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Discover Corfu on horseback

EQUESTRIAN ADVENTURES ON CORFU

The Thinking Traveller has teamed up with the Dimitris stables near Avlaki, situated in the north of Corfu and home to one of the loveliest beaches on the island, to offer equestrian experiences for riders of all ages and abilities. Here are two of our most popular:


Erimites nature reserve ride

Level: beginner
Duration: approx. 1 hr 10 minutes
Time: 9am, 11am or 5pm, daily*
Price: 25 euros per person

This ride is aimed at novice riders and takes place entirely at walking pace. You will explore the tracks and trails of the Erimites nature reserve, which is well known for its beauty and rich variety of flora and fauna. The gentle pace allows ample opportunity for admiring the stunning sea views, and you will also ride down to a secluded beach which affords the perfect setting for a few holiday snaps. Safety is paramount on this excursion: the ride is fully supervised at all times, avoids all roads, and younger children and nervous riders will be escorted.

 

Secret beaches ride

Level: advanced
Duration: approx. 1 hr 40 minutes
Time: 9am
Price: 45 euros per person

This ride is suitable for more experienced riders who have already mastered trotting and cantering, and are able to ride up and down some demanding tracks and trails. You will have the opportunity to ride at a good variety of different speeds and explore some beaches that remain undiscovered by the majority of tourists. This ride begins at 9am, as horses and riders alike will find conditions a little too hot later on in the day!

 

Or why not tailor-make your own riding experience?

If the above rides do not cater for your experience level or if you have something specific in mind, we would be glad to create a horse riding excursion that fits your requirements. For example, if you’re a honeymoon couple, how about a romantic ride followed by a champagne breakfast?

For more details, to discuss your ideas or to book either of the above rides, simply contact our team of Experience Specialists on experiences@thethinkingtraveller.com or +44 (0) 203 603 4478.

All prices include full insurance, riding hats and other equipment, such as riding boots, as required. We recommend you wear long trousers and sensible footwear. Upon returning to the stables, you will be offered a well-earned soft drink and the chance to relax in the beautiful setting before heading off to enjoy the rest of your day.
For clients who do not have their own transport, we can arrange for you to be picked up directly from your villa and dropped back off again afterwards. Prices vary according to the location of your villa, and so please contact us for more details.

*subject to availability




Terms and conditions

Think Experiences are provided by independent local companies which are neither owned not controlled by The Thinking Traveller and for whom we act only as an agent. Whilst every effort is made to keep the description of every Think Experience up to date, the provider may cancel or amend your experience at their discretion for many reasons including where it considers that there may be a risk to your comfort, health or safety. Some excursions/activities (i.e. helicopter rides, excursions on Mount Etna, boat charter, etc.) may contain an element of risk or require a good level of physical fitness, and, if in doubt, you should contact us so we can put you in contact directly with the local provider before deciding to buy. Please also check that you are covered for the activity(ies) in question by your travel insurance policy.

In acting in the capacity of an agent on behalf of the provider, your contract will be with that provider and will be subject to their standard terms and conditions, and it will not form part of your contracted holiday arrangements with us. Any complaint (including any allegation of breach of contract or negligence) should be taken up with the excursion/activity provider directly. We will do our best to assist you, but will have no liability in relation to the performance of that contract.

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