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Truffle Hunting

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Truffle Hunting

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Private truffle hunting in Istria
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Motovun 52424 Croatia
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Istrian tapestry - gourmet tour combining wine, truffles and olive oil
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Istrian tapestry - gourmet tour combining wine, truffles and olive oil
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Indulge yourself with a truly unique experience and discover all special tastes of Istria. Start your day with a glass of sumptuous malvazija. Wine tasting is the best way to discover Istrian wine heritage. You will try 5 to 8 wines combined with delicious, local snacks. You will visit the wine cellar and get familiar with the process of wine production. <br><br>Another Istrian specialties - truffles and truffle hunting are a fantastic way to see how this delicacy ends on our plates. Friendly host will explain you interesting facts about truffles while you go with him and his dogs to the forest to see how he finds truffles. Follows truffle tasting.<br><br>You will visit famous Motovun to discover more charms of Istria.<br><br>Third taste of Istria is of course olive oil. Istria is among the best olive oil producers in the world. While olive oil tasting you will try different olive oils and you will be explained about all aspects of growing olive grove and production. With olive oil go delicious snacks.
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Dennis Yu wrote a review Dec 2019
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My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our hunt with Nikola and his dogs (Nero and Flocky). Although we didn’t manage to catch any this time around due to bad weather, he and his dog still kept us super entertained. We recommend anyone visiting Istria region to give Nikola’s tour a
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Roberta K wrote a review Dec 2019
Milan10 contributions7 helpful votes
First weekend in November, 'tis the season to be white truffle-hunting in Croatia. Not unexpectedly, perhaps, it was rainy and muddy, and actually much rainier and muddier than usual, given the recent heavy storms throughout the area, not excluding Italy, which is where we were
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Karen S wrote a review Nov 2019
Solon, Ohio48 contributions7 helpful votes
When we arrived all I knew was that I loved the aroma and flavor of truffles, but I left with a deeper appreciation of the challenge of the hunt and the seemingly randomness of the discovery. On a rainy, cool day Nikola provided rain gear and taught us about the truffle
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Sophie V wrote a review Nov 2019
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Nikola and his dogs were a lot of fun - I would totally recommend this if you want a unique learning experience during your trip to Croatia! My husband and I went to Croatia on our honeymoon. We stayed in Motovun, and met Nikola in Livade, a small town nearby. Livade is a
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Date of experience: October 2019
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BostonSmarttraveler wrote a review Oct 2019
Boston32 contributions4 helpful votes
Going on this truffle hunt was very informative and a lot of fun. We learned a lot about the process itself and truffles. Nikola was pleasant and friendly and made this experience memorable.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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