Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka

Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka

Starts in: Rijeka Available: Every Tuesday and Saturday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
8 hour tour
From $159Per person
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Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka Highlights


Visit the picturesque towns of Motvun and Buzet


Hunt for elusive truffles with an expert truffle finder and trained dogs


Savor a singular tasting of various local products infused with truffle


Enjoy a traditional Istrian lunch and the region's delightful cuisine

Why we chose this tour

Truffles are the epitome of haute cuisine - and foodies from around the world often associate this prized delicacy with gourmet French and Italian cooking. But insiders will tell you that Istrian truffles, from Croatia's Motovun Forest, are some of the best in the world. With our Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka, you'll venture to the dark forests encompassing the medieval towns of Motovun and Buzet, where a truffle-hunting expert and specially trained dogs will lead you on an exhilarating exploration to unearth this culinary treasure. Then tantalize your taste-buds with a sampling of truffle products before indulging in a traditional Istrian lunch. If you're a serious foodie, truffle hunting in Croatia is an absolute must for your itinerary!

Our Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka is available every Tuesday and Saturday and is an absolute must for culinary enthusiasts! Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the history of truffles and Istria’s time-honored tradition of truffle hunting. The unique experience is only elevated by the region’s captivating beauty – you’ll take in the stunning views of Motovun town and Lake Butoniga and sample the homemade wines of Malvasia and Teran, straight from the cellar.

The highlight of the day is, of course, a hands-on expedition into the nearby forest where a local truffle hunting expert and specially trained dogs will lead you to the treasure. Then sample a delightful array of truffle products before savoring a traditional Istrian lunch.

The Truffle Hunting Tour starts and ends in Rijeka with guaranteed departures.

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Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka Itinerary

10:00 - Pickup from City Clock Tower, Gradski Toranj
  • Meet your guide at the City Clock Tower, Gradski Toranj in Rijeka.
Truffle Hunting Experience
  • Meet the local Truffle Hunting Expert - learn all about truffles and the tradition of truffle hunting in Istria.
  • Participate in a hands-on truffle hunting experience in the nearby forest, with specially trained dogs!
  • During the tour you'll enjoy the stunning views on Motovun town and Lake Butoniga and taste some homemade local wines, Malvasia and Teran.
  • Enjoy a traditional Istrian lunch, tasting the best that this region has to offer.
Drop off at City Clock Tower, Gradski Toranj
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Truffle Hunting Tour from Rijeka are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from Rijeka
Fully guided tourĀ 
Modern vehicle with AC
Truffle hunting
Truffle hunting dogs and gear
Truffle products tasting
Traditional Istrian lunch
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes
Walking shoes
Essential Information
The tour requires a minimum of 4 people - in the unlikely event that the minimum number is not reached an alternative date will be offered
Children under 4 years can join for free
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