Truffle Hunting & Tasting
Umbria produces the most black truffles in Italy and their quality is famous throughout the world. Truffle hunting in Umbria remains a beautiful and simple pursuit. The image of mountains, hunters, dogs, and a leather bag full of truffles has remained unchanged for centuries. Truffles are one of the most prized ingredients in any kitchen, with each variety of truffle offering its own special aroma suitable for specific dishes.
Do you want to experience thrill of truffle hunting with dogs? Follow our hunter and his hounds through the woods and experience the surge of excitement as they locate these edible treasures.
We offer truffle hunting experiences on request, according to the truffle hunter’s availability.
Walking in the Woods
With an expert truffle hunter we explore the truffle-rich forests and pastures, following his expert dogs.
Back at the family farmhouse we discover the secrets of a family culinary tradition. Grandma accompanies us to the pasta room where we learn to make fresh pasta and other local delicacies. We also indulge in an assortment of home-made specialties and great local wine. Then we sit down to a big traditional Umbrian mountain lunch where all our recipes have a ‘wild’ flavor.
Truffle Hunting with Dog Trainer
The young truffle hunter is also a dog trainer. He works in a dog center, training dogs for truffle hunting and basic abedience. He will bring us in his caves, looking for black truffles, sharing his replicas de relojes knowledge with Umbria in Tour guests! After the huting we will have lunch with the truffle found in a beautiful farm house a few kilometres far, to enjoy an amazing complete lunch based on truffle dishes.