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Go Horseback Riding in Mykonos, Greece

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Mykonos is one of those Greek islands that people love to visit. There is so much to do here, it makes for the perfect Greek island destination. People spend their time seeing the sites, shopping, eating the delicious food, lounging on the beach, and enjoying the nightlife.

It is also a great destination for outdoor sports. Besides the typical water-based sports, such as sailing and kayaking, it is also possible to enjoy horseback riding here. Consider taking a guided tour on horseback by hiring one of the tour operators on the island. Here is more information about this:

Take a Guided Tour on Horseback

Mykonos is one of the most beautiful islands of the Greek Cyclades Isles. Tourists flock here year after year just to spend time on the white sandy beaches and gaze at the turquoise blue waters. This particular riding group and tour starts at Horseland, the ranch in Ano Mera, and continues all the way to Fokos Beach. Riders can choose to turn around and ride back, or dismount and stay in Fokos. Transportation back to your hotel on the island is provided upon request.

Rides are led by an experienced tour guide who is also an expert rider. You can feel confident in your guide to help you with any worries or questions about riding along the way. If you need to stop and take a break, the guide will look for a nice place to stop along the way to give riders plenty of time to break and take pictures.

Things to Know About Riding Horseback in Mykonos

Don’t pass up on this experience simply because you have never ridden a horse, or because your horse riding skills are limited. If you are inexperienced, lessons on basic horsemanship and riding are provided prior to embarking on the ride. To make you feel even more at ease, every one of the horses is actually a well-trained rescue animal that has been taught how to follow the horse in front of it on the trail. The animals are very gentle, and rarely spook.

With all the beautiful sights to see on this ride, the tour is a definite must for lovers. Some couples even take the ride and end up engaged at the end! If you are planning to come to Greece with your significant other, be prepared to be swept off your feet by everything you will see as you gracefully ride along the island trail on Mykonos. They are also incredibly well trained.

If you are interested in going horseback riding on Mykonos, consider having a travel agent book your ride. Otherwise, if you are just winging it and traveling to Greece, call at least two weeks in advance to ask for ride dates and availability. It is a very popular tour, and you should attempt to book in advance if you know without a doubt that this is something you want to do.

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