Les écuries Sant Jaume
Avenue Guy Male
66500 PRADES – Pyrénées-Orientales
+336 79 86 39 98
Off to meet the Catalan cowherds
From just 440€ per person for 4 days, 660€ per person for 6 days (From just 110€ per person per day)*
The Sant Jaume stables will take you on an unprecedented ride to meet the Catalan cowherds and as your equestrian tour guide, you will have a former cowherd from whose experience you’ll be able to benefit.
This unique trek in the department will take you through the summer pastures on the tracks of pastoralism and you will become aware of the importance of this ancestral practice.
Your mounts, consisting of Mérens horses with packhorses, will cross the valleys until you finally reach the mountain lakes at 2300m of altitude.
Pastoral evenings and plenty of fun await you at each stage, and a typical country meal consisting of local products.
Accommodation: in a gite or wigwam for 6 people – possibility of a single or double tent.
Food: the packed lunches consist of locally produced pork meat specialities and cheese, the evening meals are varied with local produce. Food cooked on a wood-burning fire.
Equipment: Trekking shoes, knife, torch, rainwear, sleeping bag etc…
Riders from 12 years old upwards. Must be able to walk, trot and canter
Merens horses and Merens cross-breds. Best quality trekking saddlery and equipment.