Hot air balloon ride over Chianti in Tuscany
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Hot air balloon ride over Chianti in Tuscany

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Soar over the gorgeous Tuscan countryside on a one-hour flight
  • Enjoy aerial views of rolling hills dotted with villas, castles, vineyards and olive groves
  • Toast the experience with a glass of sparkling wine upon landing
What to expect

Experience the Tuscan countryside from 2,000 feet (609 meters) as you pass over a landscape of cypress trees, fruit orchards and vineyards. You’ll see villages, castles and the rolling hills that make this region one of the world’s most beautiful.

Your tour begins approximately nine miles (15 km) from Florence in the village of San Casciano Val di Pesa, where your captain and crew will meet you at the launch spot. After a brief safety overview, hop aboard the basket and silently ascend.

Glide back to earth after an hour and toast your fellow travelers with a glass of sparkling wine. On request, you can upgrade your ticket to include transportation to and from your Florence hotel (extra fee).

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Shared, 1-hour balloon flight
    • Expert captain and crew
    • Transfer from landing site back to launch spot
    • 1 glass of sparkling wine
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (available on request)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 0-8): 20% discount
    Where
    Meeting point:

    The launch area in San Casciano Val di Pesa will change depending on the weather and the wind direction. It will be confirmed the day before departure (from 6.00pm). Please enter your email address at the time of booking in order to receive all details about the meeting point.

    What to remember
    • The launch spot varies depending on wind and weather conditions; you will be notified of your launch spot and itinerary the day before your flight (from 6.00pm)
    • Please enter your email address at the time of booking in order to receive all details about the meeting point and the exact departure time
    • It is forbidden to fly if you are pregnant or if you have recently undergone major operations. For any doubt feel free to ask the tour operator
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    When
    • Daily at 7.00am
    • The local operator will contact you the day before your flight to confirm the exact departure time
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    Provider
    Balloon Team Italia
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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