Italy has a lot to offer. Its dreamy light and sumptuous landscapes seem made for romanticism, and its three millennia of history, culture and cuisine particularly appeal to riders. The landscapes in Italy are very varied. More than three quarters of the countryside in Italy is hilly or mountainous, which makes Italy a privileged country for the practice of horse trekking. There are 20 national parks and 130 regional parks in Italy, where you can enjoy a protected environment. there are large areas of completely unspoiled country that you can ride in.
Italy is known for its art, its historical sites, its wines, and its gastronomy. Each region has something different to offer to the rider. Tuscany is famous for its Maremma horses. In Siena, a great medieval spectacle and festival with its famous horse race around the square, the Palio. Everywhere you ride on horseback in Italy, there are ruined castles and fortresses, and deserted hamlets to ride through. Riding through this wonderful diverse countryside is a great experience.
When you've spent a day on horseback, you can be assured of Italian hospitality. Italians are warm and welcoming people who love to share the pleasures of life: a comforting meal or a glass of wine. Italian cuisine is always traditional, using the freshest ingredients, so you will be assured of fine cuisine throughout your horseback journey.