There are many different types of truffles, but the most sought-after are the Tuber Magnatum (the precious white truffle) and the Tuber Melanosporum (the precious black truffle). Both truffles can mainly be found in Italy and France. What about joining a truffle hunter for a day – a unique experience! Some ideas from the niche operator "Your Private Italy".
You can join a truffle hunter on his daily truffle hunt and then enjoy a lunch of truffle-based dishes. Or would you rather prefer a truffle cooking course? Along the tour, you will also learn more about the fascinating history of truffles and truffle hunting.
Stay in a wonderful manor
If you are looking for a place to stay, "Your Private Italy" knows an excellent villa in the region – a manor in fact. The manor, which costs about 7.500 euro per week, is centrally placed to enjoy the highlights of Umbria and Tuscany and is only 20 minutes from Cortona or half an hour from the galleries, churches, opera, film and jazz festivals or theatres in Umbria's capital city, Perugia.
Florence and Rome are within two hours drive, and Siena, Arezzo, Assisi, Todi and Orvieto are all close by.
With its privacy and scenic beauty, culture and and concierge service, this place offers the ultimate escape from the noise and pressure of the world outside.
More unique experiences in the region
If you want to do other tours in Umbria or Tuscany, "Your Private Italy" can help you.
What about a Ferrari Tour in the Chianti Region? Vespa country tours? Or wine-tasting tours?
If you are interested, do not hesitate to contact "Your Private Italy" for an authentic travel experience by filling our online form.