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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.
COVID-19 informationThe 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
3-hour truffle-hunting tour
Fresh truffle hors d'oeuvres tasting
Olive and truffle oil tasting
What's not included
Pick-up and drop-off
Les Pastras Truffle Farm, 549 Chemin Les Pastras, 84160 Cadenet, France
Meet your guide directly at Les Pastras Truffle Farm
- Summer tours: May through September at 6.00pm
- Winter tours: mid-November through mid-March at 2.30pm
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