Our weekend Truffle wine and good food near Florence is set in the breathtaking Mugello Valley. In fact one cannot actually think of Tuscany without mentioning its great food tradition and iconic landscape. Hills, Apennines, olive groves and vineyards alternating with the various little towns of the Mugello Valley. This is the scenery welcoming the visitors to the Mugello Valley: a succession of spectacular unforgettable views.
Mugello & Tuscany invites you to spend a weekend truffle wine and good food near Florence. The Mugello Valley is a relatively small rural sub-region renowned for its food and wine productions. Here you can find wine (prized pinot noir and Chianti Rufina), honey, oil, chestnuts, saffron, organic vegetables, cheese and meat. The Mugello valley, near Florence, is also a rural area blessed by a variety of truffles throughout the year.
The months of October, November and most of December are ideal for enjoying white truffles. White truffles are the kings of truffles and the dishes obtained with them are real culinary wonders. In other periads there are other kinds of truffles but be reassured: Our weekend Truffle, wine and good food near Florence won’t let you down.
With Mugello&Tuscany’s truffle wine and good food near Florence you’ll get the best truffle hunting experience. You’ll also will get a good chance to nail a smashing fresh pasta cooking class+ lunch + superb wine tasting gig. As for the accommodation you’ll be spolit by choice of beautiful Mugello farmhouses near Florence.We have selected for you some farmhouses in the most authentic Tuscan countryside. Here you can experience true Tuscan hospitality in magnificent farmhouses immersed in nature.
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As stated above, during your truffle wine and good food near Florence experience you will also have the chance to take part in a wonderful cooking class. Cristian will be your local English speaking professional chef and sommelier. Cristian has a real gift for communicating his food passion and you’ll really learn to cook Italian. He will guide you through a 3-course menu based on truffles, fresh pasta and local specialities. (Learn more about our cooking classes).
The last day will be dedicated to visiting a Tuscan wine cellar and to wine tasting. However it is possible for our guests to devote the final day to the visit of the Mugello area and/or Florence.
It is possible to book longer / shorter stays by requesting a new quote at the time of booking
|WHERE||Mugello, near Florence|
|WHEN||All year (for prized white truffle october, November, December)
|INCLUDES|| n.2 nights at a holiday farmhouse in the Mugello Valley
Cooking class with a professional local chef
Lunch with the dishes prepared dring the cooking class
Visit to a winery and tasting of 3 different wines
Florence’s guided walking tour
Bookings of restaurants
Arrival in the hills of the Mugello Valley.
Accommodation in a farmhouse, where the owner’s family will give you a warm welcome.
Overnight stay in the farmhouse.
After breakfast beginning of the truffle hunting. The “tartufaio” will accompany you to the woods telling you the story of this fine underground mushroom.
At the end of the tour, our Chef will guide you in creating a 3-course truffle menu.
For those who want, we can organize a wine tasting of local wines during the cooking course.
Lunch with dishes prepared during the cooking class.
Overnight stay in the farmhouse.
Free day to visit the Mugello Valley or the city of Florence.
Visit to a winery; tasting of 3 different wines accompanied by snacks.