Searching for truffles

Day Trips & Excursions in Italy

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Searching for truffles in Tuscany with an expert truffles hunter: it’s a special experience which allows you to discover how nature can offer hidden treasures….The truffles hunter, with his dog along, will teach you the techniques to find a truffle enough to make you so enthusiast of your choice!!And after the search…let’s go and taste a good truffle dinner!! Enjoy the Tuscan recipes: delights for the palate!
Your Itinerary4.30pm                  Departure from Montalcino – Vialedellalibertà 125.00pm                  Starting truffles’ searchBlack truffle (or Scorzone) hunting is mainly suited to sunny hills exposed towards South. This kind of truffle allows dogs to make experience: when you encounter a “tartufaia”, truffles’ discoveries come one after the other giving great emotions to all the participants!7.00pm                  End of truffle hunting and simple dinner with truffle tasting9.00pm                  Back to Montalcino – Viale della libertà 12Useful informationThe hunting tour takes place every  Monday and every Wednesday from April to June On request, it can take place any day of the week .Participants: minimum 4, maximum 8Duration: 6 hoursFound truffles are not included in the tour’s price.  Weather conditions do not change the tour’s program,We recommend a clothing suited to weather conditions, mainly we suggest trekking shoes or bootsIt’s prohibited to take dogsMinimum age of the participants: 8 years. Children under 18 must always be accompanied by parents.This tour involves walking on rough trails across steep and uneven ground in the woods. While the walk itself is not strenuous, it is not recommended for those with mobility issues.

What’s included

  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel/agriturismo(if located within 5km from Montalcino city center) otherwise meeting point at ARTEMISIA VIAGGI office in VialedellaLibertà n° 12, day and time as mentioned above
  • Transfer by car or Minivan MERCEDES (8 seats)
  • Multilingual Driver/tour leader (Italian/English/German)
  • Expert truffle hunter
  • Hunting tour
  • Small dinner with truffle tasting.
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • tip (optional)
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