Emilia-Romagna Private Hot Air Balloon Flight from Bologna

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in Ferrara
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Tour description

Climb aboard for a private hot air balloon flight over Italy’s beautiful Emilia-Romagna region. Float over rolling hillsides and valleys dotted with vineyards and medieval castles, including Castello Estense of Ferrara, and toast the experience with a glass of sparkling wine after landing. Round-trip transport from Bologna to the launch field is included, and the balloon can accommodate groups of up to five people plus the pilot.

Start your experience with a pickup from your Bologna hotel in the early morning and travel to the launch spot near Ferrara. When you arrive, receive a safety briefing and watch the inflation of the giant balloon, and then step inside the basket for an exhilarating 1-hour flight. Let your pilot do the work as you relax and savor this special experience with your private group of up to five people.Take in awe-inspiring views as you glide over the broad streets and medieval palaces of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Ferrara. Spot Castello Estense, a famous moated castle from the Middle Ages. As you rise to an altitude of some 2,000 feet (610 meters), soar over the hills, valleys, vineyards and pretty villages of the gorgeous Emilia-Romagna region. Then, fly over the quiet flat lands toward the River Po, which snakes east through Turin, Piacenza, Ferrara and Milan.The balloons are directed by the breeze, so each flight offers a different experience. When you land, toast to your unforgettable hot air balloon ride with a glass of sparkling wine. Relax with a transfer back to the launch site, and then finish your private balloon experience with a drop-off at your Bologna hotel.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private pilot
  • 1 glass of sparkling wine

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Scenic air tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver