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Truffle Hunting & the world-famous Olive Oil Tasting - Private Tour
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Duration - 6 hours
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Cancellation Policy Standard Cancellation Policy means that:
If you cancel this tour booking at least 14 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 13 and 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee charged from the paid deposit.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, or don’t show up at the meeting point on time there is a 100 percent cancellation fee charged from the paid deposit.Standard
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We pick up you from your hotel in Rijeka or Opatija, Croatia.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel after breakfast, and you will head inland Istria to explore the rolling hills of the peninsula, taste a few of the best local olive, and experience the truffle hunting demonstration in Motovun forest.
- Experience truffle hunting and taste the world-famous olive oil!
- Meet the local producers and learn about their products!
- Start from your place of stay with a private door to door transfer!
- Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day!
- Explore the countryside and become part of the beautiful landscape!
- Savor local gourmet products with an included tasting!
Truffle Hunting & Olive Oil Tasting Tour
With our Truffle Hunting & the world-famous Olive Oil Tasting private tour, you bring pleasure to your senses with the tastes and scents of the Mediterranean, while experiencing a gourmet journey through the blue and green Istria, known by the ancient Romans as a royal pantry.
Few ingredients and a lot of imagination become gourmet assets such as truffles, paired with the globally-known olive oils, Istrian wines Malvazija, Merlot and you will be equally amazed by the landscape full of hills, fairytale towns, vineyards, and olive groves.
Come closer to the simple Istrian life philosophy even if you are not a passionate gourmand.
Don't miss the unique experience - Truffle Hunting & the world-famous Olive Oil Tasting while visiting Rijeka!
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- Private car transfer
- Driver / local guide
- Truffle hunting demonstration
- Olive oil tasting and a glass of Istrian wine
- Tasting plate of pasta with truffles
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (tips are always appreciated but not mandatory)
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off beyond specified area
- Health/travel insurance
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Truffle Hunting & the world-famous Olive Oil Tasting private tour Itinerary:
Your guide will meet you at your hotel after breakfast and you will head inland to explore the rolling hills of Istria, taste a few of the best local olive oil and wine varieties and explore some of the most charming villages in the country. After a short drive, you will arrive at the foot of the famous Istrian hilltop town - Motovun where you will meet your hosts for the day.
Motovun Forest has been for more than two thousand years recognized as a natural phenomenon of the Istrian peninsula and this part of Croatia. This area is a site of ancient deciduous tree forest that spreads along the Mirna and Butoniga rivers valley.
You shall walk off into this exciting adventure in the company of our licensed guide and our two hunting dogs, who are real masters in finding truffles. You shall discover everything that is to be known about truffles and truffle hunting and finally have an opportunity to enjoy the flavors of truffles at a local restaurant.
After a nice time spent with your hosts for the day, you can opt to explore Motovun, an ancient sleepy town located atop a 909-foot (277 m) hill. Its present appearance, with the city walls surrounding the center of the town, dates back to the Middle Ages.
Sitting opposite Oprtalj on the southern side of the Mirna river, Motovun today hosts a popular film festival for one week in the summer.
Return to Rijeka.
- Please wear comfortable shoes.
- Pick-up and drop-off service available from Hotels and private residences in Rijeka and in Opatija.
- This private tour operates with a minimum of 1 person and a maximum of 8 persons.
- The transfer is private.
- Truffle hunting demonstration can be done in a small group.
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