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Lytingsstadir Riding Tours

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Horse riding 101

Because Iceland is full of horses, we could not leave this place until we have riden one. First you... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
TimRoelants
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Best way to experience Iceland

I participated in this year's "Saga Tour", a 6-day tour that includes daily horseback rides... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Szilvi K
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Lýtingsstadir offers short and long riding tours, lasting from one hour up to day tours and week long tours. The short tours suit beginners and experiences riders. Week long tours only for experienced riders. Long riding tours depart only during the...more
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Lytingsstadir | Icelandic Horse Farm, Varmahlid 560, Iceland
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Because Iceland is full of horses, we could not leave this place until we have riden one. First you get introduced to your horses. I got an easy one named Bleeky (never riden one before), my girlfriend got a "medium" one? No idea how you...More

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Evelyn Ý, Owner at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words and of course for joining a horseback riding tour on our farm :)

Reviewed 5 August 2017

I participated in this year's "Saga Tour", a 6-day tour that includes daily horseback rides, including a two-day riding tour with a night in a cabin. Evelyn (our tour leader and the stable's owner) was a gracious host and knows A LOT about the valley...More

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Evelyn Ý, Owner at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Szilvia for your time to write such a nice review. I enjoyed myself the week with you and the rest of the group. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Going on the "Horses and Heritage" tour was the most moving and memorable experience my husband and I did during our 17 days in Iceland! When we arrived with our fantastic tour guide, Lilia, we were warmly welcomed by the family farm's owners: Sveinn and...More

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Evelyn Ý, Inhaber at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Many thanks for your excellent review Sophie. It was a pleasure to welcome you on our farm for the Horses&Heritage program and a great feed back like yours is a big thank you for the work and passion we put into our project. All the...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Perfect for beginners as well as more experienced riders. Clean and cozy cottages for a relaxing stay. Awesome packages (also in winter) with various activities and offers, e.g. a great and interesting Fjord-Tour or a dinner with the host, which also allows to learn more...More

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Evelyn Ý, Inhaber at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank your for your wonderful review! It was great to have you here, show you the fjord and take you out for a winter ride. Be welcome again any time!

Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time riding a horse. Our guide / riding instructor, Lisa, did a great job introducing us to the basic of horse riding. It helps that she is an actual riding instructor too. There was only me and my husband in our little group, and...More

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Evelyn Ý, Inhaber at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for your nice words Elena. We really appreciate your feedback. Be welcome again at any time!

Reviewed 14 July 2016

When we decided to go horseback riding, we expected to be in large groups and having to respect a fixed schedule. It was the complete opposite ! The staff was so friendly and as soon as we arrived they chose horses based on our experience...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lythingstadir is the best place to experience the icelandic horse. The setting is full of history, love for the nature and it's creature which it brought out to be one of the most famous things you have to see in Iceland. The staff is experienced...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

We went for two hours horseback riding at Lytingsstadir, and are already planning our next time there! Great company and advice made us felt comfortable on horses although we are beginners, and this mountain range we went through is absolutely impressive! A great idea is...More

Thank Camille T
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Evelyn an sveinn are so nice people, we really enjoyed our vacation in 2014. The food was fresh and very well! The horses are very nice! We are looking forward to our visit this summer!

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We (3 Friends) stayed three days in the big cottage- it was the perfect weekend in the heart of the beautiful nature of skagarfjördur! Clean, beautiful rooms with a good view, friendly horses (for beginners and Experts) and a warm-hearted family over there- we got...More

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