Truffle hunting and tasting

from € 50/person plus transport

Travel  to a fortified 11th century hamlet in the Valnerina, a verdant valley famous for its delectable black truffles.


Meet an experienced local hunter and heritage pig farmer and his enthusiastic dog. Make your way through the woodland, on a leisurely walk as the dog scans under the forest floor. Watch as the dog begins to dig until the precious mushroom is unearthed.

Afterward, reward your search with a 4-course lunch at the farm, including a tasting of heritage pig charcuterie, truffle pasta, a meat course and dessert. 

what's included

Tour Information

  • a 1.5 hour walk with the truffle hunter and dog

  • 4 courses lunch with drinks 

  • English speaking guide

  • not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions preventing them to walk in the countryside on moderately steep slopes


Everyday starting at 11:00 am.

Tour limited to 12 people, reservation required at least 2 days in advance. 


  • 11:00 am Arrive at the heritage pig farm to start the truffle hunting walk


  • 12:30 pm Enjoy a home-style 3 courses meal made with organic produce of the farm 

  • 3.00 pm the Explore the Valnerina with its tiny villages, Romanesque monasteries and gleaming river or drive to Rasiglia, also named the “little Venice of Umbria” and “village of streams”. Founded between three springs, it has clear waters twisting around houses and forming small lakes in place of squares.

Important Information about booking our Tours

Please note that the design, planning and reservation service of this tour is offered by Festa Tours  in combination with a cooking class and/or a farm stay at Alla Madonna del Piatto near Assisi.

It is also possible to book this tour if you have booked a cooking class with us but you are staying at a different accommodation. 


Alla Madonna del Piatto Agriturismo offers B&B rooms and a vacation rental near Assisi. Please book accommodations here


For more information about payments, cancellations, food issues, mobility issues, inclusions and  exclusions, please check our Terms and Conditions page.


Az. Agr. Alla Madonna del Piatto

Via Petrata 37, 06081 Assisi, Italy

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