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HORSE RIDING TOUR AROUND ETNA

Half day

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Tour description

Dream Island will take you to discover our fantastic Sicilian landscapes; you will explore the Etna Nord territory with the possibility of reaching the Alcantara Gorges as well!

Horseback tours vary in duration, itinerary and difficulty; we have tours for all enthusiasts, from beginners to experts. The horses are docile, reliable and accustomed to every route and terrain.

These rides are conducted in total safety and with the utmost respect for the environment.
The guides who will accompany you are passionate horsemen with a strong knowledge of the territory and all the necessary qualifications.

The tours start near the town of Linguaglossa, in the summertime they start from Rifugio Ragabo.

Notes:

  • By summertime we roughly refer to the end of July-August, if in doubt ask and we will soon let you know about availability.
    It is also possible to do Etna tours beyond summertime, in this case the horses would be moved for the occasion so you will need to pay an extra to be determined as appropriate.
  • Our tours often go even a little beyond the duration you have paid for, you will have a chance to rest, refresh and take lots of nice memorable photos!
  • Usually horseback riding tours are not recommended for those under 12 years of age but please contact us to assess your specific situation.

Itinerary

  • From 1 hour to 2 hours and 30 minutes:
    Suitable for everyone, beginners and experts.
    Summertime: A tour inside the Ragabo Pine Forest, near Rifugio Ragabo, in the heart of Etna Park on the slopes of the volcano.
    Rest of the year: A walk in the countryside and mountains around Linguaglossa, in the direction of the Alcantara Valley.
  • Half-day (4/5 hours):
    Suitable for those who already have horseback riding experience.
    Summertime: Long ride inside the Ragabo Pine Forest, departing from Rifugio Ragabo, climbing toward the lava flows around Piano Provenzana.
    Rest of the year: Walks departing from Linguaglossa in the direction of Etna or Castiglione di Sicilia, depending on the itinerary chosen.
  • Full day (7/8 hours):
    Suitable for those who already have experience riding for longer periods.
    Summertime: Starting from Rifugio Ragabo you will cross the Ragabo Pine Forest, climbing toward the craters and riding along ancient lava flows.
    Rest of the year: Starting from Linguaglossa you will ride in the direction of Etna or visit the Alcantara Gorges. Lunch at a catering facility is included in this tour.
  • Multi-day tours:
    These are customized tours on your requests, please send us your preferences so we can assess the feasibility and agree on the itinerary and difficulty of the tour.
  • Carriage tours:
    These are customized tours on your requests, send us your preferences so that we can work out a proposal suitable for you.

Location

Choose between:

Linguaglossa
Etna
Alcantara

Departure time

9:00
16:30
Departure times are approximate, please contact us to find out available times for the specific day

Return time

Depends on the chosen tour

Price

  • From 1 hour to 2 hours and 30 minutes:
    • 1 hour: € 36.00
    • 1 hour and 30 minutes: € 54.00
    • 2 hours: € 72.00
    • 2 hours and 30 minutes: € 90.00
  • Half day (4/5 hours): € 105.00
  • Full day (7/8 hours): € 160.00 (lunch included)
  • Multi-day tours: to be agreed upon
  • Carriage tours: to be agreed upon

Tour duration

Depends on the chosen tour

Path lenght

Depends on the chosen tour

Altitude

Depends on the chosen tour

Period

All year round

Difficulty

Depends on the chosen tour, it could be: easy, medium, advanced

What is included

  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Water bottle

Means of transport

  • Horse
  • Carriage

Minimum number - Maximum number

  • Minimum number: 2
  • Maximum number (beginners): 5
  • Maximum number (experts): 8-9

Customizable

Yes

Pick-up

Not included. You have to reach the Ranch in Linguaglossa, or Rifugio Ragabo in the summertime, on your own to take the horseback / carriage tour. It might be possible to arrange a pick-up at your desired location by paying an extra.