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Horse riding in the heart of Sulcis (SU) with aperitif

Horse riding in the heart of Sulcis (SU) with aperitif

3 hours



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  • Explore south-western Sardinia in an original way with a three-hour horseback excursion.
  • Set off from Matzaccara and ride lunog a beautiful route through the Mediterranean maquis.
  • Conclude the experience by enjoying an excellent aperitif of local products in the riding hall.
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Full description

Sardinia hides an unspoilt place characterised by wild nature, rocky mountains and golden sandy beaches: the Sulcis Iglesiente. Located in the south-west of the island, Sulcis is a wonderful region just waiting to be discovered.

Explore it with a horseback ride suitable even for beginners, which will take you from Matzaccara to the most beautiful places in the area, from the beach of Punta Trettu to the sphinx of San Giovanni Suergiu.

Finally, you can get to know the area even better thanks to a tasting of local products. What are you waiting for to join us?

What we will do

We will meet at the riding school in Matzaccara, a small hamlet of San Giovanni Suergiu in southern Sardinia. Here we will be welcomed by the guide, who will conduct a briefing of about 30 minutes to teach or review the main techniques of horse handling.

We will try riding inside the stables, under the watchful eye of the guide, and then set off for the ride. The route is a loop through the Mediterranean maquis that will allow us to visit the most interesting sites in the area, such as the sphinx of San Giovanni Suergiu, sculpted right on the crest of the mountain.

We will visit the beach of Punta Trettu, a tongue of golden sand famous for kitesurfing and crystal-clear waters, where we can admire the islets of Sant'Antioco and Carloforte in front of us.

We will ride in peace and quiet for about 2½ hours, keeping a briskpace. If the guide allows it, we can do a few stretches at a trot. Finally, back at the riding stables, we will enjoy a small aperitif based on typical products, including beers and local wines such as Carignano.

Between preparation, walk and aperitif, the experience will last about 3 hours in total.

Who it is aimed at

Suitable for everyone over the age of 14. No horse riding experience is required.

Other information

Both mounts are available.

The experience can be booked all year round and is confirmed with a minimum of 2 participants.

Recommended clothing

  • Long trousers
  • Closed shoes

Don't forget to bring

Water bottle

What is included

  • Instructor
  • Helmet
  • Tasting

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Matzaccara, South Sardinia

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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