This delightful village founded by the Romans became of strategic importance under Venetian rule, which provided the town with gates, walls and churches.
The tranquillity and ancient atmosphere make Buzet truly evocative and it will be a pleasure to walk through the picturesque maze of narrow streets and squares.
Don’t miss the dishes of this ‘truffle town’ to which a festival is dedicated and an entire season ends with the preparation of a Guinness World Record omelette, made with 2,000 eggs and 10 kg of truffles in a pan weighing a ton.
The small square is lined with shops and cafés where you can enjoy the atmosphere in peace. The Baroque well with its relief of the Lion of St. Mark is worth a visit.
Guided truffle searches are organised, culminating in cheese and truffle tastings lasting two to three hours.
You can follow the Glagolitic Way, a path marked by 11 sculptures that you can also walk on horseback.
The village of Roc is a tiny centre full of charm with ancient walls and Romanesque churches where you can enjoy the wonderful local cuisine!
Hum calls itself the ‘smallest town in the world’ with only 23 inhabitants, but legend has it that it was built by giants and it enchants all visitors with its tiny picturesque centre, which can be visited in a maximum of 30 minutes. Spend all your time enjoying the gastronomy, especially at Humska Konoba, a small restaurant specialising in regional cuisine.
If you love good food, don’t miss the village of Sovinjsko Polje, where a dinner in front of the fireplace at the Toklarija restaurant, built in a 600-year-old oil mill, can last up to four hours and where the menu changes daily and ranges from porcini mushrooms, wild asparagus, truffles and game dishes, all strictly local!
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Buzet, a small Istrian village, is situated on the northern slopes of Mount Učka in the northern part of Istria, close to the border with Slovenia and Italy.