Day trips in Istria

truffle hunting Istria

 We offer a selection of private tours around Istria. Choose from a half day tour, Full day Tour, Premium Truffle hunting Tour or we will help you customise  your own private tour.

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Half Day tour

9.AM: Our guide will collect you from your hotel or accommodation in a comfortable airconditioned vehicle. After a brief introduction and an explanation of the days activities, you will set off though the beautiful Istrian countryside to your first destination.

10:The wine tasting begins with an introduction to one of Istrias award winning wineries. Enjoy delicious Malvazias, dazzling Terans, and sweet Muscats, enjoyed with a selection of local cheeses and proscuitto.

11.30: Next stop is a local winery that specialises in wine and also in olive oil. Taste more spectacular wines and enjoy the very high quality olive oils that the rich soil of istria has produced for generations. This is the perfect place to pick up a bottle as a souvenir, or to enjoy with dinner later.

12.30: Our guide will return you to your accommodation to relax and enjoy your afternoon.

Price €99 per person

Premium Tour

9.AM: Our guide will meet you at your hotel or accommodation. After introductions and a brief description of the day’s agenda, you will set of for a day you will remember.

10: We start the day with a trip to the truffle hunting region of Istria. Work with a local truffle hunter and their very skilled truffle sniffing dogs to find fresh truffles in the beautiful countryside around Buzet and Motovun – but be quick! These truffle dogs like truffles almost as much as we do. After the hunt enjoy a delicious snack of the local delicacy of truffles, cheese and eggs.

1.30: We head to a spectacular olive farm where you will see how olive oil is produced, and you will taste the golden goodness. This family owned olive farm uses eco practices to obtain the best quality oil

3.PM Enjoy a hearty lunch in one of the local restaurants – great food, wine and friendly service will make this a memorable experience.

4.30: We stop for wine tasting in a leading istrian winery. Tour the winemaking facilities, and listen to expert winemakers explain the history of Istrian wine making and what makes this wine so special. Enjoy the wines of the region – fresh Malvasija’s, Robust Terans and delicate muscats as well as many other varieties produced in the nurturing soils of istria. And dont forget to buy a bottle or two to enjoy later.

6PM: As the day draws to a close, we return you to your accommodation – We know that you will head home with the true experience and memories that istria has to offer.

Price: €179 per person

Full day tour

9am: Our guide will meet you at your hotel or accommodation. After introductions and a brief description of the day’s agenda, you will set of for a day you will remember.

10:The wine tasting begins with an introduction to one of Istrias award winning wineries. Try delicious Malvazias, dazzling Terans, and sweet Muscats, enjoyed with a selection of local cheeses, olives and proscuitto.

11.30 Taste products made from the gem of the istrian gastronomic scene – the truffle. A must try experience for lovers of food. Istrian truffles have a wonderful reputation, and you will soon understand why

1.pmWe head to a spectacular olive farm where you will see how olive oil is produced, and you will taste the golden goodness. This family owned olive farm uses eco practices to obtain the best quality oil without hamful pesticides. The olive leaf tea is also worth a try.

2.pm: Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch incorporating local produce in breathtaking scenery.

3.30: We stop for some more wine tasting in another leading istrian winery. Tour the winemaking facilities, and listen to expert winemakers explain the history of Istrian wine making and what makes this wine so special.

5.pm Satisfied and relaxed after a spectacular day indulging in the best that istria has to offer – we drop you back at your accommodation to enjoy your evening.

Price €129 per person

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