If you are traveling to Tuscany Region, Mugello Truffle Hunting Experience, is the best way for try food experience. The outdoor activity will give you a unique experience to discover how to look for truffles, where and when the white truffle is found and to understand why truffles are so expensive.
Truffle hunting in the Mugello area with an expert truffle hunter and his trusty dog, to search the roots for the precious gift of the land that is the truffle.
The truffle hunting experience in Mugello village starts in one of the woods which we will confirm at the time of booking.
The start time is customizable.
North of Florence rises the famous area of Mugello, a territory created by the union of hills and plains. Very famous for the racetrack where cars and motorcycles run, during the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix, the World Championship and the Formula 1 World Championship.
The marvelous landscape of the Mugello offers chestnut and oak woods, surrounded by the Apennines that slowly become hills until the flat area, this landscape is extremely varied, in fact traveling across the Mugello you can see all the landscapes that color Tuscany.
Truffle hunting will begin when you arrive in the mugello forest. In fact, your truffle hunter will be waiting for you and will welcome you with his trusty dog, which will be a fundamental part of the experience.
After a brief explanation from your guide, you will begin the walk in the Mugello forest in search of the precious gift of the land. The dog will sniff the ground carefully to be able to indicate the exact point where the truffle is found.
There are several species of truffles, which you can find in the Mugello woods. The season affects the growth of the truffle, so depending on the period in which you will be in the Mugello, you can find white or black truffles. When the dog has identified the point where the truffle is found, you can dig in the ground to extract the truffle.
Truffle hunting takes about two hours and at the end of the course you can return to the meeting point to continue your tour of Tuscany.
We were looking for a truffle hunting in Mugello. Looked on the internet we found this amazing experience Me and my family were so happy to combine our truffle passion with this tour. At the end we bought some truffle to eat by ourself We really recommend it!