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$1,655-1,830
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  • Ride Overview - Relaxing in Portugal Ride
    • Beaches/Forests
    • Coastal Countryside
    • Coastal Villages
    • Stationary
    • Wine Tasting

    A relaxing way to ride in northwestern Portugal! This horseback riding vacation offers trails on stunning sandy beaches, and through beautiful vineyards surrounded by lush pine forests. In addition, you will experience the true beauty of the Barcelos Forest and Mountain Trail which traverses through the Gerês National Park. The Park is famous for its wetland areas, beautiful coastal sand dunes and migratory birds. Your guide speaks impeccable English and will always endeavor to provide trustworthy horses. Your base is a top quality equestrian facility catering to riders at all levels and located outside the picturesque town of Esposende. Your lodging is a comfortable 4****  hotel on the sea is nestled in a pine forest and only 3 minutes from the stable. Your riding experience can include flat, dressage or jumping lessons. Combining good riding, cultural offerings, hospitable spirits and excellent gastronomy will equal an unforgettable vacation.

    “The best equestrian tourism program in Europe with world class facilities.” Sebastien, France.

  • Ride Itinerary - Relaxing in Portugal Ride

    Day 1:
    You will be transferred from the airport to your comfortable seaside hotel.

    Day 2:
    You will ride across the Barcelos Forest and Mountain Trail.

    Day 3:
    You will ride along the Atlantic beach and enjoy gallop on the white sands.

    Day 4:
    A wine tasting is planned after you have traversed a vineyard trail.

    Day 5: 
    You will enjoy the breathtaking views of the Gerês National Park as you ride across the park lands.

    Day 6:
    Your trails will continue through the Gerês National Park.

    Day 7:
    You will be transferred to the airport.

    *The guide reserves the right to change the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Ride Details - Relaxing in Portugal Ride

    Dates: April to November, you can select your choice dates
    Airport: Oporto
    Riding days: 5
    Riding Hours: 2 – 5
    Horses: Lusitanos and Warmbloods
    Riding Ability: BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE
    
Saddles: Army
    Group Size: 1 – 12
    Weight Restriction: 110 lbs. maximum
    
Accommodations: 4**** Axis Ofir Beach Resort Hotel
    Non-riding Activities:  surfing, golf, mountain biking
    Price: $1,655.00 per person, double occupancy  $175.00 single supplement
    **This price will fluctuate with the USD/EURO exchange and will be fixed at your final payment.

    Includes: 6 nights lodging, 3 lessons, 5 trails, all breakfasts and lunches, transfer to and from the airport, horse, tack, guide
    Not Included: airfare, all dinners

    ANNUAL TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL:

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