If you are a medieval history “buff,” these horseback riding vacations are for you! Explore 14th  – 15th century castles, follow the paths of knights and their kings and stay in middle age hamlets. Here are top medieval equestrian destinations:

 Medieval Trails from Alto Minho to Gallicia   
Ranked as one of the most important European cultural routes, you will feel as if time has stopped as your horse carries you through tranquilcountrysides and medieval hamlets. You will begin your ride in Porto, Portugal, and end in Santiago, Spain.

Medieval Tuscany Ride
Medieval castles, charming farmhouses nestled in sun-kissed rolling hills, avenues of cypress, rows of gnarled vineyards, silvery olive groves and golden wheat fields are just some of the delights of the harmonious Val d’Orcia.

Castle Lake Ride 
You will experience medieval Italy on this horseback riding vacation.  Come and take a breath of truly traditional and medieval Italian lifestyle – with modern comforts of course. You will not only enjoy the brilliant terrain of southern Tuscany but also the wooded region of Umbria. You will visit the ruins of a medieval castle named Vitozza, a medieval stronghold, the stunning 11th-century Castle Proceno, and the fortified village of Castellottieri.

Castle Plains
A visit to the impressive 14th century Spanish Castle of Castellar perched on a large rocky area overlooking the Bronda Valley is included.  You will stay in a mountain village hotel for the first and last night and within the castle walls with stunning views for nights 2 and 3. You will sample traditional tapas and delicious picnics at lunchtime.

Ride along the paths of Medieval knights and ladies by finding your dream equestrian vacation by contacting our riding consultants at info@highpointetours.com or calling 888.494.9636.

 

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