We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Giulio the Truffle Hunter
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (32)
All photos (32)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“truffle”(36 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
63°
45°
Apr
73°
53°
May
81°
60°
Jun
Contact
Via di Terzano 34/bis, 50012, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
Website
+39 334 723 4689
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (43)
Filter reviews
40 results
Traveler rating
38
1
0
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
38
1
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews truffle great experience worth the money canadian women one of a kind old friends enjoyable walk take home dog woods edda cooking villa florence culture discussion taxi
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 40 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I met Giulio in a small cafe in Bagno A Ripoli. He asked if it was our first time in the area and suggested things to do, including his truffle hunting experience. We decided to book a trip the next day, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Giulio is simply amazing. I was traveling alone and he totally accommodated my visit based on my limited schedule. I learned so much about truffles from history to biology to picking the best ones at a restaurant. Following our amazing walk in the woods with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jane R
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We had a very nice day at Gulio's place, truffle hunting was interesting and big fun. His dogs are adorable and do good job. We also had a nice meal and took some truffles back with us. So we had a nice truffles on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tam T
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Now that I've done it both on my own and with a group, I can confirm that the truffle hunting experience offered by Giulio is not to be missed. Giulio shares his extensive knowledge on truffles and opens his house for visitors to witness how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ted_lelekas
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We met Giulio as the last part of a wine tasting trip around Tuscany. Being our first contact with truffle hunting we had no idea what to expect. Giulio was a magnificent host who far exceeded our expectations. Firstly he made a well detailed presentation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 101nikosm
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Friendly and personable host who provided an enjoyable walk through the woods hunting truffles. Afterwards, we enjoyed a delicious lunch with a “rain” of truffles over each dish to the tune of “purple rain”. A great day well spent!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mdxcloud24
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

When Giulio was recommended so whole-heartedly by a friend, part of me thought, ‘He can’t be that good.’ With such high expectations, we were bound to be disappointed, right? No way! Our truffle hunt with Giulio and Maga was one of the highlights of our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Psuyoung
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife and I love truffles so we decided to go on a traditional style hunt with Giulio (something not common in Australia). Giulio took out us in a small group with his lovely truffle dog, Magga, into the nearby forest to hunt for truffles....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed July 27, 2018

After a few days in wonderful Florence, we headed for the surrounding hills to join Giulio for a few hours of truffle hunting. This turned out to be a great combination of following his dog in the oak forest and a generous tasting of truffle,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank moelballe18
Reviewed June 14, 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Succi_01
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Residence Ristorante Golf Club Centanni
38 reviews
.69 miles away
Villa La Massa
329 reviews
1.58 miles away
Hotel Mulino di Firenze
1,247 reviews
1.95 miles away
Villa Olmi Firenze
933 reviews
2.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 50 nearby restaurants
Trattoria La Gargotta
562 reviews
.84 miles away
Bar Alimentari Innocenti
50 reviews
1.39 miles away
Staccia Buratta
380 reviews
1.76 miles away
Il Verrocchio
57 reviews
1.55 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 44 nearby attractions
L'Uccellare
7 reviews
1.93 miles away
Parrocchia di San Donnino a Villamagna
6 reviews
2.12 miles away
L'Olivo Italiano - Italian Language & Culture School
17 reviews
.45 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
SarahC6151
August 15, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jordano695 | Reviewed this property |
Taxi would work and would be the simplest method. Otherwise you ve got to get a bus out of town and it’s a faff
1
Vote
Amrita1311
April 18, 2018|
Answer
Response from jordano695 | Reviewed this property |
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
1
Vote