Riding vacation on Kefalonia, Greece, for everyone: Young and old, beginners und experienced riders.

Bavarian Ridingstable in Sami/ Koulourata, island Kephalonia / Ionian Islands
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We offer riding lesssons (dressage/jumping), ridingtrips, riding vacation for everyone with well trained horses!

Europe > Greece > Ionian Islands > Sami/ Koulourata, island Kephalonia

Ionien Sea , 3 hours from Patra (with the farry). Direct flys from may to the end of october from England, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Zyprus, Austria and Germany.
Map Ionian Islands

Additional information about the area

Excursions: Many monastery , beautiful beaches ( e.g. Myrthos- beach as the 10th most beautiful beach in the world ), ruin villages etc.
Kephalonia and especially our area is the original film place of "Captain Corelli".
Traveling by car:
Farry from Italy: Bari- Kephalonia or Venice/Ancona- Patra- Kephalonia. From Patra goes the farry four times a day.
Traveling by plane:
The island has it´s own airport : Argostoli (Kephalonia)
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by boat/ferry:
Please look above at the point "arriving by car"
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Hiking, Mountain climbing, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Shopping, Beach, Fishing, Diving, Tennis court, Water skiing, Biking

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Fitness Center , Surfing, Canoeing / Kayaking, Mountain biking
view from the riding arena
view from the riding arena
view during one of the rides
view during one of the rides
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Breeding Company, Training Company, Dude/Guest Ranch, Ranch with Winter Snow Activities, Riding Stable, Children's Holiday Company
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

We offer riding lesssons (dressage/jumping), ridingtrips, riding vacation for everyone with well trained horses!

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

200m-1200m high mountains with a view over the ionien islands. Many different tracks with ruins of old villages, old donkey tracks, olive grouves, canyons and swimming with the horses is possible.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (no limitation)
  • Fishing

Additional Animals on the property

14 horses different ages and breeds (mainly Haflingers), 4 dogs and 3 cats.

Other offers and explanations

- Family vacation is also possible,
- Lessons for totally beginners with following ridingtrips,
- Offering of ridingstuff ( helmets, wips, chaps, shoes) is possible.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 10 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
All the Haflingers and Haflinger- warmblood breeds are easy to ride and trained by a professional horse trainer.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • Horse Trekking with different Stations
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Cross-Country
  • Handicapped Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 110 kg - 240 lbs
Riding holidays for children
Min. age for unaccompanied children:
no limitation
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

Comments on the kind of catering:
Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
We only offer the things on top in conjunction with a riding vacation.
Accommodations for guest horses
Number of Guest Horses:
in all 2 Guest Horses are welcome
Distance to the Accommodation:
ca. 1200 m from the property away
Kind of accommodation:
Outdoor boxes, Open stable, Paddock box
Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
The horses have to be in a good condition (fit, without worms and vaccinated)

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
with the own Horse, Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 6 & up
Training qualifications:
Professional horse trainer (trained and prooved in Germany)
Riding Classes / Lessons
English / Classic Riding, Dressage, Jumping, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding, Cross-Country, Trekking, Training for Young Horses
Guest lodgings

Cozy rooms for guests 1200m away from the stable.Up to 8 people are possible!

4 Single / double room(s) :
Double rooms with shower and WC, a communal kitchen, terrace and a barbecue place. The beds can be separated.
1 Multi-bedded room(s):
It´s possible to put an extra bed in one of the double rooms.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Half-board on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
We only offer the things on top in conjunction with a riding vacation.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Internet access
Current Job offers

Looking for a Trailguid or workingstudent in ridingstable in greece kefalonia

Type of work:
Apprenticeship / Summer job / Au pair, Temporary help / Short-term job, Permanent position
Work area:
Horse training / Rider, Horse grooming / Stable hand
Time period:
from 01.09.2020 permanent
Looking for a Trailguide in my Ridingstable in Greece kefalonia for the saison 2020 !
Looking for a volonteer all the year around More Infos under email
Qualifications / Requirements:
good riding skills and experience to ride out with beginners and experience riders
Phone:  + 30 69 77533203       Contact form

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 30,00 Euro / Day
to: 40,00 Euro / Day
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
from: 30,00 Euro / Day
to: 40,00 Euro / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
20,00 Euro per hour / Horse
Notes to the rental costs:
In case of a riding vacation all the costs are inclusive (for other information please take a look at my hompage).

Rates Guest Horses

Boarding fee:
15,00 Euro per day/horse
Feeding fee:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
Bavarian Ridingstable
First name:
Last name:
+ 30 69 77533203

You can contact us with the following languages:
German, English, Greek

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Bavarian Ridingstable
Zip/Postal Code: 28080
Street: Grizata
Country: Greece -- Ionian Islands -- Sami/ Koulourata, island Kephalonia
Phone: + 30 69 77533203