Experience a unique and unforgettable adventure with the Neive Truffle Hunting Experience in Piedmont, Italy. Neive, recognized as one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, is a hub for the country’s most treasured culinary gem – the truffle. This captivating journey allows you to discover truffles in the UNESCO heritage sites surrounding Neive, guided by an expert truffle hunter and a trained truffle dog. As you walk through the scenic landscapes, you will learn about the rich truffle tradition, its intricate hunting process, and the important role truffles play in Piedmont’s cuisine and culture. Once the truffle hunt concludes, continue your journey in Piedmont by indulging in the regional delights, such as local wines and truffle-infused dishes. The Neive Truffle Hunting Experience truly encapsulates the charm, tradition, and culinary excellence of Piedmont.
During the truffle hunt in Neive you will have the chance to walk among the UNESCO heritage sites in search of the prized truffle. You can experience the thrill of finding a truffle in person and you can learn a lot about truffles, how to eat them and where to find them.
The departure of the experience outside will begin in a forest near Neive.
The truffle hunting time can be customized.
Neive located in Langhe Valley, in Piedmont, Italy, is famous for many local products such as wine and the precious truffle. Depending on the seasons, white and black truffles can be found in Langhe woods.
During a truffle hunting experience, you can learn how the truffle dog helps the Triufulau to discover the truffles that hide under the ground, between the roots of certain plants.
The truffle hunting experience will begin as soon as you arrive in the Barbaresco forest. At that point, put on your boots, you can go into the woods with the Trifolau and its trained dog.
The dog will be the main protagonist of the hunt. In fact, he will carefully sniff near the trees and bushes to find the point of the ground where the truffle is.
When the dog has found the point where the truffle is hiding, you can start digging a few inches under the ground. With great care you can extract the truffle from the ground, being careful not to damage it.
Your Neive truffle hunt will end after about two hours of walking in the woods. Later you can continue your tour in Piedmont and in Langhe.
Neive is a beautiful country in the Langhe where we spent a special week! hunting truffles has been the spearhead of our holidays!