Horse Riding - Classic Trails

Andalucia is the prefect place for the adventurous spirit.
Andalucia is the prefect place for the adventurous spirit.

Classic Trails

This region´s dramatic landscape with its breathtaking panoramic views provides a wide range of routes for the adventurous spirit.

Some of the best known routes are as follows:

Route 1

Climbing up to the heights of the Sierra Nevada from the villages of the Alpujarras on the south-facing slopes is an exhilirating experience. There is a wonderful contrast between the warm valleys and cool summits of these impressive mountains.

Route 2

The wild and unspoiled white sandy beaches of the Costa de la Luz which run from Tarifa (Southern-most tip of Andalucia) to Cadiz along the south coast offer plenty of scope for galloping on a deserted beach or riding through the dunes.

Route 3

If it´s an authentic cowboy experience you´re looking for, exploring the old Western Film Sets of the arid deserts of Almeria might just be the answer!

Route 4

Following the old smugglers trails through the cork woods as you wind your way through the hills which lead to Ronda, is a firm favorite with riders of all ages and abilities.

Belinda Braithwaite, in her bestselling book "A Girl and a Horse and a Dog", describes her adventures as she rode her Andalucian horse, Dragon, 1700 miles from Sotogrande to Paris. The book includes a moving description of a bullfight in Ronda. Dragon lived  in the stables at El Aguilon in Tarifa  where he sadly died at the grand old age of 24 in 2006. The book may be reprinted. Express your interest in obtaining a copy by emailing Belinda.

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