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Bavarian Horse Riding Stables

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Address: Koulourata, Sami 28080, Greece
Phone Number: 6977 533203
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I'd emailed Connie before we left the UK, but finalised the details for the ride when we arrived in Kefalonia. Connie was very accommodating about the date and time and what we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
Cathy F
Stafford, United Kingdom
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I'd emailed Connie before we left the UK, but finalised the details for the ride when we arrived in Kefalonia. Connie was very accommodating about the date and time and what we wanted and our differing levels of experience. The girls at the stable were delightful and really friendly. The ride itself was stunning, the views, the tinkling of the... More 

1 Thank Cathy F
West Firle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I cannot recommend these stables highly enough. Connie and her team were incredibly helpful at making our ride just right. The ponies are obviously really well cared for and are real characters. The ride was beautiful and gentle and I'm sure the ponies enjoyed it as much as we did. I'm an experienced horse rider, but my husband isn't, and... More 

Thank Caroline L
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I went for an evening ride in the hills above Sami , a lovely experience. I ride most weeks back in the UK. The horses/ponies well well kept and cared for and the horses were most surefooted. The ride leader was most professional and the stables and facilities were good. The stables cater for all levels and that in it's... More 

1 Thank merfyn_thomas
Agia Efimia, Greece
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I would be able to totally sympathise with Majeo about his disappointment at his ride being cancelled at the last moment, I to love riding. I know Connie and was in Kefalonia at the time he had a ride booked. Yes Connie did cancel for "personal reasons" it was due to a sensitive medical problem with a member of her... More 

2 Thank 594m0m0
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

After four years and eight visits to Kefalonia we finally in September 2015 decided to try horse riding. How can one describe it, where can one begin ?. What an amazing wonderful experience. We found everybody so helpful especially when we informed them that my wife and I were complete novices. The girls responsible for our safety were fantastic. All... More 

1 Thank John R
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This was a trip for out horse mad daughter. We had a wonderful 2 hour ride up the mountains near Skala. The stables catered for all types of riders from experienced to very novice riders like myself. My guide Natasha chatted to me throughout telling me about the area and putting me at ease, we all really enjoyed it.

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Miami, Florida
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125 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I started Emails with lady named (Conny) TWO weeks before my cruise ship stops in Cephalonia We agreed they will prepare for our ride once we get there, and based on this I booked car rental and prepare to drive for 45 minutes from the cruise ship dock to Bavarian. On the day my cruise ship docked at Cephalonia I... More 

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Our 7 year old son did a 1 hour lesson on the last evening of our holiday which he thoroughly enjoyed. The staff are all really friendly and knowledgeable and speak excellent English. The horses are obviously well cared for and looked after.

1 Thank EmmaL490
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

OK its a rubbish title but the horse rides at this place really are awesome! Myself, my wife and 2 kids are all beginners and we went on a 1.5hr morning ride with Connie, the German owner and Helena her assistant. The horses are all experienced and fairly placid beasts that will take you safely up the hillside and down... More 

2 Thank Si J
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We went on a 2 hour ride in the evening, in a small group of six, along mountain tracks. The ride was very relaxed and easy, it would be suitable for novice riders, as the horses are very calm and steady. I'm no expert but the horses appeared beautifully turned out and well cared for. The scenery was amazing, and... More 

1 Thank madd0c

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