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  • Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting
    Price from 180 eur per person

Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting

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

Chianti and truffle tour

Tuscan Truffle in Tuscany is an excelent experience to taste one of the best natural pruduct in the world.

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 180 eur
per person
Wine tour briefly
  • shared tour
  • 180 € per person
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, All year round
  • from 10:00 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.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, All year round
schedule, detail and photo Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting wine tour
  • 10:00 a.m. Departure from Florence for San Miniato.
  • 11:00 a.m. Truffle hunting in the woods with licensed truffle hunters and their trusty Lagotto dogs.
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch with truffle-based appetizer and first course.
  • 2:00 p.m. Stop at San Miniato for some free sightseeing; optional stop to purchase truffle products.
  • 2:30 p.m. Wine tasting at a Chianti winery (Chianti DOCG and Super Tuscan IGT)
  • 4:30 p.m. Return to Florence by approx. 5:00 p.m.

Price 180 Eur per person. INCLUSIONS
  • Shared transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Multi-course traditional menu with fresh truffles and wine
  • Truffle hunting in woods with professional truffle hunters and their Lagotto dogs
  • Entrance fee to the winery
  • Wine and extra virgin olive oil tastings
  • Maximum of 8 people per guide

not included
  • Truffles found during hunting
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tips and gratuities

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

Michelle Rambo USA, 2018-07-27
Luke Clark GBR, 2018-04-05
Kate Ross USA, 2018-03-18
Christo Watson USA, 2017-10-29
Rosemary Servidio USA, 2017-10-28
Michael Sanchez USA, 2017-10-16
Adam Walsh GBR, 2017-09-20
Olivia Shetler USA, 2017-09-20
Maggie McKnight-Whitford CAN, 2017-09-20
juan pablo di lelle CAN, 2017-09-20
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