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Amongst the wide choices of experiences that Siena offers, there is the Truffle Hunting.
Siena boasts a variety of restaurants that offer dishes with truffles.

Siena and its surroundings also often host truffle festivals, where you can find and taste truffles at a reasonable price. These festivals show local truffle varieties, culinary delights, and cultural events. For instance, the town of San Giovanni d'Asso, located near Siena, hosts an annual White Truffle Festival in November. This festival is a great opportunity to taste dishes prepared with truffles and learn about truffle hunting.

In Siena finding a truffle hunt experience it’s super easy! These activities always include truffle hunters that will guide and tour you through the experience.

You will be able to walk into the woods not fare from the town with an expericed hunter and his trained dogs that are super smart and adorable. You will learn tips and the techniques of truffle hunting.

Afterwards many programs also offer a cooking lab where you can learn how to prepare many  traditional dishes of our region and  how to spice them up with truffles

Remember that truffle availability depends on the season and local conditions, so it's a good idea to plan your visit during the truffle season.

Borgo Grondaie staff is happy to share with you some of the best truffle hunting experience near Siena:



Villa Talosa is a unique Tuscan residence recently restyled. The property is nestled among the vineyards owned by Fattoria della Talosa where it is produced in famous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

At Villa Talosa you can experience real truffle hunting with expert truffle hunters and their dogs . It’s a great opportunity to better understand how truffles are born and what they are.

Check this amazing place on their website to get your experience with a super reasonable price: talosavilla.it



Antonella is a Tourist Guide of Siena and Province. She’s an enthusiast for wine tasting and oil tasting and she loves sharing moments of discovery with new people everyday. Between the many activities she offers for you there is also the truffle hunt.

You will enter near Montisi, in the municipality of Montalcino, inside the woods in search of truffles together with an expert truffle hunter and his adorable dogs.

The walk takes about a couple of hours and if lucky, you will find something.

During the walk, you will learn all the secrets of the Tuscan truffle, its characteristics, properties, differences, how to store and use them to empower your dishes.

Check Antonella’s website to know her better:




Enjoy the wonder of truffle hunting with an expert and his dogs.

Near Poggibonsi between Florence, Siena and Chianti, you will find a guide that will tour you inside a beautiful and unforgettable experience.

The truffle hunt will take place in the woods where the truffle grows and grows wild, in the townships of Colle di Val d'Elsa, San Gimignano, Poggibonsi, Barberino Tavarnelle and San Donato in Poggio depending on the type of truffle.

An expert truffle hunter will be waiting for you; who from an early age hunted truffles with his grandfather and then his father. Over the years, he has refined truffle hunting techniques and personally trained his dogs.

Check it out! Link here: italiadelight



Tenuta Santo Pietro is the beating heart of an agricultural property built in the mid-1400s and designed by Pope Pius II. It covers about 30 hectares in the beautiful Val D'Orcia. Today it is an independent farm with 6 hectares of vineyards and 6 of olive groves. Here you can lose yourself for hours in the splendor of the enchanting landscapes surrounded by silence and nature.

Here you can book many experiences to do. One of these is truffle hunting.

In this case you will discover the beauty of Val D’Orcia and many tips on how to search, look and use truffles.tenutasantopietro.com

 Joining a truffle adventure will be a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the culinary and cultural traditions of the region while enjoying the amazing landscapes of Tuscany.

After your journey you will be tired and you’ll need a relaxing shower and some space to rest and recharge your energies and we have the solution for you!

Come to Borgo Grondaie to enjoy a wonderful stay in Siena with all its experiences

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