If you are looking for a short break holiday in the Italian countryside between Tuscany and Umbria and you like the idea of staying in the ancient farmers compound of a castle and riding around its' beautiful countryside then we have what you are looking for. Tuscan hills and mountains, lakes formed inside volcanic craters, etruscan tombs and medieval castles adorn the landscape of this enchanting Italian countryside. Located one and a half hours away from Rome the splendid 17th century castle borgo (complete with fairy tale turret) will be "your home" throughout your stay
Flexible package of trail rides or lessons or both (when possible according to the single case)
Attention! Excursions in the countryside on medium / long distances require rider's ability to control the horse at the three gaits, including canter.
The riding instructor together with the castle management hold the right to change these programs according to difficult or unsafe weather conditions, poor rider’s ability or health problems of the horses.
March 14th - June 12th
September 13tth - November 8th
June 13tth - September 12th
Rider FULL BOARD
Rider HALF BOARD
non rider guest HALF BOARD
single room supplement
flexible package of trail rides or lessons
for grade 0-1: 3 lessons + 2 half days
for grade 2-3: 1 full days (4/5hr) 2 half days (2hr)
You can request more information on this package. Complete the form below and we will respond promptly to all your requests:
Important General Information
1- novice: walk/trot
2- intermediate: walk/trot/canter
3- expert: gallop/jumping
Restaurant offers a fixed menu /meal:
Attention! Excursions in the countryside on medium / long distances require rider’s ability to control the horse at the three gaits, including canter. The horses are a mixture of different breeds from thoroughbreds to italian saddle and dutch warmbloods, all chosen for their excellent temperaments, their patience and their delight for travelling through this enchanting countryside!
There are two outdoor arenas and lessons are available for all ages and levels in both dressage and jumping.
SANTA CRISTINA CASTLE
Grotte di Castro 01025 (VT) - ITALY
loc. Santa Cristina snc.
P.IVA IT 07075731005
Tel. & Fax: (+39) 0763 780 11
Cell.: (+39) 339 860 5166
areas in front of the tavern
inside the tavern: internet cafe