selection of regional wine from our two wine cellars. 

Old wine village

Old wine village

Wine testing in Hungary

Wine testing in Hungary

Come to see unique nature reserve “Gemenc forest”. This is the last tidal area of the Danube. The wood’s fauna include stags, boars, storks, grey herons, gyrfalcons, meadow eagles, and kites. Also various amphibians and reptiles live here. The stag population is world famous because of its genetic stock. Thanks to the extensive water habitats its is fish rich area. We organize transfer and tours.

Gemenc national park

Gemenc national park

Gemenc

Gemenc

Come to cook on the open fire. Fresh fish is supplied by local farmers. In the Farmotel Stefania’s Romantic house you can grill and cook, dance, sleep or read in hammock, dream at the fireplace or just enjoy the sounds of the forest. Nobody will disturb …

Hungarian goulash soup cooked on the open fire

Hungarian goulash soup cooked on the open fire

Grilled steaks

Grilled steaks

Come to have sauna in FULL PRIVACY.  Rest room and cold shower inside and  outside.  Any time of the day …

sauna sauna 2