Ranch El Bronco

Ranch El Bronco

Horseback riding and hiking from the top of the Col de Vence – for both beginners and experienced

Just 10 minutes from Vence, perched on top of the Col de Vence and the Saint-Barnabé plateau, Ranch El Branco enjoys a unique location in unique natural surroundings.

Here you can rent horses for both beginners and more experienced riders. Ranch El Bronco is located in a scenic area with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, Cap d’Antibes, the Lérins Islands, the Cagnes Gorge and the Loup Valley. In addition to horseback riding, the ranch offers pony riding, a riding school and disability coaching sessions.

They offer tours for young and old, businesses or individuals. The youngest can also enjoy riding in safety on friendly ponies.

The Col de Vence and the Saint-Barnabé plateau offer a magnificent setting for riders on several hundred acres with many marked trails.

Ranch El Bronco can also arrange tailor-made walks for groups of at least five people. The ranch has received the quality label Equestrian Tourism Center from the French Equestrian Federation.

By Tommy Sverre / 2021

All year 10-18

Monday closed

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Churches & chapels

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Markets

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Art

The Museum of Vence

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Churches & chapels

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Fountains

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Viewpoints

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Wash-houses

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Museums

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Art

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Domaine des Courmettes

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Saint-Paul de Vence

The Collegial Church

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Saint-Paul de Vence

The Cemetery of Saint-Paul de Vence

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Saint-Paul de Vence

Célestin Freinet school

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Saint-Paul de Vence

The Folon chapel – The White Penitents

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

The sundial in church Saint-Grégoire

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Saint-Paul de Vence

Walk along the western rampart

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

The Church Saint-Grégoire

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The Maeght Fondation art museum

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

The Saint-Jean Chapel

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Hike Pié Martin

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