from €158/ per person

[from Zagreb] Truffle hunting in Motovun – private day tour

Town of Motovun in central Istria is a famous place for truffles. In a forest called Livade which spreads in vicinity of Motovun, a lot of high quality truffles can be found. This private tour combines sightseeing of beautiful town of Motovun, with fun and educational truffle hunting demonstration with a professional truffle hunter and his dogs. On top of that, every guest will be rewarded with tasting of various meals with truffles!

Highlights:

  • Experience truffle hunting with us! In Croatia, highly trained dogs are used to search truffles, which is also an interesting point.
  • Depending on the season, it is possible to find not only black truffles, but also rare and valuable white truffles.
  • A white truffle with weight of 1,3 kilograms, listed in the Guinness Book of Records, was found in this area.
  • We think You will like the sightseeing of Motovun, a medieval town situated on a hill with a fortified town center on the top, and houses scattered all over the hill.

Schedule:

Every dayContent
08:00

Pickup at a desired location and departure to Motovun in a private air conditioned vehicle. (230km / 3 hours)

11:00

Upon arrival to Motovun, a short introduction with the truffle hunter, and the hunting can begin!
The hunter and his dogs fearlessly enter deep into the woods.
After approximately 2 hours of hunting, guest can enjoy tasting of meals prepared on various styles using truffles as key ingredient.

14:00

After the hunting and the tasting, please enjoy a guided tour of the picturesque town of Motovun. The view from the top is amazing!
Throughout the town, a few specialised truffle shops are located, so we're sure You will find a nice souvenir. Truffle paste in a jar is recommended for export, since the expiry date is very generous.

15:00

After the tour, a transfer back to Zagreb。(230km / 3 hours)

18:00

Arrival to Zagreb. End of the tour.

Rates & Conditions:

Tour rates in EUR (tax incl.) with English speaking guide:

Participants #234+
Rates per person€298€208€158

Tour rate for one participant: €568

Tour rates in EUR (tax incl.) with Japanese or Korean or Chinese speaking guide:

Participants #234+
Rates per person€377€257€197

Tour rate for one participant: €715

Duation
Approximately 10 hours
Availability
Every day (check availability for non english language)
Children participation
OK
Payment method
PAYPAL / Credit Card/ Bank transfer
Application deadline
2 days in advance
Included
Private vehicle transport, English-speaking driver, local guide in Motovun, truffle hunting demonstration, tasting of meals with truffles
Excluded
Drinks, tip
Equipment
Comfortable footwear, hat, drink, mosquito repellent

Application Form:

Full nameGenderNationalityAge