A Tartufai knows where to look for truffles in the dense and wild forests of Tuscany, but only the keen nose of a canine companion will sniff out the exact location. Hence, the truffle hunt has always been a team sport, consisting of a human and animal collaboration.
The highly trained truffle dogs took over from the female truffle pigs in recent years. The pigs simply enjoyed their findings so much, they refused to retrieve them…
Imagine immersing yourself in our flower garden in peak spring: observing plants up close, arranging bouquets, and painting all the sights that inspire you—like a modern-day Botticelli. This is the concept of our flower painting retreat, led by award-winning Florence Academy of Art instructor Tanvi Pathare.
Four watercolor masterclasses will focus on an old and healing art form: the slow-paced appreciation of flowers, landscapes, and natural beauty. Following in the footsteps of Italy’s Renaissance artists—who expressed endless curiosity about the natural world in their works—retreat goers will learn to observe the outdoors patiently and take on “a reverence for the variety that life offers,” Tanvi says.
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