Private expert guide, panoramic Appenine hillside, tasting of typical mountain products, chance to find Tartufo

Duration: Half day
Departures from: Parma
Experience performed in: Province of Parma (30 km from Parma)

AVAILABLE: Monday to Friday (September to December)

WHERE: Calestano (30 km south of Parma)

FROM: Parma, Bologna

DURATION: 4 hours + transfer times

TYPE OF TOUR: Very basic hiking with minimal effort, slow-pace, funny, gourmet

TOUR TIME: 11:00 am on site (woods area) – up to 2:30 about

MEETING: directly at the agriturismo (if self-drive); Your Parma/Bologna hotel (if car&driver selected)


Searching for an outdoor experience far away from the beaten tracks? What about a black truffle hunting tour in the enchanted woods of the Parma Apennines!


11:00 am: You will be welcomed by the truffle expert himself directly at his own agriturismo in the province of Parma and together with his trusted dog you will go & discover the magic world of Tartufo Nero di Fragno, a special kind of black truffle with its own designation of origin that is bound to this particular environment and grows half spontaneously, and half assisted by human care.

After this funny & educational hunting experience (no longer than 1 hr 1/2) you will have deserved a rich and super tasty truffle-focused lunch at the owner’s place, in the he most authentic spirit of Parma’s food making heritage!

02:15 pm: End of activities.


  • Truffle expert with dog for 1-hour ½ (in English language)
  • Full lunch at the owner’s Agriturismo with focus on truffles and the best farm-to table products of the area (3 to 4 courses, homemade, wine included)


  • Personal insurance in case of accidental injuries
  • Everything not mentioned in inclusions

Please note:

  • Program: the described program may undergo minor changes in the timings
  • Pick-ups: If you choose the car+driver option the price is calculated considering a pick-up from Parma/Bologna. Pick-ups from other locations can be purchased with a surcharge to be agreed upon by email request
  • Our drivers are NOT driver-guides, since this kind of professional profile is forbidden by the Italian law.
  • The ideal season for truffles is from September to November. In case of product unavailability on the booked day or in case of bookings on a low-season day we will reserve the right of cancelling and refunding at convenient time
  • Since it is a real search and the availability is climate and weather-bound, we cannot give any 100% guarantee of finding products

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