Loire Valley Hot-Air Balloon Ride from Amboise

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in The Loire Valley

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Admire panoramic views over the Loire Valley from the skies on this 3-hour sunrise or sunset hot-air balloon ride from Amboise. Drift gracefully over the forests, lakes, orchards, and vineyards of the Loire Valley with a pilot. Watch the sun slowly rise or set on the horizon and capture the spectacular views on camera, then toast your flight with a flute of Champagne or sparkling grape juice on landing. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Amboise hotel.
Choose a sunrise or sunset balloon flight, then hop into your 4x4 vehicle at your Amboise hotel for the journey to the launch site. On arrival, watch your balloon being inflated and listen to a safety briefing from your pilot. With your balloon ready for flight, jump into your basket and take to the skies!During your 3-hour flight, watch the sun rise or set over the forests, lakes, rivers, and towns of the Loire Valley. Capture bird’s eye views of the vineyards and orchards, and listen as your pilot points out famous landmarks such as the castles of Amboise, Chenonceau, or Villandry. Enjoy a smooth touchdown, then toast your flight with a glass of bubbling Champagne or sparkling grape juice. Receive your flight certificate, then return in comfort to your hotel to conclude your tour.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (up to 15km or 9.3 miles from Amboise)
  • Guide
  • Hot-air balloon flight
  • Glass of Champagne or Sparkling Grape Juice

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service