Quinta do Riacho, Santo da Serra

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In a small village on Madeira Island, Quinta do Riacho boasts stunning views, calm trails, and adventurous mountainous terrain. Whether you are new to horseback riding and looking for a fun way to venture around the island or are a more advanced rider, this company has something to offer every visitor. Explore the stables, chat with the staff, and meet the horses and ponies. Discover the site's natural beauty while taking a leisurely ride or setting out on a more challenging trail. Make Quinta do Riacho part of your personalized Santo da Serra itinerary using our Santo da Serra online tour planner .
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  • Absolutely fantastic horseback riding along the levada and through the forest Paula was just great very knowledgable about the area and told us a lot about the flora& fauna my 10 yr old daughter said ...  more »
  • Husband and wife team Paula and Paola Nunes run a stable of seven (mostly rescued – yay!) horses at Quinta do Riacho – which is tucked up in the hills near the parish of Santo António da Serra on the ...  more »
  • IT was just a very nice enviroment to be in . 2 persons doing a great job
  • Paula and Pavlo are experts in their field and were so sweet, welcoming and helpful! The horses are lovely, the ride beautiful and memorable. Thank you for a wonderful time!
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