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Discovering the Island of Elba on horseback 🐴walks and excursions immersed in nature

The Island of Elba offers breathtaking views and direct contact with wild nature, which can also be explored on horseback. A perfect and unmissable experience for enthusiasts, but also for those who want to experience a different adventure, from a privileged perspective.

Why explore Elba on horseback?

Riding through the paths of Elba, you have the opportunity to connect with the environment in a deep and respectful way. Horse riding allows you to access less traveled places, to get close to wildlife without disturbing it and to enjoy the peace and tranquility that only nature can offer. Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner, Elba has routes suitable for everyone, ensuring an exciting but safe experience.

Recommended horseback riding trips on the Island of Elba:

  1. Coastal routes: Set off to discover the enchanting beaches and cliffs of Elba. These itineraries offer spectacular sea views and the opportunity to take a horseback ride on the beach, an experience not to be missed.
  2. Mountain paths: For lovers of heights, the paths that cross Monte Capanne allow you to enjoy breathtaking views of the island and the surrounding sea. These excursions require a little more experience on horseback but are rewarded with unforgettable views.
  3. Historical itineraries: Explore the traces of Elba's history by crossing ancient mining routes and passing by Napoleonic fortifications. These routes combine the passion for horse riding with the love of history.

Useful tips and information to best organize your excursion:

  • Exclusive experiences: the evening ride on the beach, while the sun sets is an emotion that I really suggest you try!
  • Season: spring and autumn are the ideal periods for a riding experience, while in the summer months you prefer rides at sunset or on cloudy days;
  • Choose the path that's right for you: evaluate your level of experience and choose a path that suits your abilities. At the riding school you can also take one or more introductory lessons before leaving for an excursion;
  • Advance booking: especially in the summer months, it is advisable to book your horseback excursion in advance to guarantee availability;
  • Respect for nature and animals: follow the guide's instructions and always maintain respectful behavior towards animals and the environment around you.


ASD La Bosana Costa dei Gabbiani Equestrian Centre
c/o Tenuta delle Ripalte – Loc. Ripalte, 2 – Capoliveri
Tel. 0565.942408
seasonal opening

By exploring the Island of Elba on horseback, in addition to enjoying the natural beauty of the island, you will have the opportunity to establish a unique bond with your horse, making your adventure even more special.

Don't miss the opportunity to live this magical experience.

Happy riding!

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