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Horse Riding in Chianti: Lunch/Dinner, Wine Tasting - Semi Private Tour from Florence

  • When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily
    01 Nov - 31 Nov: Daily except Sunday

  • Start time
    9:00am
  • Duration
    About 6 hours
Inclusions
  • Semi-private tour
  • Transportation IN/OUT town
  • Orientation horse riding lesson
  • Relaxing horseback ride through the Chianti countryside
  • Professional horse Guide & Tour Leader
  • Helmets
  • Guided visit to an olive oil mill and olive oil tasting
  • Guided visit to a boutique winery
  • Typical Tuscan Meal with Wine tasting
  • Free subscription to our Food & Wine Club (25-Euro value), to access special discounts online on wine and typical products

Key Highlights

  • Explore the picturesque Chianti countryside on horseback
  • Discover ancient olive groves and vineyards in rural Tuscany
  • Previous horse riding experience is not required for this tour
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Florence
  • Enjoy a delicious Tuscan meal and savor some fine Chianti wine
  • Visit an award-winning winery and an olive mill in a noble estate

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 are produced, you’ll be given a lesson to get acquainted with the horse before leaving for the ride.

Board a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and enjoy a half an hour’s drive to the Florentine Chianti wine region where the world famous wines are produced.. Enjoy the lovely ride as you leave behind the bustling city life and drive through dense forests, vineyards and olive groves.

Once there, 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. 

Enjoy a guided tour of an ancient olive oil mill in a noble estate, a unique mix of ancient and modern setting, and learn about the processes involved in producing olive oil. A taste of their gourmet olive oil will reveal all the incredible flavors that their passion and work generate.

Then explore a boutique winery, visiting its small ancient cellar and modern workspace where incredible wines are produced. Learn their peculiar approach to wine making, that has won them many a wine award.

Enjoy a delicious typical Tuscan lunch in a restaurant, soak in the tranquility of your surrounds, and taste some of the incredible wines of the winery you just visited.

You will then be taken back to Florence by a minivan.

About the Supplier: Florencetown offers authentic Italian experiences through its unique tours and activities. Their tours are interactive and focus on exclusivity and personalized attention

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily
    01 Nov - 31 Nov: Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    About 6 hours

  • Start time

    9:00am

  • Meeting Point

    FLORENCETOWN BOOKING OFFICE, Piazza Mentana 2red FIRENZE (opposite the Arno River).
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Semi-private tour
  • Transportation IN/OUT town
  • Orientation horse riding lesson
  • Relaxing horseback ride through the Chianti countryside
  • Professional horse Guide & Tour Leader
  • Helmets
  • Guided visit to an olive oil mill and olive oil tasting
  • Guided visit to a boutique winery
  • Typical Tuscan Meal with Wine tasting
  • Free subscription to our Food & Wine Club (25-Euro value), to access special discounts online on wine and typical products

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Voucher Type: Paper 

Group Size: 12

Age Restrictions: Those under the age of 14 have to sit this one out. 

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

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.

The horseback ride is easy and relaxed and does not require previous experience. Please do not expect to trot or canter.

Customer Reviews

  • Wonderful experience!
    Nikita a shields, United States 11/08/2011

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