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Exclusive hot air balloon ride in Siena
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Exclusive hot air balloon ride in Siena

Duration
3 hours

Difficulty
Easy

Cancellation
Moderate

Participants
From 2 to 6

Highlights

  • Experience the thrill of a hot-air balloon flight and admire the architectural beauty of Siena from above.
  • Go where the wind takes you and be amazed by one of the most fascinating cities in Tuscany.
  • Experience total privacy with an exclusive flight in the company of whomever you wish.

Your guide

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Paolo B.

Since 1983, this passion has accompanied me, every day, like the first one. Now I teach how to fly this marvellous craft and accompany people who wish to have this experience, hoping that they can feel the emotions it leaves me every time, even after 4000 hours of flying.

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Full description

Experience an unforgettable hot-air balloon flight over the skies of Siena and admire the city'smedieval architecture from above.

Following the wind currents, you will fly over Piazza del Campo and the main monuments, until you cross the city limits to fly over the rolling Tuscan hills.

By booking a private flight, you will carry out the activity in total privacy: on board the wicker basket only you, the pilot, and whoever you wish to take with you on this marvellous panoramic journey.

What we will do

The flight takes place in the early morning hours to take advantage of the best currents. Usually take-off is in the area of Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI), but the take-off point may vary depending on the winds of the day and is confirmed by the pilot the evening before the flight.

Once at the site, the balloon will be prepared, the burner ignited, and the balloon inflated. Then there will be a briefing on behaviour and safety rules , and finally, you will board the basket, ready for take-off.

The moment when the balloon lifts off the ground and begins to gain altitude will be amazing, as will the whole trip! Following the wind currents, you will fly towards Siena to admire from above themedieval architecture of one of Tuscany's most fascinating cities.

The flight will last about one hour. Landing will be followed by the presentation of theflight certificate and a breakfast of typical products. In total, the activity will last about 3 hours and will end with the return to the initial meeting point, carried out with the organisation's vehicles.

Who it is aimed at

Hot air ballooning is an activity for everyone. Anyone who is in good health and has no lower limb problems can fly, with aminimum age of 8 years. The only restrictions are for pregnant women and those with heart problems.

Other information

Attention. You must arrive at the meeting place approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

This activity can be carried out all year round, subject to weather conditions and pilot availability, and is intended for private groups of 2 to 6 participants.

Important: flight times vary depending on the time of year and weather conditions, as does the take-off point in exceptional cases. A few days before the activity you will receive an email from the pilot confirming the time and address. Always check the email before you leave!

Recommended clothing

Seasonal clothing and comfortable shoes

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What is included

  • Experienced pilot
  • Breakfast with typical products
  • Certificate of flight
  • Transfer to starting point

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is moderate. You get a full refund if you cancel within 8 days from the activity start date. Within 7 and 5 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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