Tuscan Truffle-hunt

COUNTRY Italy
REGION Tuscany
AVAILABLE FROM Florence , Siena ,
INTEREST Romance , Culinary , Family Friendly ,

For many in Italy, the search for truffles is an art that grandparents passed along to their children from generations gone by. Today it represents an indisputable cultural patrimony bound to the environment. This once-in-a-lifetime experience takes you into this mysterious world firsthand to learn how to seek out truffles, distinguish a good quality truffle from a low quality one, and how to prepare them. Come make your stay in Tuscany a unique and unforgettable one. Just like in a fairy tale made up of old world flavors, mysteries, legends, and anecdotes, the expert “tartufaio” will tell you about the extraordinary process through which Mother Nature grows and brings the truffle to the tables of the gourmets all over the world. The day’s distinctive opportunities includes a two hour“truffle experience” while also exploring the wineries of the Brunello area and indulging in a gourmet lunch – all with the upscale assistance and guidance of your expert driver-guide.