Faial Island: Horseback Riding on Lusitano Trail

Activity provider: PATIO

Faial Island: Horseback Riding on Lusitano Trail

Activity provider: PATIO

From US$ 57.17 per person

Ride to the sheer coastal cliffs on the northern island of Faial through green meadows around the village of Cedros on this horseback riding tour.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, Portuguese, German
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Experience the breathtaking beauty of a scenic horseback ride on Faial Island
  • Relax on an easy trail with a well-trained horse and ride at a leisurely pace
  • Learn about the history and nature of Faial Island
Full description

Enjoy awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean and ride alongside old farm houses and through picturesque villages as you take this horseback riding tour on Lusitano horse trail.

Begin at 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM in the quaint town of Cedros. Start with a multimedia introduction about the horses and the trails you'll ride along and do some riding exercises. Plod along on at a leisurely pace on an easy trail with a calm and well-trained horse. 

Ride out to the cliffs over the Atlantic and take in the spectacular views from atop your horse. Listen as your guide tells you about the history of the region and the natural landscape.

After your ride, you will return to the starting point for a quick debrief and a drink at the bar.

  • Horse and horse-riding gear
  • Experienced/professional guide
  • One drink
  • Pickup and drop-off (available for extra fee)
  • Lunch or dinner (available for extra fee)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Follow the island's main road to the north side of the island. Arrive in the village of Cedros and meet your friendly guide at the meeting point.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
Customer reviews

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Beautiful place and very nice horses!

August 4, 2022

Warm welcome beautiful ranch and area great horseback riding experience!

July 16, 2022

Great ride!!! Super friendly, professional and accommodating guide! No hesitation to have I recommend 100%

June 4, 2022

Product ID: 220410