Truffle hunting in Montalcino

Day Trips & Excursions in Montalcino
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Tour description

Searching for truffles in Montalcino 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!

Itinerary6.30pm   Departure from Montalcino5.00pm   Starting truffles’ searchSummer black 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************************The hunting tour takes place every  Monday and Wednesday from January to October. On request, it can take place any day of the week .Participants: minimum 4, maximum 8Duration: 5/6 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

  • Private transport, auto or 8 seats MERCEDES minivan
  • Driver/tour leader (English/Italian)
  • Expert truffle hunter
  • Hunting tour
  • Small dinner with truffle tasting
  • I's possible to change the place of departure on request with supplement.
  • Dinner

What's not included

  • All that is not specified in the "inclusion"
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • tip (optional)