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Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

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Fabulous truffle hunting

What a fabulous morning hunting truffles. This is the second time we have done this with with our... read more

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Truffle Hunt

I thought that I was “taking one for the team” when my husband asked me to go truffle hunting and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joanie L
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Would you like to try the experience of " digging " a truffle out of the soil for the first time under the guidance of an expert truffle hunter and his dogs ? Would you like to learn all the secrets of Tuscan truffles ? In a word would you like to...more
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Via Martiri di Monteaperti | Le Pietre Vive, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fabulous morning hunting truffles. This is the second time we have done this with with our two boys 7 & 9 years old. They love watching the dogs search for truffles while Heather told us all about how they grow and where they...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I thought that I was “taking one for the team” when my husband asked me to go truffle hunting and it turned out to be one of our most favorite parts of our trip. We both loved it and want to do it again. Roberto,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truffle hunt was so much Fun for the entire family! Found lots of black and some white truffles. Our 20 and 7 sons year old had a blast!

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very authentic experience, so cool to see how the trained dogs operate as a team and locate beautiful, fresh truffles in the earth. Our guide was amazing and even brought along his young son who is in training to be the next generation of truffle...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Hands down the best part of our trip. What a unique and unforgettable experience. Heather translated with whit and charm. Roberto and his son were so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their trade. Amazing to see the dogs at work - they found so many truffles!

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I found this on my own and so glad I did. I have two sons (12,14) who love dogs and they had the time of their lives. The truffle hunter and his mom were charming and love their dogs. Heather provided the needed translation and...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much ! We're so pleased to know you all and especially the boys enjoyed hunting truffles with us.They were real junior truffle hunters and Roberto thought it was great to have such enthusistic assistants! Best regards from all the team...including the dogs!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Did the truffle hunt with 3 of my family. Heather (the english speaking guide) greeted us at the meeting point and gave us an introduction to the process of locating the elusive truffle. Then we met Roberto, his wife and son plus the 3 amazing...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you! We're delighted you had such a goodt time hunting truffles with us.Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments!

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Roberto , Maia , Camilla , Bibo. With Heather translating and the kindness of Roberto’s mama who was with us , is something everyone coming to The Siena area should experience. I will never forget this. So much fun. ! Never thought I would do...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review, we are all really pleased that you enjoyed truffle hunting with us.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

I'll admit, I am obsessed with dog that have jobs. So when I found out that dogs are responsible for hunting truffles, I knew this was an experience I had to partake in, no matter the cost. My husband and I arrived at 8:30 in...More

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks so much, Really appreciate the review.....even the dogs are wagging their tails as I read it to them.

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. It was fun, educational and beautiful. The dogs were incredible. As were our leader and interpreter. I would highy recommend this as an activity for any age or group.

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NickMontaperti, Proprietario at Truffle Hunting in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much ..we are very glad you enjoyed this special experience. Greetings from all the team,dogs inclede!

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Jacqueline G
15 August 2016|
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Response from NickMontaperti | Property representative |
Hello, if you would like to contact us by email ..google Le Pietre Vive di Montaperti to find the adddress as regulations do not alow us to give it here..and I will be delighted to send you all,the details, pricing... More
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23 April 2015|
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You certainly can.Truffles are a seasonal delicacy and in summer we can find the " Tartufo Nero Scorzone ", a black Summer truffle. The hunts take place in the woods just above the farm or the alternative truffle hunting... More
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