Zigante truffle days Category: Gastro Travel Published at: 01 October 2020 In the very heart of Istria, in the valley of the river Mirna, at the foot of Motovun, lies the Motovun forest, a rich forest area that hides one of the most precious fruits in the country - truffles. Every year during the autumn in Livade are held "Zigante Truffles Days", a unique event that gathers numerous domestic and foreign guests who come from all over the world to taste this top gourmet specialty and other exceptional flavors of Istrian delicacies. COVID-19 & Truffles Although this year's visitors will not see a large white tent, which usually hosts exhibitors, in Livade the hosts will welcome them with open arms and with a multitude of facilities that they will be able to enjoy every day. In accordance with epidemiological measures, the Zigante Truffle Days in 2020 are oriented towards the Zigante restaurant and specialized store. In the Zigante restaurant, guests can taste a specially prepared menu based on fresh white and black truffles, while in the Zigante store, fresh white and black truffles and other offers from a wide range of products will be available. In this way, visitors will be able to enjoy already prepared dishes, but also try their hand at preparing truffle-based delicacies. Read more about this festival on their official website.