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From Florence: Truffle Hunting with Gourmet Truffle Lunch in a San Gimignano Winery

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6 hours

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From 09:00

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From Florence: Truffle Hunting with Gourmet Truffle Lunch in a San Gimignano Winery

What you'll do

Indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure of a truffle hunt with magnificent dogs. Look no further than the Truffle Hunting with Gourmet Truffle Lunch in a Winery of San Gimignano from Florence tour! Follow a skilled truffle hunter and his furry companion as they lead you on a journey through the breathtaking Tuscan countryside, searching for these treasured delicacies. Savour a gourmet truffle lunch in a picturesque winery while basking in the beauty of the Tuscan landscape. It's the ultimate dream for any truffle enthusiast!

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  • Certified Guide: Officially certified guide to accompany and enrich your experience

  • Truffle Hunting with Trained Dogs: Truffle hunting experience led by trained dogs for an authentic adventure

  • Truffle Recognition and Search Lessons: Lessons provided to recognise and search for truffles, enhancing your knowledge and participation

  • Transportation: Convenient transportation to and from the venue

  • Wine Tasting: Enjoy a wine-tasting session

  • Cooking Class: Learn Tuscan culinary traditions

  • Traditional Tuscan Dinner: Culminate your experience with a traditional Tuscan dinner

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    Duration: 6 hours
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    Group Size: 15 people
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    Start Time: 9am
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    Meeting Point: Piazza della Stazione, 50 (in front of Reale Firenze) - please arrive 10-15 minutes before the departure time
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    Enjoy an educational multi-layered food and wine tour from Florence lasting around 6 hours starting at 9 am and finishing at 3 pm
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    Starting from Florence, where you'll be chauffeured to the enchanting Tuscan countryside for an unforgettable truffle hunting experience.
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    Upon arrival, a warm welcome awaits at the Welcome Centre for a brief historic property tour. Meet the expert truffle hunter guide who unveils the fascinating process of using skilled truffle dogs to locate prized fungi. Witness the remarkable bond between the hunter and the dogs as you stroll through the woods, and revel in the dogs' ability to detect truffles.
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    The tour reaches its climax with a delectable "all truffle" lunch or dinner prepared during a cooking class, featuring local products, fine wine, and freshly harvested truffles. It's a sensory journey combining nature, canine companionship, and culinary delights.
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    During this tour, you will also take part in other activities including wine tasting, cooking class and tastings of local Olive Oils
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    Available in English or Italian
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    End Time: 3pm

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What's Included

The Food and Wine

During this experience, you will taste 10 local wines:

  • Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.
  • Cabernet Bartolomeo Riserva I.G.T.
  • Merlot Baldassarre Riserva I.G.T.
  • Syrah Cavaliere Riserva I.G.T.
  • Vernaccia di San Gimignano D.O.C.G.
  • Chianti D.O.C.G.
  • Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
  • Vino Nobile of Montepulciano D.O.C.G.
  • Red of Montepulciano D.O.C.
  • Vin Beato Dessert Wine

The Products: During this experience, you will taste 4 local products:

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar Selected
  • Truffle Olive Oil
  • Pepper Hot Olive Oil

The Food: During the Cooking Class you will prepare and cook these local Tuscan dishes:


  • Tuscan cheeses and salami
  • Bruschetta and assorted snacks

First Course:

  • Truffle lasagna with rich meat sauce

Second Course:

  • Roast meat served with flavourful vegetables


  • Cantuccini biscuits paired with dessert wine for a delightful finish

Please note that while this description provides an overview of the food and drinks you may sample, the actual offerings may vary based on the season, day of the week, and group size.

Upon completion of the tour, you may be able to purchase products and wine directly from the source. If you're interested, you can also enquire about the vineyard's shipping options.

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Please note: the tour is sadly not suitable for wheelchair users or strollers due to the challenging terrain and access restrictions at certain venues

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Meeting Points

  • In front of Burger King at the Piazza della Stazione, 50 in front of Reale Firenze

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the departure time

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Important Information

  • The tour runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • The tour will commence promptly at 9 am. We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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