Incentive & team-building experiences
Below, you will find a selection of activities that are unique to the region and that are known to be favourites for any sort of incentive or team-building tour. Take a look at the hotel’s selection and contact us should you not find your preferred activity. In that case, we will happily create for you a made-to-measure experience to best suit your needs.
Have you ever thought of going on a walk in the woods with a dog and a truffle expert for truffle hunting? This is the unique experience that you can have with hotel Kempinski Palace Portorož. The experience is so exciting and memorable that you absolutely cannot miss it while staying in Istria. You will meet with a local professional truffle hunter and his dog, which will help us find real truffles, and go on the journey of truffle hunting! The history of the hunting will be presented and a small degustation will follow afterwards.
Throughout, it is an experience to remember! Truffle season is the autumn, which is the time when Istrian flavours are at their best. This activity is weather- and season-dependent.
Fonda Fish Farm
Go on an educational and cultural tour of the family-run fish farm Fonda, who have a long history of fish breeding and are thought to be among the best in their profession in Europe. The Fonda Fish Farm is the home of the Piran sea bass, internationally recognised as a truly superior fish and the type of fish that can also be found in many dishes in the menus at the Kempinski hotel. The tour takes you on a boat trip to where the fish are bred and is complemented with an insightful presentation and inspirational information from the Fonda family.
Lisjak Olive Oil Tour
Another family-run business that ideally showcases the simplicity of the Istrian rural areas, the hardworking nature of the people and the incomparable natural delights that are growing on the hills of Istria. All this combined provides the perfect setting for a remarkable extra-virgin Istrian olive oil. Feel the Istrian spirit through the private tour of a family-owned Lisjak Olive Oil plantation and taste various types of olive oil from the wooden barrels.
Wine-tasting Tour and Istrian Culinary Experience
In the vicinity of Portorož, there are many wine cellars, where you can enjoy wine tasting and experience delicious culinary dishes of this region. Meet a winemaker and share tips and tricks of wine production.
Participate in the harvest of the wine! A seasonal experience that can only be discovered in the autumn months is certain to be one of the greatest team-building activities in the area. Slovenia as a country is known as a boutique and bespoke wine region that produces a lot of the remarkable wine varieties exported all over the world. While the entire country is full of wineyards, with each region proudly presenting their own wine varieties, the most famous region of Goriška Brda lies only a 40-minute drive from the hotel. You and your attendees will have an opportunity to take an active part in the harvest and assist with the ripening of the grapes in the vineyard, with each individual getting their assignment to fulfil. Only with teamwork and joint collaboration will the final outcome be positive. A true team-building activity in nature.
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