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Ballooning

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Address: Av. Francesc Cambo, 21, Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 645 049 641
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Description: Ballooning SL is a company based in Barcelona specialized in hot-air...
Ballooning SL is a company based in Barcelona specialized in hot-air Balloon flights. Formed by professional pilots (Ballooning won twice the French hot-air balloon national championship and went 4th in the last Hot-air Balloon World championship in Hungary, 2010), we proposed you to discover the magnificent Catalonian countryside from a hot-air balloon with a special service of pick-up and drop-off from Barcelona city centre. Ready to discover the magic of floating in the air up to 3000 feet
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Has to be experienced!

Great, helpful service. Friendly staff, explained everything clearly. Would highly recommend for anyone who is in Barcelona/Catalonia. Thanks guys.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Jnikkerud
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Great, helpful service. Friendly staff, explained everything clearly. Would highly recommend for anyone who is in Barcelona/Catalonia. Thanks guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Went on valentine's days morning and flew with Benjamin. He kept me informed of everything via email throughout the process. Picked us up right on time and we drove about 45 minutes to the launch site. We waited about 10 minutes for the balloon to fill up, then we were on our way. Once we got up in the air,... More 

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Baigts-De-Bearn, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Our daughters treated us to this trip as a present for our 40th wedding anniversary as it has been something I have wanted to do for ages and what a wonderful present it was. Right from the word go we were made welcome and the service was fantastic. The ride over the Pyrenees was sensational and really quite emotional. Breath-taking... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

If you are going to do ballooning, drifting over Catalonia on a beautiful, clear winter's morning with Benjamin and company is the way to go! Highly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Nicholas and Benjamin from ballooning Barcelona we definitely will come visit you guys again in future. Great service and great experience. From pick up till up to the sky Nicholas and Benjamin definitely the best. We really enjoy especially after landing they toasting the sandwich for us using the hot air flame 😋 serve with good champagne. Thank you once... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Our tour agent booked this hot air balloon excursion as our last hoorah for our extended Portugal/Spain adventure. Josep picked us (3 women) up at apartment around 6:00 a.m. for the long drive out to the country. We stopped along the way to meet our other passengers, meet our pilot, and connect with the balloon. Another little drive out to... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I don't remember drivers name but super nice guy and he arrived to pick us up right on time. We drove about 40 minutes to small restaurant to get a bite and use facilities prior to heading to launch site. They stop here first to determine what launch site will be used depending on weather. We helped get balloon ready... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Tomas, the driver, picked me at the exact time it was scheduled. He was very nice and even gave me hints on my visit to Barcelona. We stopped to have something to eat and to go to the bathroom (there are no facilities where you take the balloon). The group was able to help mounting and dismounting the balloon. We... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just a quick note to thank you very much for today's experience. Tomas and Josep were both very nice and treated our boys especially well and were very funny. The sight when we popped up through the cloud cover into the sunshine to see mountain peaks all around us was nothing short of spectacular. All of us had a wonderful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What an incredible experience! Once in a lifetime! The booking process and payment was so easy and smooth. Benjamin was great at answering all my questions and I felt very comfortable booking the private flight. We opted for a pick up direct from our hotel lobby - Joseph was very humorous and made the drive enjoyable for us both! We... More 

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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