Set out on a treasure hunt in Tuscany, an area known not only for wine but also for truffles. On a full-day trip from Florence take the chance to hunt down truffles with the aid of a truffle dog. Then enjoy wine tasting and a lovely Tuscan lunch.
What to Expect
Enjoy the charming Tuscan countryside and the haunting beauty of the Tuscan forests on a day spent hunting for truffles in the woods.
Take a trip from Florence out into the countryside and visit San Miniato, a small town in Tuscany that supplies nearly 80% of the world's precious white truffles.
Follow the dog hurriedly through the forest as he sniffs about and experience the surge of excitement as he starts digging for these edible treasures.
Once some truffles have been found, you will be treated to a delightful meal that incorporates the fresh truffle you just discovered along with a wine tasting of local area wines.
- Truffle hunting
- Wine tasting (Chianti DOCG and Super Tuscan IGT)
- Light lunch with truffle appetizers
What's Not Included
- Truffles found while on the excursion
Know Before You Go
For the truffle walking, it's a good idea to wear a pair of trekking shoes.