Valle di Buriano organizes three types of hunts, La Caccia alla Cerca, La Battuta and high seat hunting, from which guests may choose.
The type of hunt depends on the number of participants and the experience you are seeking.
Wild boar hunting in Maremma is a unique experience- not only due to the quality of the animals, but also due to its rustic landscape and ancient traditions.
The Maremma region offers a one-of-akind, action-packed hunting experience.
This style of hunting, is ideal for 1 – 2 participants.
The “Caccia alla Cerca” takes place in thick mediterranean woods. The hunter is accompanied by an expert guide and his experienced hounds, who track the wild boar in the woods.
To ensure a successful hunt, it is extremely important to have the wind in your favour and the absolute silence of the guide and hunter.
Once the hound traces the wild boars, the hunt is on, the hunter and the guide set off to reach the wild boar. A challenging task as the terrain si steep and the woods are very thick. A very tough hunt that rewards greatly the hunter who loves adventure and working with dogs.
CACCIA ALLA CERCA
This style of hunting, is ideal for a minimum of 3 participants.
La Battuta is a thrilling adventure that every hunter should experience. This specific hunting technique, is one of the oldest and most typical hunts in Tuscany.
Early in the morning, the hunters will move into the woods, where they position themselves on Wooden stands “le poste ”. Once all participants are in the right position, the “Capocaccia” blows the horn, to announce the start of the hunt. This moment is followed by total silence, before the dogs start tracking and with the help of the beaters push the wild boar closer to the hunters.
One of the most thrilling experience you will have in a driven hunt.
concentration and nerves of steel are required, as the boars rush trough the woods the hunter has to keep calm analyze the situation and make the most of his chances, there are only a few seconds to fire the perfect shot.