From San Gimignano: Horseback Riding in Tuscany

Activity provider: My Tour in Italy

From San Gimignano: Horseback Riding in Tuscany

Activity provider: My Tour in Italy

From US$ 77.54 per person

Head out on horseback for a ride in the Tuscan countryside on this day tour from San Gimignano. Admire lush vineyards, olive groves, rolling hills, and stunning views.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian


  • Take a orientation horse riding lesson
  • Enjoy a relaxing, 1-hour horse ride
  • Enjoy the open air of the Tuscan country
Full description
You will be brought to an old riding school in a private, air-conditioned minivan. Soak-up the atmosphere of the old riding school situated in a tranquil and peaceful area nestled between the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside. The horses will be there waiting for you. Don’t worry if you haven’t ridden a horse before, the experienced school staff will make sure you feel confident before the ride commences. They will help you to become familiar with the horse, showing you all the necessary techniques to ride. You will ride through lush vineyards, native woods, olive groves and rolling hills for a collection of breathtaking and unforgettable views.
  • Travel by air-conditioned minivan to the countryside
  • Expert guides
  • Helmet
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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Meeting point

Porta San Giovanni, San Gimignano

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs
  • The tour duration is 2.5 hours (1.5 hours of horse riding; 1-hour of transfers)
  • Please note that from November 16, the tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people
  • Participants are required to provide a complete vaccination certificate, proof of COVID-19 recovery within 6 months, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the tour. One of these documents is mandatory to join the activity; otherwise, no refund will be provided
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 33 reviews

Review summary

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We were picked up about 15 minutes late by a man in his small car. He did not speak any English which made the ride feel a bit longer. Our guide Lupa was very nice. The routes are very scenic. The horses seem to range in level from beginner to experienced riders. My horse was very feisty, did not walk at the same pace as the others, and did not go faster when I ordered him to.

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November 20, 2022

Nice people, family business. Get Your Guide tells you to be there 15' before the pick-up time. Space for improvement: get your guide should automatically call at the pickup time and inform if the pickup is late - which was the case = I waited more than 25' to be picked up. I had to call get your guide twice to find out where the driver is. It would be nice if get your guide could refund an amount for the phone call here. What was great: get your guide could be reached promptly on the phone and the ladies on the phone were very nice. It would be good if you could communicate via what's app.

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October 21, 2022

Beautiful views, horseback through the Tuscan landscape was once again on our wish list. It was fun, but the guide didn't speak a word of English (it says so). This caused mutual frustration due to the lack of information on how to ride (never ridden a horse myself). There was 1 employee at the equestrian center who gave good English instruction when asked, but that was about it. The guide wanted to continue on the way, while we also wanted to take a picture of the beautiful view. After insisting, this was finally possible. For example, the guide didn't say anything about the area, only a few times in Italian because there were Italians in the group. That was a pity. Also a must! If this is on your bucket list, definitely do it! All in all we thought it was a fantastic experience. Oh yes, we were supposed to be picked up by a van with air conditioning, but this was by a gentleman in a tiny air-conditioning-less car, he didn't speak English either. A little uncomfortable tho

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June 29, 2022

Product ID: 60354