Adventure in the air

..Floating between sky and earth

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Exclusive Activity: Adrenalin in the air and balloons in France

For who: Dreamers; nature and adrenalin lovers

Why: Discover a region from the sky

Description:

Would you like to discover some hidden treasures while exploring a region from the sky and discovering how to fly? ULM flights and hot air balloons in France will carry you away…

Try a balloon flight over some of France’s châteaux and villages in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Floating along with the wind just after sunrise when everything seems at peace in the world. Balloons in France usually fly at low altitude, which brings even more magic. Imagine rising off the grounds of one of some of the most beautiful settings possible, brushing the tree tops, flying along with the birds, to see and take in the French countryside in all its glory as it opens up before you.

Or if you want an adrenalin touch, take a ULM, the panoramic views from the cockpit are ideal for short trips over the countryside. You will get to see things you would have missed from the ground. You will experience a unique sensation as you soar amongst the clouds and it will leave you memories you will cherish in the long winter evenings ahead.

 

Go through some of the below suggestions; balloons in France offer a truly breathtaking experience; otherwise, for the most adventurous, go for a ULM flight. So, take a look at what is particularly interesting for you… and contact us!

Our private tours can offer you many different ways to discover France. Feeling like hiking with a nature guide, or going for a bike tour? Tempted about France’s artistic dimension? Or a discovery of France off the beaten path? Would you also be interested in some epicurian experiences, such as culinary explorations, cooking classes or even wine tours? Just have a look of what we could offer you as well. Our private tours are made just for you, with you. Anything is possible!

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Clémence

Exclusive France Tours

Like every Breton, I am particularly attached to this county, drawn to its gastronomy and to its heritage. Horse rider in search of sensations, I am forever on the outlook for unusual activities and uncommon experiences.

Some suggestions for your discovery from the sky...

Like a bird over the Mont Saint Michel

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Big thrills amateurs; impressive landscapes enthusiasts

Why: Feel the pleasure of flying; be impressed by such natural beauty

Description:

Live an unforgettable experience between sky and sea and let yourself be carried away by the exeptional panoramas offered by the ULM flight of the mythical Mont Saint-Michel. This place, listed as Unesco world heritage, is magical. Since it changes according to the tide, you can discover this site in many different ways. At low tide, you can see some hikers crossing the bay; whereas at high tide, this masterpiece of the French patrimony is surrounded by water, offering a totally different view. From the sky, you will be suprised to observe many bird species as well as some seals swimming in the bay.

Outstanding Burgundy vineyards in a hot-air balloon

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Wine lovers

Why: Discover mythical vineyards from the sky. One of our favourite balloons in France

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Exploring Burgundy from the sky will give you a totally new vision from the vineyard. You will fly over kilometers of vines, but not just any vines, those amongst the best in France: Grands Echezeaux, Romanée Conti, Grande Rue, Romanée St Vivant, Clos de Vougeot… This area will be magical at sunrise, when the sun is rising from the hilly horizon, giving even more relief to this wonderful landscape. From the sky, at low altitude, you can even observe the winemakers working in the early morning. The hot-air balloon flight is definitely the best way to explore Burgundy vineyards, listed as Unesco world heritage…

Dordogne castles from the sky

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Nature lovers

Why: Discover Dordogne treasures from the sky

Description:

Come and discover the Perigord in a different way from the usual. Jump into a hot air balloon and observe the beauty of the Dordogne river, the castles, valleys and the wonderful rolling hills of the Sarlat region. You will fly over the hundreds of architectural treasures tucked away in the Périgord, and you will discover the magic to fly in weightlessness…

Lavander fields seen from the sky in Provence

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Those who look for gentleness; beautiful landscapes; calm

Why: Discover Provence and its beauty beneath your feet

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Come and discover, from the sky, the beauty of the Mediterranean coast, Provence and its magnificient calanques by enjoying the sensations of a hot-air balloon flight. The most beautiful panorama of Provence will unveil itself below your feet. You will spy the blues and greens of a multitude of lakes, typical French medieval villages, the very diversified winged fauna, and of course the wonderful and impressive Mediterranean sea… Hang there for a moment and admire the outstanding so particular blue sky of the region of the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur!

Alsace wine route aboard an ULM

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Adrenalin lovers

Why: Discover Alsace in a new way

Description:

Ready to take off in a ULM to discover the grandiose spectacle of the Alsace plain, the wine route and the Vosges? A ULM is probably the best way to unearth the region, and no fear as you will be accompanied by a professional instructor, who will enable you view the countryside as if you were a bird. It is said that in fine weather one can even see the snow-capped Alp mountaintops and the pinacle of the Strasbourg Cathedral!

Full of bubbles over Champagne

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Nature and champagne lovers

Why: Discover the magic of the Champagne vineyards

Description:

Feel free as a bird by experiencing a flight in a hot-air balloon over the Champagne vineyards. Just like Jules Verne, let yourself float aloft in the wind. You will discover the champgne road, the hillsides, castles, lakes and forests as far as the eye can see… or if the wind decides something else, you can even discover Reims, a wonderful city listed by Unesco as world heritage, that will be at its best during sunrise…

Gentle flight over the Auvergne volcanoes

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Nature lovers

Why: Enjoy a peaceful getaway

Description:

Get ready for an unforgettable experience by flying over the Auvergne volcanoes with a hot air balloon. At early morning, with the sun rising, fly over the mystical volcanoes surrounded by mist. Let yourself be lulled by the softness of the machine and the diversity of the landscapes. From the Puys Chain to the Sancy mountains, the variety in scenary will unveil peaks, valleys and high plateaus for the pleasure of the entire family!

All these experiences in the air are truly magic. These will highlight your holidays, whatever you choose flight in ULMs or balloons in France.

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