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Since 1987, Cap Rando organizes horseback trail rides all over the Provence: from the Luberon to the Camargue, in the Alpilles of Van Gogh, the Montagne Sainte Victoire of Cezanne, the Upper Provence of Giono and Peter Mayle. We offer stationary programs with return to the equestrian center all or some evenings, or Inn to Inn horseback trips with different accommodations every night. We're specialized in online trips with horse and rider transfers at the end of the ride: they offer to discover a wider variety of landscape: real horseback trips through Provence. Discover below our offer of horse riding holidays and trips on horseback in Provence with the Cap Rando horses and guides ! Cap Rando is leader in Provence for horseback trips and one of the most famous operator in France. 
Cap Rando is located less than 50 minute drive from Marseille Provence airport, 40 minutes from Aix en Provence TGV, 30 minutes from Aix en Provence center: free transfers on our week programs !


Horse riding holidayes in Provence

Week rides in Provence 3-4 days horseback riding vacations in Provence - Luberon - Camargue week-ends in Provence or Camargue, and 2 days rides in south of France Short rides in Provence - 1 hour to 1 day

OUR WEEK HORSEBACK RIDING TRIPS AND STAYS IN PROVENCE
WITH OUR HORSES & GUIDES
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HORSEBACK STATIONARY RIDE IN PROVENCE WITH 2 DAYS INN TO INN
A WEEK IN PROVENCE

A great horseback riding program to discover the Luberon nature park in Provence on horseback. 3 day ride around our accommodation at the foothill of the Luberon range, and 2 days to discover the heart of the Luberon and Provence spending one night in a charming accommodation lost in nature.

 

HORSEBACK STATIONARY RIDE IN PROVENCE
A TASTE OF PROVENCE

horseback trail ride in the heart of Provence, country of sun light and fragrances, at the time painters and all artists prefer. Come to discover all landscapes painted by Cezanne.  A week dedicated to trail riding in Provence landscapes and villages, to taste the Mediterranean food ... when local people have more time to share with you. Total immersion in riding, language and culture with optional French lessons and Provence cooking ! Accommodation can be at our equestrian center, simple but comfortable bedrooms in front of your horse, or in a comfortable guesthouse, our neighbour's, with covered and warmed swimming pool, spa and jacuzzi. A luxuous version is also available with accomodation in 4 star hotel, Fontenille hotel with gastronomic dinners prepared by the 1 star chefclick here to see the program

 

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BETWEEN LUBERON HILLS & DURANCE RIVER ON HORSEBACK

A horseback ride to discover the Luberon Natural Park in the heart of Provence and the diversity of its landscapes between the Durance river valley and ridges of the Petit and Grand Luberon. Five intense days on horseback ! You can choose from these days: the first three  stationary days between the Luberon and the Durance river, the last two progressive days riding from the "lower" to the "higher" Luberon ... or the whole 5 days riding program to experience an exceptional week with your horse discovering the Luberon wonderful landscapes and its ornithological richness !

 

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DISCOVER THE LUBERON & THE CAMARGUE NATURAL PARKS

A program to discover the variety of the Provence country: 3 days riding in the Luberon nature park and 2 days riding in the Camargue nature park.
In the Luberon, the three first days, you will ride our horses with our guide in hills to discover the protected nature of the natutal park with it's fauna and flora, fruit cultures (olive, peach, apricot, cherry, almond), wineyards.
In the Camargue, the two last days, you will ride Camargue horses with a local guide among flamingoes, Camargue horses and bulls, to reach the Mediterranean beaches ... a contrasting flat landscape with the Luberon hills.

 

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HORSEBACK INN TO INN TRAIL RIDE
LUBERON, PROVENCE COLORADO PERCHED VILLAGES

The Luberon hills, one of the most exquisite place in Provence, a Regional Nature Park. With its forest of green and white oaks, its cliffs of limestone, and its typical drystone villages, the Luberon displays an authentic and picturesque landscape well described in the famous A Year in Provence Peter Mayle’s novel. Over the hills and through the villages, come to discover the mysterious “Provence Colorado”, fill up your senses with the fragrance of lavender and unique “Provence herbs”, be enchanted by the savour of Provencal cuisine.

 

horse riding holidays in provence

HORSEBACK TRIP IN PROVENCE
LUBERON - ALPILLES - CAMARGUE

Horseback trip in Provence that will take you from the Luberon hills, across the Alpilles of Van Gogh hills, to the Mediterranean sea in famous Camargue : the land of flamingoes, black bulls and white horses. A unique human and equestrian experience, a trip rich in history and culture, a week full of excitment as you will galop on the long beautiful sand beaches of the Mediterranean coast.

 

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HORSEBACK TRIP IN PROVENCE
THE LAVENDER RIDE

The Provence lavender Inn to Inn horseback trail ride ... a fragrant and colored equestrian trip across the Provence, from the south Luberon natural park to the highlights of lavender cultivation in Provence: Plateau Claparèdes north of Grand Luberon, Plateau d'Albion, the country of Banon and Sault: the lavender capital. A fragrances horseback trail ride in Provence herbs, lavender, sage ... A colored ride: the white limestone cliffs of the Luberon, the green of the "garrigue", pine and oak forests, the ocher of the Colorado Provençal, the blue sky and lavender. Breathtaking scenery from the Lower to the Upper Provence at the foot of the Giant of Provence: the Mont Ventoux.

 

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HORSEBACK TRIP IN PROVENCE
THE HEART OF PROVENCE FRAGRANCES

In the heart of Provence, South of France, from the Luberon Regional Nature Park to the foot of Mount Ventoux, discover the heart of Provence. A trail ride filled with light and scents half-way between the Alps and the Mediterranean. Along the way, you will travel through ancient villages and along fields of lavender.

 

HORSEBACK TRIP IN PROVENCE
THE PROVENCE HILLS & WINES

A horseback trail ride in the heart of Provence, through the Luberon natural regional park to the Rhone valley, at the foot of the Mont Ventoux (The Ventoux mount). This is a country basked in sunshine; wine country. You can discover the “Cotes de Luberon”, the “Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, the “Cotes du Ventoux, as well as the famous “Cotes du Rhone” such as the Beaumes-de-Venise and Gigondas, where the trail ride ends.

 

HORSEBACK TRIP IN PROVENCE
THE CEZANNE RIDE

horseback trail ride in Provence across the famous Montagne Sainte-Victoire. You will discover why such famous painters as Cezanne and Picasso fell in love with these contrasting landscapes. The bright white limestone cliffs, the blue of the sky, the green of pine forests and the red clay at the foot of the mountain offer a mosaic nature where you can discover about 900 vegetal, 27 mammalians,  126 birds species.

 

 

 

HORSE RIDING TRIP IN PROVENCE
CAP RANDO HORSE TRANSHUMANCE

Transhumance of the Cap Rando horses in Spring and Autumn: our horses spend the winter in more than 500 hectares fields on the Southern slope of the Lure mountain in Upper Provence, in low mountains, in a sheltered area marked by the mildness winter climate. In March, among the orchards often already blomming in Provence where the spring arrives early: descent of the herd from the upper Provence pasture of Haute to the Luberon nature park. The first week of November, to enjoy the end of pleasant autumns in the heart of Provence where the vegetation is adorned with the beautiful autumn colors: the herd lives the Luberon to the upper Provence. A superb horseback trip through Provence in a festive atmosphere to mark the beginning or the end of our riding season with the Cap Rando team, guiding or joining the group for some festive evenings: Didier Mejard, Didier Simonot and his sons Cédric and Florian, Pierrot, Paulo, Raphael! Each rider can be asked to lead a horse at times and to control the tracking of some horses following freedom. An equestrian experience !

 

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