Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
In line progressive trail rides
Comfort
In 3-4 star hotels
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
From
2590€
Duration
7 days - 6 nights - 5 days riding and visits

A great horseback ride to discover the nicest landscapes of Normandy, the D-Day beaches ... and the Mont Saint Michel. The country of the French saddle horses.
 

Itinerary
Programme intro

INDICATIVE ITINERARY *


Day 1: Arrival at chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux. Briefing, dinner and night at chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux.

Day 2: Bayeux - Creuill. AM: about 2 hours on horseback. You will start the ride in the hilly landscape of Normandy. Arrival on horseback in Creuilly old city, visit of the medieval Creuilly chateau, from where the BBC diffused news of Normandy battle in 1944. Visit of 13th century Saint Martin church. Lunch in Creully. PM: about 2 hours on horseback. Ride in the Normandy country side and arrival on horseback in Bayeux medieval13th century city. Dinner and night at chateau de Bellefontaine in Bayeux

Day 3: Bayeux - Arromanches. AM: visit of Bayeux cathedral, medieval and 18Ith century center and of the famous tapistery made in the 11th century, and listed as a “Memory of the World” by UNESCO. PM: about 2 hours on horseback. Ride in the country side, spectacular arrival with a panoramic view on Arromanches and its famous Mulberry port. Canter on the beach if possible. Dinner and night at hotel La Marine, with a wonderfull view on the sea.

Day 4: Arromanches - Omaha beach. AM : about 2 hours 30 on horseback. Ride on the cliff and country side. View on the rests of famous battery of second world war. Lunch in Port en Bessin. PM : about 2 hours on horseback. Ride on the cliff and on the boulversante range of Omaha. Visit of the american military cimetry or Overlord museum. Transfer by car to chateau de la Roque near Saint Lo. Dinner and night in chateau de la Roque.

Day 5: Herbecrevon - Saint Lo. AM : about 2 hours on horseback. Ride along the La Rive rive to Haras de Saint Lo, the heart of famous Selle Français breed. Visit of the buildings and special clinics by a show jumping French rider if possible. PM: about 2 hours on horseback. Ride along the river and countryside to Herbecrevon. Transfer by car to Manoir du Brion in Mont Saint Michel Bay . Diner in a typical local restaurant. Night in manoir de Brion.

Day 6:  Mont Saint Michel. About 4 hours on horseback. Ride in fabulous Mont Saint Michel Bay. Lunch in a local and typical creperie. Gourmet dinner. Night in manoir de Brion.

Day 7: Breakfast and departure. Visit on your own of Mont Saint Michel. Transfer (not included) to Avranches or TGV Rennes station. 

* The itinerary may be changed a little according to the season and weather conditions.
 

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Between 5 and 7 pm at Chateau de Bellefontaine. By train: Bayeux train station, then taxi to Chateau de Bellefontaine (about 7 €)


DEPARTURE:
After breakfast at Manoir de Brion. Taxi to Avranches train station (about 26 € / car)

Riding

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

MAXIMUM WEIGHT:
95 kg.


GROUP SIZE:
4 to 10 riders + guide.

RYTHM:

The pace of this ride is fast. 4-6 hours per day in the saddle on average.

GUIDE: 
Professional licensed English speaking equestrian guide.


horseback ride in normandyHORSES: 

Selles-Francais, French trot and Anglo-Arabian horses. All trail ride professionals. The choice of the horses has been motivated above all, by the strong desire to make you enjoy your trip in total safety. The horses are quiet and generous. Your companion is chosen for you according to your riding level and experience, height and weight.

TACK: 
English and trail ride saddles.

Comfort

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ACCOMMODATION:
Very comfortable hotels and guesthouses, 2-3 person bedrooms. Single bedroom available with supplement.


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Lunches in restaurant or picnics, dinners in "gourmet" restaurants.


LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
By car.

  
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Rates
Infos tarif

2020 PRICE / PERSON:
2 590 € in 2-3 person bedroom
Single supplement: 685 €
Registration fees: 15 €


PRICE INCLUDES: 
Horse and tack rental, guide, luggage transfers, accommodation, all meals, two glasses of wine per dinner, visits, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.


PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 
Individual insurance, other drinks than included drinks, tips, transports to/from meeting and departure points, all that is not indicated in "PRICE INCLUDES".

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 2590.00 € + Infos
- 2590.00 €

Full

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Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:


1. CHECK THE AVAILABILITY, PRICE, DISCOUNT:
Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us
through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33(0)483431234, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail: [email protected]

2. BOOKING:
Fill out the online registration form: 
https://www.horsebackridingvacations.eu/form/formulaire-d-inscription


3. INSURANCES:
Cap Rando is covered for its professional civil liability: GENERALI contract n ° AL974010.
To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of unforeseen your cancellation insurance contract). We offer West European citizens to subscribe the "Cap Protection Insurance" from Chapka Insurance: see prices. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only take a cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. If you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
For non West European citizens, you can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on: https://www.axatravelinsurance.com/

4. PAYMENT:
A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: Click here to access the server
- By bank transfer: Bank information

Your payments are guaranted by our GROUPAMA travel agent bond.
If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.


5. CONFIRMATION:
You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.