Truffle hunting with cooking class and lunch

Tuesday
Thursday
Times
9:00
4 hours + lunch
Historic building
Agriturismo Reception
+39 (0)55 8396168
Accessible to all

Tuscan truffle hunt followed by a truffle lunch/dinner.

  • Professional guide: Italian, English, French and Japanese
  • Flexible times for groups of min. 6 people
  • "Family-Friendly": friendly and fun to share with the family.
  • Accessible in any weather conditions
  • Agritourism reception: +39 (0)55 8396168
  • Eco-responsible family activity

A remarkable experience on the Estate.

Take part in a unique experience in Tuscany with a seasonal truffle hunt.
Between the months of June and November, truffles ripen underground in the woods of the Montefiesole estates, giving off an aroma all their own. With our expert guide and our truffle dogs, it is possible to take part in this off-the-beaten-track yet customary event at the Fattoria Lavacchio.
This activity begins with a warm welcome and an introduction to explain the growth of this unusual tuber. This is not only an activity for food lovers, but also an exciting way to get in touch with Tuscan nature.After the hunt, you will taste the truffles you have found during a cooking class with our Chef.

The cooking class will be entirely dedicated to truffles where you will be able to create fresh pasta with truffles, main course with truffles and even dessert with truffles!

Finally, you can taste your creations accompanied by our organic wines.

Practical information

The highlights of this activity

  • Take part in a truffle hunt in the estate’s forest with the possibility of being accompanied by Faye the owner.
  • Discover the long tradition of truffle harvesting in Tuscany with an expert guide
  • Cooking class around the freshly found truffle
  • 3-course lunch accompanied by the estate’s organic wine.

What is included

  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Truffle hunting with specially trained truffle dogs
  • Cooking course with fresh truffles with our chef
  • 3-course lunch with fresh truffle
  • Tasting of 3 types of organic wines from the estate during lunch

Access

  • In front of the cellars entrance: Fattoria Lavacchio Winery, Via di Montefiesole, Pontassieve, FI, Italia
  • It is recommended to arrive at least 10 minutes before the departure time
  • Free parking
  • You can also come to Pontassieve station by train. Please note that there is no taxi service upon arrival at the station. If you need a transfer, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance with all the necessary information in order to arrange your pick-up. In 15 minutes you will be on our wine estate!

Contact details

  • For further information please contact the Agritourism reception on +39 (0)55 8396168 or by email agriturismo@fattorialavacchio.com

Groups booking

  • From 10 people, information and reservations on +39 (0)55 8396168 or by email agriturismo@fattorialavacchio.com
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