Learn all about edible truffles and the reasons they are in such high demand around the world on this truffle walking tour in Tuscany!
Highlights of the
Truffle Hunting in Tuscany Tour
Learn about the intriguing world of Tuscan truffles – growth, uses, and history
Walk through lovely Tuscan woods, led by an expert
Discover the truffle hunting life
Observe the relationship between hunter and dog
Savor a rustic light truffle-themed lunch in the countryside
Possibility to purchase found truffles at the current market rate**
Truffle Hunting Experience
Take part in a special once-in-a-lifetime truffle hunting experience and search for truffles with a trufflehunter and truffle-hunting dog in the forests of Tuscany.
Gourmet Truffle Hunting
Enjoy a unique gourmet experience following the hunter and his truffle dog through the Tuscan forest paths.
Expert Truffle Hunter
Watch the truffle expert hunter and his expert truffle dog sniffing about, searching for truffles.
Experience the excitement as the truffle dog starts digging for this edible treasure (rare white truffles can sell for up to $15,000 per kg).
Savor delicious truffles
Once your truffles are found, savour a delightful meal. Including the truffles that you just discovered!
Tuscan Countryside Tour
Before, during and lunch, enjoy the famous scenic Tuscan landscape.
Savour experiencing Italy’s most renowned wine, Chianti.
Learn all about truffles on the Truffle Hunting in Tuscany Tour
Your guide will teach you everything you need to know about the process of winemaking and the techniques involved in attaining a better appreciation of the wine through the tasting.
Why is our Truffle Hunting in Tuscany Tour the best?
A wonderful expert guide
A great Artviva customer care team to help ensure everything goes smoothly
The most beautiful part of Tuscany
Savouring delicious Truffles guaranteed!
A fully licensed tour operator ensuring your security
And a very talented and hardworking truffle hunting dog!
The finer details of the Truffle Walk in Tuscany:
Length: approximately 3 hours
Minimum participants required to confirm: 1-2 people
Maximum participants: 6 people*
Transport options: From Florence you may arrange your own taxi the the venue, a journey of approximately 25 minutes; those traveling with a car can drive directly there.
Weather: The tour itinerary may be altered or the tour cancelled in cases of wet weather. Please contact us for more information about alternative options.
Please note: Your host will meet you at 9:00am at a designated spot to begin your experience. After a brief introduction, he will lead you into the woods for the first two hours of the activity, concluding with a light lunch (about an hour) prepared in the truffle hunter’s house or garden. The lunch will include focaccia, Tuscan bread with truffle oil, truffle shavings, tomato bruschetta, salad, pecorino cheese, gelato with truffle honey, and red wine to accompany the meal. *Not suitable for children 2 years old and under.
**Truffles found while on the hunt are not included in the cost of the activity. You may have the chance to purchase found truffles at the current market rate.
We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking. If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.
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