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“Exceptional Experience”

Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Cadenet
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Go behind the scenes of the world's most secretive business. Take a tour of a Provençal truffle plantation, learn how truffles are cultivated and truffle dogs are trained, and go on a hunt for France's elusive "black gold" with professional hunters who know all the tricks of the trade. You'll be regaled with stories of successes and sabotage, and learn to tell the difference between the different types of French truffles and the "fakes" from China. Tours are followed up with a sampling of fresh truffle hors d'oeuvres, Champagne and a tasting of our Les Pastras olive and truffle oil. A real treat! Truffle Hunting Tour: Truffle hunt, truffle hors d'oeuvres, Champagne, olive and truffle oil tasting: 70€ per person (winter), 60€ per person (summer). Minimum of 2 people. Weekend tours at flexible hours, weekday tours at 6pm (summer) or 4pm (winter). Please book at least one week in advance. Summer season: May 1 - September 30* Winter season: November 15 - March 15* * Weather permitting 50% of the profits from Les Pastras products go to the One Family orphanage in Haiti
Menerbes, France
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“Exceptional Experience”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Truffles have long been an enigma especially in our lives, much read very little touch and taste for us. Our Truffle Hunt at Les Pastras gave us hands on touch and taste what an experience !!!
Our hosts Lisa and Johann were charming, informative and a pleasure to be with. Our hunt dogs were incredible as was our lunch after all the hunt excitement .
Even if you are a die-hard Truffle connoisseur this special day should not be missed.

Visited March 2013
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