In Roddi, a small village in Piedmont, really close to Alba City, there is a school to train dogs for hunting truffle, that’s why, this small municipality in Langhe Area, is one of the best place in Italy to have unique truffle experience. The University of Truffle Dogs, founded in 1880, was made official in 1935, during the 5th Fair of the Alba White Truffle, by Conte Gastone of Mirafiori, son of “Bela Rosin“, who held the functions of president of the Fiera del Truffle in the years 1930/1940.
The aim of Roddi Truffle Hunting Tour is to be educational and share with travellers and customers the wineries and truffle experience that give you a very personal and special value. We do every day, our best to find local guide that will not be overcrowded with tourists. That’s why, most of our clients don’t ask for insurance travel assurance.
Are you looking for a wine tour from Turin or Milan?
Do you need to pick up or drop off at the Asti train station (the closest to Alba)?
We are offering you this kind of service as an optinonal (Discover Alba Taxi Service).
The starting time is customizable. Usually tour start from 08:00 Am.
During Summer time we take a break from 12 AM to 4 PM because sun is too strong for dogs and customers.
The perfect combo after Alba Wine Tours is to Take a part of Private Truffle Hunting Tours in Roddi.
This 2 hours experience in Langhe Area that include sightseeing, and easy lunch in a Local place.
After 2 hours hunt, you will have a Light lunch (2/3 hours) with a lot of Piemontesi Products (with truffle taste) as:
Meet our local trifolao
Roddi is a really small community, half way from Alba and Verduno. The truffle hunting experience has been really great. Our Local Guide Giovanni has been really king and ready for all the request. Great lunch and Castle tour