Category Archives: Istria Excursions

Visit Lipica Stud Farm and Caves in Postojna – Istria

lipica-stud-farm-istriaAfter a pleasant trip e we arrive at the small place Postojna, where we will see one of the best known and most beautiful caves in Europe. The caves are 22 km long, and an electric train will take us through one part, after which we will walk about 2 km through the most beautiful part of the caves. Then we proceed to Lipica, the place where the well-known Lipizzaner horses have been bred for centuries. From there a professional guide will take you to the stud farm where you will be witness a special performance program.

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Wine Tour Istria

wine-tour-istria2Wine tour of Istria starts with a pleasurable drive through the Istrian countryside to the village of Markovac. After visiting the wine cellar, you are invited to sample their wines (White, Red and Sweet) and Grappa accompanied with cheese, istrian pršut and fritule. This half-day excursion is lovely way to spend a afternoon and there is also oportunity to buy some of their quality wine.

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Truffle Tour – Search For and Later Feast with Istrian Truffles

truffle-search-istria-truffle-tourCulinary agree only on one thing – truffle in gastronomy is on top level. Unusual underground hidden bulb, with no plant above ground is very difficult to find. Only, a well trained dog can sniff them. Truffles grow in grey soil, in woody humid area of Motovun in the valley Mirna.

Exactly that is where we go with a truffler and with his well dressed dogs seeking his majesty –truffle.

During our 3 hour walk through the forest truffler will tell us all the secrets and particulars about truffles. After that, lunch will be served on base of truffles followed with wine in a specialized restaurant.

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