This Tour “Truffle Hunting” will make your day absolutely special!
Experience this old tradition of Umbria, the region producing the highest number of black truffles in Italy. Truffle in Umbria is also known as “the King of the Table” or the ‘Black Diamond of the Kitchen’, since it is a real speciality and fetches a high price.
Truffles are precious, rare, delicious! Hunting truffle means walking, knowing the territory, loving dogs and preserving land for future generations, respecting nature. It is a hard but fulfilling work.
The search takes place in the sweet hills and woods between Assisi and Spello.
A truffle expert and his well-trained truffle dogs will guide you during this special and exciting activity. Dogs will be leading you in the hunting for the precious black truffles of Umbria, an extraordinary experience.
In the morning, you will leave with an expert from a well-known winery in the area near Assisi. He, will explain you how and where to look for truffles, how to use them on the table and finally reveal some of the secrets of the trade. At the end of the morning, back at the winery, you will have lunch with some truffle dishes, accompanied by excellent local organic wines.
Book your “Truffle hunting” tour, an enjoyable day in the nature with tasting some of the typical special dishes of our Umbrian cuisine!