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Wild Foods Italy

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Via San Quirico, 15, Montefalco, Italy
+39 333 498 5387
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visit a multifunctional farm

We went to visit the family on their farm in Pettino, up a mountain at 4000 ft. Mack and wife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fe m
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Los Angeles, California
One of the most memorable days of our lives

We’d booked this trip on the recommendation of our house exchange hosts, and everything they said... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
surox
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Australia
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Truffle hunting in the beautiful Umbrian hills, an unforgettable culinary experience, a day spent in the company of colorful locals, a stroll through some stunning countryside... The Wild Foods Gastronomical Adventure is a piece of Italy you will...more
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Via San Quirico, 15, Montefalco, Italy
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+39 333 498 5387
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit the family on their farm in Pettino, up a mountain at 4000 ft. Mack and wife Francesca really gave us a feeling of how they live and the variety of things they do to make a working farm in this area....More

Thank fe m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’d booked this trip on the recommendation of our house exchange hosts, and everything they said was spot on-we’ve never enjoyed a day like this in our lives. Other people in our group were from the UK and USA and they all felt the same...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were a family of 15 including 8 adults and 7 young kids, between the ages 2-7. Each and every one of us had the best day. First and foremost Francesca's family are the nicest most welcoming family we have ever met - they were...More

1  Thank adi r
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I would absolutely recommend spending a day with Wild Foods. Mack and Francesca were terrific hosts. We really enjoyed the truffle hunting, cooking scrambled eggs in the field with the sheep, and savoring Francesca’s homemade pasta and Eileen boar in the farmhouse kitchen. Truly a...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Wild Food was the highlight of our recent trip to Italy. I can’t imagine anyone being disappointed with this adventure. We weren't sure what to expect - hunting for truffles had long been a dream of mine. It started rough with a google glitch which...More

1  Thank Olya B
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Wild Foods of Italy is one of the best travel experiences of my life. The drive to Pettino was beautiful - great fall color, great views, a world unto itself. The truffle hunt was spectacular, the history of the farm and family are so unique,...More

2  Thank Kent C
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Driving up the twisted mountain to reach the Black Truffle Lodge was definitely an experience....but so absolutely worth every second! When first arriving, I thought "certainly ain't the Ritz" but boy was I wrong. It’s better!! Our two weeks in Italy was filled with fun...More

3  Thank mdutkin
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We concur with the comments already made. This is an experience you should not miss and one which will stay with you forever. Mac, Francesca and family open their home to you in a manner which makes you feel as if you are part of...More

1  Thank TrentVH22
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We found Wild Foods Italy on line and booked it because we are keen foodies, it had rave reviews, and of course we were keen to support a fellow Kiwi (Mac). We had a wonderful day starting with a truffle hunt, scrambled eggs with truffle...More

1  Thank Kiwi-Traveller2
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This family and friends run there Black Truffle Lodge and Wild Foods Italy in the small mountain village of Montefalco. We visited as part of an Overseas Adventure Travel group's "Day in the Life". It included truffle hunting with the family of shepherds as well...More

1  Thank Steve M
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Sara M
10 March 2018|
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Response from Francesca C | Property representative |
Hi Sara - Thanks for your message. I answered by email, please let me know that you received it! Best regards, Francesca
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adi r
2 March 2018|
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Response from FrancescaTruffles | Property representative |
Hi - I sent you an email, I hope you receive it! If not please let me know. Best regards, Francesca
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OldieDorking
11 October 2016|
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Response from FrancescaTruffles | Property representative |
Ciao! It is usually quite chilly here in February and often we have snow, so not always the best time. There are, however, usually loads if truffles around - so up to you! It would be best to be in touch closer to the time... More
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