Tours / Truffle hunting and Oro degli Dei tasting

This experience is perfectly suitable for you if you are a truffle lover and you want to become a real expert at hunting it and then relish the unmistakable taste of a truffle delicious plate or if you love to have a walk surrounded by nature.

You will take part to a demonstration of truffle excavation and a truffle tasting while the smell of the “Oro degli Dei” (Gods’ golden) sweeps you away, surrounded by San Miniato wood. During your truffle research an experienced truffle hunter and their faithful truffle-dog will see you in order to let you discover the magical Truffle World. They will explain you how to distinguish the different kinds of this dainty tuber and their harvest time: everything about “truffle hunter life’s secret”. Truffled cuisine lovers will learn how to cook the most delicious plates based on this land prodigy. They will also teach you how to train your faithful mate, infact your dog is the real super hero and you need to rely on it to find the best truffles.
Join us on this amazing and unique truffle research and excavation into the woods, enshrounded by nature smells and sounds. You will unearth the most fully-flavoured truffle in extreme respect of the environment. In the heart of the tasting included in this tour, obviously you will find Its Majesty, the Truffle.
Here, absorbed in the Tuscan countryside, your palate will enjoy the truffle in each one of its forms and preparations. The tasting includes “bruschetta” (Tuscan toasted bread) with truffled sauce or cream, Tagliolini pasta with San Miniato truffle and a big amount of truffle flakes coming from your previous excavation. The tasting involves also a second plate choosing among truffled egg with smashed potatoes, truffled pork fillet with truffled beans or a truffled potatoes gourmệt flan.

At the end of this special, amusing and educative experience, if you want, you can purchase the local and natural prime quality products that you tried during the tasting.


Available days: Every day

Bookable Starting Time: 10:00; 11:30; 12:30; 16:00: 16:30

Duration: 3 hours

Available Languages:

Italian and English

Adult rate: € 230,00

Child rate: € 40,00

Meeting Point: Negozio Gazzarrini Tartufi, Via Balconevisi 19, San Miniato (Pisa)