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Via di Terzano 34/bis, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Now that I've done it both on my own and with a group, I can confirm that the truffle hunting experience offered by Giulio is not to be missed. Giulio shares his extensive knowledge on truffles and opens his house for visitors to witness how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ted_lelekas
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We met Giulio as the last part of a wine tasting trip around Tuscany. Being our first contact with truffle hunting we had no idea what to expect. Giulio was a magnificent host who far exceeded our expectations. Firstly he made a well detailed presentation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Friendly and personable host who provided an enjoyable walk through the woods hunting truffles. Afterwards, we enjoyed a delicious lunch with a “rain” of truffles over each dish to the tune of “purple rain”. A great day well spent!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

When Giulio was recommended so whole-heartedly by a friend, part of me thought, ‘He can’t be that good.’ With such high expectations, we were bound to be disappointed, right? No way! Our truffle hunt with Giulio and Maga was one of the highlights of our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife and I love truffles so we decided to go on a traditional style hunt with Giulio (something not common in Australia). Giulio took out us in a small group with his lovely truffle dog, Magga, into the nearby forest to hunt for truffles....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed July 27, 2018

After a few days in wonderful Florence, we headed for the surrounding hills to join Giulio for a few hours of truffle hunting. This turned out to be a great combination of following his dog in the oak forest and a generous tasting of truffle,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This guy named Giulio, the truffle hunter extraordinar of Tuscany !!!! Took us on a truffle hunt with his 2 beautiful dogs, gave us an education on truffles & then welcomed us into his home like we were ‘old friends’ Thanks so much for an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Do this, you won't be disappointed! You can only have so much culture, and crowds in Florence, so why not do something completely different. Giulio and his dogs live in a charming old house among the olive groves in the hills above Florence, and this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Philip G
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Best thing we participated in by far during our Florence / Tuscany visit. A true character and a gentleman of a man, with the ability to engross you into the world of truffles and the truffle hunter. A must do if you are in Florence,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jordano695
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Honestly, this was my most favorite, best experience I have had in all of Europe so far. This one had it all! A wonderful guide, Gulio, two beautiful, friendly truffle hunting dogs, a great overview and education of truffles, wonderful conversation, beautiful views, a walk...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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August 15, 2018|
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Response from jordano695 | Reviewed this property |
Taxi would work and would be the simplest method. Otherwise you ve got to get a bus out of town and it’s a faff
April 18, 2018|
Response from jordano695 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t want to at the time as we were travelling but I’m sure Giulio could have pointed us in the right direction