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Horse Riding in Chianti- Small Group Tour from Florence

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the picturesque Chianti countryside on horseback
  • Discover ancient olive groves and vineyards in rural Tuscany
  • Enjoy a delicious Tuscan meal at the farm and taste some fine Chianti wine
  • Previous horse riding experience is not required for this tour
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Florence
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily at 9:30am
    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily at 2:30pm

    Duration

    Approx. 6 hours

    Start time

    9:30am and 2:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to Via de’ Lamberti, 1 (corner with via Calzaiuoli) 50123 Firenze.

    From 1st March 2017, tour will depart from below meeting point:
    FLORENCETOWN TOURS & NEWS STAND located at Piazza della Repubblica, next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria.

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Horse riding in Tuscany is a unique opportunity to explore the Tuscan countryside in a most delightful way. You will be taken from Florence into the Chianti region, where most of the famous wines is produced, you’ll be given a lesson to get acquainted with the horse before leaving for the ride

    Experienced riders as well as beginners can enjoy this tour, as previous riding experience is not necessary.

    Ride through vineyards, olive trees, and middle age villages, in a beautiful countryside landscape, seeing the Tuscan landscapes at their best.

    Once back at the farm, a delicious Tuscan meal will be served along with some delicious Chianti wine tasting.

    Enjoy Tuscany the most natural way!

    Itinerary

    Make your way to the designated meeting point for this exciting Horse Riding in Chianti tour. You will be met by your English speaking guide, who will be accompanying you on this tour.

    Board a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and be driven to the starting location of the tour, a farm in the Tuscan region. Enjoy the lovely ride as you leave behind the bustling city life and drive through dense forests, vineyards and olive groves.

    After arriving at the farm, you’ll be given a safety briefing and will get acquainted with the horse before leaving for the ride. Riding hats or helmets will also be provided. Even beginner can go for this tour and previous riding experience is not essential. Gallop through open fields and forested trails, breathe in the fresh air and admire the picturesque countryside landscape.

    Once back at the farm, a delicious Tuscan meal will be served, made of Pecorino cheese, prosciutto, salami, bruschette, olive oil along with some fine Chianti wine tasting.

    Your wine tour and horseback riding experience will conclude at the starting point. Board the minivan for a 15-minute ride back to Florence.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English speaking driver-cum-guide
    • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan
    • Horse riding
    • Riding hats
    • Lunch/ Dinner (option based)
    • Wine and olive oil tasting
    • Entrance fee
    • Guided Winery Tour

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Children on the tour must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by one of the parents on the tour.

    The stables cater for riders of all abilities including beginners, as previous riding experience is not necessary.

    For children, wine is substituted with non-alcoholic drinks.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Wonderful experience!

      I had such a great time, I didn't want to leave Florence. I was the only rider for the horse back riding which made it easy to have conversations with the guide. She was very...

      Nikita a shields
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