Tuscany is a region with a millennial culinary history and San Miniato is one of the most famous medieval town also for the white truffle, that grows only on these hills in the shadow of the beautiful Tower of Federico II. And that’s why we offer you the famous Truffle Hunting! You’ll be able to live an unique and delicious experience by searching truffle with an expert hunter and his dog by walking in some of our beautiful woods!
We’ll be happy to introduce you to both the gastronomic and historical aspects of our lands, allowing you to choose the following itineraries according to your needs, to fully experience the exciting Truffle Hunt of San Miniato!
Avevano ragione i romani che ritenevano il tartufo di origine divina: creato dal fulmine sacro di Giove e a lui caro, ospitato e gustato con appetito nelle meravigliose tavolate dell’Olimpo. Se dunque esiste un cibo che merita l’appellativo di “divino”, quello è sicuramente il tartufo!”
Truffle hunting in San Miniato
Truffle hunting in San Miniato normally takes place in the morning, the best time for this activity: we will look for this precious nugget accompanied by an expert truffle hunter and his dog with a superfine sense of smell! Walking through our woods, you’ll be able to observe how truffles are sought and collected, we’ll tell you stories, curiosities, legends and much more to make you live a unique and unforgettable experience!
Later you can taste the truffles that have been collected in a beautiful space set up for the occasion: you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a rich lunch made with the finest truffles accompanied by typical Tuscan dishes!
The itineraries that we propose are the following:
- Truffle hunting or Truffle hunting + truffle-based lunch
- Truffle hunting + guided tour of San Miniato or Truffle hunting + truffle lunch + guided tour of San Miniato
Truffle hunting is carried out throughout the year, but each period has its own type:
From January to May we find the prized black truffle and marzuolo
From May to October the summer truffle
From October to December the precious white truffle
Half Day Adults and children
ON ADVANCE REQUEST OF THE CLIENT, IT’S POSSIBLE TO MODIFY THE GUIDED TOUR ACCORDING TO YOUR NEEDS