Horse Riding In Barcelona’s Countryside

Horse riding in Barcelona?  We hear the questioning tone.  Barcelona is primarily known as an ideal destination for beach and city lovers. It is less famous for its proximity to the lush countryside that surrounds the area.  So maybe you didn’t even realise that Horse Riding in Barcelona was a possibility.

The great news for animal lovers is that you can mix up the city vibe with an escape to the countryside, and enjoy exploring it by horse.

We love to share our local Barcelona knowledge with you!  Many visitors to the area don’t realize that  Barcelona has many natural parks located close to the city.  So in just a short train ride or car ride, you can be immersed in greenery and fresh air.

Relaxing Ride

Even though you may not associate Barcelona with horse-riding, it is a lovely activity that can let you leave the busy streets for a few hours. While you can leave the city and experience a tour of Montserrat or take a beautiful Barcelona catamaran out to sea to relax, horse-riding provides a different kind of relaxation.

It is said the natural rythmn of the horse aids relaxation and helps circulations, all while giving the rider a gentle massage. Horse riding in Barcelona also offers many health benefits, both mental and physical; check out the different advantages here

Maybe you have grown up in the countryside and are used to seeing horses around all the time? Alternativley you are a city dweller that rarely sees the countryside? Either way horse-riding in Barcelona is an engaging, charming experience and a delightful way to spend a day.

How to book!

Horse-riding is a great idea for small groups or as a romantic activity for two. The activity is suitable for both beginners and experts. Our Barcelona horse-riding experience is a fun and relaxing way to spend an afternoon.

You are and your companions can take in the scenery while riding well-trained horses.  Don’t worry, this isn’t a cowboy crash course! Your instructor and guide will give you all the information and safety equipment that you need and, of course, help you up onto the horse.

Click book now for more information and to check availability!

Activity Overview

Transport from the meeting point by air-conditioned minivan
Horse equipment, including helmet and protection vest for children
Tour of the Natural Park by Horseback
Catalan tapas at the end of the ride
Souvenir photo
NOT INCLUDED Hotel pick up and drop off (extra 25€)

Additional food and drink

CAPACITY 8 people per group (for a personalised experience)
DURATION Five hours
 CANCELLATION Free cancellation, cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

More activities in Catalonia

Catalonia, and Spain in general, has much to offer outside of citylife. There are many beautiful wineries, producing a variety of wines that people associate with the region.  Many of these wineries are set in stunning countryside with picturesque backdrops.  To learn more, book a leisurely tour and wine tasting, we can help you choose which one to visit!

From Barcelona you are also only a couple of hours from the Pyrenees, the beautiful mountains that lay between France and Spain.  There are all sorts of outdoor pursuits that can be enjoyed, from hikes, to climbing and even rafting.

We should also mention the stunning Costa Brava with its beautiful coves and beaches, that you can tour by kayak! The possibilities are endless.

Get in touch for more ideas: or 0034 935 008 226.

For more inspiration in the city, check out our other fun Daytime Activities in Barcelona.

Young woman riding a horse
Horse riding, detailed close up shot of rider on a horse