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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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What a great way to spend a morning in Siena. Hunting often conjures up cruelty and harm! Not... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
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Truffle hunting in the hills of Tuscany

Meeting Roberto, his mom and his truffle hunting dogs was such a pleasure. With the assistance of... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Cindy P
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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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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 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Roberto met me with his two dogs (Bibo and Maya) and Heather our exceptional translator as we headed off into a nearby Oak wood. Roberto explained everything as it happened in front of my eyes. The dogs were a real treat to be with in...More

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

Thank you so much for the lovely review...so glad you enjoyed this experience...we'd love to see you again some time maybe with family and friends. Best regards from Roberto..and Maya and Bibo.

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with Roberto, his sweet mother, and Valeria, and cute dogs Bibo & Maia (not sure I spelled that right) :) We would do it again in a heartbeat! We loved it!!!

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Thank you so much ..we are very happy to hear you enjoyed this experience. We would love to see you again some time to do it again. Greetings from Roberto and from Bibo & Maia too!!

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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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Niceta R
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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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