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Located in Mura, just a few kilometres from Montaione, Gelsomino Ranch is an amateur sports club member of FISE/CONI and FITETREC-ANTE.

Thanks to the skills accumulated in many years of dedication to the horses and the passion of Emanuele Rossi, the Gelsomino Ranch and its staff awaiting for you to let you experience the territory of Montaione to make you feel the emotion of a horse riding holiday.

The horse riding centre consists of a covered arena of 25x40 mt and an outdoor one of 35x75 mt, paddock and tasting point where after a horseback ride you can have an aperitif or taste some local products.

Walking on horseback is without doubts an evocative way to discover a territory. For this reason, Gelsomino Ranch organizes hiking and horseback riding for adults, where you will be able to experience the emotions of crossing streams, riding along meadows and sunflower fields or in the forest paths, then ending with a tasting of typical products at selected farms or directly to the ranch. Do not miss it is the sunset ride with a final barbecue (fire camp).

For 4 to 12 year olds, besides the "baptism of the saddle" for those who approach the horse for the first time, Gelsomino Ranch organized lessons of about 40 minutes, where thanks to a federal instructor and in absolute safety they will learn to relate to the horses, the basic rules of blacksmith and equestrian technique, in addition to the typical work of a ranch.

Opening hours and services

The Gelsomino Ranch is open every day (except on Monday) from 8am to 12pm and from 4pm to 9pm.
Timetables may vary depending on the period of the year.


  • Western riding school
  • Baptism of the saddle (€ 15,00/person)
  • Horse riding lessons for children from 4 up to 12 years old of the duration of 40 minutes with federal instructor (€ 30 ,00/person)
  • Horseback riding from a minimum of 1 hour (€ 30,00/person) to full day
  • Horseback riding with tasting of wines and local products
  • Horseback riding  at sunset with aperitif at the ranch
  • Horseback riding  in the truffle area
  • Horseback riding with a grill at the ranch all around the fire (camp fire)

Where we are


  • Mr. Emanuele Rossi
  • Gelsomino Ranch (Facebook page)
  • +39 347 320 0800 (Emanuele Rossi)
  • +39 333 140 2531 (Isabella Angeloni FITETREC-ANTE and FISE instructor)
  • Via Mura, 22 50050 Montaione (Florence)

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Located in a natural and scenic environment of undeniable beauty where time seems to have stopped, explore the 8 locations of the territory of Montaione and discover the history and traditions with the certainty of always finding something unique and special.

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In Montaione there are so many things to do, to see and to visit that choosing can be really difficult.

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Vespa tour

Would you like to ride among the enchanting landscapes of the Tuscan countryside with the sun in your face, the wind in your hair, and feeling the charm and the emotions of the italian "Dolce Vita"? So you don't have to miss a Vespa Tour!

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Quad tours

If you are looking for adventure, a quad tour in the Montaione's countryside might be just the thing. An extraordinary experience to live for a full day or just for a few hours.

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Bike rental and Mtb guided tour

IBikeMontaione and its staff are at your disposal for bicycle rentals and for guided mountain biking tours (with or without tasting of typical products and lasting a few hours to full days) to discover the most impressive locations of this beautiful area.

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Ceramic painting classes

A ceramic painting class is the perfect opportunity to learn about the art of ceramics decoration and painting techniques, all in a magical and relaxing atmosphere.

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Wine tasting in farms

In an area that boasts an ancient wine-making tradition, whose wines are well known for their quality, you can not miss a visit in one of the many cellars and wineries tasting their products!

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Cooking classes

Would you like to learn how to cook some good Tuscan dishes like the ones you ate during your stay? Take part in a cooking course where our chefs will teach you the best secrets of their recipes!

How to get to Montaione

Located in the center of the triangle between Florence, Siena and Pisa, Montaione is in a perfect location from which to explore Tuscany every day.

Car, train or plane. Whatever means you want to travel with, you will discover how easy it is to reach Montaione!

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Map of Montaione

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Tourist Office

Via Cresci, 17/19 - 50050 MONTAIONE (Florence)
+39 (0)571 699 255

The tourist office is temporarily closed. Will open on April 1st.

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