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Quinta do Freio

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Casas de agua trek

Went on the 3 hour trek to Casas de Agua, and with amazing views of Sete Cidades lake. I'm an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanna T
via mobile

This place is a gem. The owners are wonderful. Unfortunately the day we went it was raining and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the 3 hour trek to Casas de Agua, and with amazing views of Sete Cidades lake. I'm an experienced rider, but my boyfriend has only ridden a couple of times, the horses were well matched to both of us - lovely, calm, responsive...More

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem. The owners are wonderful. Unfortunately the day we went it was raining and didn't get full views but can imagine it would have been spectacular. My daughter and I ride and found the horses to be well kept and owners...More

Thank Sightseer724714
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Quinta Do Freio on our last day in the Azores and it was one of the highlights of our trip. We did the 3 hour tour that went down to the water and then up to Sete Cidades. The views...More

Thank cml249
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Our ride included experienced and first time horse riders. It was amazing. The view from the rim of the volcanic crater allowed us to see both the Sete Cidades lakes on our right and the Atlantic Ocean on our right. The view was made better...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I absolutely loved the horseback riding! The view was absolutely incredible and the owners were so sweet. I don't speak any Portuguese but they speak enough english to even have conversations. I have never ridden a horse before but it was still great. Definitely would...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Highlight of our trip, incredible evening horse back riding experience! Fantastic horses & family. Thank you Joao, Marcia and Mateus! Highly recommended.

Thank micheleboudria
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Joao was an excellent riding guide, I felt very safe the whole time. I am an experienced horse person but enjoyed walking the whole way because the scenery is just so incredibly gorgeous. In just a two hour ride, we rode all the way up...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

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.

Thank HEni1987
Reviewed 14 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

Thank Andie L
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.

Thank Juroh346
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3 August 2017|
Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
We used email to contact them first as he works away form the home during the week. Very quick to reply to emails