Today we’ll take breakfast at the hotel before heading out to Buzet region. Morning »TRUFFLE EXPERIENCE« TRUFFLE FARM. You will have the opportunity to meet with the hunters and their dogs, hear about tradition of seeking truffles in Istria and the general history of truffles and even try short hunting with dogs in the nearby forest.
Welcome schnapps aperitif followed by a tasting of truffle products. You will have a chance to participate in preparation famous scrambled eggs with truffles, a real delicacy. The food will be accompanied by local wines from their cellar. Enjoy sightseeing tour of Motovun before lunch in one of the local restaurants of your choice. Enjoy time at leisure in old town before returning to hotel. For this evening we have planned culinary class in authentic ambient of central Istria. You’ll learn how to prepare Istrian specialty – Istrian pasta. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast we are heading to another culinary experience. We will visit an olive oil farm in South of Istria. Guided visit of the olive trees plantation and guided olive oil tasting. We haven’t forgotten about famous National Park Brijuni. Free time for lunch. In the late afternoon we will visit cheese factory. Overnight will be at the hotel.
After breakfast it’s off to the Laguna vineyards where, conditions permitting, you’ll take part in the harvest combined with picnic. In Istria the wine growers have a double blessing: a diversity of soils and positions appropriate to various varieties, indigenous and international; perfect climatic conditions on geographic positions where Alpine and Mediterranean climates meet. The vineyards of Vina Laguna on the various Istrian terroirs have been selected and cultivated precisely with the intention of emphasising these boons. Later we will continue our tour toward Slovenia, but we will make importance stop at famous winery in Buje region. Our next stop will be Fonda farm situated in the bay of Piran, Slovenia (optional). There we will take the boat and go to see feeding of the sea bass and to see mussels. Here we will also have snack. Overnight at the hotel.
After the breakfast in the hotel, we’ll depart towards picturesque Bled Lake with private coach and English speaking guide. There we will take traditional boat ride to Bled island, where we will visit St. Maria church and Clock tower. After the tour you will enjoy in demonstration of “potica” preparation and sampling of various types of “potica”. After demonstration we will entrance to Bled castle, where in the castle restaurant lunch will be held (3 course meal, with Bled signature dessert). At the afternoon we’ll depart towards Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia where you will have a walking tour. Overnight at the hotel in Strunjan.
In the morning, after breakfast, accompanied by guide, we will visit beautiful region Kras, where we will make a stop in local “Gostilna” to try Krast dried ham sampling, and to visit drying factory. Here is also possible to organise lunch with typical Karst dishes (lunch is optional). After lunch wine adventure is waiting for you – we will make few stops in different wineries (optional). A last day in hotel is an opportunity for you to relax and charge yourself with a positive energy for journey home; enjoy yourself at your hotel which has in and outdoor swimming pools with heated seawater, saunas, a fitness room, a health and physiotherapy centre and the Salia Spa Centre. Overnight at the hotel.
After the breakfast check out from the hotel and departure to Zagreb Airport.
●旅費：1550ユーロ（飛行機代別 飛行機は各自で御予約 現地集合）
How many people?
Minimum 10, maximum 15. We want to make it comfy!
Program lasts 6 days (September 18-24)
ARRIVAL: September 18th (noon)
DEPARTURE: September 24th (afternoon)
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