Top 10 + Guest Activities
Massage at Tilnik Farm - After an active day in the mountains rejuvenate your muscles with a deep tissue massage from Kate a qualified sports massage practitioner with 11 years experience massaging in the UK and Slovenia. There is a massage table and chair with a wide variety of specific massages for relaxation, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and doctor referral consultations. The massage is very much tailor made to the requirements of each client and can last from 10 minutes - 1 hour. The chair enables a fully clothed back, neck and arm massage relaxing in the sunshine, or for a deeper tissue massage there is the portable massage table.
All massages have a 10% Discount (special offer for New Year 2015)
Horse Treking - 2 Local trekking centers catering for beginners, or experienced riders 'western style riding'
Soca water sports - Rafting, kayaking, Hydro Speed, Canyoning
15% Discount offered on all activities booked through Tilnik Farm.
Paragliding - Jump off the mountain with an instructor (fully insured and supervised activity) 15% Discount
Franja Partisan Hospital from 2nd World War - Hidden up a steep sided gorge a 20 minute walk with signs showing a detailed account in all languages about the soldiers secret entrance by blindfold to the hospital for treatment.
Walking Tilnik - There is an old priests’ road leading through the forest to the village of Daber and the Sentviska Gora plateau. Where the Tilnik stream springs from the ground stands an old mill and a sawmill. As the stream drops from the plateau to the valley floor there are numerous other derelict mills and hydro electric plants hidden in the Tilnik gorge.
The Idrica River is just 5 mins walk from Tilnik and during the summer when it’s hot a swim is the only way to cool down and refresh. Around every bend in the river is another deep swimming hole letting you swim in a different spot every day.
Lake Bled/Lake Bohinj - By driving 20 mins down the valley to Most na soci you can drive your car onto a train and 50 minutes later arrive by Car train to Bohinj and Bled. A unique ride through the mountains, still in your car but on a train.
Ljubljana - the capital of Slovenia is just 1.5 hrs by car from Tilnik and many of our guests go to visit the old town and castle. with its Austro Hungarian architecture, cafe culture and many stalls, markets and shops there is something for everyone.
Exploring the Tolmin Gorge
Postojna Limestone Caves (you can take a visitors train directly into the large caverns.)
Kobarid museum (1st World War)
Soča and Trenta valleys - A trip to Bovec and the stunning scenery of this area is recommended by many of our guests. Walk to the Boka wartrfalls, take the cable car to Kanin ski area, drive up Mangart to over 2000m and look down into Italy, these are only some of the things to do in this truely beautiful area. The Chronicles of Narnia was filmed here.
Stuart Minnikin at Tilnik Farm May 2012 Andy Smith at Tilnik Farm May and October 2012