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  3. Marano di Valpolicella
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Verona: Truffle Hunting Experience & Amarone Tasting

Product ID: 219453
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Join an expert tartufaro guide and hunt for scorzone (black summer) truffles in the woods and lands surrounding Verona. Taste Valpolicella and Amarone wines, truffles, and local delicacies in an old winery with a local winemaker.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Instructor
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a truffle hunting adventure with an Italian Tartufaro
  • Enjoy a pairing of Amarone wine and truffles in an old winery
  • Learn about the flavors and aromas of the Valpolicella region
  • Sample excellent wines including Valpolicella, Ripasso, Amarone
  • Taste local cheeses, salami, chutney, and organic extra virgin olive oils
Full description
Explore the lands, aromas, and flavors of the Valpolicella region on a wonderful truffle hunting and food tasting adventure. Join an expert Tartafuro guide who will teach you how to hunt for scorzone (black summer) truffles in the woods and lands which surround an old winery in Verona. 

After the hunt, take a tour of the wine cellar. Enjoy a tasting of fine Valpolicella red wines paired with typical local food and scorzone truffles. Discover the intense aromas of the forest and how they combine with the incredible fragrances of Amarone wine. Savor all of these flavors from an amazing terrace which overlooks the magnificent Valpolicella region.
Includes
  • Truffle hunt with Tartufaro guide
  • Truffle tasting and pairing with Amarone
  • Wine tasting of Valpolicella, Ripasso, Amarone
  • Local food tasting including cheeses, salami, chutney, and olive oil
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the winery: Tenuta Santa Maria Valverde, Località Gazzo, 4, 37020 Marano di Valpolicella VR, Italy. You can take your own car, or a bus from Verona center or Verona Porta Nuova train station to get there. The local partner can help you to organize your trip. Alternatively, a private transfer is available at the additional cost of €10 per person. The transfer takes place from Piazzale Cadorna-Verona center at 10:00 AM or Verona Porta Nuova train station at 10:15 AM.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Children must be 5 years and older to join the truffle hunting
• Participants must be 18 years and older to consume alcohol
• You have 3 options for getting to the winery: your own car, public transport, or private transfer
• If you take your own car, please arrive at the winery at 10:30 AM
• To get to the winery by public transport, take a bus (only one bus-line, no changes) from Verona center or Verona Porta Nuova train station with starting time at 10 AM. The local partner can help you to organize your trip after booking
• A private transfer is available at the additional cost of €10 per person. The transfer takes place from Piazzale Cadorna-Verona center at 10:00 AM or Verona Porta Nuova train station at 10:15 AM
• The hunt is subject to the availability of the Tartufaro. If unavailable, the tour will include a walk in the vineyards and guided tour of the cellars, wine tasting with local food, fresh pasta with truffle, and a complimentary bottle of oil
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