650 EUR/week* starting at
A gite rental in the midst of the holm oaks of L'Isle sur la Sorgue, lulled by the song of the cicadas and inundated in sunlight.
Géo Balme will tell you all about truffles, olive oil, wine and will maybe let you sample some of his products...
The golf course is 1 km away; you can go trout fly-fishing on the most beautiful river in the Southeast. You can also canoe down the Sorgue.
The garden of the Gite de la Truffe
The pond in the garden
The living room of the gite
Dining room with a view of the garden
Mezzanine attic room
All brand new, 50 m², a superb bathroom with shower, a neo-Provençal style, its zinc counter, its immense picture window opening on to Nature and the swimming pool... A true haven of peace.
Come discover and dig up your first truffle from a truffle field at the Marquis de Sade's château.
Géo Balme will be your guide in the truffle fields for groups of 6 to15 people for a moment of discovery.
All the steps in digging for truffles, as well as the work done by Nature, the dogs and the truffle gatherer is presented and everyone can go out and search for their own truffle.
The course ends with a "rustic nosh" and truffle omelette in an exceptional site.
Throughout the year, Géo Balme, a truffle farmer, offers for sale the fresh truffles that he grows:
- from November to March: the black winter truffle (Tuber Melanosporum and Tuber Brumale)
- from May to August: the white truffle of summer (Tuber Aestivum)
- from September to December: the grey truffle of autumn (Tuber Uncinatum)
With the experience of 4 generations of truffle farmers behind him, he also offers guidance and advice to new truffle farmers and sells professional tools for digging up truffles as well as mycorrhizal truffle plants.
Contact and access
Le Gite de la Truffe
Le Gite de la Truffe - 994, montée des Granets - 84800 L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
+33 (0)4 90 38 30 94
+33 (0)6 83 24 40 64