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Private hot air balloon ride over the Tiber Valley

Private hot air balloon ride over the Tiber Valley

Magliano Sabina, Rieti, Italy

3,5 hours



From 2 to 12


  • Enjoy a private hot-air balloon flight admiring the beautiful Apennine landscapes from above.
  • You will fly aboard the wind-blown wicker basket for about 1 hour, reaching an altitude of up to 500 m.
  • An unforgettable experience to celebrate a special occasion together with whoever you want.

Your guide

Riccardo T.

We were established in 2010 and since then we have become one of the most important realities in Italy for hot air balloon flights. Being an ENAC-recognised operator, we guarantee the qualification of our pilots and the safety of the means used to accompany you in the wonderful experience of ballooning.

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Full description

Celebrate aspecial occasion in a truly unforgettable way: a private hot-air balloon flight over the Tiber valley, amidst archaeological remains and enchanting Apennine landscapes.

You will fly over the Sabina hills, river terraces on the Tiber and thearchaeological site of Otricoli in the direction of the countryside surrounding the capital.

On board the hot-air balloon just you, the pilot and the people with whom you wish to share this wonderful experience!

What we will do

The meeting point is in Otricoli, not far from Magliano Sabina. You will fly early in the morning to take advantage of the best wind conditions and cooler temperatures that allow the hot air balloon to take off with ease.

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by the pilot and ground crew and watch the hot air balloon being prepared. You will then board the basket and be ready to take off.

The balloon's course will be decided by the currents of the day and , although the pilots' experience can predict it, it will never be exactly programmable: that is also the fascination of hot air ballooning, relying on the wind!

In any case, you will fly over the Tiber valley, in the Otricoli and Sabina hills, an area characterised by pre-Roman archaeological remains and hilly landscapes of great natural beauty.

We will fly from 40 to 60 minutes, reaching an altitude of approximately 500 metres, but also flying lower so as to skim the leaves of the trees!

On arrival, the crew will be waiting to take us back to the starting point by jeep, but only after we have finished with a toast and a taste of local products! The experience lasts a total of about 3.5 hours.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is at an easy level and open to everyone from 8 years of age upwards and with a minimum height of 120 cm. No special requirements are required, other than a good state of health.

Pregnant women, heart patients and those with walking problems are not allowed to fly.

Other information

Attention! Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time of the activity.

This activity is exclusive and is intended for private groups of 2 to 12 participants. If the weather conditions are favourable, the flight can take place at any time of the year.

Recommended clothing

Seasonal clothing and comfortable shoes

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What is included

  • Return to starting point
  • Toast and tasting of typical products
  • Certificate of flight

COVID-19 information

  • The activity is carried out in full compliance with the regulations in force
  • Equipment and surfaces in contact with participants are sanitised frequently
  • It is compulsory, when required, to take a temperature check and wear a protective mask
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How it works

  • Book
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  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Magliano Sabina, Rieti, Italy

La Repubblica
La Verità