This location is about 1 hour from Parma, 40 minutes from Cinque Terre, one hour and 15 minutes from Pisa, and 1 hour from Lucca.
Pontremoli is conveniently located in the northen part of Tuscany,on the Cisa Motorway which connects Parma to La Spezia.
The activity includes a 2 hour truffle hunt with an experienced and licensed truffle hunter and his dog. The activity takes place in the region of Lunigiana which is famous for its lush woodland. Lunigiana is well placed between Emilia Romagna, and Liguria, and it offers plenty of wilderness for outdoor activities.
The best season for truffle hunting in this northen part of Tuscany is between April and November.
How long is experience? You should account about 2 hours for the truffle hunting.
What time does it start? It is flexible but we recommend to begin at 9 am.
What shall I bring? You will need to wear confortable and waterproof shoes, such as hiking shoes, and you should wear confortable hiking clothes suitable for the season that you will visit Italy in. It is strongly recommended to use insect repellet and bring a bottle of water.
Are the trails hard? All the trails are easy to medium difficulty. The trails are inside dense woodland, so you should be conforable in walking in such an enviroronment.
Can I keep the truffles that I find? This has to be agreed between the truffle hunter and the client. Normally they will let you purchase at a lower price when compared to the market price.
Where is the meeting point? The best is to reach the location by car and take the Cisa motorway and exit Pontremoli. This location is conveniet If you are staying in Parma and you are heading south to Cinque Terre, Lucca or Pisa.