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O Vale dos Cavalos - CLOSED

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Fantastic retreat, definitely hope to return!

I booked a 4 night stay at the cottage with horse riding lessons and hacks, for my mum's birthday... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Lovely Hack Across Stunning Portuguese Countryside on a Lusitano

We stayed in Tomar for the Golega Horse Fair in November 2015, and decided our trip wouldn't be... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
Fruit P
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23 Nov 2015
“Fantastic retreat, definitely hope to return!”
16 Nov 2015
“Lovely Hack Across Stunning Portuguese Countryside on a Lusitano”
PLEASE NOTE - WE NO LONGER OFFER HORSE RIDING. POR FAVOR NOTE - NÓS NÃO OFERECEM mais aulas de equitação. O Vale Dos Cavalos - the valley of the horses - is situated in a tiny hamlet 12km from the historic city of Tomar. A haven in the modern world...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rua Bela Vista | Cumes, Tomar 2240-300, Portugal
+351 913 637 491
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

I booked a 4 night stay at the cottage with horse riding lessons and hacks, for my mum's birthday. We had a wonderful experience! We had been to Portugal numerous times but never to rural Portugal, and were a bit clueless in regards to getting...More

1  Thank SonnyWM
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed in Tomar for the Golega Horse Fair in November 2015, and decided our trip wouldn't be complete without getting on horseback! We are all horse riders, most of us already owning Lusitanos. We opted for the 1 hour trail ride, which is not...More

1  Thank Fruit P
Reviewed 6 October 2015

O Vale dos Cavalos was easy to find situated in a peaceful rural location not far from the IC3, the school is clearly signposted with green signs to show the way. The staff were attentive and experienced who tailored the lessons to suit my needs,...More

1  Thank davidkingham
Reviewed 4 October 2015

During our trip to Tomar we decided to be a little bit more active and found this great riding place on tripadvisor. As we had no vehicle so they picked us up from our hotel and brought us to the lovely place in the middle...More

Thank Lara F
Reviewed 6 August 2015

When I first met Sarah I said my son, then aged 8, never went riding because he got frightened on a ride when he was 4. Sarah said her trainer would have him standing on the horse in the first lesson. So I took Michael...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 17 July 2015

My children, two boys ages 8 and 10, had a wonderful experience at O Vale dos Cavalos. The instructors were excellent - kind and fun, teaching to the boys' different levels in the schooling ring and taking them out for trail rides in the very...More

1  Thank weaverbarnardfamily
Reviewed 9 July 2015

O Vale dos Cavalhos is situated in beautiful scenic countryside. The staff are professional and friendly. The horses are great, there is a horse for all levels of ability. I had my first experience of riding a horse at O Vale dos Cavalos, and was...More

2  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The accommodation in the main house was lovely with fresh bread and eggs daily. Lovely and peaceful (apart from the village dogs) with great views. The riding was wonderful. Had a mixture of lessons and hack outs. The horses are well cared for and very...More

1  Thank Bridietennant
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I had a great time riding in the superb picturesque countryside. The staff are very friendly and horses are excellent. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Cottage was well appointed, with everything necessary, the horses were beautiful well cared for and the riding a joy, made more so by the great views

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