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Small-Group Truffle Hunting and Wine Experience from Florence with Lunch

Highlights
  • Go on an authentic truffle hunt with a small-group tour from Florence
  • Traipse through the woods with a guide and their truffle-sniffing dog
  • Enjoy a 2-course truffle-themed lunch and sample Chianti region wines
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Small-Group Truffle Hunting and Wine Experience from Florence with Lunch
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Small-Group Truffle Hunting and Wine Experience from Florence with Lunch
US$259.25
Overview
It takes years to learn the art of successful truffle hunting, but you can be successful your first time out by following a guide and their truffle-sniffing dog on a truffle hunting adventure from Florence. You’ll travel to the Tuscan town of San Miniato famous for its delicious white truffle where you’ll observe experienced truffle hunters in action. After the hunt, you’ll enjoy a 2-course lunch featuring the truffle and sample an array of Chianti region wine.
What to Expect
Join up with your guide at the Piazza Cavalleggeri in central Florence. You’ll leave the city by air-conditioned minivan traveling west into the Tuscan countryside. You’ll stop in the town of San Miniato - the truffle capital of Tuscany whose surrounding woodlands are home to the rare Italian white truffle.

Here you’ll meet your truffle hunter guide and his truffle-sniffing dog for a walk through the woods in search of mushroom gold. You’ll follow the dog as he hurriedly sniffs the ground and watch as he unearths this precious delicacy untouched.

Once your truffle hunting adventure is complete, you’ll reconvene with your driver and enjoy a lunch featuring a truffle-based appetizer followed by a truffle pasta paired with local wine.

Next, you’ll visit a winery in the world-famous Chianti region. You’ll learn about the art of Tuscan winemaking and sample several blends including the Super Tuscan and the winery’s own Chianti DOCG.

Your truffle hunting tour concludes with the drive back to Florence.
Reviews (25)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Amazing experience for food/wine lovers!

This tour was one of our favorites tours that we did in Italy. The truffle hunting was a very unique and cool experience to see how the dogs find the truffles. After the tour we had an amazing truffle lunch at the truffle house, paired...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent Experience

Great day activity... Good value relative to other things to do in Florence... We loved it and would highly recommend

Thank Byron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic experience!

While they had us at truffles and wine, we were delighted at the end of the day when the trip exceeded our expectations! Hillary was very knowledgeable and her easy-going personality made the day very fun! Hunting the truffles was also very fun and educational....More

Thank LouCoker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A must do in Tuscany! - Request Matteo!

I booked this tour from Australia for my fiances birthday and had no real expectation. We met our tour guide, Matteo, who drove us from central Florence to our destination and all the while gave us a run down and lesson on truffles (he is...More

Thank Christopher Z
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Once in a lifetime experience. A bucket list item.

My wife and I went on the tour on the 6th September and it was one of the best tours we have been on. There was a small group of six, so we had the undivided attention of Matteo, our tour guild, who was outstanding!...More

Thank Vaughan B
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tomgar3
3 September 2018|
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Response from MATTOD122 | Reviewed this property |
We were back by 4 pm. They are very flexible and can’t accommodate you if needed.
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