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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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
First: I love truffles. So when this was recommended by fellow travelers we had to try it. We took a taxi to his house. Guilio first gives you a brief but informative talk about truffles. Then we meet the dogs, and after a quick drive...More
I had been looking for years for an affordable truffle hunt and finally found Giulio online. The experience begins with a discussion about truffles which includes information on the types of truffles, the truffle dogs and truffle hunting in general. We then moved outside for...More