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What is ballooning

The hot air balloon is an aircraft composed of a balloon, which inflates with gas and hot air, and a wicker basket that houses the passengers. The vertical lifting of the hot air balloon occurs thanks to Archimedes’ principle according to which each body receives an upward thrust of equal intensity to the weight of its volume. Hot air, therefore, being less dense than atmospheric air, allows the hot air balloon to fly.

The origins of the hot air balloon date back to distant times, precisely around 220 AD when in China it was used to send military signals.

Flying in a hot air balloon is an extraordinary experience to share in a group or in a couple that combines relaxation with the thrill of flying over spectacular and unique landscapes.

HOW THE ACTIVITY TAKES PLACE

The hot air balloon flight in Barolo starts at sunrise or sunset at the meeting point indicated on the map.

After a briefing on how the flight will be conducted, your adventure begins. You will take off in the midst of vineyards and admire the beauty of their gentle slopes.

For about an hour you will get to admire a dreamy landscape, the multicolored vineyards and valleys from above. You will also see the Castle of Barolo and the hills of Piemonte.

After landing you can enjoy local products and toast to your adventure.

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WHO IS THE ACTIVITY FOR

Hot air ballooning in Piedmont is an activity for everyone: you will be accompanied by a certified pilot who will provide you with all the guidance you need to fly safely. Children with a minimum height of 120 cm can participate. Pregnant women, heart patients, people with respiratory problems are not allowed on board for safety reasons.

Details

Services included

Certified Pilot

Introductory lesson

Transport to take-off point

Aperitif

Recommended clothing

Sportswear suitable for the season

Closed shoes

Water

Small backpack

Additional information

In order to carry out the activity you must be in possession of an identification document

Children must have parental permission

You must arrive at least 15 minutes before the activity takes place

The experience is also available in exclusive mode for groups and private tours, contact us for more info

You can fly 365 days a year, subject to weather forecasts

Cancellation Policy

Prices

Hot air balloon flight in Barolo €300/person

Meeting Points

Via Alba, 24, 12060 Barolo (CN)

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