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European Balloon Festival: Hot Air Balloon Ride

Product ID: 163358
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Enjoy an incredible experience near Barcelona flying in the most famous hot air balloon festival in Spain. The European Balloon Festival is the biggest hot air balloon festival in Spain and only 40 minutes from Barcelona. Hop on and enjoy your flight!
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Catalan, English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Fly in the hot air balloon festival in Igualada surrounded by 50 hot air balloons
  • Experience the magic of this festival from inside and from above
  • Fly one hour in the European Balloon Festival with expert pilots
  • Enjoy a welcome picnic and cava toast after the flight
Full description
Your flight will take place early in the morning to ensure the optimal conditions and the best views above Igualada (only 40 minutes from Barcelona). Fly over Montserrat and discover the amazing landscapes of central Catalonia.  

Once you get to Igualada, you will be in the heart of the festival, which has wowed spectators for 21 years. It hosts 50 balloons from all around Europe and the world and attracts more than 25,000 spectators with concerts, children’s workshops, photo contests, flight competitions and the famous Night Glow with the balloons.

When you arrive, you will help to inflate the balloon and will fly surrounded by 50 other hot air balloons. Once you have landed,  partake in a cava toast with pastries and juices. Receive a flight certificate and have pictures sent to you in the mail after. Then, it's time for off-road vehicles to go back to the meeting point.  Drop off to the nearest train station is also included in the activity. We also offer accessible flights so that nobody misses out on this amazing experience.
  • Hot air balloon flight in the European Balloon Festival
  • Welcome picnic
  • Glass of Champagne and biscuits
  • Flight certificate
  • Photostory
  • Drop-off at the train station
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Av/ Catalunya corner with c/França, 08700 Igualada

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Dress code is casual (no heels)
• May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (Catalan, Spanish, English and French)
• Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
• Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
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Product ID: 163358