Visit of two cellars with wine tasting, truffle hunting & truflle tasting in an amazing scenary
A delightful day tour in Tuscany countryside, discovering local history, traditions, wine and the 'food of gods' that is Truffle!
Your Licensed Tour Guide Martina will intruduce you to two family run wineries and the fascinating world of truffle.
After the visit of the first winery, specializing in sparkling wine, you will discover the historic centre of San Miniato.
Then, you will head to the second winery where you will visit the vineyard and taste seven brands of high quality wines (Chianti included) which will be pared with typical local products.
In the afternoon you will enjoy a truffle hunt in the woods and a tasting of fresh real truffle dishes in San Miniato, one of Tuscany's most beautiful medieval hilltop towns, loved by gourmets for its white truffles. It was in San Miniato that the biggest truffle in the world was found in 1954!
9:00 am a professional driver and I will pick you up at the port of Livorno.
Delightful drive to the Medieval hill town of San Miniato (located half the way between Florence and Pisa).
Visit of its historic centre, discovering some interesting sights and view points.
Visit to two different family run wineries, specializing in sparkling wine and Chianti wine: visit of the cellars and wine tasting pared with homemade local dishes, cheese, prosciutto and salame!
2:00 pm - we will meet up with the Truffle Hunter and his dog. They will guide us through San Miniato's woods in search for precious truffles. During the hunting he will tell you about the truffle, the magic of its traditions and its uses in the kitchen.
Then, we will drive to the truffle hunter's house where his sister will serve you a selection of fresh truffle tastings.
4:30 pm - Departure and private transfer to the Port of Livorno.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Port of Livorno
End location: Port of Livorno
Duration: 8 hours
Private transfer by minivan with air conditioning and professional driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Euro - two wine tasting +lunch + truffle hunt and truffle tasting
•I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Thinking of how to immerse yourself in Tuscany in 1 comfortable day from your cruise ship? Think of Martina! From a private tour of Pisa including climbing the Tower (not to be missed), to truffle hunting in the San Miniato forest with Massimo, Salvatore and Geo the wonderdog, to a delightful home cooked truffle meal and on to a divine family own, organic winery visit! Martina makes all this magic happen. Our family of 4 with two boys 10 and 8 will remember this day forever! Thank you Martina!