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  • Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting

    Enjoy the charming Tuscan countryside and the haunting beauty of the Tuscan forests.

Chianti and truffle tour

While Tuscany is often associated with exceptional wines, it is especially renowned for its truffles. It may come as a surprise to some that San Miniato, a small town in Tuscany, supplies nearly 80% of the world’s precious white truffles.

You will take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience and search for truffles with a truffle-hunting dog through the woods of Tuscany. Follow the dog hurriedly through the forest as he sniffs about and experience the surge of excitement as he starts digging for this edible treasure (white truffles go for nearly $15,000 per kg).

After lunch, will visit a cellar into the region of Chianti. Here you will have the opportunity to experience what is arguably Italy’s most renowned wine, Chianti. Your guide will teach you everything you need to know about the process of winemaking and the techniques involved in attaining a better appreciation of the wine through the tasting.

Price from 175 eur
per person
Wine tour briefly
  • shared tour
  • 175 per person
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, All year round
  • from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • English
  • including lunch and more
  • San Miniato
  • departure from Florence
Availability and Price
Space is limited, so we suggest booking in advance. Minimum of 2 participants are needed in order for the tour to be run.
schedule, detail and photo Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting wine tour
  • 10.00 a.m. Departure from Florence.
  • 11.00 a.m. Arrival at San Miniato. Truffle hunting with dog through woods.
  • 12.30 p.m. Lunch with truffle based appetizer and first course with truffles such as “tagliolini” or “gnocchi”.
  • 02.00 p.m. Stop at San Miniato for a free sightseeing and shopping.
  • 2.30 p.m. Wine tasting at the winery in Chianti (Chianti DOCG and Super Tuscan IGT)
  • 04.30 p.m. Return to Florence by approx. 5 p.m.

Price 175 Eur per person. Included
  • English speaking wine and food expert tour guide
  • truffle hunting
  • wine tasting at the winery
  • one cellar tours
  • air conditioning mini van
  • 3 course lunch at truffle house
  • extra virgin olive oil tasting
  • stop at San Miniato for photo sightseeing

not included
  • Truffles found during hunting
  • Tips

Meeting Point
Meeting Point in Florence at Piazza Cavalleggeri, next to the Biblioteca Nazionale "National Library".

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