Florence truffle hunting tour

Travel to the Countryside to Enjoy a Tuscany Truffle Hunting Tour

Type: Shared and private tour options available
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Daily, weather permitting
Special information: Truffles found during the hunt are not included in the tour price; however, you may be given the opportunity to buy truffles at the market rate

 

Discover the art of truffle hunting with this truffle hunting tour in the Tuscan woods, with lunch and private transportation from Florence

Italian truffles are among the most sought-after culinary ingredients and are a well-known feature of Italian cuisine. They are often served shaved over pasta and add an earthy flavour that will leave you wanting more!

This Tuscany truffle hunting tour includes private transportation from Florence and takes you into the heart of the countryside to a prime truffle site. Here, an expert guide will tell you about the art of truffle hunting and explain the significance of using a specially trained dog for truffle hunting in Italy. During the guided truffle hunting tour, you will be led through idyllic Tuscan woodland rich in rare wildlife to hunt for truffles. After the truffle tour, you will sit down to a light lunch, featuring Tuscan delicacies and local wine.

This is the perfect Florence tour for foodies and nature lovers, or those that simply want to enjoy a unique culinary experience in Italy. If you have booked a Florence holiday with us and would like to add this Tuscany truffle hunting tour to your package, please contact your personal travel adviser, who will be happy to help.

 

About this Tuscany truffle hunting tour

This Tuscany truffle hunting tour is a unique experience that you can enjoy on your Florence holiday. It begins with private transportation from central Florence to the truffle hunting site in the morning. Here, you will meet your expert guide and their trusty truffle hunting dog - an essential part of truffle hunting in Tuscany. You will then enjoy a relaxing walk through idyllic Tuscan woodland as your guide explains the history of truffles in Tuscany and their modern-day use. They will also explain how the specially trained truffle hunting dog uses their keen sense of smell to sniff out the best truffles, and you will be able to see the dog at work during your truffle hunting tour.

After your morning exploration, you will sit down for a light lunch, featuring delicious Tuscan delicacies and rustic cuisine, as well as truffle dishes so that you can sample this wonderful ingredient. Local Tuscan wine will also be served. Finally, at the end of your truffle hunting tour, you will have the opportunity to buy these special truffles so that you can recreate iconic Italian cuisine at home.

At the end of the experience, you will be taken back to central Florence.


If you would like to book this truffle hunting tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 1-347-594-5500 or Click here to send us an enquiry.