European Balloon festival

This European Balloon Festival is the biggest one of its kind in Spain and one of the largest in Europe. It takes place every summer  during the first fortnight of July  in Igualada, Catalonia (Spain) which is located, just 1 hour from Barcelona by car or train.

The festival lasts four days and more than 50 hot air balloons from all around the world take to the sky during it. 

A crowd of approximately 25,000 visitors come to watch the colorful spectacle.

The festival includes a hot air balloon competition and recreationa exhibitions such as a night glow and Fireworks.

It also offers visitors the opportunity to fly on a balloon  by booking a flight in advance.

This year the festival  want to make balloons  accesible for all . Because of that there will be hot air balloons adapted  for people of reduced mobility.

Vol de Coloms will be there with its adapted  hot air balloon  .

We were the pioneers  in offering balloon flights adapted for people with functional diversity. In 2008 we presented the first balloon in Spain totally adapted

Vol de Coloms has currently two adapted baskets with a fully opening door and adjustable hydraulic seats that can be raised to any height to give passengers a perferct view of the landscape of la Garrotxa below

For further information about the adapted balloon flight, click on this link: Adapted  hot air balloon