How about testing a hot air balloon flight?

Experience unforgettable and original is a nice present to family, friends or yourself for a birthday, an important date or just during the holidays! Here you will find all the answers to your questions about the practicality of a hot-air balloon flight.

Where to take a hot air balloon flight in Annonay?

There are different take-off runways but it is mainly Deomas Park in Annonay that the balloons fly away. It is your pilot who will choose the departure of the hot air balloon flight according to the weather conditions and the direction of the wind on D-Day.

Who to contact for a baptism?

You can consult the list of hot air balloon pilots on our site. We advise you our partner Montgolfières & Cie, a serious and friendly team that will make you have a good time in the sky.

How does a flight take place?

On average, hot air balloon baskets accommodate a maximum of 7 or 8 passengers. Except Captain Ludo's giant hot air balloon which can accommodate up to 18 people.

Here's how the adventure unfolds at Hot air balloons & Co. :

  • Reception on the flight site around a breakfast
  • Last weather update on flight conditions, safety briefing, distribution of roles for the inflation of the hot air balloon
  • Preparation of the equipment, installation of the balloon, inflation and take-off
  • Flight from 1h to 1h30 depending on the winds and at different altitudes
  • Landing and storage of the balloon
  • Return on board our vehicles to the place of take-off
  • Celebration around a glass of champagne, pastries and flight graduation

count about 4h to live this incredible experience.

What time of year can you take a hot air balloon ride?

The flights are generally spread out from march to november but it is possible to fly all year round. The weather conditions must be optimal for a hot air balloon flight (light winds, absence of rain and fog), which is why flights generally depart within an hour of daybreak or two hours before sunrise. sunset.

How to dress ?

You have to be good in your sneakers! More seriously, we recommend an outfit where you are comfortable and good "all terrain" shoes because the landing can hold surprises! It is better to wear trousers and bring a sweater because during morning take-offs the air can be cool, even in summer.

How much does the flight cost?

Prices may vary depending on the companies. It takes about 200€ per person and 170€ for a child. The average price of a flight is 200€.

From what age can we do a baptism?

The age may vary according to the pilots regulations but a child under 6 years old will not be able to fly in a hot air balloon. It will anyway be too small to see the landscapes above the gondola. Up to 12 years old, children must be accompanied by an adult.

The good plan: offer a balloon flight as a gift

Are you looking for an original and unique gift ? An idea to celebrate your daughter's 30th birthday or your father's 50th birthday? Hot air balloon flight is an unforgettable memory and wonderful gift to offer ! It is possible to order gift vouchers for hot air balloon flights directly on the site of the pilots.