Horseback riding in the south of France : Trail Ride in SPAIN - Inn to Inn Horseback Trip : THE SIERRA DE GREDOS & CASTLES

Trail Ride in SPAIN - Inn to Inn Horseback Trip : THE SIERRA DE GREDOS & CASTLES

Price : 1270€
Duration : 7 days - 6 nights - 5 days riding
Level : Level: you must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor Level: you must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor Level: you must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
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Horseback riding in Spain. Following the beautiful valley of the river Tormes, the landscapes are varied with its lakes, canyons, cliffs and meadows. You will cross medieval villages full of history and breathtaking landscapes. Your native guide of the region will present you these landscapes and the history of this country which fascinates him.

 

Offer: 100 € off on July 1, July 22 and August 19 departures

 

Itinerary

TRAIL RIDE IN SPAIN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *


Day1: Madrid - Navareedonda de Gredos. Meeting at Madrid airport at 3 pm, transfer to Navarredonda de Gredos. 2 hours drive with a break in Avila town for a short visit: an amazing walled medieval town, classified as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. You will enjoy your welcome dinner at the hotel with your guide in Navarredonda de Gredos, a mountain village at 1600 m altitude, with beautiful views of the highest peaks in Sierra de Gredos.

Day 2: Navareedonda de Gredos - Navacepeda de Tormes. After breakfast you will be transfered to meet your horse. The first ride is a short and comfortable day, when you will get to know your horse. A ride through the Tormes valley and pineforests, open fields with great views of Gredos Mountains. Lunch at fisherman's hut with an excellent paella, cooked at the spot, beside the river Tormes where it is possible to swim in summer. Short afternoon ride to Navacepeda de Tormes. Night and dinner at a local hotel. About 4 hours riding.

Day 3: Navacepeda de Tormes - El Barco de Avila. The longest day and the most beautiful views of Gredos Mountains. You will ride down the valley and through small and remote medieval villages. Lunch at Aliseda de Tormes, beside the Tormes river and its medival bridge. In the afternoon you will ride down the opened valley with a different landscape, nice trots and canters, to El Barco de Ávila. You will cross the Tormes river on a Roman bridge in El Barco de Avila, a 12th century village and castle. Night and dinner at 4* hotel. About 6 hours 1/2 riding.

Day 4: El Barco de Avila - Hoyorredondo. You will ride to Salamanca province, a beautiful flat and dry area, with incredible granite formations a very rural area, fields with stone walls, where you can see farmers riding donkeys. The landscape today changes again, the riding is through holm oaks woods and pastures, you will cross Puente del Congosto, an other medieval village with a 15th century bridge and castle. Picnic near the river, a very beautiful spot for swimming in summer. In the afternoon, funny ride with nice canters to Hoyorredondo. Night and dinner at a very beautiful rural Inn, where you will be able to see the horses resting from your bedroom's window: a magical place. About 6 hours riding.

Day 5: Hoyorredondo - Navacepedilla de Corneja. Nice trots and canters in the morning by the flat and open Corneja River Valley to Bonilla de la Sierra, a very important Medieval town, with a beautiful church. Lunch will be a barbecue in a private garden with swimming pool. In the afternoon, you will start riding up to the mountains. Night and dinner at charming hotel in Navacepedilla de Corneja. About 6 hours riding.

Day 6: Navacepedilla de Corneja - Navarredonda. This is a magnificent mountain riding through 3 different valleys. In the morning you will ride up the mountain to the highest place of the ride, Puerto de Chía (1800 m), with a magnificent view of the Corneja river valley in the back and the Alberche river valley in the front. Lunch at San Martin de la Vega with the views of the Gredos Mountains. After lunch, you will cross the Alberche river and continue to Tormes River valley to reach the stables. Night and farewell dinner at the hotel in Navarredonda de Gredos. About 4 hours riding.

Day 7: Breakfast at your hotel, end of your trail ride in Spain. Transfer to Madrid airport, departure at 10 am, to be at Madrid airport at 12 pm.

* Indicative itinerary that may be changed if necessary.

Useful information

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
INFORMATION :


DURATION: 
7 days - 6 nights - 5 days riding in Spain.

MEETING: 
Sunday afternoon at your 1st accommodation (the address will be given with your booking confirmation) 
Free transfer from Madrid airport: meeting at 3 pm - 2 hour drive

DEPARTURE: 
Saturday morning after breakfast. Free transfer to Madrid. Departure at 10 am. Arrival at 12 pm.

ACCOMMODATION: 
In hotels and guesthouses. Single bedroom available with supplement.  

MEALS: 
Taken every night in the hotels. For lunch, an assistant prepares local dishes served at the table: salads, barbecue, paella, fresh fruit, wine and coffee or tea.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistant transfers luggage every day. 

HORSES: 
Purebred Spanish, Hispano-Arabian and crossbreeds. Serene horses, result of an excellent natural education. Most of them are born and raised on the spot. They live in freedom and herd in vast pastures and pine forest.

TACK: 
High quality English saddles with a silicone seat. All tack is in excellent condition, very comfortable for horses and riders.

GUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. The guide speaks Spanish and English. 

RIDING LEVEL: 
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.

PRICE 2018: 
1 270 € in 2-3 person bedrooms
Single supplement (if you don't want to share with other riders): 150 €

PRICE INCLUDES: 
Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, drinks during meals, luggage transfers, transfer from/to Madrid. 

PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 
Individual insurance, drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips.

Dates and rates

Departure End date Price Info
2018-06-1010/06/2018 2018-06-1616/06/2018 Price : 1270€
2018-06-2424/06/2018 2016-06-3030/06/2016 Price : 1270€
2018-07-0101/07/2018 2018-07-0808/07/2018 Price : 1170€

Offer: 100€ off

2018-07-2222/07/2018 2018-07-2929/07/2018 Price : 1170€

Offer: 100€ off

2018-08-1919/08/2018 2018-08-2626/08/2018 Price : 1170€

Offer: 100€ off

2018-08-2626/08/2018 2018-09-0101/09/2018 Price : 1270€
2018-09-0909/09/2018 2018-09-1515/09/2018 Price : 1270€
2018-09-2323/09/2018 2018-09-2929/09/2018 Price : 1270€
2018-10-0707/10/2018 2018-10-1313/10/2018 Price : 1270€
2018-10-2121/10/2018 2018-10-2727/10/2018 Price : 1270€

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