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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in Italian

About your host

I am a professional truffle hunter. I started hunting truffles as a child, with my family. I will show you the principles of truffle hunting during an excursion that will be chosen according to seasonality and weather conditions. You will enjoy hiking through vineyards and woods with him and his two trained dogs, discovering the main features and secrets of truffles. Hunting will be followed by a…
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What we’ll do

The experience will start at 8 am with a brief introduction to truffle hunting. After that I will guide you during an excursion of 2/3 hours approximately, through Chianti’s vineyards and woods, in search of truffles. There you will discover the secrets of truffle hunting, the importance of the relation with the trained dogs (I have two, one male and one female dog) and the respect of nature…

What else you should know

Experience unsuitable for children and people with reduced mobility. Be prepared to face any weather condition: bring waterproof clothes or jacket and comfortable clothing, hiking boots. You can request a menu for celiacs or communicate intolerances.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Lunch
Truffle based lunch including: - starters: a selection of crostini, cheeses, typical charcuterie, home made preserves - main course: pasta - one glass of wine

What to bring

Hiking boots
Comfortable clothing
Raincoat or k-way

Where you'll be

The excursion route will be defined according to seasonality and weather conditions. The experience will start in Campora, with a brief introduction. After that it will continue with the real excursion (truffle hunting) - approximately 2 hours - and will be ending in Campora again with the light lunch.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. The dogs will guide us through the whole experience, that will be mostly open-air: so be sure to feel comfortable with dogs and nature!

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Experience unsuitable for children and people with reduced mobility. Be prepared to face any weather condition: bring waterproof clothes or jacket and comfortable clothing, hiking boots. You can request a menu for celiacs or communicate intolerances.

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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany
New experience
$134/person
New experience
$134/person