Truffle-Hunting Tour

Aix-en-Provence, France
per person 60
Truffle-Hunting Tour
  • Beginner
  • Family
  • 2 hours
  • English
  • 60%
    40%
    Fun
    Learn

Description

Go behind the scenes of the world's most secretive business. Take a tour of a Provençal truffle plantation, learn how truffles are cultivated and truffle dogs are trained, and go on a hunt for France's elusive "black gold" with professional hunters who know all the tricks of the trade.

You'll be regaled with stories of successes and sabotage, and learn to tell the difference between a real Provençal tuber melanosporum and its inferior Chinese counterparts. You'll also learn how to properly clean, store and cook with truffles.

Tours are followed up with a sampling of fresh truffle hors d'oeuvres, Champagne and a tasting of our organic Les Pastras olive and truffle oil. 

What's included

  • Truffle-hunting tour
  • Champagne
  • truffle hors d'oeuvres
  • olive and truffle oil tasting

Important information

Summer: 60€ per person
(40€ children age 10-17)
Winter: 70€ per person
(50€ children age 10-17)
Seasons:
May to September
mid-November to mid-March

Location

Cadenet

Les Pastras

We are a Franco-American couple who moved to the South of France from Chicago in 2003 to take over the Pepin family vineyard, leaving behind our jobs in finance and public relations for fresh air, starry skies and organic farming. W...

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