Riding in Tuscany and Maremma

In Tuscany and Maremma you will find fantastic nature. An unforgettable experience to discover this beauty on horseback. Slow down and allow yourself a time-out. Italy is wonderful!

“toscanahorse” with Illa Knappik offers special riding tours and organizes your individual holiday in Tuscany and Maremma. Book here.


Photo: Sabine & Ron

Here you will find wonderful riding excursions which lead you to fantastic places.
Lodging in traditional  “Agriturismo”, original, charming and also high level  guesthouses.

Riding on friendly horses which will easily enter your heart.
Enjoying wonderful landscape, sunshine and silence, which make you calm down.
Experiencing old traditions – the “Butteri”, the cowboys of Maremma, with their magnificent horses and cows.
Riding on the tracks of the past: Etruscan culture and their living history.
And of course – it could not be different in Italy! – enjoying culinary art and being nicely together with liked-minded people. 


Pietro is a real "buttero" - here on his gorgious horse, a "cavallo maremmano"                              Photo: Sabine & Ron


"Horses of Maremma" on TV on Servus TV Austria

Click to see the film - here

In the new series "Our Horses" the Austrian transmitter "Servus TV" shows a 12-minute documentary about the work and life of the last mounted cowboys in Europe.
The shooting took place on "Pietrafitta". Pietro and Marco as well as the beautiful Maremma horses and cattle are the protagonists.
I was asked to take over the moderation. (Was shown on TV  October 18, 2019)

Photo: IK


Dates in 2020:

„Riding with the Cowboys of Maremma“ (cattle drive) we offer on the following weeks:

17.10. - 24.10.2020  
24.10. - 31.10.2020

Dates in 2021:

01.05. - 08.05.2021 *)
08.05. - 15.05.2021 
(group complete)
16.10. - 23.10.2021
23.10. - 30.10.2021

*) 3 x overnight stay in tent on this trek

Daily rides, weekly excursions on request - ask for you tailor-made riding holidays in Maremma!



Photo: René Ruis