Italy Truffle Hunting:Enjoy a unique experience in Piedmont

For an extravagant weekend, go on a Italy truffle hunting !

The rolling hills of Italy’s lush landscape are famous for their bountiful produce. One of these grows slowly, in the dark, under the ground and has to be hunted by dogs: that’s truffle!

You’ll enjoy some hours walking through typical woods, picking truffles along with a special guide, also an expert, but mostly a friend who will teach how to find truffles with the dog.

The truffle hunter will show you how to find truffles walking through the woods, how to use them in the best way, giving all the secrets, and how to cook and enjoy them.

During the search and stroll through the forest you will have the opportunity for a unique experience full of adrenaline, anticipation and the joy of finding the truffle.

The program is conducted throughout the year, but depending on the season, different type of truffle is picked: either Alba black or Alba white truffle.

The black truffle is found and hunted all year round, while the season of the Alba white truffle lasts from mid-September till the end of January.

Price Truffle Hunting Experience: from 150,00 € / person

Italy Truffle Hunting – Tip:

Wear casual clothes and, just in case of mud or wet ground, usually the tour agency provides you boots for man, woman and children along with single-use socks.
At the truffle hunt end, we recommend a deserved rest at a cellar to enjoy wine, charcuterie product, cheese, and – why not? – Truffle shaves tasting!

Don’t miss: Truffle festival– “Fiera Internazionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba”: will be open from 6th October to 25th November.

The program of which is full with a lot of different events like the Foodies Moments, meetings with chefs and other exponents of the gastronomic world, sensorial meetings with white truffle, the wine tastings and many other events focused on other gastronomical products of the Langhe, like the Fassona meat for instance, and other cultural and musical moments.

Langhe Hotels – Where to Stay

Best luxury hotel: Arborina Relais 4*, La Morra

Best for a stylish stay

Featuring a free spa and an outdoor pool, Arborina Relais is a 5-minute drive from La Morra and overlooks the Barolo vineyards. Choose the Truffle Experience package: 2 nights in Junior Suite in b&b treatment, all the exclusive services of Arborina included (access to the SPA, to the heated outside swimming pool, parking, concierge, welcome drink)
 ,a truffle hunting experience in the woods with trained dog and truffle hunter
 and, a wine tasting in local winery.

Best mid-range hotel: MiaClara Relais, Alba

Best for peace and quiet

Featuring a garden and free WiFi, MiaClara Relais offers air-conditioned accommodation in the countryside, in the heart of the Langhe region, a 10-minute drive from Alba. Guests at the MiaClara can enjoy vineyard views while relaxing on the shared terrace and taste wines of a nearby winery at the on site cellar. A continental breakfast including croissants, hot drinks and local produce is served daily.

Best budget hotel: Ecolodge Langhe, Cherasco

Best for style on a budget

The Ecolodge Langhe is situated in the hills of the Langhe area in Piedmont. The structure is completely sustainable, and equipped with zero impact solutions.Guests will stay in raised wooden houses in the woods. Rooms are equipped with ceiling fans and a bathroom. Electricity is provided by solar panels placed on the roofs. The Italian buffet breakfast includes 0 km range produce.

Rooms from € 90/night

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