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Giulio the Truffle Hunter

Via di Terzano 34/bis, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
+39 334 723 4689
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Highlight of our honeymoon

This guy named Giulio, the truffle hunter extraordinar of Tuscany !!!! Took us on a truffle hunt... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Succi_01
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Ingham, Australia
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A unique experience

Do this, you won't be disappointed! You can only have so much culture, and crowds in Florence, so... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Philip G
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Via di Terzano 34/bis, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 15 March 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

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Reviewed 9 March 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

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Reviewed 12 December 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

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Make this a travel experience a priority! We (4 Canadian women) really enjoyed our successful trek through the forest in search of the hidden truffles with Giulio and his two well trained dogs. He prepared for us, a delicious truffle lunch in his charming country...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wow ..what an experience. I had no idea it would be so much fun the day we truffle hunted. We learned so much, but the best part is Giulio himself. We enjoyed his stories, his singing, his cooking, and the wine. I can honestly say...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had an amazing, quirky day hunting Truffles with Giulio and his two gorgeous dogs. Giulio is SO passionate about what he does and really welcomed us into his home for a delicious meal following our hunt. We shared some great laughs and will be...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip to Italy. Giulio is the poet-philosopher of truffle hunting. He engaged our entire family, even our surly 16 year old son(who has stared into space on our other tours) from the start, welcoming us into his beautiful country...More

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Amrita1311
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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
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Darren S
25 March 2018|
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