Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
Stationary and progressive trail rides
Comfort
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor

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A stationary ride in Spain: 5 days riding, 3 days stationary around Trujillo and 2 days Inn to Inn trip. The trail is based in the lovely town of Trujillo and during your stay you will enjoy 2 very interesting visits to the most important towns in Extremadura: Caceres and Merida, both World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Mérida is a real spectacle, with its complex that includes the Roman theatre and amphitheatre built in 8 BC. Cáceres whose medieval centre is a Unesco world heritage site, delimited by Arab walls, cobbled medieval streets, fortified homes and Renaissance palaces. In addition to these incredible sites, the region contains exceptional wildlife and natural landscapes which you will discover on horseback. During your stay you will enjoy 2 full days riding and 3 half days riding. The landscape during the rides is spectacular, holm and cork oaks woods and pastures, called Dehesa, the most emblematic landscape in Extremadura. A great combination of excellent riding, having fun in Trujillo and some amazing historical visits in Trujillo, Mérida and Cáceres.

 

Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN SPAIN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *
The order of the days can be flexible.

Day 1: MADRID AIRPORT - TRUJILLO. Meeting at Madrid airport (meeting time is at 3pm), transfer to Trujillo, 2,5 hours drive. Once accommodated in your hotel for the week, welcome dinner with your hosts and presentation of your week program. 

Day 2: HALF DAY RIDING AND VISIT TO MÉRIDA TOW. After breakfast at the hotel, horses are already tack up, image-20220129151440-1ready to go! we mount up for a lovely ride along the ancient cattle paths between fields and green pastures with carpets of wild flowers. Riding in the surroundings of Trujillo with great views of skyline of the historical town through the quiet paths with stone walls that make you move in time hundreds of years in the area called “Berrocal de Trujillo”. After the luxury picnic with good local wines (Extremadura red wine is excellent and almost unobtainable anywhere else), in the afternoon, visit to Mérida (45-min drive from Trujillo).  Mérida, is a real spectacle, with its complex that includes the Roman theatre, amphitheater and Roman bridge cross the River Guadiana. Mérida was founded by the Romans in 25 BC as Augusta Emerita, the capital of the Roman province Lusitania, one of the most important towns in Iberia.  This afternoon you could visit the historic town and the Roman theatre during a couple of hours. There are audio guides available (not included tickets to Museums and Monuments, guided visits or drinks/snacks in bars). Dinner and night in Trujillo.

image-20220129151627-2Day 3: MINI TRAIL - FULL DAY RIDING. Today you get to ride a full day through these ancient Mediterranean Forests, with beautiful views, open landscape. In the afternoon, you will ride in the Dehesa and alongside olive trees and vineyards lined by stone walls. Good red and white local wines. After lunch, you will ride for a further two hours in the afternoon, getting a new destination at time to have a relaxing break before your dinner. Time on the saddle: about 5 hours.

Day 4: MADROÑERA- TRUJILLO- FULL DAY RIDING. Good trots and canters in the morning by open natural landscape. Natural landscape and cattle can be seen everywhere, cows, sheep, goats and Iberic pigs. They still live in a way which is reminiscent of bygone days. After the luxury pic-nic, in the afternoon, good canters to Trujillo. Dinner and night in Trujillo.  Time on the saddle: about 5 hours.

image-20220129151720-3Day 5: HALF DAY RIDING AND VISIT TO CACERES TOWN. This day the riding will be in the morning, with beautiful views of the best-preserved Mediterranean forests. Rolling hectares of holm oaks, the classic landscape in Extremadura “Dehesa”. Comfortable lunch in the countryside, with starters, main course, salad, fresh fruit, coffee or tea with chocolate and biscuit; good wines. In afternoon transfer to Cáceres for a visit to this historical World heritage site by Unesco. Dinner and night in Trujillo. The Old Town of Cáceres, just a 30-min drive from Trujillo, is a World Heritage site and every corner is full of charm. The Old Town is a wonderful medieval and renaissance complex full of history and palaces. This afternoon you will visit Cáceres for a couple of hours (not included tickets to Museums and Monuments, guided visits or drinks/snacks in bars)
Visiting Trujillo and Cáceres feels you have stepped back in time or in the middle of a medieval movie. And it’s for this very reason that Game of Thrones chose Cáceres and Trujillo as a filming location !

image-20220129151918-4Day 6: HALF DAY RIDING AND VISIT TO TRUJILLO. After breakfast at the hotel, horses already tack up ready to go! We mount up for a lovely ride along open natural landscape. Green open spaces and cattle can be seen everywhere. Lovely picnic lunch with an excellent paella cooked at the spot with good wines. Time in the afternoon to visit Trujillo, very historic town with a mix of cultures, still exist Roman remains from the Roman town, on the top of the town there is an spectacular Castle founded in the 10th century by Arabs, in the main square many beautiful palaces built by Spanish Conquistadors during the 16th-century and the equestrian statue of Pizarro. Many storks, eagles, swallows can be seen circling the nests on the roof of the churches and palaces in the Plaza Mayor, very good atmosphere. There are also two museums – Casa-Museo de Pizarro and Centro de Visitantes Los Descubridores (not included tickets to Museums and Monuments, guided visits or drinks/snacks in bars). Ideal way to discover this lovely town of Extremadura, which invites you to explore its cobbled streets on foot. Night and dinner at beautiful hotel.

Day 7: TRUJILLO - MADRID AIRPORT. Breakfast at hotel, departure from Trujillo at 10 a.m., to be at Madrid Airport about 1 p.m. so, please flights not before 3 p.m. All riders will be transferred at the same time, if any rider needs to arrive Madrid before, all riders depart earlier, or we can arrange special transfer at extra cost.

image-20220129162745-1* Itinerary may vary due to weather or other circumstances.
The date October 09-15 includes a visit by car to Guadalupe town instead to Cáceres town. On October 12th, Spain celebrates its National Day (Fiesta Nacional), more popularly known as Día de La Hispanidad (Day of the Spanish World). One of the most significant elements of the Día de la Hispanidad, which persists to this day, is the homage to the Virgin Our Lady of Guadalupe (Virgen de Guadalupe), venerated in Spain with a Pilgrimage to the Monastery on Horseback.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

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 12:30 pm.

CAR RENTAL:
We recommend car rental, particularly cheap in Spain from 30 € per week), on the site www.autoeurope.fr.

FLIGHTS :
Flights to Spain are not included because it is more interesting to book directly your ticket: a transport package included is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best prices or to offer you a flight included package on request (free service).

Riding

RIDING LEVEL: image 8You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.

image-20220322123354-1GUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. The guide speaks Spanish and English. An assitant follows by car preparing copious lunches. 

RIDING TIMES:
4-6 hours per day on average.
 

 



equestrian holiday in SpainHORSES: 
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.

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION: Span equestrian riding
In comfortable hotels.
Depending on availabilities: 5 nights at Hotel Victoria - 1 night at Hotel Soterraña

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equestrian trail ride in Spainequestrian holiday in SpainMEALS:
Taken every night at rour accommodation. For lunch, an assistant prepares local dishes served at the table: salads, barbecue, paella, fresh fruit, wine and coffee or tea.

Rates
Infos tarif

2022 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
1 450 € in 2 person bedroom
Single supplement: 150 €
Registration fees: 15 €

THE PRICE INCLUDES: Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, drinks during meals, transfer from/to Madrid, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee. 

THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: Individual insurance, drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips, all taht is not indicated in "THE PRICE INCLUDES".

INSURANCE (if you don’t already have one):
We offer to Europe Union citizens (only) Chapka insurances:
Cap Security: full insurance with cancellation. Cap Cancellation: cancellation only.
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FLIGHTS :
Flights to Spain are not included because it is more interesting to book directly your ticket: a transport package included is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best prices or to offer you a flight included package on request (free service).

Dates
Infos calendrier

The date October 09-15 includes a visit by car to Guadalupe town instead to Cáceres town. On October 12th, Spain celebrates its National Day (Fiesta Nacional), more popularly known as Día de La Hispanidad (Day of the Spanish World). One of the most significant elements of the Día de la Hispanidad, which persists to this day, is the homage to the Virgin Our Lady of Guadalupe (Virgen de Guadalupe), venerated in Spain with a Pilgrimage to the Monastery on Horseback.

Dates From Infos Contact
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