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Quinta do Riacho

Address: Caminho da Levada da Serra | Faja Das Vacas, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 967 010 015
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Ranked #5 of 147 things to do in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Enjoy Madeira Island wonderful weather, breathtaking taking views and great trails on horseback. In...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Enjoy Madeira Island wonderful weather, breathtaking taking views and great trails on horseback. In Quinta do Riacho there's an equestrian activity for everyone. From calm trail riding to galloping through the mountains.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Our second trip to Madeira and to Quinta do Riacho. Wonderful afternoon ride with Paula and her beautiful horses, Vivaldi and Venus. Fantastic views through area of natural beauty. The weather was cold and windy but didnt spoil our ride. Looking forward to our next visit. Thank you Paula!

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had two hour ride with my wife, and i can say it was one of the best experience we had on the Madeira. I could not think of a better way to see the beautiful nature of the Island. It almost felt like stepping in to a fairytale. I can honestly recommend this to anybody who can ride a... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our horseback riding experience with Paulo was wonderful!!! He was kind enough to pick us up at the port where our ship was docked and drove us to the stables (which was a long distance away). Although the weather was cold and misty, we had a terrific time. Paulo was so easy to talk with and we enjoyed not only... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great day horse riding, Paulo was a fantastic tour guide and warm, friendly and knowledgeable about all of Madeira. The views were spectacular and horses lovely. As an addition we got to play with Paulo's 13 dogs at the end of the ride!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Paulo and Paula made our trip to Madeira extra special. I was recommended horse-back riding with them by friends who had gone back in December, and despite the weather being cold, rainy, and grey, it was a fantastic experience. I had only been horse-back riding once at age 8, and my fiancé had never been horse-back riding before. But he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very good service, wonderful surroundings, excellent horses, high level of security. Had a fantastic riding trip! Absolutely recommendable!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lovely couple who run the business. It was a very nice ride, saw beautiful Madeira's nature and at the same time I learned about a lot more. Paulo and Paula chose the right horses for everyone and riding each designed for a rider's wishes and skills. I really enjoyed and definitely would recommend to everyone. Definitely will visit the next... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was just what I wanted (despite the quite high price): sensitive, seemingly well-trained well-treated nice arabic horse, fast gallop, nice ride in the natural park. We visited Pico Suna and had lovely views to Pico Arieiro, Pico Ruivo, Penha de Agua, Ponta Sao Lorenco, the Atlantic and two levadas. As en extra, I had nice discussions with Paulo about... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great couple who run this business, Paulo picked us up from our hotel and Paula dealt with making sure the horses were right for each individual rider and taking us all out - both clearly love what they do and enjoy the people who visit, making us all welcome. Lovely views and good commentary on the Levada highlights. Would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful couple that run this riding stable. Very considerate of your personal capabilities. Great value for money and loads of Madeiran information as you ride.

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