White truffle of Istria recognized delicacy

White truffle of Istria

White truffle of Istria is an internationally recognized delicacy and an integral part of gourmet cuisine.

Truffle is strong-smelling underground fungus that resembles an irregular, rough-skinned potato, growing chiefly in broadleaved woodland on calcareous soils. It is one of the rarest delicacies in the world. You guessed it right, Istria is also famous for truffles of the highest quality and especially white truffles. … read more

Wines of Istria: the most famous wineries and wines

Wines of Istria

Croatian wines are gaining more and more popularity on the international wine market. Together with wines gains popularity most popular wine region of Croatia – the Istrian peninsula.

From ancient times Istria was famous for growing grapes and till today it remains as one of the most dynamically developing wine regions in Europe.

In 2014 and 2015 Istria has joined the list of top 10 wine producing regions of the world. Also in 2016 Istria was placed in the top 10 wine producing regions of Europe.

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Umag city

Umag city

Umag is the westernmost resort town of Istria and Croatia. Umag is called “the Croatian gate into Europe” for its close proximity to Italy and Slovenia.

Rest in Umag can be pleasantly combined with excursions to the European towns of Venice, Triest and Ljubljana. The distance between Umag (Croatia) to Venice (Italy) is 210 km, to Triest (Italy) it is 49 km, to Ljubljana (the capital of Slovenia) it is 133 km.

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