Tuscan Walk and Hunt for Truffles

Outdoor Activities in Italy
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Tour description

Why are edible truffles so expensive? What accounts for their high demand? And - most importantly - what do they taste like? Discover the answers to these questions and more on this guided walk in the peaceful woods to hunt for Tuscan truffles, where you will learn all about this special ingredient so cherished by cooks and foodies around the world!

Your truffle walk and hunt starts in the morning at 9am. Drive or take a taxi to meet your English-speaking truffle hunter-guide at 9am at a designated meeting spot. After greetings and some explanations, you will set out on your excursion into the lovely Tuscan woods. Hear about the truffle hunting life while you witness the relationship between hunter and his trusty truffle-sniffing dog. Around 12noon you will return to the guide's house or garden where you will enjoy a rustic, light lunch in the countryside, featuring truffle treats like Tuscan bread with truffle oil and pecorino cheese with truffle shavings, and gelato with truffle honey, and red wine to accompany the meal. To conclude, you may the change to purchase any of the truffles unearthed on the hunt at the current market value.

What's included

  • An English-speaking, expert truffle hunter as your guide
  • A light rustic lunch of truffle-themed delicacies and a glass of red wine
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What's not included

  • Transportation to and from the truffle hunt location
  • Truffles found on the hunt (possibly available for purchase at the current market value)