Spend a weekend truffle hunting in Le Marche, the italian name of The Marches inItaly, eating truffles and learning how to prepare Italian truffle dishes.
Stay in Casa Olivi in Treia and in less than one hour you can reach Acqualagna where not only you sample the precious Italian truffles but you will also take part in a truffle hunt and learn how to prepare truffle dishes.
You can join a local truffle hunter and his dogs on his daily truffle hunt, enjoy a truffle lunch with truffles found by the truffle hunter. Later at home you will learn to prepare truffle dishes with a great italian chef.
What kind of truffles can be found in Le Marche?
The main kind of truffle is the black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) in Italy known as the Tartufo di Spoleto or Tartufo di Norcia.
The famous precious white truffle (Tuber magnatum) can also be found in Le Marche as well as a considerably less expensive type of white truffle called bianchetto (Tuber borchii)
The traditional white truffle market is usually around october
28th but you can go earlier for truffle hunting.