Hiking and mountaineering are becoming increasingly popular in Buzeština. Proof of this is the section of the Mountaineering Association "Planik" from Umag which was founded in Buzet with an increasing number of members.
Mountaineers and recreationists have at their disposal the mountaineering trail "IPP" Istarski planinarski put, and 2 hiking trails: Buzet – Raspadalica and Buzet-Kotli – Hum - Buzet.
THE MIRNA AND BISKA HIKING TRAIL
The total length of the trails is about 30 km, which can be covered in around 10 hours.
Length of trail Buzet – Kotli - Hum is 12 km (MIRNA HIKING TRAIL), duration - 4 hours at a leisurely pace.
BISKA HIKING TRAIL takes you from Hum to Cunj and back to Buzet.
Sights along the trail:
Buzet – old medieval town, magnificent view of the surroundings; part of the trail runs along the Mirna river, the branching road towards Selci leads to the hidden natural wonders (canyon popularly known as Blizanci-Twins), when the water level is low you can pass through the canyon along the river,
Pond Garijak which is ideal for refreshing and bathing,
Kotli – protected rural complex. Kotliæ Tavern is an ideal place to restore your strength and try a glass of tasty wine,
The trail continues through the magnificent landscape of the Mirna river all the way to Hum – the smallest town in the world
TREKKING – MOUNTAINEERING TRAIL BUZET – RASPADALICA – BREST
Length of trail: 4.5 km.
The trail begins below the Old town of Buzet, near the gas station OMV, at 60 m above sea level. The trail ends at a height of 556 m above sea level near Raspadalica, the perfect place for extreme sport lovers. Raspadalica offers a breathtaking view of the southern part of Buzeština and Istria.
According to written documents, mineral processing in Minjera area dates back to the 16th century. The mineral processing plant on Minjera was built by the Venetian lieutenant Pietro Turrini in 1780. Alum and sulphuric acid processing took place up until 1856 when the factory was closed.
Besides the surface mines from which the pyritic bauxite was extracted, the remains of the buildings and of the church of St.Peter's are the only remnants of the mineral processing plant. The remains as well as the mines can be seen by taking the Minjera trail.
Raspadalica – 9km,3.00h, (Buzet (Konernika) – Strana – Raspadalica – Finderli – Sv.Martin - Buzet)
Put Mirne – 12kn,4.00h, (Buzet (Ist.Vodovod) – Pengari – Kotli – Benčići - Hum)
Put Biske – 12kn, 3.30h, (Buzet (Sv.Ivan) – Sv.Križ – Cunj- Glistonija – Šćaveti - Hum)
Minjera – 11km,3.00h, (Buezt (Most) – Mirna – Petohlebi – Podrebar – Maruškići - Most)
Vela peć – 6km, 2.00h, (Buzet (Ist.Vodovod) – Draga – Selca – Buzet (Ist. Vodovod))
Črnica – 9km, 2.30h, (Sv.Duh – Črnica – Sv.Lovreč – Sv.Duh)
Staza Sedam slapova - 15km, 5.00h, (Buzet (Ist.Vodovod) – Selca – Glistonija – Kuhari – Kotli - Buzet) - medium difficulty trail - Entrance and hiking along the "Trail of the 7 waterfalls" is at your own risk.