Winter Truffle Hunt, Dryas Greek Truffle

Veria,
Macedonia

Duration

~ 4h

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Guided Tour

Up to 20 persons

Active Months

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Availability

Up to 20 persons

Description

Truffles were known by the ancient Greeks under the name of “Idnon” and were believed to be the result of the lightning bolts cast by Zeus.
Our love for the history and the natural environment of our country led us in 2008 to engage in spreading truffle farming throughout Greece.
At Mount Pieria and at an altitude of 700 meters and just 25 kilometers from the city of Veria lies the village of Polidendri, known until 1926 by the name Kokova. The village is located a few kilometers from Ritini, a region of Greece producing important quantities of the tuber melanosporum truffle. We chose this place after reaching a favorable assessment based on numerous parameters, including the altitude of the land, the pH of the soil, the physical orientation, and regional vegetation. That assessment led us to the truffle tuber melanosporum, since conditions were most suitable for cultivating this fungus variety.
Today, we are proud to be able to offer a wide range of products to the Greek and international markets, the quality of our products having been recognized by distinguished chefs, members of the Grand Chefs’ Club of Greece.

Tour and Hunting to Winter Truffle Cultivation

Visitors arriving during the cultivation of the truffle crop in winter will learn about the cultivation techniques and their prerequisites, as well as about the different varieties of truffles.
From November to March, weather permitting, the guided tour includes a demonstration truffle harvest using specially-trained dogs.
*A means of transport is required for this activity.

SUGGESTED FOR GROUPS OVER 10 PERSONS

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Tour Languages
Greek, English
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