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.
What to Expect
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.
- Truffle hunting tour
- Sampling of truffle hors d'oeuvres
- Olive oil tasting
Know Before You Go
• 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.