at a walk, a trot or a gallop - there's nothing like a tour
of Italy's Tuscan region like that atop the saddle of fine
Tuscany, the Maremma
and Sicilian breeds are the most common, and known for their
strength and agility in navigating the undulating country
all, the region has boasted an equestrian heritage since
the Middle Ages, most especially in association with annual
and very colorful horse races - the most famous of which,
- takes place in Siena's ancient city square each July.
today what most visitors find remarkable about horseback
riding tour of Tuscany is the quiet. The big city pace slows
to a trot along roads that the horses well know. And out
in the intoxicating Tuscan countryside you'll soon find
that medieval ruins and ancient farms, vineyards & olive
groves are the major attractions.
course, all that fresh air and sunshine makes for a hearty
appetite, and the best horseback riding tours will also
include plenty of opportunity to sample the regions most
famous wines and regional dishes ...
Internet has made it easy to plan, book, and enjoy a memorable
horseback riding tour.
you go, be sure to check popular Italy travel forums
where you can pose a question or listen in on conversations
by those who already have experience a memorable ride along
the Tuscan horse trail.
shop around online for an itinerary best suited to you or
your group. Tours may include traveling throughout the region
with stays in fine hotels or country inns. Or you may choose
a trip that offers a permanent base with daily rides to
see a variety of landscapes, then back home again each night
to share in a lively conversation, and fresh cooked meal
washed down with a classic regional wine.
you choose, you are sure to return from Italy boasting of
a trip that literally was off the beaten path, and with
a new appreciation for the picture perfect beauty of the
Tuscan countryside ...
about Italy horseback riding tours on the Web:
Exotic Horseback Holidays