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Quinta do Freio

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Rua Direita, 71 | Pilar da Bretanha, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 296 917 013
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Amazing ride

Me and my husband had an amazing time. We've chosen the Sete Cidades trip and it was amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HEni1987
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Budapest, Hungary
Magical Ride

Horseback riding in Azores was one of my all time favorites! We did a 2.5 hour tour and had amazing... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Andie L
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Rua Direita, 71 | Pilar da Bretanha, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my husband had an amazing time. We've chosen the Sete Cidades trip and it was amazing. The horses are calm and reliable, the view to the lakes and the ocean great. The guidance was great, the woman loved the horses.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Horseback riding in Azores was one of my all time favorites! We did a 2.5 hour tour and had amazing views of the lagoons, countryside, and shores. Our guide was very knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We took a 2 hour ride and had incredible views of the countryside the shore, and overlooking sete cidades. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made certain our horses matched our different riding abilities. Great value for 30 euros each.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I loved this place. Marcia and Joao have a total of 5 horses. Their story of how they acquired these horses are just amazing. One was beaten severely almost daily...they found out and rescued him. Another was also pretty mistreated, the owners didn't want him...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I did a lovely half day ride up to the volcano which was beautiful. The guide was also lovely. It's just such a shame that it was ruined by the fact that they don't seem to be able to look after the...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Absolutely incredible! I was not entirely sure I hadn't died and gone to some sort of heaven. Sete Cidades is unbelievably beautiful, and to see it on horseback was next level amazing. Thank you Joao for being a great guide and speaking English for us!...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were not only blown away by the views during our adventure but the hosts and our guide "Jane" were lovely. The icing on the top was learning how ethical, community orientated and the love of horses Quinta do Freio have. During our time we...More

Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband had not ridden before, but they gave him a quiet horse and we had a lovely trail up the mountains with a great view of the lakes! We were going for 1.5 hrs for 25 EUR, but actually were gone for about three...More

1  Thank Yvonne H
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I booked Cumeeiras (Around Top View of Sete Cidades): 1:30 Hours, 25,00€ Per Person. We had a great time. The scenery was exceptional. Our guide and his wife are wonderful hosts. We will definitely be going back for another ride next time...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We did a tour of three hours. This was really great. Gorgeous views and we have made beautiful pictures . The horses were great, very calm and listened very well. It is suitable for inexperienced riders. Our guide was a great guy, really did love...More

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We used email to contact them first as he works away form the home during the week. Very quick to reply to emails
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