Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Photo Journey

Ride Andalusian horses and become immersed in the beauty of Catalonia on this riding holiday!

Located in the northeast part of Spain, Catalonia is close to the cosmopolitan capital, Barcelona, and has an identity and language all its own. The Catalonia region has diverse landscapes, all within close proximity to one another. The Pyrenees Mountains border France to the north, lively beach resorts along the Mediterranean Sea are to the east, and agricultural plains make up the western part of the region, all of which can be explored on the Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Vacations.

There are several horseback riding holidays for intermediate to advanced riders. Depending on the riding holiday, guests will trek through medieval fishing villages and ride beaches, forests, canyons, and past extinct volcanoes in this vibrant region of Spain.

Catalonia Wild Coast Beach Ride
Enjoy long gallops on Costa Brava beaches on the Mediterranean Coastal trail, one of Spain’s wildest and rugged coastlines.

Catalonia Spain Mountains to Sea Gallop

Catalonia Horse Trails also offers an “Extreme Riding Vacation” for experienced and fit riders. This includes 31 miles of riding per day over four days and covers plains and beaches of the Alt Empordà region.

Catalonia Smugglers Trail Horseback Ride

On the Smugglers Trail riding vacation, expect to ride diverse terrain and changing landscapes as you explore the prairies near the river Fluvià, the Pyrenees Mountains, and the wooded hills of Garrotxa, one of the region’s natural parks.

Catalonia Spain Vineyard Wild Coast

The Catalonia Wild Coast Trail riding vacation runs through the wine region of the Empordà, a section of the wild natural park of Cap de Creus, and the long sandy Bay of Roses on the rugged Costa Brava.

Catalonia Spain Mountains to Sea Horseback Riding

Ride long beaches, plains, Mediterranean forest, rice fields and orchards, rivers and lakes and stay in charming hotels in villages from the medieval ages on the Mountain to Sea Riding Vacation.

Catalonia Spain Smugglers Trail Mountain Horseback RIding

Ride well-schooled and responsive Andalusian and Spanish horses. These horses are forward going, sure-footed, and well adapted to the sometimes rough terrain.

Catalonia Spain Horse Ride Lunch Break

Ride Mediterranean beaches, historic villages, and through the Pyrenees Mountains in this beautiful region of Spain. 

Horseback Riding Cap de Creus Catalonia Spain

Cap de Creus is a natural park and peninsula and the most eastern part of Spain. See the Pyrenees Mountains, deep blue Mediterranean Sea, and rocky coastline that inspired Salvador Dali, one of Spain’s most famous artists.

Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Bridge

The Smugglers Trail riding vacation is great for foodies. Taste different and delicious Catalan dishes in mountain village hotels of a high culinary standard.

Horseback Riding Catalonia Villages

The Barcelona Natural Park Riding Vacation is only 45 minutes away from the city, making it an ideal complement to a visit to Barcelona. This seven day trip takes riders to the natural park of Sant Llorenç de Munt i l'Obac. Guests will take the old path that connected Barcelona, Montserrat and the inland of Catalonia and offers and great views over the bay and around the city.

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