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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

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Via Martiri di Monteaperti | Le Pietre Vive, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 333 466 3208
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Best expience you can have in Tuscany!

A day full of adventure! We arrived early morning and Heather (our fantastic translator) introduced... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Elizabeth G
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The best travel activity experience I’ve ever had! Absolutely amazing!

I can not recommend this highly enough. Roberto is absolutely amazing. So friendly, patient, loving... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
David S
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Would you like to try the experience of " digging " a truffle out of the soil for the first time under the guidance of an expert truffle hunter and his dogs ? Would you like to learn all the secrets of Tuscan truffles ? In a word would you like to enter the mysterious world of the truffle? Come on one of the truffle hunting excursions organized on our own land!
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Via Martiri di Monteaperti | Le Pietre Vive, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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+39 333 466 3208
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A day full of adventure! We arrived early morning and Heather (our fantastic translator) introduced us to Roberto and his amazing dogs (Maya, Bebo and Camila) . We went into the woods and immediately we started to find truffles! We learned a lot about the...More

Thank Elizabeth G
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the lovely review and for being such good truffle hunters! Roberto and the dogs all send best regards....it was great hunting with you.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I can not recommend this highly enough. Roberto is absolutely amazing. So friendly, patient, loving his dogs and what he does. You can really take part in the search and dig up your own truffles. The dogs are also fantastic, so friendly and lovely. Best...More

Thank David S
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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you so much for this enthusiastic review. Very glad that you enjoyed this experience..we did too with such lovely guests and hunting companions. Besr regards from all the team..including the dogs!

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

What a great way to spend a morning in Siena. Hunting often conjures up cruelty and harm! Not truffle hunting, we went out with Roberto and his translator Heather, and the all important truffle dogs, Maya, Bibo and Carmilla, who are adorable and adored by...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed your hunt with us. Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, we really appreciate your compliments! Best greetings too from Roberto and the dogs!

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Meeting Roberto, his mom and his truffle hunting dogs was such a pleasure. With the assistance of Heather, our wonderful translator, we had an exciting adventure in the wooded hills of Italy. Very educational. The truffle tasting after our adventure was delicious!

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the great review...so glad you enjoyed both hunting and eating these precious little treasures.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was an unbelievable experience. Knowing little about the organisation of this, we booked. Heather the interpreter provided all the instructions, albeit a little confusing to find the restaurant, we met on time. The Italian speaking Truffle hunter Mario was there with his delightful dog...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the great review... so glad you enjoyed this experience in the Tuscan woods! Hope to see you if you are in the area again.Best regards from Mario and the dogs too!

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Before doing this truffle hunt I was a little doubtful: I thought it might not be an authentic experience but maybe a little artificial .. I was absolutely wrong! I spent a couple of hours in the woods with the truffle hunter and his fantastic...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the review, we are so glad you enjoyed truffle hunting with us....you are quite right, apart from the magic of the mysterious truffles themselves the bond between the truffle hunter and his dog is a truly beautiful thing ....and the only way...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Our truffle hunt experience was really fantastic!! If you're a foodie, I highly recommend! The information provided was very interesting, and knowing that you're part of an elite group of people to ever encounter this experience in their lifetime is priceless! It was so much...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

An experience of a lifetime! They were so sweet and we loved watching the whole process with the dogs! They involved the kids and it was truly an amazing experience for everyone!

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for this enthusiastic review. We are very glad that you enjoyed this experience. Best wishes and thanks from Roberto and the dogs too!

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Truly the highlight of our vacation was hunting for truffles. My mother and my eleven year old daughter and I were amazed at how much fun it was . The day started with meeting Roberto and his hunting dogs Bibo and Mia and the interpreter....More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you all enjoyed the truffle hunt. Maia and Bibo ...and Roberto of course ...send best wishes and thanks.

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

A beautiful morning and picturesque scenery was the perfect start, before being introduced to our excellent interpreter, the enthusiastic truffle hunter and three beautiful and friendly dogs! Off we went, walking in to the woods, all the while being told about the mysterious world of...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you for your kind comments...much appreciated. We are all very glad that you enjoyed the truffle hunt experience. Roberto and the dogs send their best regards!

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Jacqueline G
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Hello, if you would like to contact us by email ..google Le Pietre Vive di Montaperti to find the adddress as regulations do not alow us to give it here..and I will be delighted to send you all,the details, pricing... More
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24 April 2015|
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You certainly can.Truffles are a seasonal delicacy and in summer we can find the " Tartufo Nero Scorzone ", a black Summer truffle. The hunts take place in the woods just above the farm or the alternative truffle hunting... More
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