Not everyone feels great about taking an equestrian vacation. It requires a lot of courage and audacity and involves a great effort as well. Europe is an amazing destination with plenty of places for equestrian vacations. From the Loire Valley in France to the Chianti region of Spain, you are going to discover Europe in the most unique way. All you need to do is to learn how to ride English saddle.
Horseback riding in Spain started approximately two hundred BC in the southern province of Andalusia. It is the first place to have started the trend that still continues today, attracting thousands of visitors every year who explore the Sierra Nevada Mountains, marvel at the ancient Moorish architecture and the picturesque villages where shepherds still watch their flocks. Expect a week-long excursion, indulge in Spanish food and try out different wines paired with a gourmet dinner.
Tuscany is known for off the beaten path attractions. Dotted with extensive landscapes, terraced vineyards, farmhouses and majestic castles, it gives you a gamut of options to discover ancient ruins dated back to the Roman and Etruscan times, ranches, watchtowers and dozens of castles.
There is nothing like holidaying in France. As you know it is the most visited country in the world, France ensures that travelers never run short fun things to do. The southern part of France offers extensive long-distance riding experiences from Bordeaux’s rolling pastures to the farmlands near Toulouse. Book a vacation rental in France, and savor home-cooked meals and explore the picturesque countryside and manicured gardens.
You can take up an individual horseback riding tour or guided tours. Riding holiday tours are offered by various agencies at different prices. Find the most reliable tour operator who also offers experts in case you are a novice.