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Sunrise hot air balloon ride over the hills of Friuli

Sunrise hot air balloon ride over the hills of Friuli

2,5 hours



From 1 to 12


  • Experience the unique thrill of a hot-air balloon flight at dawn and admire the beautiful landscape of the Friulian hills.
  • An activity suitable for everyone, to be experienced in total peace and safety, under the guidance of experienced pilots.
  • Watch the world from above, see the sun rise from a new perspective and capture unforgettable moments.

Your guide

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 the extraordinary thrill of a hot-air balloon flight, made even more special by theenchanting atmosphere of dawn. Take flight over the wicker basket and admire the wonderful landscape of Friuli, with green hills, ancient castles and imposing Alpine mountains in the background.

Our experienced pilots will fly you in total safety, so that you can enjoy the experience in complete tranquillity, enjoying the landscape at 360 degrees and worrying only about capturing the magical moment.

Flying in a hot-air balloon is an activity you should try at least once in your life. The feeling of touching the sky with your finger, floating in the air, looking down on the world and watching the sun rise will be priceless. Get ready to climb aboard!

What we will do

We will meet in Primulacco (UD), a few kilometres from Udine, just before dawn. We will form the group and prepare the balloon together with the crew. Once the air inside the balloon has warmed up, we will be ready for take-off.

We will fly in a natural basin created by the Alps north of Udine, carried by the wind at its speed and direction. We will rise above the hills of Fagagna, where numerous medieval castles adorn the small villages on the heights. An environment where absolute serenity reigns, a natural habitat for many species of birds and wild animals that, if we are lucky, we may encounter during the flight.

Upon landing, we will refit the hot air balloon together with the ground crew, who will then take us back to our starting point. The activity lasts a total of 2.5 hours, including one hour of actual flight time.

Who it is aimed at

The activity is of an easy level and suitable for everyone, from 8 years old and up. The only restrictions are for pregnant women and people with serious heart problems or limited mobility in their lower limbs.

Other information

Attention. You must arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

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!

The activity takes place on Saturdays and Sundays only, on the dates indicated in the calendar, and is confirmed upon reaching a minimum of 6 participants.

Recommended clothing

Comfortable, seasonal clothing (in flight, the temperature does not vary significantly from the ground but it is always recommended to dress in layers).

Don't forget to bring

  • camera and water bottle
  • backpack (2 kg max.)

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What is included

  • Return to the starting point by our own means

How it works

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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
Primulac, Udine

Exact location provided after booking

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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