A holiday in ancient medieval towns, visiting the truffle farms and tasting delicious truffle dishes
The cradle of this extraordinary tuber is the Montefeltro which hosts annual fairs of international importance such as those in Acqualagna (established as the Truffle Capital) and surrounding towns including Apecchio, Sant’Angelo in Vado and Sant’Agata Feltria. All these towns belong to the National Association of “Città del Tartufo. In occasion of the most important truffle fairs held in October and November to celebrate the most significant truffle on the market, the Tuber magnatum Pico (the prized white truffle), we propose a fascinating trek to explore the taste of the truffle and to this end have organised a truffle hunting trip in the most beautiful and peaceful places of our region. At the country house you will be able to savour delicious truffle dishes..
Where to stay: Agriturismo Villa Furlo (Fermignano – PU)
Accomodation: full board
Area: Riserva Naturale Statale Gola del Furlo – from Monte Catria to Alpe della Luna (Apennine ridge)
Length: 3 days 2 nights from Friday to Sunday afternoon in November
Difficulty: easy –suited also to families with children – heights of around 50 m to 100 m
Day one – arrival at around 4 pm, visit to the Nature Reserve of Gola del Furlo and meeting with a truffle farmer and his trusted hunting companion; demonstration of a truffle hunt
Day two – Il Pietralata, a simple walk on M. Pietralata to discover the history of truffle hunting, from the first truffle farm established in 1933 and to enjoy the unforgettable experience of finding a truffle in the company of the hunter and his trusted companion. Afternoon at the fair: using the shuttle buses organised by the organisation, you will be able to visit the fantastic truffle fair in Acqualagna and enjoy all the numerous events organised at the Cooking Show.
Day three – For nature lovers we propose a walk to see the truffle farm on Monte Paganuccio; otherwise you can visit the fair by hopping onto our shuttle buses.
Price: € 150,00 adulti – € 135,00 bambini fino a 10 anni
Consorzio Terre Alte
Tel.: +39 0721 700226