Alba Truffle Hunting Tour Experience in Piemont

Alba Truffle Hunting Tour Experience in Piemont

The excursion starts with the welcoming of the tourists with the spectacular panoramic views of La Morra and the Alta Langa. There will be first a check of the equipment, after which, Marco will give an introduction to the hunting experience.

Once ready, the hunt will start, following down the path between vineyards and hazelnut fields, admiring the flowering nature in the spring, the green and shady plants of the warm summer and the gorgeous colours of the autumn.

Trickling the fancy of the people with stories of truffle from his grandfather´s time until today they reach the truffle forest, called “tartufaia”, where the dog becomes the leader. You will follow him on the small paths in the forest until he will find a precious truffle. Than you can feel and see the verve and enthusiasm of the truffle hunter and his dog when they individuate and take it out of the ground, being careful for not to damage the truffle and the ground around it.


Itinerary

This is the most exciting experience for truffle lovers in Alba (Cuneo), Bassa Langa with a nice view on the Alta Langa and Roero and on the backside the view to the Maritime Alps, the Cottian Alps and the Graie Alps. With the Monte Viso in first place and to his feet a vast view to the plan side from Cuneo to Turin.

A hunter accompanied by his dog will lead the group into the woods to seek out the precious underground tuber, guided only by the dog´s sense of smell and the intuition resulting from years of experience. The hunt will be preceded by a meeting with an expert, who will provide all the information's essential to understand how, where and why truffles grow.

Our Hunterm the “trifolao“ from La Morra in Piedmont and arranges truffle hunts with his dogs for more than 10 years, during the day or at night, directly in the wood called “tartufaia”. The tour lasts approximately two hours passing vineyards, fields of hazelnuts so arriving in the private “tartufaia”.




Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers"



Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Meeting Point, Unnamed Road, 12064, 12064 La Morra CN, Italy

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • 2 hours truffle hunt excursion guided by a truffe hunter and his dog
  • Explanations from the truffle hunter about what is truffle
  • Where it grows, when it grows, why it grows...
  • Translator
  • Rubber Boots

No Incluye

  • Pick up at the hotel
  • Trekking clothes
  • Wine Tasting Tour
  • Something to eat or drink
  • Truffle Tasting (Optional)

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