Private tour

From Florence: Horseback Ride and Olive Oil Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Florence Country Life
Private tour

From Florence: Horseback Ride and Olive Oil Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Florence Country Life
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From US$ 344.85 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience the Florentine hills on horseback during this trip to a manor or farm. Discover the secrets of Tuscan olive oil production with a tasting and enjoy a Tuscan lunch with fresh local products.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Marvel at the beauty of the Florentine hills as you ride through vineyards and olive groves on horseback
  • Travel back in time as you explore a medieval manor and its historic olive presses
  • Savor an authentic Tuscan lunch and taste the famous freshly pressed extra virgin olive oil
Full description

Immerse yourself in the nature of the Florentine hills on this unique tour. Enjoy a transfer from Florence city center to an equestrian center on the Chianti hills, where you will be paired with the best equine companion for you. After a quick riding demonstration, head out on a 1-hour ride across the Tuscan countryside, among vineyards and olive groves. Afterwards, drive to one of Tuscany's most celebrated and historic olive oil estates. Learn more about ancient and modern olive oil production techniques and how the estate combines both tradition and innovation to create the best possible extra virgin olive oil. 

Learn how to sort out quality olive oil through a guided discovery tasting: sample the cold-pressed, organic-certified extra-virgin oil and appreciate its intense perfume.

At the end of the tour, savor a typical Tuscan lunch with fresh local products, cheeses, bruschettas, and coldcuts, all accompanied by Chianti wine. Enjoy your meal in the rooms of the estate or outside on the terrace while immersed in the Tuscany countryside.

  • Return-trip transportation from Florence
  • 1.5-hour horseback ride
  • Helmet
  • Lunch
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Chianti wine for lunch
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

In front of the Florence Central National Library

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • In case of rain, raincoats will be provided for the horseback ride
  • In the event of very poor weather conditions, the tour will be rescheduled or refunded
Customer reviews

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Had the best time riding through the Tuscan hills and had wonderful guides. Not too strenuous, was just fine for a first time horseback rider. The olive oil tasting was interesting and fun and lunch was lovely. A great laid back activity.

November 16, 2022

We enjoyed this excursion so very much.! The hoses were well trained and the views on the trails were spectacular!! The olive grove tour was so interesting and the olive grove is beautifully maintained. We enjoyed a light lunch and purchased a bottle of olive oil!!

May 10, 2022

Product ID: 309668