Truffle and Leonardo
Full Day Tour
Meet your guide in the lobby and departure for this day dedicated to “Searching Truffle”. With an expert Truffle-gatherers of the Tuscan hills, and his inseparable dog, you will lead for a walk in the wood with them.
It will be the opportunity to discover this hidden “treasure” of the woods of Tuscany and the dog’s training methods. After the walk, some experts will explain you the working processes and the use of the truffle and then enjoy a wonderful tasting lunch of Truffles in a real truffle factory. You will surely understand why this incredible product of the Earth is called the ” White Gold”. The next stop will be at an oil mill for the extra virgin olive oil tasting, typical of Leonardo’s land. Experienced workers will explain you the oil processing methods. You will taste high-quality products, result of a precise selection of the olives that, according to a secular tradition, must be collected directly from the trees to selected very carefully. On the way back to your accommodation you will stop in Vinci.
Driving along the beautiful street among the olive’s trees of the countryside, you arrive at the foot of Leonardo’s house, typical ancient colonial house of Anchiano area. Take your free time to visit the house from the inside and to admire the “Renaissance lands”. Going on to the historical center of Vinci you can visit the Leonardiano Museum where you can see the most beautiful invention of the genius, such as the Motor Carriage, the Articulated Wings (intuition of the modern hang-glider), the Revolving Crane, the Crank-Operated Cart, the Diver, and so on. At the end of the tour your personal driver will return you to your location.
8 hours including pick up and drop off
Individuals | Groups
NOT INCLUDED: Everything not written under “Included”.