Truffle hunting starting from Alba

Alba, Italy

Experience hosted by Daniela Adolfo E Margherita

90 mins, Hosted in English
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Up to 10 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

Discover the secrets, the traditional techniques in a true hunting of the precious white or black truffle with a professional "Trifolao" and his inseparable dog.
Understand how, where & why truffles grow up in our area, learn the differences between black & white truffle, enjoy the intense & costant scent, understanding the degree of ripening of a truffle by your nose.
You will meet Margherita at Alba train station, then you will be led up the surrounding Langhe's hills to admire the striking view, walking through it, enjoying the nature & of course looking for truffle!!
The transfert isn't included so you follow the guide with your car to meet the truffle hunter (15/20 min from Alba downtown). Transport is provided on request.
WHITE TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON from 21st September until 31st January-BLACK TRUFFLE HUNTING SEASON all year.
The truffles found during the hunt are not included but you can be bought from the hunter.
Rubber boots are available on request.
After the reasearch you can have a food tasting in the wood (or indoors) with an extra charge. It may include salami, cheese, truffle spreads, wine, water and other local delicacies.
The tour usually is shared with other guests; travelling alone & reserving for one we required € 50 as extra directly the day of the tour (not in case someone joins that tour).
Discover the secrets, the traditional techniques in a true hunting of the precious white or black truffle with a professional "Trifolao" and his inseparable dog.
Understand how, where & why truffles grow up in our area, learn the differences between black & white truffle, enjoy the intense & costant scent, understanding the degree of ripening of a truffle by your nose.
You will meet Margherita at Alba train station, then you will be led…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Rubber boots are available on request.

Meet your host, Daniela Adolfo E Margherita

Host on Airbnb since 2014
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I'm a professional truffle hunter from 3 generations in Alba. My grandfather after 2nd world war was one of the first truffle hunting/seller in Alba, he taught to my father all the secrets about the precious "ipogean fungus" then my father taught it to me. I'm a dog trainer & actually i've got 3 great dogs: Mac, Kelly and Turbo. I would like to teach "some"of my truffle hunting segrets to travellers. During the tour you will helped by my friend Margherita. She's an official tourist Cuneo province guide, 100% ALBESE, with a deep knowledge of the Piedmont region and a great passion for truffles providing to translate every part of the hunting.
I'm a professional truffle hunter from 3 generations in Alba. My grandfather after 2nd world war was one of the first truffle hunting/seller in Alba, he taught to my father all the secrets about the precious "ipogean fungus" then my father taught it to me. I'm a dog trainer & actually i've got 3 great dogs: Mac, Kelly and Turbo. I would like to teach "some"of my truffle hunting segrets to travellers. During the tour you will helped by my friend Margherita. She's an official tourist Cuneo provin…
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Where you'll be

During this easy walking to find the truffles you can enjoy the nature through woods and hazelnut groves.

1 review

Cobi
August 2021
Great experience, very authentic, very friendly. We hunted with our kids and they were deligted to find several truffles!

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    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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  • Mon, 4 Oct
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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  • Tue, 5 Oct
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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  • Tue, 5 Oct
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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  • Thu, 7 Oct
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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  • Sat, 9 Oct
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.