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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras

#1 of 2 things to do in Cadenet Features Animals
Cadenet, France
+33 6 26 05 30 49
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Terrific Truffle Hunting

A really massive thank you to Johan and Lisa (& Grandpere for his cameo appearance!). Seriously... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jbelne
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London
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Inspiring gourmet tour

We were on our honeymoon trip and found this tour in google. Emailed the host 2 days before the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clara F
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Cadenet, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really massive thank you to Johan and Lisa (& Grandpere for his cameo appearance!). Seriously an incredibly fun and informative evening. We all learned so much and had such a great experience. The truffles and your other truffle products were amazing. The truffle ice...More

Thank jbelne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our honeymoon trip and found this tour in google. Emailed the host 2 days before the tour and luckily they had one in our available time period. Liza and Johann are two awesome hosts, we learned a lot about organic farming, how...More

Thank Clara F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an afternoon! Our family (boys aged 9 and 11) signed up for one of Johann's last winter truffle hunts of the season. After a gentle walk under the warm April sun, we learned that 1) dogs - not pigs - are used to find...More

Thank Hamish_Schmamish
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My partner and I love fine wines and good food. And we are pretty heavy on 'stuff' so for Christmas gifts I always like to treat my other (better?) half to an experience - ideally involving some culture, food, physical activity and travel. After previous...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This review is long overdue, but only because I was having a hard time putting into words how much we enjoyed our time with Johann and Lisa! We visited in April of 2016, and were just going to miss season (starting in May). I had...More

Thank MBWBR67
Reviewed 4 March 2017

educational tour with Johann was wonderful. we learned a lot. Was amazed at the 2 dogs....1 was lazy but was the digger and the other was the finder but wouldn't dig. They actually found a couple of truffles. Tasting with champagne capped the event. will...More

Thank luis m
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Our friends and I spent an afternoon with the owner, Johann, for an interesting truffle tour in his vast property. My husband got to bring the basket for the truffles the dogs will be able to hunt and find. We learned a lot from him...More

Thank travellingcouple18
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The experience that Johann and Lisa provide is amazing. Their hospitality is warm and generous and their passion for what they do in contagious. Truffle hunting in the south if France is definitely one of the most authentic travel experiences of our holiday, and learning...More

Thank Emma3000
Reviewed 29 January 2017

When you visit the Luberon, it's easy enough to go markets, or museums, or vineyards. BUT -- an afternoon at Les Pastras is 'hors classe' -- above it all. You'll meet 2 amazing, passionate people, and experience a hidden corner of Provence and the Luberon...More

Thank Barb W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Easily one of the best activities/tours we've ever done. My husband and I visited at the start of January and while it was cold, the weather didn't impact how great the experience was. Johann is so nice and friendly and explained everything in such a...More

Thank Miranda C
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Christie M
Is December a good time to do a truffle hunt?
31 March 2017|
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Response from johann p | Property representative |
Dear Christie, Our winter truffle hunting season goes from mid-November until mid-March, weather and truffles depending. December is a good time for truffle hunting. Feel free to contact us at pepin @ lespastras . com if... More
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Counselordawn
If we are staying in Marsielle, what is the best mode of transportation to the farm? Train? Drive?
6 August 2016|
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Response from johann p | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Les Pastras. We can not be reached by public transportations so we recommend that you either rent a car or hire a chauffeur/driver, we can provide some recommendations if you need some. Kind... More
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613Ken43
We are in St. Cannat,Provence from Aug. 20-26/16. What is the distance from there to you? Can we book a day at the last minute as we are uncertain of our plans? Ken
5 August 2016|
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Response from johann p | Property representative |
Dear Ken, Thank you for your interest in truffle hunting at Les Pastras. We are only 30 minutes away from St Cannat. Since we have limited amount of people per tours, we suggest that you contact us as soon as you know your... More
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