Abruzzo: Afternoon Truffle Hunting & Sampling Session

Join us in Abruzzo to go truffle hunting & uncover the woods’ most secret and prized delicacies returning to the restaurant to sample them!

One excursion that is a must when visiting Abruzzo is to go hunting for the woods’ most secret and prized delicacies – truffles!

Abruzzo is famous as a region throughout Italy for producing the most truffles that are exported to afficicianados and the best restaurants around the world.

Join us for a guided truffle hunt followed by a delicious multi-course dinner using the truffles we find at one of Abruzzo’s best Agriturismo, famed for its home-cured salamis and meats, wonderful antipasti and slow-cooked lamb.

Franco, your  (truffle hunter) and our English language speaking guide and the most important character of the group will accompany you through the olive grove up to linden, hazelnut and oak trees copses to experience the wonders of a truffle dog’s nose in uncovering aromatic musky black truffles.

  • Fresh Black Summer Truffles (Tuber aestivum, May-August)
  • Fresh Black Autumn Truffles (Tuber uncinatum, October-December)
  • Fresh Black Winter Truffles (Tuber melanosporum, available December-March)

Back at the agriturismo, Cosimo the owner Chef will serve the truffles you found as part of your dinner.

Price: €140 per couple


2-hour truffle hunt, weather permitting

Traditional 4-course Abruzzese dinner

Tour of Roccascalegna Castle

4 or more guests are required to book

Set Dates

Do contact us if you would like to join us on our set truffle hunt dates in 2024:

Wednesday  26th June

Wednesday 31st July

Wednesday 11th September

To Book

Please allow 10 days for us to organise this excursion to ensure all parties have availability on your preferred date.  Use the form below to provide us with the numbers in your party and your proposed dates and we will confirm availability and then send you an invoice.