Umbrian Excellences: Truffle and Wine specialities

 

  

 

Day of arrival. Arrival and farmhouse accommodation in Pietralunga.

Visit to the Medieval village. 


Return, dinner and overnight.

Day 1. Breakfast. 9.30 am.“Truffle Hunting”. Exciting excursion through the woods in search of truffles for about two hours guided by an expert truffle hunter and his trained loyal dog. During the excursion you will learn some interesting details about the various types of truffles harvested in Umbria, their natural habitat, their organoleptic properties and about how dogs are trained.

Lunch with truffle dishes at the farmhouse.

-In the afternoon transfer to a truffle company. Visit to the workshop where you will learn about the production steps, from fresh truffles to the preparation of many products and spicy sauces made with black and white truffles. During the visit you will have details about some culinary truffle combinations and curiosities about this precious product. You will have the opportunity of buying fresh truffles or truffle products in the truffle company visited.

Return, dinner and overnight.

Day 2. Breakfast. 9.00 am. Departure to the Medieval village of Torgiano, famous for its vineyards and its DOC and DOCG wines.

10.00 am. Arrival at the historical centre of Torgiano. Visit to the Wine and Oil museum.

11.30 am.Transfer to the Giorgio Lungarotti wineries. Guided tour in the cellar with illustration of the various vinification processes.

Brunch in the wine cellar with tastings of a white wine: the “Bianco di Torgiano D.O.C.” and red wines: the “Rosso di Torgiano” , the “Torre di Giano DOC” and the “Rubesco”.

Return, dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Breakfast and departure.

 

Accommodation in an organic Holiday Farm – From Euro 303 per person

Accommodation in Hotel 3*** – From Euro 247 per person

Accommodation in an Ancient Resort – From Euro 365 per person

 

The package includes:

  • 3 half board treatments;
  • truffle hunting excursion and lunch in the farmhouse with truffle dishes;
  • visi to a truffle company;
  • entrance to “Wine and Oil Museum”;
  • visit to a winery and brunch.

The package does not include:

Personal extras and whatever is not specified under “The package includes.”.

*Opportunity to buy the truffles harvested