Horse riding

Basilicata is a fabulous place for a horse riding holiday and offers a wide variety of landscapes to explore, including a beautiful countryside of mountains, lakes, cornfields, olive groves and vineyards.

There are a variety of activity centres, riding schools and agriturismo holidays, which also offer horse riding in the towns and villages surrounding Potenza such as San Fele where you can explore the forests by horse-back, hiking or climbing. There are several agencies that can arrange horse riding holiday packages, for further information, please email

For a day trip, why not visit the Nature reserve of Pantano Regional Forest Reserve and try horse riding on the beach.

The Pollino National Park can also be explored by horseback and offers a stunning variety of natural landscapes and amazing panoramas. To enquire about horse riding in the Pollino National Park, please contact one of the visitor information centres.