Visit Acqualagna, the capital of truffles, and experience an exciting truffle hunt with a truffle hunter and his dog. A professional chef will teach you how to prepare and cook truffles, and you will also enjoy a truffle dinner at an elegant restaurant.
What to Expect
Become a truffle hunter and cook on the same day! On this 4-day program you’ll head into the lush forest of Furlo Gorge with a truffle hunter and his dog. This is one of the most productive truffle grounds in Acqualagna.
Later, while preparing some truffle dishes with a chef, you’ll learn how to distinguish the different varieties of truffles, how to combine them with other ingredients, and how to pair the dishes with wines.
Check-in at your accommodation near Acqualagna.
09:00 Departure to the forest where Fido and the truffle hunter will be waiting for you. If you like you can buy truffles directly from the truffle hunter.
12:30 Time for a truffle snack and a visit to Acqualagna Tartufi, a local truffle products company.
15:30 Take part in a cooking class at Antico Furlo restaurant, located in the middle of charming Furlo Gorge, followed by a dinner with the dishes you have just prepared.
Enjoy a free day for shopping and visiting the cities of Acqualagna, Cagli, and Urbino. Drive back to the wonderful natural reserve of Furlo Gorge.
10:00 Checkout time.
- 3 nights’ accommodation (room or apartment)
- 1 half-day truffle hunting hike (jacket, pants, and hiking boots required)
- 1 mid-day snack
- Visit to a truffle products company
- 1 cookery course
- 1 dinner with truffles
What's Not Included
- Food (other than what is specified in the description)
Know Before You Go
Hiking clothes are recommended for the truffle hunt.