Monti and Mare Trail

Ride Overview

The route of the Monti and Mare trail offers the best of horseback riding in Sardinia, taking you through all of the varied landscape of the island on confident and fine Anglo-Arabians. The comfort and hospitality of the inn and stable welcomes you each day, while the route you follow on horseback is progressive and takes you over the mountains to the coast through areas that are otherwise untouched by tourism. In this way the trip is a combination of a stationary stay, where you do not have to move your luggage each night, but by leaving the horses at different points you see the greatest amount of country possible.  A love of and commitment to horses and equestrianism runs deep here, as horses graze on the grounds of the inn owned by a 5th generation horseman. The hospitality allows you to fully relax and enjoy generous and delicious Sardinian meals, and the daily riding treks offer adventure with both exciting riding and the fascinating surroundings of this intriguing island.

Accommodations & Food

The inn and stable is your home for the week, with comfortable rooms and horses grazing on the lawn. Rooms are in bungalows or in the main guest house and each has an ensuite bathroom. There is a pool and hot tub. Breakfast is buffet style and eaten on the terraces by the dining room and dinner is served in the dining room at 8pm each evening. Food is savory and generous, with full 4 course meals of traditional Sardinian fare each night, and wine from the property is available. All drinks, including bottled water, are extra. Lunches are either at the hotel or picnic style along the route and offer more opportunities to sample delicious local foods.

Trip Instruction Included

Programs featuring instruction are also available.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    Most horses are bred on the farm and some have competed or are currently competing in endurance or jumping competitions and are all in excellent condition.
  • Horse Breeds:
  • Trip Pace:
    Walk, trot and canters
  • Tack:
  • Weight limit:
    220 lbs

Travel Options Summary

Ride from your hotel and stable over the coastal mountain range to the coast. This is progressive riding of about 150 km total, leaving your horses at paddocks along the way and returning to your comfortable hotel each night.

Meeting Point

Any airport on Sardinia for transfer to inn

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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