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Horseback Riding in Tuscany

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From EUR 80

A half-day tour for a unique way to experience Tuscany... on horseback! 

Explore Tuscany’s Chianti region on horseback on this small-group tour for beginner riders. Rolling hills, dense forests and peacefull Tuscan countryside which is an outdoor adventure-lover’s dream destination to relax.


What's included:

  • Your local & informative local tour leader
  • Round-trip transportation from Florence or San Gimignano area
  • Info on the road about the area and the local products
  • 1h horseback ride through vineyards 
  • A traditional Tuscan lunch with wine tasting in a winery
  • Riding helmets are provided free of charge


TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY ( available other days on request with a min of 2 people, get in touch with us )
From Florence: 09:45am
From San Gimignano area: 10:45am
Please note during the summer months the tour departure time could be anticipated due to the summer heat.
Firenze: Piazza della Calza, right in front Porta Romana at the blue P ( parking ) sign
San Gimignano area: Tuscany on Wheels office,  Strada di Sant' Appiano 9/i - Barberino Tavarnelle
Back to Florence by 5:00 pm
Back to San Gimignano area by 3:00pm
  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available on request. Please inform our team at the moment of the booking of any special dietary requirements
  • Group size: 2 - 8
  • Wear closed shoes; no flip-flops or sandals. Wear long trousers. You can get changed at the ranch.
  • An English saddle is used



If you wish to stay in San Gimignano for a visit or for the night, ask your guide to be dropped off in the town after the Horseback ride.  Feel free to bring your bags with you on the tour and store them on the bus.

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Meet your tour leader and enjoy the ride of the Chianti wine region while learning about the area and hearing interesting facts about the region while enjoying the view of the rolling hills of Tuscany. Once at the HORSE RIDING SCHOOL, situated in a peaceful area immersed between the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, you will meet the horses before setting out.


Don't worry if you haven't ridden a horse before, it is a slow walk and the experienced staff will make sure you feel confident before leaving for a ride. We will ride in complete relax by lush vineyards, native woods, and olive groves for a collection of BREATHTAKING & UNFORGETTABLE VIEWS for about 1h.


After the ride, enjoy a traditional TUSCAN MEAL combined with local Chianti wines: appetizers, Tuscan cheeses and salami, bruschetta, Truffle lasagna & Cantuccini with dessert wine are just waiting for you!

Available on request, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free menu.


  •  A different way to enjoy the Tuscan countryside
  • No previous experience required
  • Travel to the horse ranch in the full comfort of a minivan
  • Scenic drive through fantastic Tuscan Landscape

  • Info about the region from our local guide
  • 1h horse ride experience
  • Traditional Tuscan lunch
  • Wine & Olive oil tasting in a winery
  • Max 8 people


  1. Firenze
  2. Strada di Sant' Appiano, 9/i, Barberino Tavarnelle
  3. San Gimignano
  4. Ulignano
  5. Strada di Sant' Appiano, 9/i, Barberino Tavarnelle
  6. Firenze