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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

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Loved the truffle hunt! Highly recommend

Very authentic experience, so cool to see how the trained dogs operate as a team and locate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
camillelkennedy
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An amazing tuscan experience!

Hands down the best part of our trip. What a unique and unforgettable experience. Heather... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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Via Martiri di Monteaperti | Le Pietre Vive, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very authentic experience, so cool to see how the trained dogs operate as a team and locate beautiful, fresh truffles in the earth. Our guide was amazing and even brought along his young son who is in training to be the next generation of truffle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best part of our trip. What a unique and unforgettable experience. Heather translated with whit and charm. Roberto and his son were so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their trade. Amazing to see the dogs at work - they found so many truffles!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I found this on my own and so glad I did. I have two sons (12,14) who love dogs and they had the time of their lives. The truffle hunter and his mom were charming and love their dogs. Heather provided the needed translation and...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much ! We're so pleased to know you all and especially the boys enjoyed hunting truffles with us.They were real junior truffle hunters and Roberto thought it was great to have such enthusistic assistants! Best regards from all the team...including the dogs!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Did the truffle hunt with 3 of my family. Heather (the english speaking guide) greeted us at the meeting point and gave us an introduction to the process of locating the elusive truffle. Then we met Roberto, his wife and son plus the 3 amazing...More

1  Thank AtomicXR6T
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! We're delighted you had such a goodt time hunting truffles with us.Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments!

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Roberto , Maia , Camilla , Bibo. With Heather translating and the kindness of Roberto’s mama who was with us , is something everyone coming to The Siena area should experience. I will never forget this. So much fun. ! Never thought I would do...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review, we are all really pleased that you enjoyed truffle hunting with us.

Reviewed 1 July 2018

I'll admit, I am obsessed with dog that have jobs. So when I found out that dogs are responsible for hunting truffles, I knew this was an experience I had to partake in, no matter the cost. My husband and I arrived at 8:30 in...More

1  Thank taryn09
NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the review.....even the dogs are wagging their tails as I read it to them.

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. It was fun, educational and beautiful. The dogs were incredible. As were our leader and interpreter. I would highy recommend this as an activity for any age or group.

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much ..we are very glad you enjoyed this special experience. Greetings from all the team,dogs inclede!

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

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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.

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

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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!

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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Jacqueline G
16 August 2016|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
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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Niceta R
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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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