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3-hour truffle hunting tour at Les Pastras

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Hunt for black truffles at a pretty Provençal truffle plantation

Search for truffles with a professional truffle hunter and his dog

Taste truffle snacks, Champagne, and local olive oil

What to expect

Enjoy a 3-hour tour of a Provençal truffle plantation and learn more about how truffles are cultivated and how truffle dogs are trained in the Luberon.

You will go on a hunt for France's elusive "black gold" through the forest with professional hunters who know all the tricks of the trade. You'll be impressed with the excitement as the dog begins to dig for these edible treasures! You will listen to surprising stories and anecdotes and will know the difference between a real Provencal tuber melanosporum and its inferior Chinese counterparts. You will also learn how to clean, preserve, and cook truffles properly.

Finally, to end this visit in beauty, you will be treated to a delightful tasting that incorporates the fresh truffle, champagne, and a tasting of organic Les Pastras olive and truffle oil produced on the farm.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

What's included

3-hour truffle-hunting tour

Fresh truffle hors d'oeuvres tasting

Champagne tasting

Olive and truffle oil tasting

What's not included

Pick-up and drop-off

Gratuities (optional)

Location

Les Pastras Truffle Farm, 549 Chemin Les Pastras, 84160 Cadenet, France

Meeting point:

Meet your guide directly at Les Pastras Truffle Farm

When

  • Summer tours: May through September at 6.00pm
  • Winter tours: mid-November through mid-March at 2.30pm

Provider

Les Pastras

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Tours are for 2-14 people
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes