A journey in the heart of Orcia Valey for truffle and wine tastings, cultural tours and sightseeings.
The Tuscan truffle festival at San Giovanni d’Asso takes place during the second and third weekends of November. The Tuscan truffle season lasts roughly from September through December. It is tremendous fun for anyone interested in Tuscan food and folklore. There is a group of stalls selling white truffles, plus food stalls and restaurants selling truffle-flavoured specialities. San Giovanni d’Asso is located about 80 km southeast of Florence and about 30 km southeast of Siena in the picturesque area known as the Crete Senesi. Crete Senesi means “Siennese clays” and these give the soil of parts of the Val d’Orcia south east of Sienna a distinctive grey colouration.