Barcelona: Horseback Ride in a Nature Park

4.6 / 5

67 reviews

Barcelona: Horseback Ride in a Nature Park

From $120.24 per person

Ride horses in the breathtaking countryside just outside of Barcelona and experience a tranquil day in a nature park. Learn to interact with graceful Spanish horses or friendly ponies, and end with authentic Catalan tapas.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Catalan, English
Pickup optional
This option offers pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Barcelona. You will be contacted after booking with exact instructions and times for your pickup

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride horses in the tranquil forests outside of Barcelona
  • Uncover the secrets of the Mediterranean outback in a local Nature Park
  • Take the little ones to ride friendly ponies and learn about grooming
  • Discover how to communicate with horses
  • Taste typical Catalan tapas and Spanish omelets
  • Travel in small groups of no more than 8 people for a more personalized experience
Full description
Pull on your riding boots for this 5-hour adventure on horseback in the mountains just outside of Barcelona, and see breathtaking Catalan countryside from the back of a graceful Spanish horse. Upon arrival at the equestrian center, watch the horses being prepared, before taking a short ride in the arena to familiarize yourself with your animal. Ponies are provided for the kids, and an experienced riding instructor will give clear instructions in Spanish and English for those with little or no riding experience. Then, head for the hills of the Nature Park on horseback, riding through shady woods of pine and oak trees. Listen to the sing-song of wild birds and uncover the secrets of the outback. See towering mountain peaks on a 1.5-2-hour ride, tailored to your skill level. The little ones will be given plenty of time to build a relationship with their ponies, and learn how to take care of them after an energetic walk. End your adventure with a delicious snack of Catalan breads and traditional Spanish omelet, before your return to Barcelona for around 1:30 PM.
Includes
  • Transportation by air conditioned coach or minivan
  • Horse equipment, including helmet for all attendees and protection vest for children
  • Tour of the Nature Park on horseback
  • Catalan tapas at the end of your ride
  • Insurance
  • Souvenir photo
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (available for an additional EUR 25)
  • Extra food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 2 years

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at Plaça Ossa Menor (in the Glories Shopping Center), which is easily accessible from the entrance located on Diagonal Avenue. Meet your guide next to McDonalds.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Must bring valid Passport
  • Please bring: sun protection during summer season; raincoat in case it rains; and a jacket during winter season
  • Please, bring a jacket during winter season. Remember that temperatures at a Natural Park will be lower than in the city, so although it may be warm in Barcelona, please remember that it will be much cooler in the mountains
  • No previous riding experience is necessary. However, this tour is aimed for people who are capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, and who can apply basic commands with the reins to walk and halt
  • Minimum age for riding is 8 years old
  • Maximum weight for horse riding is 185 lb (85kg)
  • Please inform us of any illness, previous injury or disability that may affect your riding ability
  • Suitable clothing required: long trousers, leggings or jodhpurs, and closed-toe shoes with non-slip soles
  • Please advise any food allergies or specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 67 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5
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They made the best day of my holidays

Barbara picked us up in the early morning and we head straight to the equestrian center, which is in a Nature Park 30minutes drive from the city. The horses were walking and running in the big arena when we arrived. What beautiful creatures! We were introduced to the horses. Staff at the ranch treat them as friends. It is obvious that these people love horses. We brushed the horses and put on the saddle. I am happy that we did that before riding, because I was a bit nervous. My friend has ridden horses for 15 years, and she enjoyed doing that as much as I did. We rode for about half an hour in the arena. That was a good warm up for me, because it was my first time on a horse. My friend could trot and canter in the arena, since she has much more experience that me. Later, we rode for 1,5hours in the Park. Nice trails and beautiful views! Montse was carrying water for us. Thank you! It was very very warm and we stopped half way for a minute to drink. It was a nice detail from he

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August 9, 2018

Great horses great experience

Marc picked us up at an easy to find location and drove us out of Barcelona to the place. The horses were well chosen for our ability and the ride was excellent with panoramic views. Alex was a good guide and took photos and video for us with our cameras

December 2, 2016

Extremely enjoyable experience!

I booked the experience for myself and a friend and it was fantastic! The booking was very easy to make and they give you plenty of information before the day. We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful guide when arriving at the meeting point, who then drove us to the nature park. The guide was very talkative and full of interesting information about the day and city. When arriving we were handed over to our equestrian guide and met our ponies! We spent some time in the arena where the guide had us walking, trotting and cantering, depending on our ability. When we were comfortable we then went out on the trail which was beautiful. Afterwards, we tucked into a delicious amount of tapas which nicely ended our tour.

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September 14, 2016

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