Ever wondered how to find truffles?
Go truffle hunting in the Lunigiana mountains with our local "tartufaio" (truffle hunter) Simone, and his dogs.
Truffle Hunting in Lunigiana
Lunigiana is a mountain region in northern Tuscany with an abundance of truffles due to its microclimate and unpolluted land.
Here you can find the following truffles, weather conditions permitting:
ALBIDUM PICO bianchetto o marzuolo/small white: January - April
AESTIVUM estivo o scorzone/black summer: May - July
MAGNATUM PICO bianco/white: September - December
UNCINATUM ucinato/nero di frango/black: September - January
BRUMALE invernale/winter: December - March
Simone is a certified environmental guide who, together with his dogs: Tito, Kira and Astor, has been scouring our mountains for the last 10 years for natures most sought after "funky funghi".
Simone is offering the following excursions:
2-4 persons €70 pp
5+ persons €50 pp
min 2 persons
2-4 persons €140 pp
5+ person €100 pp
min 2 persons
7-8 Hours (mountain experts only)
including packed lunch
max 3 persons
Prices do not include transport to or from the designated meeting point.
Guests are not required to purchase any truffles found during the tour.
Want to combine your hunting with a truffle lunch or dinner?
Podere Conti's restaurant is offering the following for a minimum of 4 persons:
3 Course Menu
Magnatum Pico - €75 pp
Albidum / Uncinatum - €50 pp
Aestivum/Brumale - €45 pp
4 Course Menu
Magnatum Pico - €95 pp
Albidum / Uncinatum - €65 pp
Aestivum/Brumale - €55 pp