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Take it to the skies and breathe in spectacular 360 degrees panoramas on your sunrise and sunset tour on a hot air balloon Friuli Venezia Giulia! Uninhibited views for miles all the while experiencing a unique sense of freedom. Time to scroll doubts, take a day off, grab your camera and enjoy the ride!

Hot Air Balloon Friuli Venezia Giulia

AVAILABILITY Reservations at least 24 hours in advance
LEAD BY   Cpt. Paolo Barbieri, FAA certified (4000+ hours flight time)
AFTERNOON DEPARTURE LOCATION Multiple starting point according to wind conditions. Contact us for more details
MEETING TIME Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time
DURATION   1 hour
Greeting, registration and pilot briefing
Professional pilot and tour insurance
Trasportation in mini-coach
Approximate 60 minute flight
BRING WITH   Comfortable clothing
Sport shoes, boots or sneakers
Camera or phone
MORNING FLIGHTS PRICE   €159 per person
GIFT CARD Make it a Gift

Let’s explore Friuli Venezia Giulia (border region in the northern part of Italy) as you are flying on a cloud! Group flights are available on selected dates every month. Sunset and Sunrise flight have up to 24 participants per date availability (please book at least 2 weeks in advance).

Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted, registered and briefed by the pilot. If you wish, you can help with the inflation of the balloon before climbing into your basket and being taken to the skies. Hot air balloon flights duration is approximately (depending on wind direction and strength) 45 to 65 minutes long. You will ascend anywhere from tree tops to several thousand feet.

All bookings are subject to suitable weather conditions and flight times vary depending on the season of the year. Please allow a total commitment of approximately 2 hours for the whole experience.

Hot Air Ballooning tour with Paolo Barbieri

Cpt. Paolo Barbieri is FAA certified pilot, highly experienced and full-time professional running a hot air ballooning company based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Most importantly we are fully licensed and insured.

Participants Guidelines

Minimum height: 1.30m
Passengers must be physically able to climb into the basket using foot holes provided, stand unassisted for 1 hour and adopt the seated landing position
Spectators are welcome to watch the preparation and take-off
Those who are pregnant or have recently undergone major surgery are unable to fly

In case of bad weather conditions, the activity will be postponed

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Thanks Hot Air team for an awesome morning ballooning over the Hills. Perfect views and winds made it even better. Thanks again!


Drifting slowly above everyone and everything, so quite and peaceful. Great experience


A must do on your bucket list! I am 64, easy to do and will do it again!


A great gift idea for someone special, unfortunatly the weather was cloudy… Better luck next time!


Highly recommended for all travelers in this area! +++


We had a wonderful morning on our anniversary. Only problem was the “no wind” conditions, and we didn’t travel so far. Apart from the initial disappointment we had a great time, amazing experience!


This was just an amazing experience, wonderful day!


Thinking about marriage proposal? This would be a super romantic way to show your love! <3
Thank you guys, it worked!


Eine fantastische Erfahrung, um es mindestens einmal in Ihrem Leben zu versuchen, neben dem Personal auch sehr qualifiziert und vor allem nett zu sein …
Das tut nie weh !!!! Danke für alles bis bald!

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