Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
Circular Inn to Inn trail ride
Comfort
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
From
1350€
Duration
8 days - 7 nights - 5 days 1/2 riding in Spain

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A horseback trail ride in Spain that will take you from the foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees to the Mediterranean Sea, where you can enjoy the large bay of Roses. You will discover the natural landscapes of Baix Empordá and Alto Empordá, the Mediterranean forest, the coastline and its long sandy beaches as well as medieval villages such as Serra de Daró, Sant Iscle and Colomers. A horseback trip between sea and mountain.

Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSE RIDING TRIP IN SPAIN FROM THE PYRENEES TO THE SEA
INDICATIVE PROGRAM *

 

Day 1: Transfer from the Gerona airport, or meeting directly to the equestrian tourism center and your first accommodation: a typical Catalan farmhouse. Feel at home! You will find all the comfort of a quality accommodation, as well as a rural and traditional environment. This property is located in the heart of Baix Empordá, the Costa Brava, a few kilometers from the beach. The good atmosphere, the pool, the meadow and the landscape offer you a pleasant atmosphere. Before dinner, presentation of the program of the week.

Day 2: After a good breakfast,contact with the horses, preparation and departure of the ride. You begin your journey by crossing the alluvial zone of the river Ter, which feeds the irrigation of the numerous orchards and cereal fields. You follow Sant Iscle d'Empordà, a typical example of construction on raised spaces to avoid the floodplains of the river. More arid lands await you once the river is crossed. Lunch break in a restaurant in Colomers, then you continue your ride to your accommodation. After leaving the horses in their paddocks, rest and refined dinner prepared by your host Cristina.

Day 3: Breakfast and preparation of horses. Today's trail links farmland and forests through several villages of historical interest. You join Báscara. Later, you ride along the Fluvià River. You cross Pontós and its 6th century archaeological site. You continue to the tower of angels, from where you discover a wide view to the sea. In the shade of pine trees, you will enjoy a nice lunch before nap. Then you go back to your evening accommodation.

Day 4: After a good breakfast, your horse awaits you to go on a trail between vineyards and olive trees. Head north. You cross Vilanant and Llers to the Muga River. Under a small dam with a waterfall, possibility of swimming with your horse in fresh water before a good lunch prepared in the shade of a willow. You go back to Capmany by entering the territory of the vineyards of Empordà. You can admire the walls and dry stone buildings listed as World Heritage. You continue to Cantallops for the evening break, in a hotel where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing massage (on reservation and with extra charge) before a good dinner and a well deserved rest.

Day 5: Today, you go in the mountains through the Sierra de la Albera passing near the impressive castle of Recasens, dating from the eleventh century. You discover the landscapes of the Mediterranean Pyrenees, on paths between cork oaks and holm oaks with panoramas on the mountain and the sea. The lunch break is planned in a charming village. You continue the afternoon along vineyards and olive trees on less rugged terrain. You arrive at Vilamaniscle, with at its summit, the ruins of a castle. Your accommodation is a restored farmhouse with a lot of style, where you can relax in its spacious dining room overlooking the mountains and the sea, where the chef Montse vaus has prepared a delicious dinner. Before the meal, you can tast the wines of the region in a cellar.

Day 6: You leave the foot of the Pyrenees to go to the beach, always among olive trees and vineyards on more flat ground, the pace can accelerate to reach the Castello d'Empuries, passing by Vilanova de la Muga. You have lunch again under the trees on the Muga River banks. You can visit Castelló de Empuries with a rich history, preserving many vestiges of the medieval period. You go back to the beach crossing the natural park of Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, a beautiful wetland with rich fauna. Once settled in the hotel, you can take a walk on the beach to feel the breeze of the sea while waiting for dinner.

Day 7: It's the last day and you can not wait for the sunrise on the beach to ride on the seaside with a feeling of indescribable freedom to Sant Martí d'Empúries for a breakfast break and swimming with the horses. Then, you will go to the mountain of Montgrí, majestic massif that will have guided you all along the route and that separates the Alto del Baix Empordà, an emblem of the Montgrí Natural Park, the Bajo Ter and the Medes Islands. Formed by limestone with a continental dune that you cross to its south face, you discover a magnificent view of the Medes Islands with the mountains of Gavarres in the background. You join your accommodation which was the starting point of your hike at noon, you can heal your horse, relax, enjoy the pool before a final friendly dinner.

Day 8: End of your ride in Spain, separation or transfer to Girona airport.

* Indicative itinerary that can be modified if necessary.
 

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Saturday at 7:30 pm free transfer from Gerona airport or directly at your 1st accommodation. Out of time transfer: 80 € per car.

DEPARTURE: 
Saturday after breakfast, free transfer to Gerona airport departure at 9:30 am (book a flight after 12 pm).  Out of time transfer: 80 € per car.

FROM BARCELONA TO GERONA:
Bus www.sagalesairportline.com or train: www.renfe.com . You can book a private car transfer: 225 € / per car / per transfer.

CAR RENTAL:
We recommend a car rental, particularly cheap in Spain, on www.autoeurope.fr 

FLIGHTS:
Flights are not included in our prices because it is generally more interesting to book your flights yourself, an inclusive flight package is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best rates or to offer you a trip including transport on request: free service.

Riding

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RIDING LEVEL: 
To enjoy this ride, you must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.

GUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. The guide speaks Spanish, English, French, German.

RYTHM:
4 to 6 hours riding every day.

NUMBER OF RIDERS:
Maximum 8-10 riders. 


HORSES:
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Trail ride horses, mixes Spanish and Arabians.

TACK:
English saddles with saddle bags.  

Comfort

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spain horseback ridingACCOMMODATION: 
In hotels and guesthouses. Single bedroom available with supplement.

MEALS:
In the evening, dinners are served in guesthouses by your hosts, or in restaurants, based on local produce. At lunchtime, some days at local inns, other days hearty buffets are prepared by an assistant. Wine is included during meals.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS:
By car.
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Rates
Infos tarif

2020-2021 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
1 350 € in 2-3 person bedrooms
Single supplement (if you don't want to share with other riders): 210 € to pay directly
High season supplement (April, May, June, September, October): 150 €
Registration fees: 15 € / person
* A supplement may be applied depending on the number of participants registered on the chosen date to ensure the departure: contact us to know the number of registered riders.

TRANSFER PRICES:
Gerona airport: free at set times
Gerona airport: 80 € / per car / per transfer out of set times
Barcelona airport: 225 € / per car / per transfer
Transferts are to be paid directly.


THE PRICE INCLUDES:
Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, 1 drink during meals, luggage transfers, transfers from/to Gerona airport at set days and times, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee. 


THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE:
Individual insurance, extra drinks, drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips, transfers from/to Barcelona airport.From/to Gerona airport out of set days and times.

Dates
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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.