Piedmont: horses and wine in Monferrato
If you love nature, horses, good food, and excellent wine, you can’t miss trying the experience of a horseback riding holiday in Monferrato. We will start from the area that is the crossroads between the provinces of Asti and Alessandria; three days of trekking to discover the Unesco heritage areas, a land of world-famous wines such as Barbera and Moscato.
Departure dates on request with a minimum of 2 participants between April and October (excluding the months of July and August)
PARTICIPANTS: MIN 2 MAX 5
Meeting in the morning at the equestrian center in Carentino, and after assigning the horses we'll set off through the town, then on to Begamasco, Castelnuovo Belbo and on to Incisa Scapaccino, where we'll stop for lunch. A goliardic barbecue at the Bigatti farmhouse, and after lunch we return to the stables. Dinner in the farmhouse and overnight stay.
Breakfast and departure from the stables passing by Bruno and through the Sorti woods to reach Mombaruzzo, famous for its soft macaroons. Stop for a packed lunch in a panoramic spot along the path. We will return passing through Casalotto, Bazzana and stop for a wine tasting at the farm Iglina di Bruno. After the tasting, departure for the stables, dinner and overnight stay in a farmhouse.
Breakfast and departure from Carentino passing through Oviglio, Frascaro, Borgoratto and Gamalero. Lunch and return to the stable passing through Tacconotti and the vineyards of Pico Maccario.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 April 2022 to 31 October 2022||€ 610|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
|Single supplement for the 2 nights of trekking||€ 30|
|Extra night in double B&B with breakfast per person||€ 40|
|Third and fourth bed reduction||€ 5|
Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°
DURATION: 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
DIFFICULTY: °°° (INTERMEDIATE)
ACCOMMODATION: Agritourism / farm
EQUIPMENT: ENGLISH OR AMERICAN SADDLE
HORSES: Psi, Psa, Argentini, Bardigiani, Quarter. All reliable and accustomed to the proposed routes.
PACE: 4/5 H PER DAY IN THE SADDLE APPROX. We proceed to the three gaits. The ability of the rider to control the horse in open spaces is required.
MINIMUM AGE: 14 years (accompanied by adults)
TYPE: Equestrian stay with overnight stays in a farmhouse
Overnight at a farmhouse (holiday home) adjacent to the riding school. It has 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 double with the possibility of a 3rd bed, a quadruple room with the possibility of a 5th bed) with a shared bathroom. Plus a mini accommodation for 2/4 people with bathroom and kitchen. Equipped with hairdryer, common area with TV, garden.
Note: The itinerary described above is to be considered indicative. It may be subject to variations due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control. Possibility of a support night at the beginning or end of the trek.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
from € 1980 - Flights excluded
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
from € 1540 - Voli esclusi
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