Croatian Truffle Hunt

Subtitle Truffle


Discover the beautiful truffle area in Istria.

The bike tour starts in Buzet and continues on the asphalt and macadam roads of the hilltop towns with amazing views.

We continue to Podrebri, Čela and Sovinjsko Polje, a picturesque village surrounded by hundred-years-old olive grows saturated with vineyards. Surrounded by fig-trees and the buzzing of the bees, we will discover Toklarija, a unique tavern (konoba) with unusual atmosphere and divine food. We proceed over the hills of Sovinjak and Krtov breg, riding across Senica, Senj, Valari and Majeri, so as to reach the thermal centre of St. Stefano, situated at the foot of the homonymous, 81 meters high rock, out of which springs hot sulphuric water known for its healing caracteristics. This termo mineral source was renowned for its beneficial medical influences already in the times of antiquity. It is considered especially beneficial for people suffering of rheumatism, skin and respiratory diseases, as well as some others. The thermal centre of St. Stefano was founded in the XIX century as a modest thermal curative centre wich has today turned into curative recreational complex.

From the thermal centre of St. Stefano we will continue towards the villages of Sirotići, Golači and Majeri. After an unforgettable view, proceeding through Benčići, Kaštel, Žonti and Škuljari, followed by Mažinjica and Kajini, passing through Mala Huba we finally get back to Buzet..


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