Horseback riding in Tuscany: the most exclusive excursions to discover the Maremma, Chianti and more
Tuscany is a region rich in landscapes and evocative atmospheres. Visiting it in the car is fun, walking around is fascinating, but discovering it on horseback is an absolutely unique experience.
We have chosen for you the best horseback tours that will make you experience Tuscany as you have never done before.
Wine and horses
Trekking and food and wine come together in an exclusive experience to make you experience all the best of Tuscany. It is an exit of about 4 hours organized by the Equestrian Center Borgo Cignano, designed to make you discover the Chianti Classico: the valley of Passeggeri, the village of Querciagrossa, the Val d’Orcia, Monte Amiata and much more will be the wonderful sceneries that will accompany you in this adventure.
To close the excursion an interesting guided tour of the cellars will wait for you in the medieval village of Dievole, followed by the tasting of IGT and DOCG wines paired with seasonal products typical of the area.
Period: all the year
Website: Centro Equestre Borgo Cignano
Terme di Saturnia on horseback
Imagine spending a morning riding a horse. Imagine immersing yourself completely in untouched nature accompanied by an equestrian guide that leads you for 25 km through the hills and mountains of the Maremma around Scansano. Imagine, finally, to arrive at the Terme di Saturnia and to have half a day to relax in the pools of the spa. Is there something more regenerating? Tuscany Horse Trail has thought that this combination was the maximum for the spirit and the body and has made it for you.
Period: On reservation
Website: Tuscany Horse Trail
Horse trekking on the beach at Cala Violina
An entire day on horseback in the Bandite di Scarlino Nature Reserve. The walk will be a journey through the scenic paths of the forest to get to the beautiful beaches of Cala Violina, Cala Martina and Cala Civetta, where you can ride on the water’s edge accompanied by the sound of the waves. An activity that will make you come into contact with the sea in a completely new way and will reconcile you completely with nature.
Period: from October 1st to April 30th
Website: Tuscany Horse Trail
Pietra Porciana on horseback
The Pietra Porciana Nature Reserve is the setting for this splendid horseback ride. It is an area characterized by a very strong presence of ancient beech trees on the top of the homonymous hill that is located between the Val d’Orcia and the Val di Chiana. Approximately two hours of horseback riding, trotting and galloping along the paths of the ancient forest will lead you to discover a Tuscany of unexpected charm, like the village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, an enchanting village in the province of Siena that you meet on the way , rich in history and tradition.
Website: Associazione Equestre Tre Laghi