Truffle Experience in Legendary Transylvania


Transylvanian forests have endless treasures and among them, the black diamonds, the Truffles. Famous even for Italians these forests are the perfect habitat for all the types of truffles. The winter most popular truffles available are: Tuber Mesentericum (October to December), Tuber Brumale – winter truffle ( November to March), Tuber Magnatum Pico – Trufa alba, white truffle (September to December)

What can be more enjoyable then participating in a truffles hunt, tasting the truffles straight from the forest followed by a good wine of Tarnava Mare, and then unleash your imagination and prepare incredible dishes from the truffles you just picked…


Day 1: Arrival, welcome dinner

  • Arrive from 2 p.m.
  • Welcome, we will assist you to accommodate in the location.
  • Welcome beverage and light snack – local peasant dish.
  • Guided visit of the village and church.
  • Aperitif and dinner.
  • Introduction and discussions on the workshop themes.

Day 2: Market visit, excursion, free time, cooking class

  • Breakfast with natural products from local farmers.
  • Visit to local market and free time in Sighisoara medieval citadel, Unesco Heritage Site.
  • Lunch in Sighisoara – not provided.
  • 16:00 Cooking session –Two traditional Transylvanian dishes will be prepared.
  • Dinner with prepared dishes – local brandy and wine included.
  • After dinner discussions and entertainment.

Day 3: Excursion, truffles hunting, truffles tasting

  • Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers
  • Truffles hunting with our specialist and his dog, light picnic
  • Tasting of truffle dishes
  • Drinks and dinner followed by entertainment with local traditional music.

Day 4: Cooking session, free time

  • Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers
  • 10 a.m. Truffles dish demonstration – We will prepare classic dishes enriched by truffles, and everyone is invited to create their own dish using them.
  • Lunch with prepared dishes.
  • Free time in the afternoon – Many activities available will be presented, including visiting interesting historical monuments in the region. Our recommendation is to visit Viscri village, UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • Dinner.
  • Optional – Wine tasting at a local restaurant in Sighisoara – not included.

Day 5: Departure

  • Breakfast with natural products from the local farmers
  • Participants will receive brochure with the dishes of the workshop
  • Check out until 11 a.m.

  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Truffle hunting with our hunter and his dogs followed by tasting of truffles dishes
  • Visit to local market and Sighisoara Medieval Citadel- UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • 2 cooking sessions based on working with truffles
  • 1 visit the Saxon Village of Viscri  UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • 1 guided visit of the village

Changes will be made depending on the season, weather and availability of the activities.
Additional days can be booked on request.
Guests who do not cook are most welcome.


1 person – 800 Euro in single room

2 persons – 1500 Euro in Double Room

4 persons-2825 Euro Two double en suite rooms

Children above 14 years old are welcome and considered adults.

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