A taste of Tuscany on horseback – 2024
First day Arrival at the 18th-century farmhouse of Rendola Riding in the afternoon. A welcome glass of Chianti wine with your host Jenny is followed by a typical Tuscan dinner prepared by Isabella (cook and housekeeper).
Second day Breakfast and morning ride (approx 2,5 h) with your English-speaking guide Eraldo (manager of the riding centre) through vineyards, olive groves and extensive woodland; return to the farmhouse and lunch.
In the afternoon, cooking lesson with Isabella preparing dishes such as: pasta fresca, ravioli, ragù “bolognese” and strawberries icecream or tiramisù for dinner.
Third day Breakfast and morning ride.
After lunch, visit to the farm of Alessandro to discover how Tuscan pecorino cheese is made (and to taste it of course!), followed by wine tasting at Fattoria Casabianca, with Aldo’s top quality wine and award-winning Vin Santo. Dinner at home.
Fourth day Breakfast and day ride with Eraldo in the Chianti hills south of Rendola , passing the medieval village of San Leolino, the Castle of Cennina, a pretty lake, with picnic nearby.
Back home past the Castle of Lupinari with frequent canters (approx 5h hours in the saddle throughout the day). Dinner at home.
Fifth Day Breakfast and short journey to Montevarchi station to take the train back to Florence or Rome.
Note: our programs have a degree of flexibility for your own leisure, and some details may change due to weather or specific events such as grape harvest.
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