Private Truffle Hunting Experience, Cooking Class & Lunch, Tuscany

Hunting for Truffles in Tuscany

Private Truffle Hunting Experience, Cooking Class and Lunch in Tuscany

One of most special elements of the golden gourmet universe is the ‘white truffle’ that is only available for a very short time. There are of course many other truffle typologies that can be sourced throughout the year. Tuscany is one of the blessed lands in the world for truffle hunting and is one of the most important regions for truffles in Italy.

Truffle Hunting Experience

We will take you to discover the refined, aromatic and complex world of truffles where you will be taken on a complete journey that embraces the entire process starting from hunting in the fields, through analysing the various characteristics of truffles, closing the experience by fine tuning your taste buds and enjoying a selection of dishes where the shining star is the truffle itself.

Exclusive Cooking Experience

A hands on truffle cooking-class and lunch based on fresh truffles at the truffle hunters house. The Menu varies depending on the fresh ingredients. 

Truffle Cooking Class

A unique full day private experience learning about traditions and the history of the hunt, its uses in the kitchen and you will learn how to recognize and distinguish a good truffle from other “fake” truffles of inferior quality and artificial products.

Special Carbonara with cinta senese and Black Scorzone Truffle

A taste sensation! 

Tortello with ricotta cheese, zafferano cream, borragine and Black Scorzone Truffle

After lunch enjoy a three hour private guided tour of the local Tuscan village exploring the medieval churches, a cathedral, a 13th century palace, a palazzo, medieval towers and a museum of sacred art that holds works by Filippo Lippi, Il Empoli, Neri di Bicci, Fra Bartolomeo, Frederico Cardi (known as Cigoli) and Verrocchio before returning with your private driver to your hotel or Villa.

Truffle hunter and his dogs

Pick up/Drop off locations: Florence, Pisa, Siena and Livorno which is a great option for those on a cruise.

Inclusions: Private transportation, driver, truffle hunting with an expert and his dog, cooking class and lunch based on fresh truffles plus a private guide tour of the local village. 

VENICE: If you are departing from Venice or transferring to Venice – An alternative very exclusive full-day private experience is available on request, this is the ultimate way to make use of your day transferring by private car between Florence and Venice. This unique experience does not include a cooking class or private tour of the local village due to transfer time.

Venice transfer inclusions:

  • Private truffle hunt in the fields with the hunter and his dog, followed by an aperitif and lunch based on truffle preparations following the hunting experience. 
  • Lunch will be prepared accordingly using the same recipes that the truffle hunters prepare at the end of their working day.
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy the tasting of truffle cheese and sun dried tomatoes, fresh focaccia and a glass of Prosecco. Followed by a truffle omelette and delicious truffle tagliolini with melted butter and parmesan cheese accompanied by Bolgheri red wine. To end the meal a dessert of truffle honey ice-cream. (dishes subject to change)
  • Private driver in an air-conditioned Mercedes 

Special notes:

  • The types of truffles hunted depend on the season, please ask us about truffle seasons and availability.
  • Please let us know if you have food allergies. 
  • Private cooking class and tour of the local village not included with Venice day trip due to travel time.

All costs and further details will be provided at the time of individual enquiries, please email 


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