What To Expect
Meet your guide in Barcelona and escape the hustle and bustle of the city as you head to the Catalan countryside to explore the National Park horseback riding. Combine it with an optional wine and cava tasting in the wine growing region of Penedes.
Relax during the 40 minute journey to an Equestrian Center, located in a beautiful village in the middle of the forest of Collserola or Serralada Litoral Natural Parks. Upon arrival, get yourself and your horse ready for a technical explanation followed by a warm up ride in the horse arena.
Then, follow your guide and start exploring Collserola or Serralada Litoral Natural Park's various trails inside the woods. Explore the Catalan countryside, surrounded by pines and tweeting wild birds. And uncover the stunning secrets hidden in the depths of the wood.
Back at the ranch, learn how to take care of the horses, build a relationship and communicate with them before lunch break.
Enjoy a delicious Catalan and Spanish lunch composed of Pa amb tomàquet, potato omelette, chorizo, olives and seasonal fruits before returning to Barcelona or heading to Penedes beautiful vineyards.
In Penedes, you will visit a family-owned winery, where you will discover the impressive underground cellars while the owner of the winery explains you how the best wine and cava (local champagne) are produced, from the first pressing of the grapes to the fermentation in the cellars.
After touring the vineyards and cellars, take part in a wine and cava-tasting session, savouring the exquisite notes of the local champagne and wine. This will let you see exactly why wines and cavas have acquired such international fame. The tasting is accompanied by the chance to sample locally grown products (Catalan cuisine and Spanish tapas), while sharing tales of your unforgettable horseback riding experience!
You will be dropped off at the meeting point in Barcelona at the end of the day.
Transportation from and to the meeting point in air-conditioned 4 wheel drive car or mini-coach
Professional tour guide
Small group tour of 8 people maximum
Horse (or ponies for the little ones), horse equipment and helmet
30 min warm-up at the Equestrian Center
30 min ride in the arena at the Equestrian Center
1.5 hours horseback riding tour
If Optional Wine & Cava Tasting in Penedes is selected:
Wine cellar and vineyards visit
Hotel pick up and drop off
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
All horseback riding levels are welcome on this tour from beginners to experienced
Minimum age for riding in the Park is 8 years old. Howeverthere are ponies for the younger ones, so they can ride in the ranch!
Maximum weight limit is 85kg approximately
Vegetarian and gluten free lunches are also available
This tour is not suitable for pregnant women
Please wear suitable clothing: long trousers, leggings or jodhpurs, and closed-toe shoes with non-slip soles and a change of clothes for the winery visit and tasting
Please bring a jacket with you. In the Natural Park, it's cooler than in the city.
Please, bring sun protection as well as a rain jacket or rain poncho in case it rains.
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