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An experience to remember, the white truffle hunt in Tuscany

Would you like to try an authentically Tuscan experience? Take part in a real white truffle hunt in our country resort. In the Mugello area the precious tuber began to spread since the sixteenth century, but in the nineteenth century Artusi, a supreme authority of Italian food culture, preferred the white variety to the black one.

Our estate includes the natural truffle-ground (tartufaia) of the ancient park of the castle where Monsignor Giovanni della Casa, author of the Galateo, was born in 1503. And it is precisely there that the white truffle hunt still takes place, with special-trained dogs and the spades for the occasion (“vanghetto”).

End your special hunt by enjoying the truffle at dinner with our homemade pasta.

The White Truffle Hunt requires advance booking and offers unique emotions. It takes place - weather permitting - on Saturdays at 3 pm from October 10th to 31st.

Cost per person € 25.-, children 4-10 years € 10.-

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