Opening ceremony of the fair, Saturday 14.09. at 12:00 h.

The Zigante Truffle Days are also a true gastronomic event visited by a large number of guests due to its culinary innovations and experiences.

The truffle fair and exhibition are the perfect opportunity to learn about and taste the truffle and it’s presentation.

  • EXHIBITION AND TASTING
    OF TRUFFLES AND TRUFFLE PRODUCTS
  • TASTING AND OFFER OF
    CROATIAN AND INTERNATIONAL
    PREMIUM WINES
  • GASTRONOMIC RESTAURANT
    OFFERING TRUFFLE BASED
    DISHES

GUIDED TRUFFLE
HUNTING TOUR

The guided truffle hunting tour provides visitors with an opportunity to meet the truffle hunter and his truffle hunting dogs, embark jointly on an adventure of a truffle hunt and discover all truffle secrets.

Visitors can take a train to the very heart of the Motovun forest and accompanied by the guide walk along the Truffle Path located in the centre of the truffle habitat. They will be met by a licensed truffle hunter who will demonstrate a typical truffle search.

2nd INTERNATIONAL WHITE

TRUFFLE HUNT COMPETITION

Every truffle hunter says his is the best truffle hunting dog. But, how can we know? Zigante is organizing the second consecutive international white truffle hunt competition this year. Competitors come from Slovenia, Italy, Hungary and Croatia, of course. The international white truffle hunt competition is a unique event which goal is to introduce fair guests to dogs and truffle hunters and to demonstrate their cooperation during a white truffle hunt.

Dogs and truffle hunters focus on finding all white truffles. The winner is the dog which finds most truffles in the shortest time, is the most obedient and has the best relationship with its truffle hunter. Naturally, all dogs are awarded at the end of the competition.

OPENING HOURS OF THE FAIR:

September and October:
SATURDAY: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm,
SUNDAY: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.
November:
SATURDAY: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm,
SUNDAY: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

  • TRUFFLE AUCTION
  • PROMOTION AND SALE
    OF INDIGENOUS ISTRIANPRODUCTS
  • COOKING SHOW
  • OFFER BY CROATIAN AND
    FOREIGN FAMILY FARMS AS
    WELL AS RENOWNED BRANDS