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Montaione's White Truffle

Perfumed, inebriating, engaging, for many even aphrodisiac. This is the White Truffle of Montaione that gives a touch of nobility at every course, transforming simple dishes into refined and delicious recipes.

Located in one of the richest truffle areas of Tuscany and Italy together with San Miniato, Montaione, besides boasting a historic truffle harvest tradition dating back to the early 20th century, is part of the “Asscoaizione Nazionale Città del tartufo” (National Truffle City Association), which has as its main purpose the protection and enhancement of Italian Truffles.

The best time to taste or buy the white truffle is between the end of October and the beginning of November. In addition to being the truffles collection period, during the early autumn in Montaione there is the "Tartufesta", a market show of this precious tuber that recall many people from all over Italy and from abroad.

You can not say that you have really tasted the Montaionese kitchen without having first tried a white truffle dish in one of the restaurants in the area. The skilled hands of the many chefs in Montaione really know how to enhance the properties and flavor of this precious tuber.

For truffle lovers

Recipes with truffle

From the ground to the plate, the step is short and... tasty! Find out how the montaionese chefs know how to enhance the precious white truffle.

Events dedicated to the truffle

Discover the other typical products of Montaione

 

Wine

The ideal location, the richness of the soil and the Mediterranean climate with hot summers and rainy winters have created in Montaione the ideal conditions for the development of a wine production of excellence.

 

Extravergine oil of olive

The cultivation of olive trees in Montaione's territory has helped to outline, in the course of centuries, the current configuration of the rural landscape, modeling not only the morphology of the hilly landscape but also the historical heritage of the entire local area.

 

Cheese

Made with milk from local pastures, Tuscan cheeses are unique and special artisanal products. There are so many: soft or seasoned, with a delicate or pungent taste, each one with unique and unmistakable characteristics.

 

Tuscan cured meats

Produced with high quality meat from mainly free-ranging pigs, Montaione boasts a tradition of cured meats that will make you mouth-watering.

 

Bread of Montaione

In Montaione offering or sharing a piece of bread is the simplest and most authentic form of welcome, brotherhood and openness to others.

 

Holidays for gourmet

If you are fascinated by the ancient culinary traditions of Tuscany and want to discover the history or the secrets of Tuscan food, a holiday in Montaione will satisfy your curiosity. Let yourself be carried away on an unforgettable gastronomic trip made of simple dishes and quality wines.

Montaione offers exceptional gastronomic experiences at every step. It is a country that seems to be specially designed for gourmets!

Located in a natural and scenic environment of undeniable beauty where time seems to have stopped, explore the 8 locations of the territory of Montaione and discover the history and traditions with the certainty of always finding something unique and special.

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Highlights

In Montaione there are so many things to do, to see and to visit that choosing can be really difficult.

Here are some tips for a holiday, where you won't be missing out on anything!

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Vespa tour

Would you like to ride among the enchanting landscapes of the Tuscan countryside with the sun in your face, the wind in your hair, and feeling the charm and the emotions of the italian "Dolce Vita"? So you don't have to miss a Vespa Tour!

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Quad tours

If you are looking for adventure, a quad tour in the Montaione's countryside might be just the thing. An extraordinary experience to live for a full day or just for a few hours.

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Bike rental and Mtb guided tour

IBikeMontaione and its staff are at your disposal for bicycle rentals and for guided mountain biking tours (with or without tasting of typical products and lasting a few hours to full days) to discover the most impressive locations of this beautiful area.

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Ceramic painting classes

A ceramic painting class is the perfect opportunity to learn about the art of ceramics decoration and painting techniques, all in a magical and relaxing atmosphere.

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Wine tasting in farms

In an area that boasts an ancient wine-making tradition, whose wines are well known for their quality, you can not miss a visit in one of the many cellars and wineries tasting their products!

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Cooking classes

Would you like to learn how to cook some good Tuscan dishes like the ones you ate during your stay? Take part in a cooking course where our chefs will teach you the best secrets of their recipes!

How to get to Montaione

Located in the center of the triangle between Florence, Siena and Pisa, Montaione is in a perfect location from which to explore Tuscany every day.

Car, train or plane. Whatever means you want to travel with, you will discover how easy it is to reach Montaione!

Images of Montaione

Take a look at our photo gallery and immerse yourself in the enchanting landscape of Montaione. We are sure we will make you fall in love with your next vacation spot.

Brochure of Montaione

Are you looking for inspiration for your holidays in Montaione? Browse our brochure, find out all the details and look at the most beautiful and significant images whenever you want*

Map of Montaione

On the map of Montaione and its territory you can easily find out all the services and have always at your fingertips the most important information to make you feel comfortable as a real Montaionese.*

*We don’t send advertising material. The brochure is available at the Tourist Office of Montaione, while the map can be found at the best accommodations in Montaione.

 

Tourist Office

Via Cresci, 17/19 - 50050 MONTAIONE (Florence)
+39 (0)571 699 255

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Separated waste collection

Enjoying your holiday and at the same time contributing to respect and protection of the environment?

In Montaione it is possible!

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