Explore the idyllic trails and byways of the Chianti Senesi near Siena on a private horseback riding tour, enjoying privileged views of the surrounding vineyards, olive groves and medieval hilltop villages.
This iconic region in Tuscany is the second largest Chianti subzone after Chianti Classico, which is best savoured at a slower pace. It is also home to the Scuderia (“stables”) Melissa Cipriani, a renowned horse breeder with over 40 years of experience in the world of international horse racing. Having bred world-champion horses and worked with famous jockeys like Frankie Dettori, you couldn’t be in better hands.
Discover the Chianti Senesi via horseback
When you stay in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany
, join Melissa and her team as they guide you on horseback through the rolling Chianti Senesi vineyards and countryside. Open to all levels and abilities, this intimate horseback riding experience can be adapted to complete novices as well as experienced equestrians.
Choose from a one or two-hour horse riding tour from the Melissa Cipriani stables in Castelnuovo Berardenga near Siena, a centre for breeding and training race horses, with over 30 hectares of scenic paddocks. All the necessary equipment you will need is provided for you, so you can focus on getting to know your horse and immersing yourself in the spellbinding scenery, history and culture of the Chianti. Should you want to learn more about Chianti Senesi wines, the unique Vineyard Horseback Riding Tour and Wine Tasting
combines your vineyard horseback riding experience with a wine tasting at the organic winery, Monte Chiaro.
Choose from a one or two-hour horseback riding tour through the beautiful Chianti Senesi near Siena. You can opt for a morning or afternoon/evening experience, starting at 8.00am or 6.00pm in the summer months/ 10.00am or 3.00pm in winter.
Included in the price:
- Min. 1 person — Max. 4 persons
- 1 hour long
- 2-hour tour: €75
- Available all year round (weather permitting)
- Available from Monday to Sunday
- 8.00am/6.00pm start in summer
- 10.00am/3.00pm start in winter
- Suitable for teenagers over 14 years with an adult
- Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
- Open to all levels
- Transport is not included in the price
A one or two-hour tour of the Chianti Senesi countryside with a professional local guide. All necessary equipment, including helmets.