The legend of Veli Jože and the true experience of truffle hunting…
Around very famous and attractive Istrian medieval town Motovun or Montona lie Motovun forest in Mirna river valley.
According to the legend once there was living an Istrian giant called Veli Jože who used forest’s oak trees as a broom to sweep away the enemies of his homeland.
These forests are today well known for harvesting truffles. And this is not a legend – it’s a true story – and you are going to experience a magical hunting for the most precious fungus with us.
Our excellent English speaking driver in a luxury sedan or minivan will pick you up in your Zagreb, Pula, Poreč, Opatija or Rovinj hotel (or any before arranged place (airport, private accommodation) at TBA time for a private Istria gastro – adventure; – truffle hunting and tasting – lunch of three course meal and Motovun walking tour…the best view of Istria!
Truffle hunting demonstrations are held with the well-experienced hunter who is doing this for many years.
Hunting groups are usually held in small groups and you should have adequate footwear and clothes (boots, sneakers and long trousers, because it happens in woods – especially rich in truffles – for approximately one hour.
After that fantastic hunting/seeking – while you still looking at your photos and share them with your friends – your next experience, this time gastro, is still to come.
In Livade, the small village famous for truffle hunting – we have organized for you truffle product tasting – cheese, sausages, cakes, bread, sweets, grapes.
You might know; underground malodorous fungus – TRUFFLES believed to be an aphrodisiac!!!
You amazing lunch is three courses meal; cold starter, frittata with truffles and desert with the specific truffle flavor, because THE TRUFFLES are the main spice of all.
All menus include drinks; per pax; 1/4 lit. of white or red wine, and 3,75 dl of water.
When definitely in love with Istria –let’s go and see Motovun or Montona, as you wish, overlooking the Mirna river valley, the most famous and attractive Istrian medieval town.
This captivating hilltop town is one of the characteristic symbols of the Istrian interior!
PRICE per pax
PRICE UPON REQUEST
PRICE depends on the number of pax, departure city, type of vehicle
AVAILABILITY from 2 to 8 persons
LUNCH (with truffles!!!) is included!!
The tour includes private day tour with tour guide, transportation in executive vehicles with A/C, truffle hunting presentation, lunch with truffle products, all costs of fuel and tolls.
TIPS ARE NOT INCLUDED