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Destilerija Aura

Occupying the extensive cellars of the elegant 1907-built Narodni Dom (People's House), this Aladdin's cave is filled with glistening bottles, hip flasks and jars of the rakije (grappas), liqueurs and jams that are …
Food & Drink in Buzet

Festival of Subotina

Buzet's top truffle event is on the second Saturday in September, marking the start of the white-truffle season (which lasts through December). The pinnacle of it all is the preparation of a giant truffle omelette –…
Food in Buzet

Zigante Tartufi

Hidden away in a cave near the main roundabout in the bottom part of town, this little store stocks truffles in various shapes and forms – in olive oil, cheese, tapenades and sausages. It also stocks wine and rakija…
Church in Buzet

Church of the Blessed Virgin

Built by the Venetians in 1784, Buzet's pretty parish church has a pale-yellow ceiling with frescos, an elaborate pulpit and baroque altars. There's also a 15th-century silver salver, an 18th-century organ and a hug…
Church in Buzet

St George's Church

Positioned by the cliffs at the far end of the old town, this church (completed in 1611) was in the throes of a major restoration during research but it usually contains gilded altars, and paintings of the life of S…
Museum in Buzet

Local History Museum

Housed in the grand Bigatto Palace (built 1639), this museum displays a collection of prehistoric and Roman artefacts as well as some ethnological items such as field tools and folk costumes.
Landmark in Buzet

Large Well

At the centre of the old town is an ornate cistern topped with a well, built in 1789 in the rococo style. Look out for the carved lion, the symbol of Venice.