Truffle Hunting in Provence

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12 Reviews

Truffle Hunting in Provence

From US$ 103.14 per person

Hunt for truffles at a Provençal truffle plantation and go behind the scenes of the world's most secretive business. Learn how truffles are cultivated and how truffle dogs are trained. Hunt for the elusive "black gold" with professional hunters.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Small group
Limited to 14 participants
Mobile ticketing
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Duration: 3 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Hunt for black truffles at a gorgeous truffle plantation in the Luberon
  • Meet a truffle hunter and learn how they train the truffle dogs
  • Sample truffle snacks, Champagne, and local olive oil
  • Tour the vineyards, olive groves, and beehives
  • Purchase beautiful Provencal products to take home
Full description
Go on a black truffle hunt on the gorgeous property of a Provençal truffle plantation in the Luberon, just 40 minutes from Aix en Provence TGV train station and 1 hour from Marseille Airport. Meet a real truffle hunter and learn how this elusive, edible “black gold” is cultivated and how the truffle dogs are trained. With the help of your guide, you will soon find some truffles to try. Learn about the art of growing truffle trees, training truffle dogs, and finding truffles. Then celebrate your find with a glass of champagne while your hosts teach you how to clean, store, and cook with truffles. Sample some truffle hors d'oeuvres and be sure to ask your hosts to taste the olive and truffle oil produced on the farm. Many delicious products are also available for you to take back home as a unique souvenir. Take a tour of the vineyards, olive tree plantation and bees hives, and fully immerse yourself in the gourmet paradise of the Luberon.
Includes
  • Truffle hunting tour
  • Sampling of truffle hors d'oeuvres
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Champagne
  • Transportation

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Not allowed

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  • Tour capacity is based on seating for snacks: Tours are for 4-12 people.
  • Summer tours: May through September. Winter tours: November through mid-March.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5.0 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Msr. Pepin is a wonderful host and I thoroughly enjoyed the truffle hu

Very informative and lots of fun. And the truffles were delicious and the champagne flowed. One of the best things I did in Provence.

October 1, 2019

Not to be missed

September 26, 2019

Excellent evening

Johann was entertaining and informative. A great way to learn more about truffles and agricultural life in Provence all while watching the dogs work.

June 9, 2019

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