HORSEBACK RIDES, EXCURSIONS AND TREKKING
An unforgettable experience for every horse and nature enthusiast
Experience unforgettable moments by exploring on horseback the fascinating territory of the northeast slope of Mount Etna volcano. Visit amazing places, ride on exciting trails through a dense forest of pine, beech and chestnut trees, cross millennial lava flows, visit spectacular craters, discover the Alcantara gorges and much more...
Our horse rides and excursions vary in duration, routes and difficulty and are aimed at all horse enthusiasts of all kinds and experience, from beginners to families with children to experienced riders eager to enjoy a unique adventure. Our horses are all used to every route and terrain, reliable, docile and suitable for riders of all levels.
Our tours are conducted in the utmost seriousness and safety, with the utmost respect for the environment. The guides that will accompany you are all strictly qualified, enthusiastic riders and familiar with the territory. Learn more about the offered rides and contact us for any information and booking request.
HOURLY RIDES OF 1 TO 3 HOURS
Horseback rides of 1 to 3 hours duration also suitable for beginners and children. In the summer months, the horse rides include a round trip in the pine forest around the Rifugio Ragabo in the heart of the Mount Etna Park. During the other months, the horse rides take place in the countryside around Linguaglossa.
HALF DAY RIDES
Horseback rides of 4 to 5 hours duration suitable for people with some riding experience. During the summer months, the rides take place on the north side of Mount Etna, starting from the Rifugio Ragabo in the heart of the Ragabo Forest and the Mount Etna Park and rising towards the lava flows around "Piano Provenzana". In the other months, the rides start in Linguaglossa and proceed in the direction of Mount Etna or Castiglione di Sicilia, depending on the route chosen.
ALL DAY RIDES, EXCURSIONS AND TREKKING
Horseback rides and trekking of 7 to 8 hours duration for riders with some experience in longer riding trips. During the summer the rides take place on the north side of Mount Etna, starting from the Rifugio Ragabo in the heart of the Ragabo Forest and the Mount Etna Park and climbing towards the craters, along the lava flows. During the other months the rides start in Linguaglossa, with the choice of riding in the direction of Mount Etna or visiting the Alcantara gorges. All day rides include lunch at a local restaurant.
HORSE RIDE WITH WINE TASTING
Horseback ride from Linguaglossa to the renowned Winery Gambino Vini with a visit to the vineyards, lunch and tasting of Gambino's fine wines of Mount Etna. The duration of the event is one day, with a horseback ride of about 4 hours. The event is only available in the non-summer months where we are located in Linguaglossa, unless it is part of an incentive or a specific request with prices and details to be agreed upon.
HORSEBACK TREKKING OF 2 OR MORE DAYS
Our ultimate horseback trekking for experienced riders with a passion for long-haul horseback trips who want to experience a truly special and unforgettable adventure on the slopes of Mount Etna and/or other places on request. The length of the tour, the itinerary and the difficulty level may vary according to the participants' choice and are respectively to be agreed upon.
INCENTIVES AND GATHERINGS
In addition to our predetermined rides we offer and organize incentives, group horseback rides for companies and gatherings of various kinds. This in close collaboration with the customer, with routes, duration and difficulty level at the customer's own choice and including visits to specific places, lunches in restaurants, barbecues, overnight stays, wine tasting and more.
Send us your inquiries and we will be glad to provide you a personalized proposal tailored to your needs.
- Prices are VAT included and include horse hire, guides, equipment, insurance and where indicated lunch at a catering facility, plus any other services.
- Rides and excursions are available daily all year round at customer's request, with a minimum of 2 participants unless otherwise stated.
- Itineraries and difficulty level of the route are adapted to the needs and experience of the group.
- Horses can be fitted with either English or American saddles.