Mini Etruscan Trail (with Cornacchino Ride)

days 8 days nights 7 nights
Italy
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic+

Exploring the Cornacchino area and a portion of the Etruscan Trail offers a blend of horseback riding experiences. The itinerary includes riding-outs at Cornacchino and a brief section of the Etruscan Trail, allowing participants to discover the ancient routes once traveled by the Etruscans, the early inhabitants of Italy predating the Roman empire. This package is ideal for those intrigued by the idea of embarking on a comprehensive horseback trek.

from US$ 1 267
per tourist for 8 days
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Number of tourists
up to 8 tourists over 14 years old
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Photo Ezio B.
Ezio B. is the organizer of this trip
The organizer speaks: English
Born in Folgaria, Trento, has been working with horses and equestrian vacations since 1982. He speaks Italian, English, and Spanish. A certified FITEEC-ANTE guide and an environmental equestrian, he works in public relations, the office and general management of the establishment.

Tour highlights

Experience the Canyons Road
Riding through the Etruscan “vie cave” (canyons cut in tuff rock)
Visit the Mezzano Lake
Ride through the countryside until you reach the beautiful Mezzano Lake
Discover Medieval Villages
Enjoy the view to the ancient villages from the hill and ride through the historic paths

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

After the accommodation in the rooms, we meet for the due presentations, an aperitif together, a chat and the assignment of the horses.

Day 2
Introductory day
Day 3
Riding-out at Cornacchino
Day 4
Riding-out at Cornacchino
Day 5
Etruscan road towards the Sorano
Day 6
Mezzano Lake
Day 7
Ride towards Vitozza
Day 8
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour organizer's comments

This program is suitable for rider with medium riding experience upwards. Rider should be in good shape. The main gate is walk, trot and galop where possible.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Guest House
7 nights

The country houses are carefully chosen by us taking into consideration their typicality, comfort, cuisine and stables for the horses and equipment.

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5 nights
Country House

Meals:

for lunch we enjoy a sumptuous picnic, breakfast and dinner are served in the country houses.

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2 nights
Country House

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Castell'azzara GR, Италия

Tour conditions

Included

  • 8 days / 7 overnights in country houses in double room,
  • full board basis (breakfast, picnic and typical Tuscan dishes),
  • 3 times a 2 hours ride,
  • 3 days of trail (5 – 6 hours on horseback per day)

Extras

  • transfer to Cornacchino, 
  • single room supplement,
  • personal insurances, 
  • beverages.

Group size

up to 8 tourists

Duration

8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Your riding gear should be comfortable and most importantly, should not be brand new (especially footwear), since new gear often holds unpleasant surprises. The footwear should be comfortable not only for riding, but also for walking, with a hard sole that permits a good contact between foot and stirrup. Footwear with a slick sole and very tight clothing should be avoided. The trousers should be comfortable and robust. You may also need a raincoat , a hat for protection and swimwear; you should bring along a light jumper for the evening. The belongings should not be  bulky since there is limited space on the transport vehicle and in the saddlebags. Please avoid suitcases with a hard surface.

Your guide can provide basic medication and will take along a first-aid kit on the trek. Any health conditions that require special medication should be brought to the attention of the guide before departure on the trek. Allergy sufferers should bring their own medicines, as those who suffer allergies from common medications.

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