Santorini: Horse Riding Trip from Vlychada to Eros Beach
- Small group
- Duration: 1.5 hours
Begin your horse riding adventure by having an expert show you the basics and provide you with all the necessary equipment. After starting your journey at the magical dunes of Caldera Beach, you’ll be guided to the Santorini mountains to admire the unblemished beauty of nature, taking in panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the local culture. Next, your path will lead you to the black beach of Eros, where you’ll ride along the shoreline dipping in and out of the water’s edge. Here you’ll have the chance to stop and take photos of the surrounding landscape and to appreciate the picturesque sand dunes all around. Finally, you’ll continue along a route that takes you back to your stable, finishing your journey where you began but enriched with memories that will last a lifetime.
Alex, Manos and Barbara are perfect hosts and instructors. The love they have for their horses and the pride they have in their operation and in eachother is very evident. They are very safety conscious and the horses know the path to the beach very well. The ride is very tranquil. No stress. Lots of great picture opportunities along the beach. Highly recommended!
Begin your Santorini quad tour at Persia (Black beach), from here you will kick start the day with an off-road adventure to Emporio and the Venetian Castle. Cruise a labyrinth of old, traditional streets on foot and feel free to peruse around. Take a few moments to enjoy a greek coffee or juice at one of the most traditional cafes on the island. Continue on toward the windmills and through the vineyards until you reach the destination of Megalochori - considered amongst the locals to be the most traditional village in Santorini. After a short break you will travel to the magnificent Caldera. In Caldera you have the opportunity to visit the oldest wine cellar in Santorini. There you will taste high quality wine and kritharoboukies. Ride along the Caldera and visit the hidden, tucked away places that only the locals know about. Here you can witness one of the islands most popular attrac...
Demetrius was awesome he showed us some awesome spots and we learned a lot about the islands as well. Would definitely do this again when visiting Greece.
Begin your horse riding experience at the stables in Megalochori. Ride along the paths of the vineyards and see their traditional layout. Continue along the south trails that lead to the secluded black sandy beach. These paths were created by the volcanic eruption that formed the island. As you ride you will see small gorges and ravines carved into the volcanic rock and can marvel at the unique Santorini landscape. Arrive at the black sandy beach to see a long volcanic beach with impressive rock formation cliffs in the background. Ride along the beach and then head to the top of the hill to enjoy the panoramic view of the beach and the trails. During the ride commemorative photos will be taken of you and your horse, capturing your memorable experiences at all the best places.
This is a very neat experience! It is a unique path through the countryside. We saw vineyards up close and traveled through a canyon of volcanic ash. Our guide, Amber, was knowledgeable and very friendly. We then rode along a private beach and our guides took some pictures of us on our horses for us. Would highly recommend as an activity in Santorini!!!
Begin your tour at the stables in Megalochori village, the most traditional village of Santorini. Ride along the paths of the traditional village, out toward the Caldera cliff. Be impressed by the amazing views and the steep cliffs. Ride along the rim of the caldera, see the ravines and gorges created by the eruption thousands of years ago. From the cliff top admire the amazing sunset or the morning sunlight sparkling on the water. This ride celebrates nature in all its glory. Visit an ancient quarry carved into the cliffside and see the different layers of stone that make the island’s geology unique. Your guide will show you remains of the Minoan civilization that were here over 3,500 years ago. During the ride commemorative photos will be taken of you and your horse, capturing your memorable experiences at all the best places.
Took the Caldera sunset ride. Horses are beautiful,well behaved and in very good conditions. Haven't been on a horse for like 15 years,but all came back to me once I was on one. The staff are kind,professional and welcoming. A recommended activity 100%
After gathering at the tour starting point with your group and guide, your tour will begin. This horse riding tour is for riders who have ridden frequently before and are confident in their abilities, with riders requiring a suitable physical level for this kind of energetic ride. Beginning from the stables in Megalochori, ride along the paths of the vineyards and continue down to Eros beach. From there, ride along the beach and then up into the canyons and ravines behind the coastline. Following the ancient trails to the cliff-side top, encounter panoramic views of the whole caldera basin and the volcano. From this vantage point, marvel at the best views over the island from the exclusive comfort of your horse. At the conclusion of your experience, you'll travel back to your tour starting point.
All of the employees were very kind. Tour guide gave information along the way about the wineries- although difficult to hear past the 2nd rider. By far the most diverse, exciting ride I've been on while traveling and absolutely recommend this ride to all experienced riders. Almost no walking on the trail, rough terrain - you must truly be experienced!
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This place is amazing! Manos, Alex, and Barbara are really friendly and kind. I showed up wearing shorts which isn't proper riding attire but they had me covered and gave me some lower leg protection. They provided us with helmets as well. All three members of this family owned business were very hospitable and kind. They asked us our riding experience and gave us the appropriate horses. My friend had more riding experience than I did, and they gave her a horse that was a little more challenging to ride. They are all VERY experienced with horses and do everything themselves - even the training! Manos and Alex have all been professionally involved with horses for 40 years. You can see how comfortable they all are with horses and how much they love their job. Horses are their passion and it shows. I was prepared to write more wonderful things, but the character limit stops me from writing more. Book with these guys! They are wonderful!! They take awesome pictures of you too!
Amazing experience. The views , the horses, the staff , everything was just perfect. I purposed to my now fiancée on this tour and it couldn't of been any better. From beginning to end they couldn't of organised a more magical experience. Manos and Barbara are outstanding people. I honestly feel so blessed to of found this place. I'd thoroughly reccomedd here. I'm fully sure that like me, it will be the highlight of your trip.
The experience was amazing. This was my first time riding a horse, the couple was very professional and lovely. They explained and showed us all the basics. The place was exceptional, with an amazing sunset at the beach. The beach was empty and we had a very peaceful moment. They also took our phones and took a lot of beautiful pictures. We had a mini photoshoot with the horse and sunset
Alex was a wonderful guide and you can definitely tell that him and the crew really care for and love their family of beautiful horses. My husband fell off his horse when he was 6 and he felt great after getting back on a horse again. They are such beautiful, majestic creatures and this experience has made us want to get to know them more!
Experienced Horseback riders should not expect too much “riding”, but it was perfect for me and my boyfriend who never sat on a horse before. The horses are super friendly. Also Manos and his wife are really nice. We had such a great time.:)