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Ballooning

247 reviews
Barcelona, Spain
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About Ballooning
BALLOONING is a company based in Barcelona specialized in hot-air Balloon flights. Formed by professional pilots (Ballooning won many times the French hot-air balloon national championship and is now ranking 7th of the World in Hot air balloon Championship), we proposed you to discover the magnificent Catalonian countryside from the air, with a special service of pick-up and drop-off from Barcelona city centre. Be ready to discover the magic of floating in the air up to 3000 feet.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Soar above the sublime landscape of Catalonia near Barcelona on this early-morning hot-air balloon excursion. Marvel at beautiful landmarks like Montserrat and the Pyrenees Mountains as you climb to heights of up to 3,000 feet (900 meters) during your 1- to 1.5-hour flight. Then head back down to earth for brunch with sparkling wine. Your hot-air balloon flight also includes a certificate, plus you can upgrade for a longer 2-hour or private flight.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a first for my husband and I and we loved it. Our guides and pilot were wonderful and made the experience good in every way. I would recommend them without hesitation. This tour was a wonderful lifetime experience.

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Got this as a gift for my wife's birthday. A van Picked us up at placa Catalunya at 6am drove us outside of the city. We took off and stayed in flight for about an hour. We went so high! We were offered a small...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Waïna L
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

This was so much fun we had the perfect weather. The pick up and drop off was excellent and so easy. The staff where really friendly! WELL DONE!

Thank Tom-Lee-Parker
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Awesome biew !! Great ballooning experience!! You should definitely take a balloon!! 7時に集合し、バルセロナ〜カルデデウ村までは約1時間。途中の峠(?)越えでは濃霧で、本当にフライトできるのか?なんて思ってましたが乗り場に着くエリアは快晴! 気球を見かけた下の方が手を振り返してくれたり、街がミニチュアのように見えたり… とても素敵な体験になりました!朝〜昼頃までの時間を取れるのであればぜひ!

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

Awesome and beautiful experience indeed, well organised, preparation were fast and once you go up up and away, the views are breathtaking!

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Govi R
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Our balloon ride started in the countryside of Sant Vicenc de Torello, with the Pyrenees mountains in the background (with France out of view behind the mountains).Our journey started when we were picked up by minivan outside the Hardrock Cafe in the heart of Barcelona...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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ballooning-bcn, Owner at Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Thank you so much for your detailed experience with us and your kind words, we appreciate it ! Have a great day The BALLOONING team

Reviewed January 9, 2019

We left Barcelona around 7:30 and got back around noon. After a brief stop for coffee/pastries we headed to the field. There were eight people total in the balloon and the flight was a little less than an hour long and we landed in a...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were not from China and we just look like Asians, the driver kept calling us “China, China” The staff were so inconsiderate, they didn’t ask us to wear warm shoes in the email. The place where we landed was freezingly cold and they needed...More

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ballooning-bcn, Propietario at Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Dear customer. We are very surprised to read your comment... Our team are professionals, polites and respectfuls with our guests, they are very customer oriented, they also speak several languages such as spanish, french and english so maybe there was a misunderstanding during your communication...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018

Disappointed that our flight was canceled after we woke up super early on vacation and drove an hour outside of Barcelona. They said it was too windy, which is understandable - we knew cancelation was a possibility. It's just a shame they couldn't have figured...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ballooning-bcn, Propietario at Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Dear Rene. It's always a difficult decision to cancel a flight. But as you know, this activity is weather dependent, so it can happen. Weather forecast was OK but this is not an exact science... Experimented pilots present on that day decided not to take...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

An unforgettable experience for me and my family. We really enjoyed the ride and spectacular view over Catalunya. It was breathtaking and definitely recommended to family and friends to experience it when in Spain.

Date of experience: June 2018
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ballooning-bcn, Propietario at Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, and happy to leave you a good remembering of Catalunya countryside.

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Hello. All our balloon flights include transportation service from and to Barcelona city centre, you will be picked up in Catalonia Square and driven to the flying area, 30-45 mn away from the city. Our flying area are... More
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