truffle farm of our tour is a charming
panoramic hilltop location
truffle hunter judges the quality
of a beautiful white truffle
(Tuber Magnatum Pico)
truffles we find during the tour are
yours! We will package them so you
can bring them home.
are fundamental to find truffles.
learn how to make tagliolini, and
then we will serve them with fresh
location of the truffle hunting is
a private nature reserve
MOST EXCLUSIVE TRUFFLE DAY TOUR IN
Are you looking for a spectacular
private tour focusing on the excellent
truffles of Tuscany in the most beautiful
truffle region? Would you like to
learn how to use truffles in the cuisine
and make your truffle-based lunch?
This is the place to go!
We arrange an exclusive VIP truffle
hunting tour joined with an interesting
short cooking lesson on an organic
farm in central Tuscany, for
you to see how truffles are found
and to understand, how they can be
used on the table.
MORNING TRUFFLE HUNTER!
Our private tour starts in the morning,
when you meet our English speaking
guide at an easy meeting point
(between Pisa and Florence). The drive
to the truffle hunting farm is in
the middle of spectacular vineyards
and rolling hills dotted by cypress
trees - the most classical image of
Tuscany - until we get to a very panoramic
The first encounter with the truffle
hunter is in a charming dining room
with fireplace where you have a welcome
breakfast. Coffee, tea, fruit
juices will join a nice bruschetta
with some cold cuts and finally a
home-made cake. During breakfast,
the truffle hunter will introduce
to you the world of truffles and
instruct you for the following truffle
GO TRUFFLE HUNTING!
When we are all ready, we start walking
in the surrounding woods for
about 1.5 hours with the truffle
hunter and his dog, in search of
seasonal truffles. There are many
kinds of truffles we can find depending
on the season, from Summer black truffles,
to Spring or Winter white truffles.
The hunter will show us hidden places
and techniques for finding truffles.
Other mushrooms or wild plants or
berries can be gathered on this occasion.
LET'S MAKE FRESH PASTA!
After collecting some fresh truffles
in the woods, we get back to the farmhouse
and in the kitchen we learn how
to make fresh tagliolini. You
will choose some fresh eggs from the
chickens' den and mix them with organic
flour. With our hands we will prepare
the main course of our lunch: tagliolini
with fresh truffles. During the
short class, a lot of other curiosities
and habits about the local food
traditions will be presented.
Finally, a delicious truffle-based
lunch will be served. Lunch will be
made of a nice appetizer with a selection
of cheeses, cold cuts and truffle
bruschettas, a plate of tagliolini
with the fresh truffles just found,
fried eggs with shaven truffles, cake
with truffles and local wine.
Some of the truffles we found will
be your souvenirs of this memorable
day in Tuscany!
you can buy truffle delicacies
on the farm as your original gift
The whole experience takes place in
the area of the Pisan hills for 6