October is the most beautiful month for an autumn weekend in Istria. The untouched nature and the smell of truffles that spreads throughout the peninsula are just some of the benefits provided by the magical Istria. It is also a time of picking and processing Mediterranean fruits such as olives and vines, and truffle hunting is still in full swing. With active cycling and hiking trails in nature, the popular Truffle trail will reveal all the hidden corners of Istria, from Livade to Buzet!
The wine roads leave no one indifferent, and the fairytale path leads to the very heart of Istria, to the Motovun forest and the place Livade, where the demonstration search for truffles organized by Zigante is still going on. Hunting this esteemed underground gourmet specialty is a skill you can experience firsthand, and experienced truffle growers with their search dogs will show you the secrets of the best locations and tricks in finding truffles. After an interesting morning, stop by the Zigante restaurant for lunch to refresh yourself with top Istrian and Mediterranean specialties with the inevitable taste of truffles.