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A Taste of Tuscany Getaway


A Taste of Tuscany Getaway
Tuscany Italy

Horseback ride through the picturesque Chianti hills - the lovely unspoiled region between Florence and Siena, famous for tasty food, great wine and stunning scenery!

Our rides take you through the beautiful countryside, with its terraced vineyards, cypress avenues and extensive woodlands. As riders you are especially privileged, able to ride off the beaten track, away from tourists and vehicles, to explore the land of Dante, Galileo and Leonardo da Vinci. Even if the region was not full of history and culture as it is, you could truly just simply bask in the beauty of it all!

The charming farmhouse and stables (it is not a hotel or luxury villa) are on the eastern slopes of the Chianti Mountains. Before it lies the broad valley of the Arno and beyond, the long ridge of the Pratomagno, with its highest point at 1,591 meters. On the other side lies the Casentino Valley, rich in castles and Romanesque churches, while behind the farm stretches the beautiful range of Chianti. Here is a place where animal and nature lovers will immediately feel right at home - there are eighteen beautiful horses, but also many dogs and cats, chickens, ducks and a resident goat. Jenny, your hostess, fell in love with this special part of Tuscany forty years ago and is happy to share with you the beauty of the Italian countryside she calls home. She is knowledgeable about local art and history and happy to give you the details. A guest once said of her holiday haven here: “It’s the perfect combination of riding and culture.”

Short Getaway
Family Vacation
Riding and Cooking Classes
Center-based ride

Meeting: Farm
Airport: Florence
Transfer: Florence (Firenze Santa Maria Novella) at 5:50 on Day 1 or Montevarchi Train Station
Riders: Min 2 riders
Max 6 riders

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    A Taste of Tuscany Getaway
    Tour Code: IT-ITSR02-5
    5 days / 4 nights ~$1,070.00
    Dates : Apr, May, Sep & Oct

    Trip Rating :
    Difficulty : Riding Level
    Riding Level Explained
    ABeginner
    Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
    BNovice
    Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
    CIntermediate
    Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
    D Strong Intermediate
    Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
    EAdvanced
    All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
    Lodging: Standard
    Lodging Level Explained
       
    = Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
       
    Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
    Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
     Accommodations with superior comforts.
       
     = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
       
    Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
    Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
    Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
       
     = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
       
    Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
    Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
    Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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    Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
    A 2021 04/28 - 05/02 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Wed - Sun) 2 /6 Reserve
    A 2021 05/26 - 05/30 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Wed - Sun) 2 /6 Reserve
    A 2021 09/22 - 09/26 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Wed - Sun) 2 /6 Reserve
    A 2021 10/13 - 10/17 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Wed - Sun) 2 /6 Reserve
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    Tack: English
    Horses: Local Sicilian and Maremma
    Pace: Moderate with some trots and canters
    Walk, Trot, Canter,
    Airport: Florence
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