Historic Veneto Ride

Veneto Italy: (IT-GOITVE1)
URL: https://www.hiddentrails.com/tour/italy_veneto_historic_ride.aspx

Introduction
Veneto Italy
Veneto is a land with a great love for horses, but it is also full of history and luxuriant vegetation. Excellent food and good wine are another reason to disover this beautiful Italian region.

Ride around Monteforte D’Alpone and discover the valley of the same name, full of history, of great charm and traditions that are still handed down from generation to generation.

Accomodation


Accommodations
This is a stationary ride, so all nights are spent at the same location.

Description
You are accommodated at an apartment near the equestrian center. 
There is one bedroom as well as 1 sofa / bed in the living room. Bathroom is shared between guests of the apartment. There is no Wi-Fi available.
It is possible to upgrade to an hotel for an extra fee (ask for a quote).

Room Occupancy
In case you are a solo traveler, the single supplement fee is mandatory.



Meals
All meals are included from lunch on day 1 to dinner on the last day.

Meals feature local products and recipes.

Dietary Restrictions
We can usually cater to most dietary restrictions with prior notice.

Riding

Itinerary


Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Please, note that the itinerary below is to be considered indicative. It may be subject to variations due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control.

Day 1: Arrival
Plan to arrive at the riding center in Monteforte D’alpone in late morning. Short explanation and riding test to verify the equestrian skills of the participants, followed by a light lunch.
In the afternoon, we go for a 3-hour ride through the beautiful vineyards that characterize the area. We will pass by the medieval castle of Soave to reach the pretty village where we will stop for a "knight's snack" before making our way back to the riding school.
Meals included: Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at farmhouse in Monteforte D’alpone

Day 2: Alpone Valley Ride
This morning, we get in the saddle for half a day ride, with the goal to explore the beautiful Alpone Valley. We will pass by the religious road of the Madonna della Bassanella, to then reach the locality of Costeggiola. We continue riding up to the village of Castelcerino with a panoramic view of the Val D'Alpone. From here, we will reach the Monte Cucca volcano in the locality of Fittà and then return to the stables along a panoramic road over the valley. 
After lunch, free afternoon.
In the evening, we can go for a night walk of about 2 hours.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at farmhouse in Monteforte D’alpone


Day 3: Montecchia Ride
Today, we go on a full day ride. We will pass by Froscarino, one of the last extinct marine volcanoes. Then, we will cross the village of Fittà before descending through the vineyards to Montecchia. There, we stop for lunch at the osteria ai Laghetti (or similar). Return to the riding school in the afternoon.
Individual departure after dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Rates and Dates for Historic Veneto Ride

Rates include:

Accommodation, All meals & Riding days according to itinerary

Packages and Options



  • SeasonYearDescriptionEUR ~US$
    A
    20223 day trip€770$925
  • B
    20222 day trip€480$575
The US Dollar Rate is Based on Exchange Rate of 1.2

* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy

Transfer and Other Charges:



 DescriptionEUR~US$
2022 Transfers are not available - best to rent a car 0 $0
2022 Registration fee, pp (mandatory) 45 $55
2022 No single supplement fee 0 $0

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2022 05/01 - 09/30 3d / 2n 3 day trip 2 /4 Reserve
B 2022 05/01 - 09/30 2d / 1n 2 day trip 2 /4 Reserve

Dates Note:

Rates do not include:

Registration fee (mandatory), Drinks, Transfers & Gratuities

Other Info
Meeting: Monteforte D’alpone
Airport: Verona (VRN) or Venice (VCE)
Transfer:

Climate:
                                                Monteforte d'Alpone area


Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Average High Temperature (°F)

44

48

57

64

74

81

86

85

77

65

53

44

Average Low Temperature (°F)

30

32

39

45

54

61

65

65

57

48

39

31

Average High Temperature (°C)

6

9

14

18

23

27

30

29

25

18

12

7

Average Low Temperature (°C)

-1

0

4

7

12

16

19

18

14

9

4

-1

Average Precipitation (days of rain)

6

5

6

8

7

7

5

5

5

6

7

6

Source: NOAA


Seasons
In Veneto, the climate is sub-continetal. The oceanic influence and the mountains that protect the region from northern winds, allow temperate weather all year round.

What To Bring: