Undoubtedly, an equestrian vacation is a new look at a common travel. It allows to see the country's most spectacular treasures and penetrate into the nature's depths, share the passion for horses and horseback riding with many people, who feel the same way, and to take lessons of riding from a well-known professional. An equestrian vacation is available and affordable for riders at many levels from a novice to an advanced one and even for riding or non-riding families.
Equestrian vacations are available in a diversity of locations throughout the world, including France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, England, Portugal, Morocco, Spain, Greece, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Mexico and the United States.
A wonderful riding center is located in Transylvania, Romania, in a beautiful setting of medieval Saxon towns, the magnificent Austro-Hungarian architecture, Roman remains and the Dracula spirit. An equestrian vacation here means rides in a company of qualified instructors through remote mountains and forests, inhabited by wolves, bears, wild boars, foxes, deer and large birds of pray, comprehensive tours through the medieval history and culture and flagrancy of meadows, overflowing with wild flowers. Your equestrian vacation is to include trips by a horse-drawn carriage, a training for horses and riders, and a corporate training, including a team building. Locally grown food, mainly organic, is a daily tasty addition to the equestrian vacation in Transylvania.
The Southern Tuscany's countryside in Italy is a perfect destination for any equestrian vacation.
A travel by car or train does not give an opportunity to explore this part of Italy with giant sunflower meadows, occasional cypress trees, medieval hilltop villages and the only sounds of hooves. The riding vacations to South Tuscany are available from Cross Country International, which specializes in equestrian vacations worldwide. The family-owned Gori villa caters for equestrian vacationers, making a visit of each comfortable in a suite with a living room, dining area, fireplace and kitchenette.
France's Normandy Beaches provide exceptional horse riding trails and an exciting history. Normandy holds memories from the time of the Roman conquest to the times of Vikings and evokes the sense of French revolution. This is also the birthplace of William the Conqueror, the King of England. An equestrian vacation in Normandy comprises galloping along apple and pear orchards, viewing small villages and picturesque cozy towns, visiting a great horse empire, breeding more than seventy percent of the French thoroughbreds and totters and eating incredible seafood and meat Normandy dishes.
Although Ireland concludes a list of our equestrian vacation destinations, it does not mean that it is less attractive or there are no more destinations to explore. Ireland owns a rich selection of equestrian vacation establishments, each individual and unique in its style and character. Their common features are hospitable and friendly surroundings and unspoiled countryside, spectacular settings, ranging from rugged mountains to warm sandy beaches and horseback riding opportunities for both a novice and advanced riders.