Pisa the famous city with the Leaning tower that every year attracts thousands of tourists. Far just few kilometers from the Arno river and the chianti countryside, Pisa is the land of production of various DOC wines and more, the woods of the province are rich in truffles such as the area of Volterra.
The area of Pisa is fast throughout the world for the findings of the prized white truffle, the Tuber Magnatum. During the Pisa Truffle Hunting tour experience you will discover all the features of the White truffle. Truffle hunting will allow you to discover why truffles are so expensive and how they eat. When you find the truffle you will notice its main characteristics, a light yellow with shades tending to green, smooth to the touch and with an unmistakable scent.
The truffle hunting experience in Pisa starts in one of the woods of Pisa which we will confirm at the time of booking.
The start time is customizable.
Outdoor experience in the woods of Pisa, one of the most famous cities in Tuscany. During your truffle hunting experience you will discover how, every year, truffle hunters go into the woods to find the rare pearls of the soil, which are truffles.
Accompanied by the truffle hunter and his trusty dog, you will walk through the woods, take the dog among the plants near which truffles can be found, until thanks to his superfine smell the dog will indulge the point where the truffle is and it will be up to you dig in the earth with your hands until you reach the delicate and very fragrant truffle.
The meeting with the truffle hunter and his truffle dog will take place near the wood where you will have the experience of truffle hunting in Pisa. You will be wearing a pair of hunter’s rubber boots to walk in the woods.
Thanks to the indications that will give you your guide to the truffle hunting of Pisa, you will walk in the woods, accompanying the trained dog near the plants that hide precious truffles between the roots.
During the experience of truffle hunting in Pisa you will discover what truffles are, how to look for truffles and how to eat them. When the dog has identified, thanks to its sense of smell, the point where the truffle is hidden, you can dig deep into the earth to extract the whole truffle.
The walk in the woods, with an adjoining truffle hunt will last about two hours, in order to find as many truffles as possible. Later, you will return to the starting point to participate in other tours in Tuscany.