Have you ever imagined how truffle hunting experience looks like? Do not miss out this exciting and memorable experience in Alba.
Alba in Piedmont Region (Italy), is one of the World’d capitals of gastronomy:
Every years, during the months of October and November the city hosts the annual white truffle’s fair!
“Trifulai”, mythological figures accompanied by trusty dogs that explore the woods to find incredible truffles, are ready to let you know how to find Alba White Truffle.
Alba Truffle Hunting Experience from Milan
Truffle Experience is the best way to discover the fantastic culinary and enological offerings of the Piedmont area.
If you like we can pick up and drop off with our private taxi service in Milan.
The truffle hunt is about 2 hours.
At the beginning we will explain you something about Black and White Alba truffle.
Then, passing Alba wine yards and hazelnut fields, we arrive at the truffle woods, called in Piedmont “tartufaia“.
There we follow the dog and we will find some truffle.
From Milan City Center or Train Station
(Private taxi service is not included in the price, average price is around )
You need trekking clothes and specially good shoes for walking on an uneven ground which may be muddy.
If you like, we can rent you rubber boots from 4,00 €/ pair.
We only need to know your shoe sizes in advance.
Where to sleep in Alba?
We are working every day for discover the best itinerary for our clients.
If you will discover Piedmont countryside contact us for some advice.
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