Enjoy a private and authentic truffle hunting and tasting experience with your host Alex in Croatia. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food and includes private transfers from your hotel anywhere along the Western Coast of Istria. Your tour and tasting will take place at a truffle fair that is held at the foothills of Motovun, a beautiful village atop a hill in Istria. After truffle hunting, enjoy a truffle-inspired lunch and explore the region’s many exceptional food products, from wine to olive oil.A former foreign correspondent with a background in art history and history, Alex is passionate about food, wine and the truffles of the Istrian region, the home of his ancestors. A licensed guide of greater Istria, Alex is also a trained wine sommelier and an expert in olive oil and truffle tasting. Truffles are an important part of the culture and cuisine of Istria and Alex loves how they connect him to nature and to his ancestors.