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Hot air balloon ride in St Emilion

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Board a hot balloon and enjoy a magic and extraordinary experience. Fly over one of the most beautiful French regions and its vineyards. Enjoy from an exceptional balcony at 360° a sightseeing view on the Pomerol or Saint-Emilion vineyards. Unique sensations and rare pleasures are the key words of this experience.

Course of the experience : ballooning experience Bordeaux

At your arrival, you can participate to the preparation of the hot air balloon. Explanations will be given from the beginning and during the entire flight by your pilot.
Admire the beauty of the landscape: vineyards, castles, towns…
The hot air balloon takes off in general from Artigues de Lussac aerodrome, or from mountain regions, or from Saint-Emilion. The ideal situation of these 2 sites will allow you to fly over prestigious French vineyards : Pomerol, Saint Emilion, Fronsac, Lussac or Montagne.
During the whole flight (1H to 2H according to weather conditions), a car will follow the hot air balloon and operate your return to the site.

This hot air balloon experience costs about 215 euros per person and can be done all year round, although this experience is subject to weather conditions. Hence the best months are from April to late September.

Follow the link to book this hot air balloon ride in St Emilion.