Truffle tour in Piedmont
Join this hassle-free tour on Saturdays and Mondays from central Turin to the woods over the hills in the region of Alba.
Enjoy a comfortable ride onboard a 7-seats van with a professional driver to the Langhe and Roero hills where you meet the truffle hunter and the dog.
The truffle tour from Turin consists of a pleasant walk observing the art of unearthing the white truffle of Alba and black truffles from the rich ground of Piedmont.
- Depart from central Turin with a private driver
- Small group up to 7 people
- Real truffle hunt with the dog
- Explore the woods near Alba, on the Langhe and Roero hills
Truffle hunting near Alba
Depart at 9:30am from central Turin with a professional driver and transfer to the Langhe and Roero hills, where the white truffle of Alba and the black summer truffles grow.
After a 45-minutes drive, meet the truffle hunter and the dog and follow them in a pleasant walk in the wood. Observe the fascinating art of unearthing truffles as you learn about trees, soil composition and other facts about the environment of the Piedmont region.
The truffle hunting from Turin can be arranged in the season of the white truffle of Alba (from end of September until January), as well as in summer when black truffles (Tuber Aestivum) can be found.
Watch the dog in action and the interaction with the wise hunter who provide directions.
The walk in the wood requires appropriate footwear as the path can be slippery, uneven and occasionally muddy. A limited number of rubber boots is available, please inquiry at time of booking.
On our Ultimate Guide to Truffle Hunting in Alba there are useful information and answers to frequently asked questions.
Klaus W. – October 2020
Martina was great! Our driver Marco was well appointed and on time. Recommended.
Laurie B. – October 2020
Lovely excursion from Turin. We met just before 9 am our driver and it took us less than one hour to get to the woods. There were rubber boots as promised and the dog was friendly as well. Overall a well organized and smooth experience.
When: Saturday and Monday at 9:30am from 30/4 to 25/7 and from 24/9 to 28/11
Length: 4 hours
Cancellation: full refund up to 24 hours before the tour
Private tour: on request
Participants: Max 7
Kids and family friendly: yes
Physical activity: medium
***Meeting place/drop off: Via Sacchi 8, Torino (in front of Turin Palace Hotel)
In case of rain: the tour runs with light rain. In case of heavy rain we reschedule the tour or you will get a full refund
Book now the truffle hunting from Turin
- 155 € per person, with minimum 3 paying guests
- 210 € per person (private tour for 2 adults only)
- Transport on luxury minivan with driver available 4 hours (from 9am to 1pm)
- Truffle hunt with the dog in the wood
- A limited number of rubber boots available. Please inquiry at time of booking
- Any truffle found during the hunt
- Any entrance fee, meal, additional tasting, transfer, tips, personal expense and anything else not mentioned above in the “the rate includes” field.