Riding vacation in Tuscany

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During your riding holidays to Italy and Tuscany, discover the happiness of the earth on horseback during a riding holiday.

Italy's regions offer horse lovers many options for a riding holiday. In Tuscany, riders are welcomed by a varied nature with wide hilly areas and extensive forest areas for riding. The Diversity of the Tuscan landscape ranges from the mountain landscapes of the Apennines to the beach regions on the Mediterranean coast. A ride through the hills leads past Vineyards and olive trees, cypress and pine groves. Whether learning to ride a horse, brushing up on existing skills or long trail rides: everything is possible in Tuscany. 
Riding vacation Tuscany: ideal conditions for beginners and advanced riders

In Tuscany, the different needs of riding enthusiasts are met. Anyone who goes hiking with their own horse on a horse holiday will find various riding stables where guest horses are just as welcome as their riders. Most holidaymakers travel on a rental horse. Beginners can learn how to handle horses on a farm and gain initial experience in riding courses. Many horse farms also offer child-friendly courses. If you want to be shown the landscape by locals or are looking for company, you can take part in guided tours. The extensive range of short- and long-term accommodation options includes riding and farms, guesthouses, holiday homes and outdoor camps. 

Experience nature and discover culture on horseback

Visitors to Italy on horseback riding holidays in Tuscany can enjoy many nature experiences from horseback. In the north you can explore the untouched mountain landscapes of the Apennines on secluded paths and watch foxes, deer and wild boar on the paths through the wooded areas. Holidaymakers will discover a diverse fauna and flora on their horseback rides in the Parco dell'Uccellina, a large nature reserve in the south of the region. The Chianti region, famous as a wine-growing region, is nearby Florence and Siena has numerous oak, chestnut and pine forests that provide pleasant shade in the summer months. There are many worthwhile destinations, especially in the province of Fattoria with its many historic castles, medieval fortresses and wineries. Rugged rocky coasts and long beaches characterize the Etruscan Riviera: A horse ride along the stretch of coast between Piombino and Livorno leads holidaymakers south from Vada through pine forests.

Last updated: 07.02.2024

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