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Amazing experience!

This is one of the best things we did on a week long trip to Italy. Massimo and his family are... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jamespeterbrink
Very enjoyable morning with Massimo

I would recommend this tour to anyone, very informative, enjoyable, a lot of fun and fabulous to... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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My name is Massimo, I am a truffle hunter and I live in San Miniato, one of the undisputed world capital of truffle, located near Florence, Pisa and Siena, right in the heart of Tuscany. All my "experiences" are private tour and include a very...more
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Via Covina 44/c | La Scala, 56028, San Miniato, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best things we did on a week long trip to Italy. Massimo and his family are incredibly welcoming. This is likely one of the most authentic experiences I think we have every come across. We learned a lot about truffles...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend this tour to anyone, very informative, enjoyable, a lot of fun and fabulous to meet Massimo and his family and dogs. Perfect way of learning about a Truffle Hunting! We were very honoured to find the first Summer Black Truffle! Thank you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole experience was incredible! From meeting the dogs, truffle hunter, to feasting on our bounty cooked by grandpa! We look forward to ordering truffles to share the recipes with family and friends.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice time in San Miniato first with Massimo and Stella in the woods looking for the truffles (we found 3 of them), then watching Massimo's dad and sister preparing pasta and eggs with truffle. We enjoyed the overall experience and learnt...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a truly awesome experience we had with Massimo, his sweet dog Mela, and his father, Salvatore! Everything about this experience was perfect. Massimo was so accommodating and full of knowledge and information on truffles. Not only do you learn about truffles and truffle hunting,...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I cannot recommend this experience more. From start to finish--an unbelievable day. We met Massimo and his dad at their house and followed them to the woods, where we were guided by the truffle dog. It was cool to see where truffles come from, learn...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I cannot recommend this experience enough for foodies in love with truffles. Massimo was a great host -- he was accommodating to our tight schedule which only allowed for a particular time/date for the experience, and he even picked us up at the train station!...More

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2  Thank Priscilla L
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The experience was great , fantastic company , great dog ( Stella ) , Massimo was a great guide with a lot of knowledge and his sister leticia who prepared the truffles was a great cook and Teacher. Fun program to do.

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2  Thank acvalente
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Finally, we got 3 small Truffle both blank and white. We learnt to see & smell the difference. Maximo is very kind. He answered us again and again. After that we been to his house to learn how to cook it properly. Wonderful experience!! Recommend...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

After the sensory overload that is Milan and Florence (in a good way :)), a perfect break is to spend some time in San Miniato with Massimo and his family. A short 30-minute train ride from Florence has you arriving in San Miniato where Massimo...More

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Trinimorehouse89
4 May 2018|
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Response from Allison W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Catriona -- I think you could absolutely bring your baby on the truffle hunt. It's leisurely walking through manageable woods. If the baby is walking, the bigger challenge may be lunch their house and observing the... More
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Lauren K
10 April 2018|
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Response from Massimo C | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, thank you to conctact me! On June 19th I'm still available and in case you like to book you can visit my web site and send me an email with your request! I'll be very ahppy to share my tradition with you. See you... More
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