1. Greece
  2. Thessaly
  3. Kalabaka
  4. Meteora

Meteora Truffle Hunting Experience with Lunch & Museum Visit

Product ID: 191078
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Participate in a once in a lifetime experience in the woods below Meteora, on the fringes of Pindos mountains. Walk with the truffle hunter and his dogs. Search for rare kinds of truffle and then eat them with pasta made right in front of you.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Hunt for rare kinds of truffle in the national park of Pindos near Meteora
  • Walk in the woods with the truffle hunters and their dogs
  • Taste white and black truffle (worth thousands of euros) and eat it with pasta cooked right in front of you
  • Visit the Meteora Museum of National History and Mushrooms and see hundreds of mushrooms
  • Enjoy the educational tour in a private group and taste truffle and mushrooms
Full description
Take a tour from Kalabaka into the woods around Meteora, beginning at approximately 10:00 AM at the Meteora Museum. Take your car or a taxi to follow the truffle hunting crew. Walk with the truffle hunter and his dogs to search for rare kinds of truffle. Specially trained truffle dogs with their trainer are searching for this unique fruit of Greek nature. Learn about the kind of truffles that exist here and how they can be used.

At around 11:30 AM, taste an exceptional truffle past dish in the forest. This dish will be cooked by an expert chef in an impressive cooking pan that can accommodate 50 people.

After the end of truffle hunting, head to the museum. Be guided around both the natural history museum and the unique mushroom museum. After that, enjoy a mushroom product tasting with 5 to 6 kinds of mushrooms using a traditional mushroom spoon. This is accompanied by a glass of local wine. 
Includes
  • Truffle hunting with a local expert and trained dogs
  • Pasta with truffle lunch
  • Local wine
  • Entrance fee to the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum
  • Guided tour inside the museum
  • Tasting of mushrooms
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation (you must drive or take a taxi)
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum

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Important information
Know before you go
• The tour begins and ends at the Museum of Mushrooms in Kalabaka
• If the weather is very bad then the cooking part of the tour happens in the museum
• The tour does not provide transport so you must drive to the museum from the truffle hunting or you can pre-book a taxi for the whole duration, which will be approximately €30-40
• If your desired date is not available, you can contact the local tour operator to choose an alternative date or time

From £408.28 Per group up to 10

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