Wild Alcantara

Horse Riding Alcantara Valley


Nature and relaxation

Horseback riding in one of the most exclusive eastern Sicily environments, among the wild nature of the Alcantara River Park. A fantastic adventure to live with your friends and spend a day full of fun.


The horseback ride in the Alcantara Valley mainly winds along the banks of the river, where through nature trails we will discover wildlife landscapes and ancient lava flows sculpted by the river that over the millennia have shaped the basaltic rock giving it unique and spectacular shapes.


On the way, we would visit famous Byzantine Cuba (a rural chapel where Cuba was built by Basilian monks starting from the 7th century) and then we will reach the small Castiglione Gorges, wherein the warmer months, it is possible to cool off in the cool waters of the river.


This horseback riding tour is accompanied by a specialized Engea equitable tourist guide and is suitable for all participants.


Useful information


What does it include

One hours of horseback riding in the Alcantara River Park.

Technical equipment.

Equestrian Tourist Guide.


Period and time excursions


Every day from 8:00 to 18:00.

July and August excursions accur in the coolest hours, thus avoiding the hours from 13:00 to 16:00.


For this excursion, it is important to arrive about 30 minutes before the departure time.


To know

Where do we meet
The Terre di Castel Leone 8km from the Alcantara Gorges.


How to dress
Long trousers, closed shoes and socks.


Two hours of horseback riding.


Children under 14 can only take the excursion if they have equestrian experience.


No previous experience is required. The tours are suitable for all beginners and experts.

In case of bad weather, we always keep in touch with our customers to decide what to do. We can postpone the excursion or cancel it if it is impossible to postpone it to another day.

The guide speaks languages

lingua italiana Italian  lingua inglese English


Map Horse Riding Alcantara Valley


Where do We meet

  The riding school is located near the Gurne Alcantara.

  In the booking confirmation, you will receive the Google map link to reach us quickly and easily.

To get to the meeting point it is essential to have a car or use transfer service.

  Distance from Alcantara Gorges: 8 km (10 min)

  Distance from Taormina: 29,9 Km (44 min)

  Distance from Giardini Naxos: 25,7 km (29 min)

  Nearest highway exit: Giardini Naxos.

If your road to reach the Alcantara Gorges includes the motorway route, take the Giardini Naxos motorway exit and continue towards Francavilla di Sicilia.


Questions and answers

1 - Is it necessary to have experience?
2 - What kind of pace does the excursion have?
3 - What types of tours can I do?
4 - Is it possible for two to get on the horse?


Photo horseback Alcantara Valley



Why this experience?

The horse ride in the Alcantara Valley Nature Reserve is an adventure of great emotional impact, made of sun, wild nature and breathtaking sunsets. An experience in total freedom and relaxation in symbiosis with nature.


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1 hour excursion on horseback with an equestrian instructor


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  No advance payment

Payment is made to the guide on the day of the excursion.


  Free cancellation


TO KNOW: as a booking guarantee for this excursion, at the time of our confirmation, an advance payment of € 9.00 per person is required.


In case of cancellation within 3 days from the excursion date, the fee will be fully refunded.


7/7 - FROM 9:00 TO 21:00


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Angela (+39) 327 10 34 444
Raimondo (+39) 342 99 82 731
Office (+39) 0942 68 17 63

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Nicola Bombara

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 settimane fa

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Camilla Ferretti

5 out of 5 stars

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Luigi Bussola

5 out of 5 stars

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Jose Nunes

5 out of 5 stars

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