2-Hour Private Balloon Flight near Barcelona

2-Hour Private Balloon Flight near Barcelona

From £266 per person

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Key Details
Duration
6 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English, French

Pick-up service

Pick-ups from hotels in Barcelona available on request. Please advise at time of booking, and provide details of your accommodation for confirmation of pick-up time.

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy an intimate hot air balloon flight just for you, high above the Catalan countryside
  • Get spectacular views of the Montserrat and Montseny mountains
  • Learn the basics of piloting a hot air balloon, and pilot it yourself for a short spell
  • Glide over the Pla de Busa, Parador de Vic, Lluçanès Valley, Sierra del Cadí, and more
  • Enjoy a Champagne toast at the end of your flight and get a personalized flight certificate, signed by your pilot
Overview
Float high above the Catalan countryside on a 2-hour balloon flight and see beautiful valleys and emerald forests, such as the pre-Pyrenees or the Montserrat Mountain. End with a traditional Champagne toast and a brunch of surprising treats.
What to Expect
Enjoy a 2-hour private balloon flight for a hot air balloon adventure above the Catalan countryside with added intimacy. Flying alone, as a couple, or with just your family or friends, the balloon is completely yours, providing a unique opportunity to learn how to pilot a hot-air balloon, and even the chance to fly it yourself for a while!

The adventure starts at dawn with a pick-up and transfer by 4WD vehicle to the designated take off site. As this is weather dependent, details will be provided closer to the date of your tour. Upon arrival, you are free to join in and help the balloon team prepare and inflate the hot air balloon.

Once inflated, float serenely into the sky for a 2 hour flight carried by the wind. The exact flight route is kept a secret until the last moment, and is dependent on the vagaries of the weather. But typical sights include the stunning landscape of the Lluçanès Valley, the surroundings of Manresa, or the organic forms of Montserrat Mountain, topped by its fabled monastery and basilica.

Float over the Sierra del Cadí, or see Berga city in the pre-Pyrenees. Admire the lush landscape of the Bages area or Montseny Natural Park, and much more. Once your 2 hours of flight time is up, your pilot will glide you gently back to earth for the traditional post flight Champagne toast, and a surprising special brunch.
What's Included
  • Insurance
  • Balloon briefing
  • International ballooning team that speaks English, Spanish and French
  • Preparation and inflation of the balloon
  • Private hot air balloon flight of approximately 2-hours
  • Champagne toast
  • Soft drinks and water
  • Picnic brunch after the flight
  • Flight certificate signed by the pilot
What's Not Included
  • Tour guide (you will be accompanied by an international ballooning team during the flight)
  • Tips
  • Transportation from and to your Barcelona hotel (can be booked in addition as an add-on)
  • Coffee and breakfast before flight
Meeting Point

A meeting point in the city of Vic will be provided closer to the date of your tour. Transfers to the launch site will be by 4WD truck. If you prefer to make your own way to the launch site, contact the local operator to arrange details. The exact launch site is weather dependent on the day. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note: this activity is not recommended for pregnant women
• Minimum number of participants is 2 and minimum age requirement is 6 years old. There is no maximum age limit
• The balloon ride is about 2 hours. The rest of the tour time is for the transfer, meals and preparation
• The balloon flights operate in the morning only, just after dawn. The activity starts at 08:00 (07:00 in the summer) and ends at 12:00 (11:00 in summer)
• There is no weight restriction, but please advise if your weight is more than 220 pounds (100 kilograms)
• Wear comfortable footwear, such as something you would wear for a walk in the country
• There is no seating in the basket. You will be standing throughout the flight
• Exact take off site is set up according to the weather forecast
• This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

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