Horseback Tour in Tuscany…


 Horseback Tour in Tuscany…

  • Half Day
  • 2 - 8 People
  • March - November

Visit Chianti for a Horseback Riding Experience

Explore the Chianti region of Tuscany on our half-day tour, combining horseback riding through serene landscapes with local culinary delights. This tour, perfect for beginners, takes you through rolling hills and tranquil countryside, starting with a comfortable ride from Florence or San Gimignano. Your guide will introduce you to the area’s rich history and local produce as you travel.

At the horse riding school nestled among vineyards and olive groves, beginners are welcomed and prepared for a gentle hour-long ride, showcasing stunning Tuscan views.

The journey continues at a local winery, where a traditional Tuscan meal awaits. Savour a variety of appetizers, cheeses, salami, and bruschetta, complemented by Chianti wines. This culinary experience offers insights into Tuscany’s famed wine and olive oil culture – get ready for a day trip that’s all about relaxation and enjoying the finer things in life!

Looking for more inspiration for your Tuscan trip? Explore our Multi-Day Tours of Tuscany.

Price Includes

  • Your local & informative local tour leader
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Info on the road about the area and the local products
  • 1h horseback ride through vineyards
  • A traditional Tuscan lunch with wine tasting in a winery
  • Riding helmets are provided free of charge

Horseback Riding in Tuscany Highlights

  • A different way to enjoy the Tuscan countryside
  • No previous experience required
  • Travel to the horse ranch in the full comfort of a minivan
  • Scenic drive through fantastic Tuscan Landscape
  • Enjoy some traditional Tuscan products during lunch at the winery

Horseback Riding in Tuscany Itinerary

Meet your tour leader and enjoy the ride of the Chianti wine region while learning about the area and hearing interesting facts about the region while enjoying the view of the rolling hills of Tuscany. Once at the HORSE RIDING SCHOOL, situated in a peaceful area immersed between the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, you will meet the horses before setting out.

Don’t worry if you haven’t ridden a horse before, it is a slow walk and the experienced staff will make sure you feel confident before leaving for a ride. We will ride in complete relaxation by lush vineyards, native woods, and olive groves for a collection of BREATHTAKING & UNFORGETTABLE VIEWS for about 1h.

After the ride, enjoy a traditional TUSCAN MEAL combined with local Chianti wines: appetizers, Tuscan cheeses and salami, bruschetta, Truffle lasagna & Cantuccini with dessert wine are just waiting for you!

Available on request, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu.

Last stop of the tour is the visit to the famous little Medieval town of San Gimignano where you will have 1h30m free time to explore. 

Any questions? Please get in touch.


Meeting Point

In Florence: Piazza della Calza, right in front Porta Romana at the blue P (parking) sign.

In San Gimignano area: Tuscany on Wheels office, Strada di Sant’ Appiano 9/i – Barberino Tavarnelle

In Rome: You will be traveling in the morning from Rome to Florence and back by fast speed train independently. Once in Florence please see the meeting point above. The team will send you the train tickets a few days before the tour.


MONDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY (available other days on request , get in touch with us).

From Florence: 09:45am to 05:00pm

From San Gimignano area: 10:45am to 1:00pm. If you wish to add a 1h30m visit to San Gimignano and finish the tour at 3:00pm instead please inform our team.

From Rome : 07:30 am – 8:00pm. If you wish to stay longer in Florence after the tour, inform the team.

Please note during the summer months the tour departure time might vary due to the summer heat.

Additional Info

  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available on request. Please inform our team at the moment of the booking of any special dietary requirements.
  • Wear closed shoes; no flip-flops or sandals. Wear long trousers. You can get changed at the ranch.
  • An English saddle is used.


If you wish to stay in San Gimignano for a visit or for the night, ask your guide to be dropped off in the town after the Horseback ride. Feel free to bring your bags with you on the tour and store them on the bus.


SEMI PRIVATE - max 7 pax
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