HIGHLIGHTS OF THE Truffle Hunting in Tuscany Private Tour
1. Incredible truffle hunt with trained dogs
2. Special truffle based lunch
3. Learn more about the truffle biological cycle
4. Discover the environment of truffle in Tuscany
The truffle hunting tour is the perfect choice if you want to experience Tuscan nature, have a lovely walk into the wood trying to find what is also known as the diamond of the woods. This incredible experience will make you became a truffle expert and give you the opportunity to savor the “diamond” in many different and exquisite ways!
We will start with a lovely drive across the Tuscan countryside to reach our destination, the woods! Special expert will welcome you in the family-run business and explain you the different processes involved in the truffle life. We will also meet the real protagonists of the hunt, trained dogs that will help us to find this exquisite delicacy. The truffle hunt will be approx. 2 hours long, during this time you will learn more about the characteristics of the most suitable habitat for truffle, and you will also understand the deep and symbiotic connection between trees and truffle. At the end of the hunt you will return to the estate, where you will be served a special four course truffle based lunch.
Afterwards, we will have a nice appetizer of pecorino cheese combined with white truffle honey, classic Tuscan ‘bruschetta’ with two different sauces: artichoke and truffle, basil pesto and truffle, cold cuts with truffle, fresh salad seasoned with truffle oil and balsamic vinegar. Then, the first course: home-made tagliatelle with fresh truffle sauce. The second course is the typical supper people get to taste fresh truffle: fried eggs with fresh truffle. To finish this lovely themed lunch, you will be served a delightful truffle dessert. Water, Tuscan wine and coffee are also included.
DETAILS OF THE TOUR:
Dates and Time: Everyday (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Season: All year round
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine
The price Includes: truffle hunting with expert guide, air-conditioned minivan transport, lunch with home-made base with truffle sauce.
Meeting Point: Central location in Florence. More detail will be provided after booking.
THINGS TO NOTE:
** Bookings made 72 hours before the tour are considered valid only if re-confirmed and authorized.
** This tour is not suitable to people with walking difficulties and children.
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