Pescara is the capital of Abruzzo, a land rich in truffles. It is estimated that 200 quintals of black and white truffles are found all over Abruzzo each year. During your visit to Abruzzo, you cannot deny yourself a degustar and a truffle-based dish in city restaurants. In Pescara you can find many restaurants that serve fresh truffle dishes every day, where you can taste La Chitarrina with mushrooms and truffles. To make your trip to Pescara unique, you can book a truffle hunting experience right in the woods near the city.
Thanks to the Pescara truffle hunting Experience you can find out how to look for truffles, where you can find truffles and above all how to eat them. Pescara is a city on the sea that will give you precious moments, a splendid modern city to visit, a walk by the sea and tastings of truffles, mushrooms and wine.
The truffle hunting experience in Pescara starts in one of the woods of Pescara which we will confirm at the time of booking.
The start time is customizable.
During your truffle hunting in Pescara, you will be guided by a truffle hunter, with a regular license, then authorized by the province. Your experience will last about an hour and a half and to look for truffles with you there will also be a trained dog that by sniffing the ground will tell you where to dig to find the precious truffle, located about ten centimeters deep in the ground.
During your walk in the woods, the truffle hunter will explain to you which are the best places where truffles can be found and in which seasons it is possible to find the white or black truffle. It will also advise you on how to preserve the truffle and how to eat it.
Your experience of truffle hunting in one of the richest regions of truffles will begin with the encounter with the truffle hunter and his dog that will briefly explain to you what you are going to do.
Your guide will explain to you and will tell you which plants are most likely to find truffles, the dog will carefully smell the areas where you will take it to find out exactly where the truffles are.
During the experience of truffle hunting in Pescara, you will also discover what truffles are and how to eat them. When the dog has smelled and discovered where the truffle is hiding, it will begin to dig and wag its tail, at which point it will be up to you to remove the dog before you eat the truffle and dig carefully into the ground so as not to ruin the truffle.
Your truffle hunt, it will be a special walk in the woods and after about an hour and a half, at the end of this, you can return to the starting point, to be able to continue your tour in Pescara and taste the truffle in some restaurant.