If you are a medieval history “buff,” these horseback riding vacations are for you! Follow the paths of knights and their kings, visit 14th – 15th century castles, 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 tranquil countrysides and medieval hamlets. You will begin your ride in Porto, Portugal, and end in Santiago, Spain.
Medieval Tuscany Ride
Medieval castles and charming farmhouses nestled in sun-kissed rolling hills, avenues of cypress, rows of gnarled vineyards, and silvery olive groves 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 the medieval Vitozza Castle, the stunning 11th-century Castle Proceno, and the fortified village of Castellottieri.
A visit to the impressive perched 14th century Spanish Castle of Castellar overlooking the Bronda Valley is included. You will stay in a mountain village hotel for two nights and within castle walls with stunning views for two nights. You will sample traditional tapas and delicious picnics at lunchtime.
Ride along the paths of Medieval knights and ladies during your dream horseback riding vacation by contacting our riding consultants at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 888.494.9636.