Learn Myths & Secrets of the Truffle
The First Virtual Truffle Hunt Tour in the World!
Have you ever wondered where truffles grow or why they are associated with such a high price tag? Curious about how or when Italian truffles are hunted? Learn this and so much more in the world’s first virtual truffle hunt experience!
Your virtual truffle hunting guide and Experience BellaVita’s founder, Marino, was raised in the Abruzzo region of central Italy, where 40% of Italian truffles are produced and many locals, himself included, grew up enjoying the thrill of truffle hunting. Suffice to say he knows a thing or two about truffles! Learn tips & tricks for recognizing real vs fake truffles, the history and the myths that surround this deliciously funky mushroom.
Get yourself into the boots of a sarcastic truffle hunter in the Italian countryside and virtually experience one of the most secretive businesses in the world!
Interactive format with quizzes, crazy stories and laughs
Uncover the myths and secrets of truffles, passed from generation to generation
Learn what’s considered a great truffle and why
Learn the tips & tricks for recognizing real vs fake truffles
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€69 per person
6:30pm (Rome time zone) or on request
Online (via zoom meeting)
Tuesdays & Saturdays
1 ½ hours
The experience can be personalized to accommodate corporate events, friends, and families with kids. Send us a request to schedule for larger groups.
What to bring
This is an interactive experience! We recommend connecting with a laptop or desktop computer rather than through phone for easier interaction.
About your virtual guide
Experience BellaVita founder, Marino
Choose your time and date:
-Check the live availability on the booking calendar and book your spot. Keep in mind the times listed are in Rome local time so be sure to pick the right time and day for your schedule.
-After your payment, we’ll send you all the login details (via zoom meeting) for the experience.
Enjoy the Hunt:
-Discover the most important concepts about truffle hunting, but also the dark secrets behind the business that most people don’t get told. Through professionally recorded video, we’ll follow the footsteps of Red, our truffle dog as he searches for some precious truffles in the Abruzzese forest. At the end of this experience, you will know a lot more about this tasty fungus and get an intimate look into how truffles are hunted in this picturesque region of central Italy.
Good to Know
Note: The details included here are for our scheduled online tours. If you’d like to plan for a different date/time/duration/group size or customize your experience in any way, we will do our best to accommodate you! Contact us to customize your virtual tour.